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Retail inflation growth eases to 6.58% in Feb; IIP rises 2% in Jan: Govt data

March 12, 2020 8:35 pm

The retail inflation, which is measured through the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 6.58 per cent in February. Separately, the factory output, which is measured in terms of Index of Industrial Production (IIP), expanded by 2.0 per cent in January.

IIP growth contracts 0.3% in Dec 2019, inflation rises to 7.59% in Jan 2020: Govt data

February 12, 2020 7:08 pm

The factory output, which is measured in terms of Index of Industrial Production (IIP), had expanded by 2.5 per cent in December 2018. Separately, the retail inflation, which is measured through Consumer Price Index (CPI) jumped by 7.59 per cent in January, highest since May 2014.

CPI launches ‘oust BJP’ campaign, calls secular forces to come together

February 03, 2020 5:55 am

Addressing a public meeting on the first day of the three-day CPI national council meeting here, Raja said the new citizenship law is not only against Muslims, but also “against the poor, Dalits, tribals and common people”.

Retail inflation spikes to 7.35% in December, highest in over 5 years

January 13, 2020 6:45 pm

The inflation based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 5.54 per cent in the month of November and 2.11 per cent in December 2018.

Manipur: Left parties threaten stir if jailed CPI leader is not released

January 12, 2020 10:07 pm

Sotinkumar was arrested December 20 last year under sedition charges for imposing strike in the state against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and will be produced before the Chief Judicial Magistrate on Monday.

Retail inflation rises to 4.62% in October on back of high food prices

November 13, 2019 6:55 pm

Retail inflation surged to 4.62 per cent in October, mainly on account of higher food prices, according to government data released on Wednesday.

CPM, CPI face ethical questions over money from DMK for Lok Sabha polls

September 25, 2019 4:39 am

A senior CPI(M) leader with knowledge of the transactions during the election process said the party did nothing illegal, and the only question can be about ethics in receiving such a large amount from a party leading the alliance.

Allow us to retain national party status till after 2024 Lok Sabha polls: TMC, CPI to EC

August 07, 2019 7:15 am

The poll panel had served showcause notices to TMC, CPI and NCP on July 18, and the parties had time till August 5 to respond.

D Raja interview: ‘CPI will have to be active at grassroots’

July 22, 2019 9:46 am

On a day he took over as CPI general secretary, D Raja speaks to Manoj C G on the road ahead for the party and why the Left continues to be relevant.

D Raja appointed CPI general secretary, says fight against 'retrograde' forces will continue

July 21, 2019 4:44 pm

A Rajya Sabha MP from Tamil Nadu, Raja now becomes the first Dalit leader to be the general Secretary of a mainstream party in India. His RS term ends on July 24