Friday, 24 March, 2023
TopicFood inflation

Topic: Food inflation

WPI inflation rises to 2.59% in December due to increase in food prices

The price for food articles increased at a rate of 13.12% during December as against 11% in November.

It’s not inflation but economic stagnation that poses a bigger worry for India

Risk of economic stagnation combined with high inflation has risen, though former remains the dominant force. RBI shouldn’t get nervous and worsen it.

Secularists must self critique says Ramesh Venkataram, Talmiz Ahmad on Suleimani killing

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Prices of potato, tomatoes, other vegetables also soar as winter rains damage crops

Farmers have already been roiled by the steep onion prices, currently being sold at Rs 100/kg. The govt has been working towards cooling prices, including banning exports.

Himanshu on food inflation crisis, Puja Mehra says India’s right not right on economy

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Rising onion prices are fuelling India’s inflation, not low interest rates

Economists peg gains in consumer prices at 4.35% in October but that is not expected to stop policy makers from cutting rates again next month.

Wholesale inflation drops to 2.02% in June, hits 23-month low

The decline in wholesale price-based inflation was helped by a drop in prices of vegetables, fuel and power items.

Retail inflation shoots up to 3.18% in June due to rise in food prices

Retail inflation has been on the rise since January this year which stood at 3.05% in May 2019 and 4.92% in June 2018.

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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.