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Aug 14, 2017
July retail inflation hardens to 2.36%, food prices coolRetail inflation as measured by the consumer price index (CPI) was revised downwards to 1.46 percent for June.
Jul 13, 2017
June inflation slowest in more than five years, builds pressure on RBI to cut ratesFalling food prices present a worry for the government because of the hit on millions of farm households.
Jul 12, 2017
June retail inflation at new low of 1.54%, food items dip"The number of 1.54 percent is historically low and reflects the firm and ongoing consolidation of macro economic stability," Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian told reporters.
Jun 13, 2017
IIP slows to 3.1%, CPI inflation falls to 2.2%: India Inc's clamour for rate cut growsRetail, or consumer price indexed (CPI), inflation during May also fell to 2.18 percent, as compared with 5.76 percent in the same month of last year, pulled down by sharp fall in food prices.
May 22, 2017
Bring petroleum products under GST; why destroy an architecture after creating it, asks Haseeb DrabuWhile products like kerosene, naphtha and LPG will be under the ambit of GST, five items — crude oil, natural gas, aviation fuel, diesel and petrol — have been excluded from the basket for the initial years.
May 12, 2017
April retail inflation seen easing to three-month lowConsumer prices, the RBI's main policy target, likely rose 3.49 percent in April, according to a Reuters poll of economists, compared with an increase of 3.81 percent in March.
Apr 12, 2017
Retail inflation hits 5-month high of 3.81% in March; IIP dips 1.2% in FebruaryThe decline in the IIP in February is mainly on account of 2 percent contraction in manufacturing sector
Oct 26, 2016
GST: FM Jaitley favours cess over additional tax for compensating statesAhead of the meeting of all powerful GST Council next week to decide on GST rates, Jaitley said the 4-slab structure of 6, 12, 18 and 26 per cent was under consideration, with lower rates for essential commodities and higher bracket for luxury goods
Sep 13, 2016
British inflation holds at 0.6% despite Brexit voteThe 12-month Consumer Price Index rose by 0.6 percent in August, as rising food and transport prices were offset by the falling cost of clothing, wine and hotels
Apr 25, 2016
Govt hikes minimum wage for contract workers to Rs 10,000On 17 April, Dattatreya had said the government would bring out an executive order to ensure that contract workers get a minimum wage of Rs 10,000 per month.