Price rise

Rajasthan sets up committee to control price rise, blackmarketing.

The state government today informed the House that a high-level committee in the food and civil supply department has been set up to monitor and control price rise of essential commodities and check hoarding and blackmarketing.

Hooda hits out at Centre over inflation, price rise

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Monday hit out at the Centre over inflation and price rise and claimed that the hopes raised by BJP before the polls have now turned into disappointment for the people.

AAP seeks all-party meet on power crisis, price rise

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday demanded an all-party meeting to discuss issues like rising prices and the power crisis in Delhi.

Congress holds protest in Rajasthan over inflation

Rajasthan Congress today held a protest here, accusing BJP of "betraying" people by failing to take measures to curb inflation and not providing them relief after coming to power both at Centre and the state.

Price rise to be checked despite below normal monsoon: Govt

Under attack over food inflation, the government asserted that it will control price rise despite below normal monsoon and there is no need for panic.

Lok Sabha discusses price rise

The opposition attacked the government on the issue of price rise in the Lok Sabha and questioned the steps taken to control the increase in prices of essential commodities.

Delhi govt planning to sell onions, potatoes at liquor outlets

As part of its efforts to check prices, the Delhi government is planning to use liquor outlets in the capital to sell onions and potatoes.

BSP protests against price rise, law and order situation in UP

BSP on Monday staged a protest before the Uttar Pradesh assembly against price rise and "deteriorating" law and order situation in the state.

Rahul Gandhi joins protests against price rise in Lok Sabha

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, often accused of not taking interest in Parliamentary proceedings on Monday actively took part in the party`s protests in Lok Sabha against price rise.

SP chief Mulayam slams Modi govt for price rise

Slamming the government on the issue of price rise, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday said inflation has further increased after the Narendra Modi government came to power.

Opposition not willing to discuss price rise: Naidu

Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu Monday blamed opposition Congress for disrupting the Lok Sabha, saying the government was ready to take up the discussion on price rise.

Litmus test for Narendra Modi Government as Budget Session begins today

As the Budget Session commences on Monday, all eyes will be set on the Narendra Modi-led NDA government, which would present its first Railway and Union Budget in the next few days.

Rajasthan Congress to stage state-wide protest against price rise

Raising concerns about spiralling food costs and overall price rise, Congress will hold a state-wide protest in Rajasthan against the Centre as well as the Vasundhra Raje government on July 9.

Punjab takes measures to check prices of essential commodities

A committee formed by the Punjab government to check the prices of essential commodities today said raids will be conducted to stop hoarding of items including onion and potatoes.

Opposition to raise price rise during budget session

The government Saturday said it was prepared to discuss all issues in the budget session of parliament that begins Monday as the opposition said it will raise price rise and the recent rail fare hike.

Congress workers` protest against price rise causes traffic snarl

Traffic came to a stand still for more than an hour at Khanpur Devli Chowk in South Delhi as Congress workers staged a protest against price rise and water crisis in the national capital.

Congress hits out at govt over price rise

Congress today launched a scathing attack on the NDA government over price rise and ridiculed Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan for attributing food inflation to hoarding and other reasons.

Congress questions BJD`s `silence` on price rise

Mounting a scathing attack on the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre for rise in prices of petrol, diesel, cooking gas and vegetables, Congress today accused Odisha`s ruling BJD of being silent on these issues.

Congress workers protest against BJP for not curbing inflation

Congress workers protested on Wednesday against the BJP-led NDA government for not being able to curb the rising inflation in the country.

Paswan promises action against foodgrain hoarders

Blaming hoarders for soaring food prices, Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said that the Centre will not tolerate such practices.

Kejriwal writes to PM, accuses NDA govt of not doing enough to curb rising prices

Arvind Kejriwal wrote to PM and pointed out to him that inspite of BJP`s promises, “prices of many essential commodities have been increased leading to public outrage.”

AAP leader Kumar Vishvas takes dig at NDA govt over sugar price hike

Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishvas took a dig at the Narendra Modi-led government on Tuesday over sugar price hike.

BJP failing on checking price rise, protecting women: Congress

The BJP has failed to check price rise or provide security to women despite tall promises made during elections, a Congress spokesperson claimed Monday.

Govt working on national marketing policy: Paswan

Union Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Saturday hinted at introducing a national marketing policy to contain price rise.

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.

Govt working on national marketing policy: Paswan

Union Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan today hinted at introducing a national marketing policy to contain price rise.

Don`t commit mistakes of UPA: Congress to BJD on price rise

A day after Odisha government hiked the tax rates on petrol and diesel in its budget for 2014-15, opposition Congress today warned the BJD regime not to repeat the mistakes committed by the previous UPA government at the Centre.

Opposition walkout over price rise of food items in Kerala

CPI-M led LDF Opposition in Kerala Wednesday staged a walkout from the Assembly in protest against the UDF government`s `failure` to contain price rise of essential commodities.

If elected, BJP will end terrorism, unemployment, price rise: Naqvi

Senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday said terrorism, unemployment and price rise would end if BJP formed the next government in the country.

If elected, BJP will end terrorism, unemployment, price rise: Naqvi

Senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday said terrorism, unemployment and price rise would end if BJP formed the next government in the country.