May 27, 2021 04:25 PM IST
Edible oils have risen as much as 62 percent in the last year as bad weather in major producing countries and increasing use of biofuels has hit supply, but experts say the market will stabilize in a few months
- May 17, 2021 12:50 PM IST
Fuel inflation has doubled for two straight months now, hitting 21 percent in April, up from 10.2 percent in March, and just 0.6 percent in February. Further pushed up by a 9 percent rise in manufacturing prices and a continuing uptick in food prices, wholesale inflation reached near-record levels in April.
- Apr 15, 2021 12:41 PM IST
Fuel inflation jumped by 10.2 percent jump in March, after rising just 0.6 percent in February. Further pushed up by a 7.3 percent rise in manufacturing prices and a continuing uptick in food prices, wholesale inflation reached near-record levels in March.
- Apr 12, 2021 05:36 PM IST
The combined food price inflation rose to 4.94 percent in March, as compared to 3.87 percent in February.
- Apr 19, 2018 03:26 PM IST
Diesel prices touched an all-time high today with a litre of diesel costing Rs 65.27 in Delhi and Rs 69.50 in Mumbai
- Jun 27, 2017 04:59 PM IST
Jaitley also said that the GST Council will look at bringing real estate within the GST net by next year and revisit taxing of petroleum products under the new regime in 1-2 years.
- Dec 16, 2016 07:40 PM IST
Last week, the government had reduced import duty on wheat to zero from 10 percent to boost domestic supplies and check price rise.
- Jul 21, 2016 09:20 AM IST
"Congress has no moral right to criticise the NDA government on price rise as it is solely responsible for the present situation," Naidu, the Union Urban Development and Information and Broadcasting minister, said.
- Jun 29, 2016 12:14 PM IST
Pulse prices in domestic markets are retailing as high as Rs 198 per kg due to shortfall in the local output in the wake of two consecutive droughts.
- Jun 16, 2016 07:26 AM IST
Party's senior spokesman Ajay Maken said that the common man is hit hard with the rising prices of essential commodities and food retail inflation at 7.55 per cent, a 21 month high. It appears that this Government is not concerned with reducing prices, he said.
- Oct 18, 2015 06:10 PM IST
It has also directed state governments to intensify anti-hoarding operations and keep a check on black-marketing and profiteering by traders.
- Jul 15, 2015 03:55 PM IST
Chennai's metro line is only 14 days old and experts are already predicting a 15 percent price appreciation.
- Dec 17, 2013 11:27 AM IST
Earlier on Tuesday, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi replied to anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare's letter on the Lokpal Bill saying the government was committed to the Bill. Anna had written to Rahul thanking him for his commitment to get the Lokpal Bill passed.
- Dec 13, 2013 07:15 PM IST
Both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have been adjourned till Monday. Lok Sabha got adjourned quite early; the Lokpal got introduced in Rajya Sabha. However, again there were repeated disruptions on the issue of Telangana and price rise by Samajwadi Party and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) members.
- Jun 25, 2013 03:30 PM IST
Tax and investment consultant Subhash Lakhotia simplifies the various advantages of inflation indexed bonds and how they will be helpful to small time retail investors from inflation.
- Jun 18, 2013 10:51 PM IST
Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation (GSPC) hiked its CNG prices by Rs 2/kg and of piped cooking gas by Rs 4/PSCM. This was done due to lack of cheaper domestic gas by the Central Government.
- Jun 06, 2013 12:28 PM IST
Analysts expected a drop of one million barrels. Separately, the American Petroleum Institute said stockpiles shrank by 464,000 to 387.3 million barrels. Tighter supplies tend to push oil prices higher.
- Dec 15, 2012 12:47 PM IST
State-run National Aluminium Co Ltd (NALCO) has raised aluminium prices by 2,000 rupees per tonne for all products in the domestic market, effective December 14, company sources said on Saturday.
- Nov 20, 2012 08:45 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the AIADMK are expected to meet on Tuesday to decide on their strategy over the no-confidence motion being sought by Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee in Parliament against the government over price rise and FDI in multi-brand retail.
- Jul 11, 2012 02:24 PM IST
Home Minister P Chidambaram today expressed shock and disgust over "deliberate distortion" of his statement in the media about middle class attitude towards price rise, saying he did not "mock or chide" anyone.
- Feb 15, 2012 04:43 PM IST
Get set to pay more for your cup of tea. A continued demand-supply gap, high input costs and wage hikes for tea garden workers means tea prices will go up around Rs 10 per kg when the new season begins this year.
- Jan 16, 2012 02:14 PM IST
Headline inflation fell to a two-year low of 7.47 per cent in December 2011 on cheaper food items, a factor which may prompt the Reserve Bank to cut policy rates in the upcoming review.
- Dec 02, 2011 07:36 PM IST
All major trade unions, including those affiliated to ruling Congress and Opposition BJP, today decided to go on a day-long nationwide general strike a day ahead of the presentation of the budget next year.
- Nov 29, 2011 04:39 PM IST
There is no love lost between the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance and the Opposition as the two sides are involved in a bitter battle of nerves during the ongoing winter session of Parliament.
- Nov 24, 2011 01:36 PM IST
The issues of price rise and Telangana created turmoil in Parliament for the third day today as agitated Opposition members raised slogans leading to two adjournments of both Houses.