No leniency to people misappropriating essential goods: SC

No leniency should be shown to those involved in diversion and misappropriation of essential commodities meant for public distribution, said SC.

Inflation hits household savings: Assocham

Household saving rate of an average employee in metros has come down by 45 percent in last six years due to an exorbitant increase in prices of essential commodities, fuel and education, an Assocham survey on said.

Haryana, UP CMs supporting Jat stir: SC

The ongoing Jat agitation has badly crippled rail traffic in parts of north India.

Effort on to bring essential commodities in Manipur

Every effort is being made to
bring essential commodities to trouble-torn Manipur since Naga
students blocked the Dimapur-Imphal national highway 39,
Government Spokesman, N Biren said today.

Essential commodities prices to be monitored closely: Cong

The Congress on Wednesday welcomed the
high GDP growth rate of 7.9 per cent during the second quarter
of the year but said prices of essential commodities and food
items need to be monitored closely.