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Feb 23, 2015 at 13:35 | Source: PTI
Delivering his address to the joint sitting of Parliament, whose Budget session commenced today, he said, "Inflation and food inflation, in particular, are at a record low due to a number of decisive measures taken by the government".
Feb 20, 2015 at 10:34 | Source: Firstpost.com
Core inflation (non-food manufacturing inflation) is down to 0.9 percent, lower than December's figure of 1.5 percent. Clearly, the manufacturing sector is down if not out, and has significantly lower pricing power.
Feb 16, 2015 at 12:22 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) for January came in at negative 0.39 percent versus CNBC poll of 0.15 percent. The data shows a decline in core inflation but food prices have inched up. Experts discuss the possibilities of another round of rate cut.
Feb 11, 2015 at 10:58 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Speaking to CNBC-TV18, CFO Rajesh Kumar Mohta says the weekday spending from corporates has been quite sluggish and despite a fall in food inflation, momentum on ground is yet to pick up.
Jan 15, 2015 at 09:09 | Source: Firstpost.com
The sequential fall, driven substantially by the 7.8 percent fall in food prices, is important for four reasons. And it could lead to a situation of negative WPI anytime between March and September 2015 due to the base effect.
Jan 14, 2015 at 18:47 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
According to CARE Ratings, there would be a tendency for food price inflation to move upwards in January and February but overall WPI inflation would still be within acceptable limits.
Jan 14, 2015 at 13:00 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
What fails to cheer the market is better than estimated WPI data for December. Lower food and manufacturing products inflation support the data while clamour for a rate cut before the February RBI policy rises.
Jan 14, 2015 at 12:00 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Food inflation was 5.2 percent against 0.63 percent in previous month while manufactured products inflation declined to 1.57 percent from 2.04 percent during the same period.
Jan 13, 2015 at 15:50 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The RBI is expected to cut the policy repo rate by at least 25 basis points in the next policy review to be held in early February 15, says CARE Ratings.
Dec 17, 2014 at 22:11 | Source: Firstpost.com
Inflation is being tamed, if not dead. We only need the confirmatory signals from December and January to know if it is going to lie low or rear its ugly head again.
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josekiss

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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

longerodds

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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

3.02 PM Jun 25th 2014

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