Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicInflation Rate

Topic: Inflation Rate

Why we can’t afford to burn any more shorts & how Black Cats are stalling growth of Hindi

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Rupee ‘holding up well’ compared to market peers & advanced economies, says RBI governor

Shaktikanta Das also said the RBI has been supplying US dollars to the market to ensure adequate supply of liquidity, days after rupee touched 80 against the dollar.

Inflation pinching your pocket? There is more in the pipeline. But god can help

Global demand will put more pressure on India. Forty-six countries, including Sri Lanka and Pakistan, are in need or will be needing external food assistance.

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

India inflation surges to eight-month high in February amid supply snarls

The uncertainty fueled by the Russia-Ukraine war is likely to force the central bank to revisit its inflation and growth forecasts at its policy meeting next month.

BJP wins UP, but rising prices & inflation still likely threat to Modi ahead of 2024 elections

UP, where Modi was star campaigner, is seen as a test of PM's popularity ahead of 2024 general elections. Win could strengthen his position & allow him space to implement hard-to-sell reforms

Inflation expectations ease first time in eight months, RBI survey shows

Current inflation expectations dropped by 70 basis points to 9.7% in January, according to the median in the RBI survey of 5,985 urban households.

More than two-thirds of world population is feeling the brunt of inflation, says survey

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization says global food prices rose by 27.3 per cent in the 12 months to November 2021.

WPI inflation surges to 14.23% in November as crude petroleum, metal prices rise

WPI inflation has remained in double digits for 8 consecutive months beginning April while retail inflation based on consumer price index rose to 4.91% as food prices went up.

‘Efficiently managed’: Sisodia lauds AAP govt as Delhi’s inflation lowest among metro cities

Delhi’s deputy CM released the annual price index report Friday and said that the average annual inflation growth was only 3% in the national as compared to 5% nationally.

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78% of Indian abortions are outside clinics, even with a good law

Women have, and always will, need abortions. Our job as policymakers and programme implementers is to empower them to do so.
The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
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AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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