Inflation

Inflation will moderate, likely to be below 6% in July: CEA K V Subramanian

Subramanian added that the second wave lasted only for 6-8 weeks, and hence its impact on growth will not be as stark as the first wave of the pandemic which was on for 6 months, and led to a 7.3 per cent contraction in the GDP in FY21.

Jul 29, 2021, 18:48 PM IST

Wholesale inflation eases to 12.07% in June as food, crude prices soften

Inflation in fuel and power basket eased to 32.83 per cent during June, against 37.61 per cent in May. 

Jul 14, 2021, 12:47 PM IST

Retail inflation marginally lowers to 6.26 per cent in June

Inflation based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI), however, remained above the Reserve Bank's comfort level for the second month in a row.

Jul 12, 2021, 18:22 PM IST

Instead of jobs, inflation, government busy changing CMs in Uttarakhand: Congress hits at BJP

"The BJP government in the state has only changed chief ministers which has led to a rise in unemployment, corruption, scams, and inflation. To eradicate and throw away this government, all the Congress workers from across the state have gathered here to participate in this massive protest,” said AICC secretary Devender Yadav.

Jul 11, 2021, 12:49 PM IST

Peoples' 'Mann ki Baat' on inflation

In the COVID period, people were already troubled by the pandemic, but now inflation is also increasing their problems. Watch the video to know what people have to say in such a difficult situation.

Jul 11, 2021, 08:56 AM IST

Inflation bomb exploded during the Corona period

The condition of the general public is equally bad during the Corona transition period, inflation is increasing continuously from above. Be it transportation, food items or vegetables, everything has become expensive. Watch this report of Zee News.

Jul 10, 2021, 22:34 PM IST

India’s June services activity shrinks at fastest rate in 11-months

Input prices rose again last month on high raw material and transportation costs, indicating inflation could stay above the Reserve Bank of India`s comfort range of 2-6% in coming months.

Jul 05, 2021, 11:44 AM IST

Centre imposes stock limits on pulses to tame rising prices, rule applies to wholesalers, retailers, millers and importers

The targeted size of pulses buffer to be maintained in FY 2021-22 under the Price Stabilisation Fund (PSF) has been raised to 23 LMT.

Jul 02, 2021, 19:24 PM IST

Rising world food prices causing concerns among people: IMF

Consumer food inflation peaked in April 2020 even though producer prices of primary commodities, including food and energy, were declining sharply as demand for primary food commodities was disrupted

Jun 26, 2021, 18:10 PM IST

CEA expects food inflation to ease with unlock, good monsoon

Chief Economic Adviser K V Subramanian said food inflation is likely to moderate on account of the twin impact of opening up of economic activities and good monsoon. 

Jun 24, 2021, 18:18 PM IST

Good news for common man! Tariffs on edible oil import slashed to tame inflated prices

Tax experts said the reduction in tariff value could result in softening of edible oil prices in the domestic market as customs duty payable on the base import price would come down.

Jun 17, 2021, 18:50 PM IST

WPI inflation hits record high of 12.94% in May on costlier fuel

Low base effect also contributed to the spike in WPI inflation in May 2021. In May 2020, WPI inflation was at (-) 3.37 per cent.

Jun 14, 2021, 16:32 PM IST

Retail inflation eases to 4.29 pc in April from 5.52 pc in March: Govt data

The Reserve Bank mainly factors in the retail inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) while arriving at its monetary policy

May 12, 2021, 18:27 PM IST

Rise in prices of pulses, veggies and eatables upsets kitchen budgets during Covid pandemic

With the import of edible oil becoming more expensive and diesel prices rising in the country, items of everyday consumption have become even more expensive. The problems of the common man have been further compounded by the resurgence of Covid-19 cases in the country.

Apr 08, 2021, 14:37 PM IST

Five things that will get costlier from April 1

As the new financial year begins from April 1, cost of various items, ranging from daily household goods to electronic gadgets, could witness a change. While, some items may become a bit more pocket-friendly, others could increase your expenses.

Mar 31, 2021, 19:50 PM IST

From April 1, cars, bikes, ACs and utlities to become more expensive

From April 1, 2021, cars and bikes are going to be costlier as the companies will increase the prices of vehicles. Similarly, buying a TV, AC or refrigerator is also going to be pricey with an increase of Rs 3,000 to Rs 4,000. The AC and refrigerator’s price will rise due to the increase in manufacturing costs. 

Mar 26, 2021, 17:45 PM IST

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to launch a campaign against inflation

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee accused the central government of rising inflation and said that "the government did nothing to stop inflation". Mamata Banerjee will start a campaign against inflation on 26 February.

Feb 26, 2021, 11:22 AM IST

Petrol-diesel prices have increased again

Once again petrol has become expensive by 25 paisa/litre and diesel 35 paisa/litre.

Feb 23, 2021, 08:56 AM IST

Taal Thok Ke: Amitabh and Akshay punished for patriotism?

Maharashtra Congress President Nana Patole has threatened Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar. Nana Patole says that if Amitabh and Akshay do not tweet against inflation, then the shooting and release of their films will be stopped.

Feb 18, 2021, 18:48 PM IST

WPI inflation rises to 2.03% in Jan on costlier manufactured items, food prices ease

Food inflation in January stood at (-) 2.8 per cent, against (-) 1.11 per cent in the previous month.

Inflation in vegetables and potatoes was (-) 20.82 per cent and 22.04 per cent during January, while in the fuel and power basket it was (-) 4.78 per cent.

Feb 15, 2021, 13:25 PM IST