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.
- Nov 20, 2011 03:32 PM IST
Over-optimistic forecasts by policymakers predicting when India's stubbornly high inflation would ease have hurt the government's credibility, although price rises should moderate by the end of the fiscal year in March, a senior adviser said on Sunday.
- Nov 19, 2011 11:36 PM IST
Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar today underlined the urgency to check rising prices, saying it was also having its impact on UPA allies.
- Nov 17, 2011 05:31 PM IST
Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar convened an all-party meeting ahead of the winter session of Parliament in the national capital on Thursday.
- Nov 17, 2011 05:28 PM IST
With food inflation easing by over a percentage point during the week ended November 5, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said that if the trend continues, 'some relief' can be expected on the price front.
- Nov 17, 2011 01:05 PM IST
Food inflation eased to 10.63% for the week ended November 5 even as prices of agricultural items, barring onions and wheat, continued to rise on an annual basis.
- Nov 03, 2011 12:36 PM IST
Food inflation rose to 12.21% during the week ended October 22, with expensive vegetables, pulses, fruits and milk, putting more burden on the common man. Food inflation, as measured by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI), stood at 11.43% in the previous week.
- Sep 14, 2011 01:17 PM IST
Driven by expensive food and manufactured items, inflation climbed to 13-month high of 9.78% in August suggesting that frequent interest hikes by Reserve Bank of India since March 2010 has proved ineffective to contain price rise.
- Aug 24, 2011 10:15 PM IST
Seeking to allay concerns over price rise, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today expressed confidence that inflation would come down to 6% by year-end.
- Aug 03, 2011 03:48 PM IST
Concerned over price rise, Opposition today warned that it will be forced to tell the government 'Go, for God's sake, Go' if it failed to check the spiral, which has hit the common man hard, at the earliest.
- May 16, 2011 11:08 AM IST
PN Vijay, Portfolio Manager, gives his outlook of the markets today on CNBC-TV18. He also picks out his top favorite stocks for the day.
- May 06, 2011 12:34 PM IST
Denying all the speculations of cancelled coal blocks being awarded to Coal India, its chairman NC Jha says that the company is all set to hike wages due from July 1, 2011. Jha says, "The company may hike prices in order to compensate for wage hike." The company is set to take a call on the price hike by the end of June.
- Apr 19, 2011 08:40 AM IST
China's factory expansion stabilised in April while inflationary pressures eased a tad as the government presses ahead with tightening steps to tame price rises, a survey showed on Tuesday.
- Feb 22, 2011 01:21 PM IST
Asserting that price rise of some vegetables like onion in the past one month was "temporary", the government today ruled out any possibility of purchasing and managing perishable produce directly from farmers in line with other commodities like wheat and rice.
- Feb 10, 2011 10:58 PM IST
Noted argiculture scientist M S Swaminathan today said the current spike in food inflation is likely to persist for some time in urban India and described price rise as 'man-made'.
- Jan 06, 2011 04:08 PM IST
Asian steel makers risk an extended period of raw material shortages and high costs they may not be able to recoup with price rises as flood-hit coal mines in Australia face weeks of recovery.