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CPI retail inflation up at 4.87% in May: Here’s why the next RBI rate hike could be announced in the August review
Inflation trajectory, monsoon rains and potential oil shocks will determine RBI's rate stance in August
RBI may not go for a rate cut in 2018-19 monetary policy reviews as retail inflation shows rising trend: UBS report
As per Central Statistics Office (CSO) data, retail inflation measured in term of Consumer Price Index fell to a four-month low of 4.44 percent in February.
Budget 2018: By hiking minimum support price, Modi govt makes good 2014 promise, but all is not as it seems
By taking a lower cost as the baseline for computing minimum support price, the government is resorting to sleight of hand, moreover one that most farmers are unlikely to miss.
A day before the first phase of polling in Gujarat, the ruling BJP on Friday released its election manifesto with a slew of promises for various sections of society, which included a resolve to "double" farmers' income
Terming as "a shame for Uttarakhand" the alleged suicide by a debt-ridden farmer in Pithoragarh district recently, the opposition Congress on Thursday demanded an immediate loan waiver for the cultivators of the state on the lines of Uttar Pradesh and Punjab.
Amid protests in Madhya Pradesh, farmers in Punjab have decided to launch a statewide agitation on 12 June to press for debt waiver and implementation of the Swaminathan Commission's report.
Hopefully the government will take on board all the three suggestions rather than simply harp on rates