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Food inflation spirals, but dal prices stay off the boil

May 16, 2022 8:10 am

The July 2 order imposed stock limits (“on all pulses put together, except moong”) of 200 tonnes for wholesalers, 5 tonnes for retailers, and last three months’ production or 25% of annual installed capacity (whichever was higher) for millers.

Food inflation has not started to hurt India yet. Stepping up production can help country duck global trend

May 09, 2022 9:18 am

For now, though, the consolation is that there is little to no inflation in pulses, sugar, onion, potato and most summer vegetables. To that extent, food inflation isn’t yet “generalised” in India.

‘High food prices may fuel inflation up to 7.7% in April’

May 07, 2022 1:02 am

Geopolitical tensions, heat wave impacting food prices, especially of wheat, along with an overall increase in transportation costs due to fuel price hike have added to the surge in inflation rate, which had risen to a 17-month high of 6.95 per cent in March.

Soaring prices are changing the way people eat

March 29, 2022 1:26 pm

With the world economy already shackled by Covid-related shortages and now reeling from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, prices of such basics as bread, meat and cooking oils have jumped across the world.

Ahead of state polls, govt takes steps to control food inflation

September 16, 2021 4:04 am

After imposition of stock limits in pulses, the central government has now increased the import window for pulses and soymeal, allowing imports to arrive not later than January 31, 2022.

Battling inflation

July 05, 2021 8:34 am

Centre must lower import tariffs and reduce excise duty on diesel instead of reinstituting trade controls

Good auguries

February 10, 2021 9:07 am

Weather-enabled bumper production in India and ongoing global price recovery could provide opening for resolving farm crisis.

Less for more in Turkey: costly food starves economic rebound

January 15, 2021 1:11 pm

In a world of near zero inflation and economic fallout from the coronavirus, Turkey stands out with annual consumer prices climbing to 15%, second only to Argentina among emerging markets and by far the highest in the OECD.

Across farm commodities: Growth silver lining but food inflation may be dark cloud

January 09, 2021 1:31 pm

FAO's global food price index has hit the highest since November 2014.

India's food inflation rose 9.28% on year in May: Government data

June 12, 2020 6:47 pm

India's Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) for the month of May stood at 9.28 per cent, according to a release by the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MoSPI) on Friday.


'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.