Food Inflation

Feb 01, 2016 at 11:35 | Source: PTI
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) isexpected to keep the interest rate unchanged in its sixthbi-monthly policy review meet tomorrow, Singapores leadingbank DBS said today.
Jan 27, 2016 at 19:56 | Source: PTI
"From the chamber, we are requesting both the RBI and government to lower interest rates. But after talking to them, there are larger issues for which RBI is not keen for a drastic cut in rates," Assocham President Sunil Kanoria said.
Jan 27, 2016 at 14:57 | Source: PTI
"Notwithstanding the benign retail and wholesale price forecast for 2016-17, Ind-Ra believes the inflationary challenge is far from over as food prices have more than often triggered surprises," the agency's Chief Economist Devendra Pant said in a statement.
Jan 14, 2016 at 18:39 | Source: PTI
Deflationary trend eased in December with WPI inflation moving up to (-)0.73 percent as food articles, mainly vegetables, turned costlier.
Jan 14, 2016 at 12:14 | Source:
Wholesale inflation, as measured by the wholesale price index (WPI), remained in the negative territory for the 14th straight month but the intensity of the contraction eased, with December WPI coming in at -0.73 percent YoY, versus -1.99 percent.
Jan 14, 2016 at 08:49 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The wholesale price index (WPI) for the month of December is likely to come in at -1.07 percent versus -1.99 percent seen for the month of November.
Jan 13, 2016 at 08:00 | Source:
On Tuesday, Index of Industrial Production (IIP) data showed contraction in industrial production by 3 percent as manufacturing growth plummets. Inflation has accelerated by 5.6 percent due to sharp spike in food prices.
Jan 12, 2016 at 17:36 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The CPI data has been consecutively hardening for the past four months and December is the fifth month. It has risen from levels of around 3.7 percent in July of 2015
Jan 12, 2016 at 09:19 | Source: CNBC-TV18
According to CNBC-TV18 poll, December CPI is seen at 5.5% versus 5.41% seen in the month of November.
Dec 30, 2015 at 08:52 | Source:
Out of the 36 meteorological sub-divisions, 25 sub-divisions that account for three-fourth of the total planted area have received deficient to scanty rains as of mid- December. Soil moisture conditions have left much to be desired in northwest and central parts of the country, essentially the countrys breadbasket
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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

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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

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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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