Food Inflation

Apr 25, 2015 at 15:30 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Agriculture, as a percent of GDP, has fallen from 30 percent in 1990 to 18 percent now but the number of people depending on the sector hasn't fallen at the same rate. In a CNBC-TV18 interview, experts dissected what is wrong with the sector.
Apr 15, 2015 at 12:25 | Source:
Economists say the latest number is proof that inflation is clearly trending lower, and this should provide the Reserve Bank of India room to cut rates
Apr 13, 2015 at 17:37 | Source:
Retail inflation, as measured by the consumer price index (CPI), slowed to 5.17 percent year-on-year in March, government data released today showed, compared to 5.37 percent in February.
Apr 13, 2015 at 08:37 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The CPI data could come anywhere between the range of 5.08 to 5.6 percent due to the impact of food inflation.
Apr 09, 2015 at 14:48 | Source: Reuters
Weaker growth and inflation below the RBI's goal of 6 percent by January 2016 would give the central bank room to ease policy further this year to spur activity.
Apr 07, 2015 at 14:15 | Source: PTI
RBI lowered interest rates by a total of 0.50 percent since January 2015, but banks are yet to pass on the benefit to borrowers. "With the RBI choosing not to reduce the policy interest rate, demand revival in the economy and pick up in the investment cycle would remain a tall order".
Apr 07, 2015 at 08:41 | Source: PTI
Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan in his annual monetary policy is expected to draw a balance between the need to cut interest rate and contain inflationary expectations. "Industry always wants rate cut.
Apr 06, 2015 at 21:36 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The fact that food prices havent risen in March despite unseasonal rains and large damage to crops in some pockets is further proof that the back of inflation is bent, if not broken.
Apr 06, 2015 at 16:19 | Source: PTI
While on-the-ground prices in March were contained and are not yet a significant cause for inflation concern, the past four episodes of unseasonal rain suggest that there are upside risks to food inflation, and therefore CPI inflation, in the next three months, Varma added.
Mar 16, 2015 at 16:18 | Source: PTI
Inflation in food articles category stood at 7.74 percent in February while that in manufactured products category, it was 0.33 percent, as per official data released on Monday.
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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

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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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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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