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TopicConsumer Price Index

Topic: Consumer Price Index

India’s retail inflation jumps to 7.79% in April, an 8-year high

The consumer price index inflation figure stood at 6.95 per cent last month, the highest since September 2014.

Imported inflation driven by rising global fuel prices a concern for India: Govt adviser Sanyal

Principal Economic Adviser Sanjeev Sanyal notes that Consumer Price Index inflation is under control, while galloping Wholesale Price Inflation needs monitoring.

India’s retail inflation falls to 5.3% in August as food prices go down

As per the data released by the National Statistical Office (NSO), inflation in the food basket was 3.11% in August compared to 3.96% in the preceding month.

Retail inflation reaches 7.61% in October due to rise in food prices

As per the data, Consumer Food Price Index rose to 11.07% in October, up from 10.68% in the previous month.

Higher inflation doesn’t mean RBI’s Monetary Policy Committee should increase interest rates

With gradual resumption of supply chains, inflation may come down. Data has also been limited by the lockdown, so the MPC should wait before changing rates.

Mahesh Jethmalani calls CAA ‘humanitarian’, Jindal’s C Raj Kumar says it won’t pass SC

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Retail inflation shoots up to 3.18% in June due to rise in food prices

Retail inflation has been on the rise since January this year which stood at 3.05% in May 2019 and 4.92% in June 2018.

Indian bond rout seen coming to an end

With RBI unlikely to raise interest rates again, investors are expected to return to the bond market. 

On Camera

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1990s house music and fashion are back — unfortunately, so is a 1970s economy

It may be fear of recession that’s driving today’s obsession with all things early ‘90s. The period was characterised by a dismal economy and large-scale unemployment.
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Three charts show trouble for Indian stocks and why its unlikely to end anytime soon

The S&P BSE Sensex Index has fallen more than 15% from its October high, nearing the 20% loss that denotes a bear market.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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