Food Inflation

May 23, 2016 at 11:57 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The company has had tailwinds in its premium product segment growth in the quarter gone by, says Varun Berry, MD of Britannia Industries.
May 19, 2016 at 14:37 | Source: Reuters
April consumer price inflation broke a recent slowing trend after food inflation came in at 6.32 percent, compared with 5.21 percent in March. Food prices are a political hot potato in India, where more than a quarter of its population of 1.2 billion people live on a mere 74 cents or less per day.
May 16, 2016 at 08:46 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Contraction in prices is estimated to be lesser on the back of hardening food inflation, reports CNBC-TV18. The WPI numbers will come at noon.
May 12, 2016 at 17:45 | Source:
Retail inflation, as measured by the consumer price index (CPI) for April came in at 5.39 percent, while industrial output, measured by index of industrial production (IIP), fell to 0.1 percent.
May 12, 2016 at 08:38 | Source: CNBC-TV18
CPI as of March was at 6-month low and eased for the second consecutive month. This month, however, economists expect some hardening due to month-on-month (MoM) rise in food inflation
May 10, 2016 at 10:58 | Source: Reuters
"The central bank has to be confident of hitting the 5 percent target next year before deciding on easing further," said Rishi Shah, economist at Deloitte.
May 02, 2016 at 15:30 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Good monsoon and low food inflation will aid the rural and urban consumption story in the second half of this fiscal year, says Saugata Gupta, MD & CEO, Marico.
Apr 20, 2016 at 09:18 | Source: PTI
According to the global financial services firm, food inflation is likely to stay benign given that the India Met Department has recently released a forecast of above normal monsoon for 2016.
Apr 18, 2016 at 12:11 | Source:
Wholesale inflation for India for the month of March came in -0.85 percent year-on-year, continuing its tryst with negative territory, compared to 0.91 percent in February.
Apr 12, 2016 at 12:46 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The food price is expected to fall to 5.1-5.2 percent due to softening in the prices of vegetables and pulses, says Pranjul Bhandari, a Chief India Economist at HSBC.
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election. After that, there were no major social policy initiatives on the part of the UPA, except for the National Food Security Act which is yet to be implemented. By 2014, the UPA-II government had little to claim credit for, and plenty to be blamed for — scams, ineptitude, food inflation, the “direct

3.08 PM Jul 8th 2014

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of the things we need to do have little to do with the budget itself. For example, making it easier to do business, improving supplies of items that are contributing to food inflation, skilling labour for better jobs, etc. Those issues will be tackled directly by my cabinet colleagues and the partnership we

11.22 AM Jul 8th 2014


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Respected Sir, Lower interest rate is the panacea for all the evils in our economy. Lower interest rates boosts demand and investment starting a positive vicious cycle of demand, growth, investment and demand. The food inflation cannot be controlled by tight monetary policy as it is a supply side

5.17 PM Jul 7th 2014


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. He blamed hoarders for the rise in food inflation, saying there is no "panic situation. Moreover, earlier on Wednesday, stressing on the need for fiscal consolidation, the FM said some tough decisions now will ensure faster recovery of the economy. He also warned that Iraq and the drought threat may

10.58 PM Jul 6th 2014


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BJP Government has to keep the Food prices under control.High Food Inflation was one of their main election agenda and had promised to rein in Food Inflation.People have very high expectations from Narendra Modi and the BJP.They cannot let the common man down....JANTA JANARDAN HAI!!

10.06 AM Jul 4th 2014

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PM Modi takes stock of food inflation, faces flak over fuel price hike

2.18 PM Jul 1st 2014


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food inflation will spoil the party.even vegetable vendors are talking about poor monsoons and wants cash in.rice went up by 20% this week. OMG

1.40 PM Jun 30th 2014


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and can impact domestic economy. Government can`t go on cutting excise of all sectors and with high food inflation reduction of interest rates will be difficult, there by slowing the cyclic sectors revival. Though cyclic sectors can be very profitable while turnaround, getting in and out at right time can

1.15 PM Jun 27th 2014

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Do you see food inflation climbing further because of deficient rains?

11.35 AM Jun 26th 2014

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Source:Economic Times - NEW DELHI: Drought-like conditions are intensifying as the monsoon hasn`t moved an inch for 10 days now, leaving oilseeds, pulses and paddy fields parched and posing the threat of food inflation and weak rural demand in the first year of the Narendra Modi government. Prices

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