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Retail inflation for industrial workers eases to 7.24% in Jan

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 20:57

"The year on year inflation measured by CPI-IW stood at 7.24 percent for January 2014, as compared to 9.13 percent for the previous month and 11.62 percent during the corresponding month of the previous year (2013)," a Labour Ministry statement said here.

'Centre must indemnify states on rice, wheat to trim inflation'

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 19:51

"States like Punjab, Haryana and Andhra Pradesh are imposing heavy tax on rice and wheat procured by state agencies or Food Corporation of India (FCI) which are prohibitively expensive for common public," Assocham Secretary General D S Rawat said.

January Inflation falls to 6.62%; lowest level in over 3 years

Last Updated: Thursday, February 14, 2013, 12:23

Inflation plummeted to a three year low of 6.62 percent in January, but gave no respite to common man as prices of essential kitchen items like onion and potato continued to rule high.