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Inflation in 2018: Data shows price rise within comfort zone, but farmers hit due to low prices for agri produce
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Inflation in 2018: Data shows price rise within comfort zone, but farmers hit due to low prices for agri produce

The latest data puts retail inflation for November at the year's lowest level of 2.33%, mainly due to low prices of food articles, coupled with deflation in some agricultural products—which is a good news for consumers as well as the government and the RBI.

Budget 2018 likely to focus on rural areas after Narendra Modi's narrow home-state victory | Reuters
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Budget 2018 likely to focus on rural areas after Narendra Modi's narrow home-state victory | Reuters

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government won an election in his home state of Gujarat this week, but only just as it faced discontent fuelled by falling farm incomes and a lack of jobs.