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'Commodity trading is not responsible for price rise'

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 11:36

Commodities are not responsible for price rise. It is demand and supply scenerio which causes inflation.

UPA responsible for mess, govt will keep prices under check: FM

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 17:51

Prices of food items are under control and there is no need for panic, the government declared on Monday.

Govt committed to check price rise: Jaitley

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 16:05

Jaitly said that there is sufficient supply of onion and potato hence there is no need for panic.

Govt taking all possible measures to control inflation: Naqvi

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 12:52

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the government is taking all possible measures to control inflation but the Congress party is unnecessarily blaming BJP.

People`s miseries bound to increase `exponentially` now: CPI-M

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 19:46

CPI(M) said people`s miseries were bound to increase "exponentially", with a surge in food prices, a downward trend in rupee and a weak monsoon, as the Narendra Modi government would frame policies to suit interests of India Inc. Which "financed" BJP`s poll campaign.

May WPI inflation at five-month high of 6.01%

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 12:18

Data released by the government showed that core inflation was at 3.8 percent as against 3.4 percent last month.

World Bank sounds alarm on rising global food prices

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 04:11

World food prices rose in the first quarter of the year for the first time since their all-time high in August 2012, driven by rising demand in China, drought in the United States and unrest in Ukraine.

Retail inflation eases to 2-year low of 8.10% in February

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 17:48

Retail inflation eased to a two year low of 8.10 percent in February on account of lower food prices compared to the 8.79 percent in January.

World food prices are steadying: United Nation

Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 18:14

World food prices are stabilising after a long period of extreme volatility, the UN`s food agency said, as it presented new data showing food prices rose only slightly in October.

India, ASEAN to look at ways to address food price volatility

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 21:24

To address the issue of volatility in food prices, India and ASEAN countries will share their expertise to boost their food security planning activities.

Global food prices up by 1% in Mar: FAO

Last Updated: Monday, April 15, 2013, 20:23

FAO has the Food Price Index (FPI) to measure the monthly change in global prices of a basket of food commodities.

Railways hikes prices of food items by 40-50%

Last Updated: Saturday, December 29, 2012, 20:51

The notification has listed new tariff for 10 items, including Janata meal, tea and coffee. The popular Janata meal will cost now Rs 20 on trains and Rs 15 at platforms instead of Rs 10 earlier.