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In Kolhapur, citizen groups battle price rise with own mutton shop, trigger shutdown by retailers

January 20, 2020 12:00 pm

In November, when the retail price rose to Rs 580 per kg, the Kolhapur Mutton Darvadh Virodhi Kruti Samiti, an umbrella body, set up the Samyukta Rajarampuri Mutton Shop that sold the meat at Rs 480 — and continues to do so.

Explained: How to read high food prices

January 15, 2020 7:06 pm

Retail food inflation for December has touched a more than six-year high. When are prices likely to fall? And what could prevent that from happening? What steps can the government take?

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.

The cost of food

December 18, 2019 8:40 am

Return of food inflation may not allow RBI to further slash interest rates but opens up room for delayed reform

Not only onion, prices of potato and other veggies on rise

December 16, 2019 4:20 pm

"The supply of most of the vegetables, including potato and tomato, has been affected because of recent rains. This has resulted in increase in prices," Potato and Onion Merchants Association at Azadpur mandi General Secretary Rajendra Sharma said.

At 10.01 per cent, food inflation in double digits after six years

December 13, 2019 7:24 am

What is striking is how quickly it has risen — from just 2.99 per cent in August to 5.11 per cent in September, 7.89 per cent in October to 10.01 per cent last month.

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.

Govt has drought cover: A record stock of pulses

June 16, 2019 8:46 am

This will help prevent a repeat of prices going through the roof as seen before in 2015, ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections.

Elephant in the room: Food inflation shadow over June 6 RBI rate meeting

June 03, 2019 9:59 am

Between December 2018 and April 2019, annual wholesale food price inflation rose from –0.42% to 7.37%

If food prices rise

May 14, 2019 12:15 am

Reversal of low food inflation trend may not be good news for new government. But there are things it must not do.


'Railways in crisis going from bad to worse': Dinesh Trivedi

February 25, 2016 6:55 am

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Former railways minister Dinesh Trivedi wished Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu all the best for the upcoming Railways Budget. He said he was little worried about the railways because railways is a basic system anywhere in the world, which adds to half percent to the GDP. If the railways doesn’t do well, you cannot contain even your food inflation.