The government data released on Monday showed that inflation in food articles tapered to 2.04 percent in September, as against 5.75 percent in August on an yearly basis.Oct 16, 2017, 13:12 PM IST
The August inflation number is the highest since March 2017, when it was recorded at 3.89 percent.Sep 12, 2017, 19:26 PM IST
India`s retail inflation is expected to have picked up slightly in July after cooling in the previous three months, a Reuters poll showed, but likely remained well below the central bank`s 4 percent medium-term target.Aug 09, 2017, 13:13 PM IST
Inflation based on the wholesale price index fell to a five-month low of 2.17 percent in May, mainly because of a sharp drop in prices of vegetables.Jun 14, 2017, 14:19 PM IST
Falling food inflation is expected to pull June CPI inflation to the sub-2 percent level and may prompt the Reserve Bank to go in for a 25 bps rate cut in its policy review in August, says a report.
Jun 13, 2017, 16:22 PM IST
Retail inflation fell to a record low of 2.18 percent in May as prices of kitchen staples like vegetables and pulses declined sharply although there was a marginal spike in fruit rates.Jun 12, 2017, 19:07 PM IST
Retail inflation fell sharply to 2.99 percent in April, from 3.89 percent in March, due to lower cost of food items, including pulses and vegetables that showed a deflationary trend.
May 12, 2017, 19:06 PM IST
A fall in food inflation in May, better monsoon prospects and the ongoing rupee appreciation lowering inflation will help the Reserve Bank to deliver a 0.25 percent rate cut in August, a report said on Thursday.
May 11, 2017, 20:07 PM IST
Wholesale inflation eased to 5.70 percent in March on softening prices of pulses, potato and onion, making the case for a rate cut in August even stronger.Apr 17, 2017, 12:25 PM IST
Retail inflation rose to 3.65 percent in February mainly on account of surge in price of food items like fruits, sugar and confectionery.
Mar 14, 2017, 18:34 PM IST
The provisional headline inflation rate based on WPI for January, 2017 is 5.25% as against 3.39% for December, 2016., as per government data.Feb 14, 2017, 12:10 PM IST
In the second consecutive month of decline, wholesale inflation eased to 3.39 percent in October as food articles, led by vegetables, witnessed softening of prices. The wholesale price-based inflation, reflecting the annual rate of price rise, in September stood at 3.57 percent. In October 2015, WPI inflation was (-)3.70 percent.Nov 15, 2016, 14:05 PM IST
The rate of GST on processed foods should be kept low or at zero as the country cannot afford to have high taxes, with food inflation already over 6 percent, industry body CII on Wednesday said.Aug 24, 2016, 16:58 PM IST
Experts and industry said kharif sowing trends indicate cooling of food inflation in the coming months, even as chances of a rate cut in the near-term are low, given the rise in WPI and retail inflation.Aug 16, 2016, 16:41 PM IST
Wholesale price index-based inflation accelerated for the fourth straight month in July hitting 3.55 percent on costlier food and manufactured items.Aug 16, 2016, 12:27 PM IST
Zee Media BureauAug 12, 2016, 17:40 PM IST
The government on Wednesday increased the size of the buffer stock of pulses by five times to 8 lakh tonnes for this year as it seeks to sell lentils at a cheaper rate to give relief to consumers.
Jun 16, 2016, 09:40 AM IST
With prices of pulses soaring to as high as Rs 170 per kg, the government on Wednesday decided to import lentils from Myanmar and Africa and beef up the buffer stocks to check the spike in rates.
Jun 15, 2016, 17:50 PM IST
Concerned over rising inflation, food and consumer affairs minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday said that from June to August tomato, potato prices always increase, but this is just temporary.Jun 15, 2016, 14:12 PM IST
Concerned over food inflation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will review the situation on Wednesday and discuss steps to keep prices of essential commodities, including pulses, in check.Jun 15, 2016, 09:07 AM IST