Sep 06, 2021 12:33 PM IST
Science alone can provide the answer to challenges posed by increasing possibility of droughts, excessive rains in a short period, higher temperatures, rising sea levels and shorter monsoons. Any government concerned with food security should be according highest priority to tackling climate change
- Jun 15, 2021 01:42 PM IST
With wholesale inflation hitting a record 12.9 percent in May, and fuel prices continuing to soar, the Centre is now shifting the blame to states, high global commodity prices and a low base effect.
- Mar 03, 2021 08:34 AM IST
High prices can improve realisations. India can also step up exports of food grains and reduce the inventories in the domestic market
- Jan 15, 2021 12:02 PM IST
Kitchen staples cooled retail inflation in December, but pulses played spoilsport.
- Dec 15, 2020 11:14 AM IST
The wholesale price index bears out the PMI data on firms starting to pass on input price hikes, with the highest month-on-month increase in the manufactured products index in years
- Aug 14, 2020 09:53 AM IST
India now has one of the highest inflation rates in the world
- Jul 14, 2020 01:15 PM IST
Inflation in food articles during June stood at 2.04 percent, as against 1.13 percent in May. In fuel and power basket, deflation stood at 13.60 percent in June, against 19.83 percent in the previous month.
- Jun 15, 2020 12:47 PM IST
"The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly Wholesale Price Index (WPI), stood at (-) 3.21 percent (provisional) for May 2020 as compared to 2.79 percent during the corresponding month of the previous year," the commerce and industry ministry said in a statement.
- Apr 13, 2020 05:44 PM IST
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on March 27 cut the repo rate by 75 basis points to 4.40 percent versus 5.15 percent earlier
- Jan 14, 2020 07:57 PM IST
Moneycontrol's Shraddha Sharma talks to Deputy Executive Editor Ravi Krishnan to find out the implications of a spike in the consumer price index.
- Jan 13, 2020 05:42 PM IST
Vegetables inflation for December stood at 60.5 percent against 36 percent in November.
- May 14, 2019 10:11 AM IST
Aside from food inflation, there are other structural issues that can affect inflation outcomes in near to medium term.
- May 10, 2019 07:47 AM IST
It is important to note that the core inflation is still above the 5 percent mark and a significant demand boost would have pushed it up further.
- Mar 14, 2019 12:08 PM IST
Overall food inflation rate also edged closer to 5 percent. It was 4.28 in February this year compared to 2.34 percent in the previous month and 0.95 percent in the same of last year.
- May 04, 2017 02:46 PM IST
The Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) food price index has been falling for five years due to ample supply, a slowing global economy and a strong U.S. dollar.
- Feb 27, 2017 07:24 PM IST
The central bank on Monday announced the launch of the latest 'Inflation Expectations Survey of Households' across 18 cities aimed at capturing subjective assessments on price movements.
- Feb 15, 2017 09:54 AM IST
The 12-month inflation rate hit 1.8 percent last month compared with 1.6 percent in December, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said in a statement.
- Feb 14, 2017 12:26 PM IST
In January 2016, the print was (-)1.07 percent. The last comparable high level of WPI was witnessed in July 2014 at 5.41 percent. As per Commerce Ministry data, inflation in the 'fuel and power' basket more than doubled to 18.14 percent in January, up from 8.65 percent in the previous month.
- Jan 16, 2017 12:15 PM IST
The data compared with a 3.50 percent annual rise forecast by economists in a Reuters poll. In November, prices rose a provisional 3.15 percent.
- Dec 15, 2016 01:04 PM IST
According to the global financial services major, food prices have remained low over the first 10 days of December and it is getting increasingly likely that the RBI will meet its '5 percent by March' CPI target comfortably.
- Dec 01, 2016 10:42 AM IST
The Nikkei/Markit Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 52.3 in November from October's 54.4, its biggest month-on-month decline since March 2013.
- Nov 22, 2016 06:26 PM IST
"We currently expect CPI inflation to moderate to around 4.0 per cent y-o-y in November from 4.2 per cent in October," Nomura said in a research note.
- Oct 14, 2016 06:54 PM IST
Watch the interview of Abhijit Sen, Professor, JNU and Ramesh Chand, Member, NITI Aayog with Manisha Gupta on CNBC-TV18, in which they shared their outlook on overcoming various challenges to bring down and keep food prices under control.
- Oct 12, 2016 10:51 AM IST
The recently formed Reserve Bank of India Monetary Policy Committee, under new Governor Urjit Patel, cut rates by 25 basis points to 6.25 percent in a surprise move earlier this month, after inflation hit a five-month low in August.
- Jul 13, 2016 12:02 PM IST
Consumer prices rose 5.77 percent on an annual basis last month - the fastest pace since August 2014. This compared with a 5.73 percent increase predicted by economists in a Reuters poll and a 5.76 percent gain in May.