Opinion  /  Published 16.01.20

Only way is up for interest rates

Goodbye interest rate cuts. The leap in headline consumer price inflation to its highest level in nearly six years means the interest-rate cutting cycle is over and that the next interest rate move wi...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 14.05.19

Inflation dips, food prices rise

Wholesale price inflation fell to 3.07 per cent in April from 3.18 per cent in March, but rising food prices are a big concern.Inflation based on the wholesale price index stood at 3.62 per cent in A...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 25.02.20

Indian economic growth likely to be below 5%: Poll

Indian economic growth likely accelerated a touch in the October-December period after its weakest expansion in over six years in the previous quarter, a Reuters poll showed, with a small rebound in r...
By Reuters in Bangalore

Business  /  Published 20.02.20

Inflation behind interest rate status quo

Members of the RBI’s monetary policy committee (MPC) remained cautious about the growth prospects of the domestic economy even as they felt that there was space available to reduce interest rates on...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 04.04.19

RBI cuts retail inflation forecast to 2.9% - 3%

The Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday cut the retail inflation forecast to 2.9-3 per cent for the first half of the current fiscal, mainly due to lower food and fuel prices as well as expectation of ...
By PTI in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 12.09.19

Factory growth shoots up

Industrial output expanded to an eight-month high of 4.3 per cent in July, beating analyst estimates of 2.3 per cent growth for the month, driven by higher output in manufacturing, mining and consume...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.09.19

‘Eat less onion… (laughter)’

As the minister stepped out of the government hospital in Hardoi he had just inspected, followed by an entourage of doctors and other staff, a reporter stopped him.The journalist wanted a comment on t...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 29.09.19

Export ban to check onion prices

The Centre on Sunday banned the export of onions and imposed stock limits on onion traders to try and rein in the galloping prices of the vegetable that had cost the BJP an election in Delhi in 1998.W...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 14.10.19

Inflation close to RBI target

Retail inflation climbed to 3.99 per cent in September, driven by higher food prices, and close to the central bank’s 4 per cent medium-term inflation target after an interval of 13 months.The consu...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.09.19

Saryu Roy orders onion price control measures

Food and civil supplies minister Saryu Roy on Monday directed East Singhbhum DC Ravi Shankar Shukla to set up convenience centres where onions would be sold at a price not more than three or four rupe...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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