Tuesday, 28 March, 2023
TopicFood prices

Topic: Food prices

Indian shares surge over 1% to three-week highs, domestic inflation worries ease

'We have to keep an eye on oil prices, but don't expect any big spike in food prices' said CEO of Esquire Capital Investment Advisors."Maybe the worst of inflation is over," he added.

Have ‘enough’ stocks of grains, could sell wheat in open market if needed, Modi govt says

Consumer Affairs Minister Sudhanshu Pandey said there was 'nothing to worry', adding steps taken by govt have helped keep a lid on grain prices.

RBI consistently missing inflation forecasts, not counting volatile food prices

RBI's projections in the Monetary Policy Report are based on its economic model but extreme weather conditions have made food price volatility hard to predict, said economists.

Why volatile food prices will keep the heat on India’s consumer inflation level this year

Lower rainfall in some parts of the country is expected to keep food prices elevated in the coming months. Which means inflation will be above 6%.

When inflation pulls off an Undertaker & how airbags can keep you out of potholes

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Why is rural India grappling with higher inflation than urban parts? High food prices hold key

Inflation rates in rural India were higher than in urban areas for first 7 months of the year, govt data shows. A major reason lies in the way inflation is calculated for the 2 regions.

10% in Telangana, 5.4% in Kerala — why some states are feeling inflation heat more than others

Food prices, reopening of economy & resurgent demand are fuelling inflation, but robust public distribution system is likely helping some states like Kerala, Tamil Nadu keep prices down.

Food exports surge 22% as high global prices give cheaper Indian items advantage

Exports of cereals witnessed highest spike between April-August 2020 and April-August 2021, according to govt data. Meat, dairy and poultry exports record spurt too.

How govts across the global are battling priciest food rates since 1970s

In India, Modi govt is distributing free rice & wheat and has implemented trade measures to shield consumers, including cutting duties on palm, soybean, sunflower oils and lentils.

India’s retail inflation eases to 5.59% in July as food prices go down

According to the data released by the National Statistical Office, inflation in the food basket slowed down to 3.96% in July from 5.15% in the previous month

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

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.