Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicInflation Rate

Topic: Inflation Rate

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.

India’s WPI inflation surges to 11.39% in August due to costlier manufactured goods

According to data released Monday, retail inflation softened to a four-month low of 5.3% in August, from 5.59% in the previous month, led by subdued prices of food articles.

Wholesale inflation could break a record today but that’s unlikely to bother RBI much

RBI isn’t thinking about normalisation at the moment, and its rate-setting committee has kept rates unchanged at a record low for more than a year to support growth.

India’s industrial production contracts by 1.9% in November 2020

According to the Index of Industrial Production data, manufacturing sector output shrank by 1.7%, mining output declined 7.3%, while power generation grew 3.5%

Savings, profits, stocks can’t soar for long. Let’s hope change will be slow & calibrated

Consumers & companies have been saving cash, and even Modi govt has cut spending. Inflation has surged to 7.6%, so how long can RBI keep interest rates lower?

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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