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Nov 15, 2018
Falling price of food isn't always good news; it signals deep trouble for India's rural economyIt is quite possible that non-food WPI and manufacturing will also fall in coming months for two reasons
Nov 14, 2018
WPI inflation rises to four month-high of 5.28% in October on spike in petrol, diesel rates; food prices softenThe Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation stood at 5.13 percent in September and 3.68 percent in October last year.
Oct 15, 2018
WPI inflation rises to two-month high of 5.13% in September on hardening of food prices, increase in fuel costInflation based on wholesale prices rose to a two-month high of 5.13 percent in September, mainly due to hardening of food prices and rise in cost of petrol and diesel.
Oct 04, 2018
Petrol, diesel prices reduced by Rs 2.50: Duty rates have been cut on fuel, but how long can this be sustained?This is a gamble which the government has taken because if prices move up further, it would not be possible to sustain these reductions as both the Centre and states are walking the tight fiscal rope
Sep 14, 2018
WPI inflation drops to four-month low of 4.53% in August on softening of prices of food articlesDeflation in vegetables was 20.18 percent in August, as against 14.07 percent in the previous month.
Aug 14, 2018
Daily Bulletin: President's Independence Day address, heavy rains in Kerala, Jio's 4G enabled phone sale; here are the day's top storiesRains pounded several parts of Kerala on Wednesday, triggering landslips and compounding the woes of people already reeling under unprecedented floods and downpour which have claimed 39 lives in the last six days, officials said.
Jun 14, 2018
WPI inflation rises to 14-month high of 4.43% in May on costlier fuel, vegetablesInflation based on wholesale prices shot up to a 14-month high of 4.43 percent in May on increasing prices of petrol and diesel as well as vegetables
May 21, 2018
Petrol, diesel rates: Narendra Modi govt can no longer ignore a problem it ignited, especially in an election yearPetrol, diesel prices were kept under check before the Karnataka Elections with the reason being that the government wanted the prices to remain unchanged lest they affect voting patterns
May 14, 2018
WPI Inflation accelerates to 3.18% in April on rising fuel prices, costlier fruits and vegetablesInflation in 'fuel and power' basket rose sharply to 7.85 percent in April from 4.70 percent in March as prices of domestic fuel increased in line with rising global crude oil rates.
Apr 16, 2018
Wholesale price inflation eases to 2.47% in March as veggies and pulses turn cheaper, says govt dataInflation based on wholesale prices eased marginally to 2.47 percent in March on cheaper food articles, especially pulses and vegetables