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

Business  /  Published 12.05.20

Price data in abeyance

The central government did not release April retail inflation data on Tuesday as the nationwide lockdown prevented officials from collecting data from various centres.However, Consumer Price Index (C...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.09.19

Onion retail price around Rs 60 per kg in Jamshedpur, could rise further

It’s a familiar tear-jerker; onion prices are once again making steel city homemakers weep. The saga, however, is so bad this time that state food and civil supplies minister Saryu Roy called a news...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Business  /  Published 22.10.18

RBI launches household survey on inflation

 The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday said it had launched the November round of the Inflation Expectations Survey of Households (IESH). This survey aims at capturing subjective assessments ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 13.04.20

Retail inflation eases to 5.91 per cent

Retail inflation slowed to a four-month low of 5.91 per cent in March and came back to the RBI's comfort zone, mainly due to easing prices of kitchen essentials like vegetables, eggs and meat.The reta...
By PTI in

India  /  Published 11.04.20

Fishing for a pat? Learn it from Centre

India’s coronavirus count would have grown to more than 200,000 patients by April 15, or around 25 times the current number, without the 21-day lockdown and containment measures, the health ministry...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 16.03.20

WPI inflation eases to 2.26% in February

Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation softened to 2.26 per cent in February on the back of cheaper food items and vegetables, the government data showed on Monday. In January, the WPI inflation...
By PTI in New Delhi


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