Hoarders, black marketeers supported BJP during elections: Atul Anjan

Communist Party of India leader Atul Anjan alleged that the government is not able to stop black marketing and hoarding because these black marketeers and hoarders supported Bharatiya Janata Party during elections and also financed Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s election campaigns.

Parts of western India may witness drought due to poor rains: Agriculture Minister

It seems tough times are ahead for the Narendra Modi-led NDA government as monsoon rainfall was 43 percent below average in the month of June.

Congress stages protest, attacks BJP for failing to curb inflation

The Congress Party has come out strongly against the Bharatiya Janata Party for the recent hike in fuel rates and for failing to curb inflation.

One month of Narendra Modi govt: `Aam aadmi` still awaits `acche din`

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led government has completed one month in office and it seems the country would have to intake more `bitter pills` being offered by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for `acche din` (good days) in future.

BJP and BJD competing to push inflation: Niranjan

Slamming the BJP government at the Centre for steep increase in rail fare and freight, Congress leader Niranjan Patnaik today demanded immediate roll back of the hike as the country is reeling under severe inflationary pressure.

Rising inflation fallout of UPA legacy: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister and BJP President Rajnath Singh today said that rising inflation was a fallout of the policy paralysis that prevailed during the Congress-led UPA regime.

Rajnath Singh defends price rise during BJP rule

Union Minister Rajnath Singh, who is here on a short visit, defended inflation during Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rule, saying that policies are not made in 10-15 days.

Modi govt finding excuses for non-performance: Congress

Congress Tuesday attacked Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for attributing rise in inflation partly to hoarding by traders, saying the government was trying to find "excuses for its non-performance" and inability to bring "good days as promised".

Arun Jaitley warns hoarders over food prices

Blaming hoarding of food articles for rising prices, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday asked states to take effective steps against "speculative hoarding".

Jaitley draws flak from opposition leaders for rising inflation

Opposition leaders on Tuesday attacked Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for saying that hoarding and poor rainfall were responsible for rising inflation.

No corruption, inflation will be controlled: President

President Pranab Mukherjee Monday said corruption will have no place in the government and strict action will be taken against blackmarketeers and hoarders to control prices, while assuring "minimum government with maximum governance".

Arun Jaitley underlines need to contain inflation, boost growth

Attributing the present economic woes to a "decade of jobless growth", Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today underlined the need to contain price rise and hasten economic reforms to boost low-cost manufacturing.

Japan consumer inflation rises 3.2% on-year in April after tax hike

Japanese consumer inflation rose 3.2 percent year-on-year in April after the nation`s sales tax was hiked that month while household spending plunged, the government said Friday.

Flood damage to Serbia, Bosnia around 3 bln euros: EBRD

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) estimated Thursday that the damage from record floods in Serbia and Bosnia could cost some 3 billion euros ($4 billion).

BJP divisive, Left`s stock dwindling: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday said Congress alone could counter the "divisive ideology" of BJP and accused the party of unleashing a misleading propaganda that UPA government had not acted tough to contain corruption and the country`s development suffered in the last 10 years.

Corruption, inflation major issues: Arvind Kejriwal

AAP National Convener Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said that corruption and inflation are the two major issues facing the country ahead of the Lok Sabha elections and only his party is serious enough to eradicate these problems.

Islamabad most expensive city in Pakistan

Islamabad has emerged as Pakistan`s most expensive city while Karachi is the cheapest, according to an official report.

Harsh Vardhan asks Kejriwal to contain inflation

Leader of the Opposition in Delhi Assembly Harsh Vardhan today shot off a letter to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asking him to help the citizens of Delhi get rid of the inflation at the earliest.

BJP will bring down inflation if it comes to power: Yashwant Sinha

Former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha has said his party will bring down inflation and create space for the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates if it comes to power.

Delhi polls: BJP promises to bring down vegetable prices

Delhi BJP on Wednesday slammed Congress for being "anti-people" and said it will decrease the prices of vegetables, fruits and food grains within 20 days of coming to power.