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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.

Retail inflation growth eases to 5.91% in March: Government data

April 13, 2020 6:29 pm

The inflation based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 6.58 per cent in the month of February and 2.86 per cent in March last year.

Wholesale inflation eases to 2.26% in February against 3.1% in January

March 16, 2020 1:47 pm

Wholesale inflation - the rate of increase in wholesale prices as determined by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) - had stood at 2.93 per cent during the corresponding period of the previous year.

Explained: India’s ‘imported’ food inflation

February 19, 2020 3:08 pm

After a period of divergence, domestic and global food prices are rising in tandem. Coronavirus, global crude prices, and an expected bumper rabi harvest could determine the scenario in the coming months.

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.


'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.