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Inflation at 5-month high of 5.7%


New Delhi: Inflation, based on wholesale price index, shot up to a five-month high of 5.79 per cent in July due to increase in the price of onions and vegetables.
The onion prices have risen by 145 p

Onion price soars to Rs 80/kg; Govt to find solution

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New Delhi: With onion prices soaring, Government on Wednesday assured the state governments that it would find out a solution to contain it.
Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public

Price rise forces switch over to pre-cooked foods: Survey

Steep rise in prices of fruits and vegetables have forced over 55 per cent of middle and low income groups to switch over to pre-cooked and ready-to-eat food items to keep the kitchen budget intact, says a survey by industry body Assocham.

‘Your money in your hands’ is Congress slogan


“Aap ka paisa aap ke haath (Your money in your hands)” is going to be the slogan of the Congress, which is approaching different sections of society through the Centre’s flagship programmes ahead of t

Food prices up by 10%

Prices of several essential agricultural commodities have increased by more than 10 per cent in the last one month, according to figures released by the state civil supplies commission. The price hike

Monsoon session unlikely to be a dull affair

With a range of issues in the armoury of the Opposition, the Monsoon session of Parliament beginning on Wednesday is expected to generate heat and dust over a variety of subjects like price rise, econ

Price rise: Govt releases 2.9 lakh tons more sugar in open market


The government today decided to release 2.9 lakh tonnes of more sugar in the open market to control the sweetener's price that has risen by Rs 3 a kg in a fortnight.

"Sugar prices are rising. We are

40% food price rise in 1 month

Consumers are feeling the pinch of increasing prices of essential food items such as rice, eggs, milk, fruits and vegetables which have shot up by 40 per cent in the last one month and the prices of a

BJP agitates countrywide over price rise


BJP on Friday held country-wide agitations on the sensitive issue of price rise with its leaders courting arrest to impress upon the people the 'need to overthrow' the UPA government for its 'failures

Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission hikes 37pc in power tariff

Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) on Friday announced a 37 per cent hike in the power tariff, covering both domestic and industry sectors, a move that will fetch an additional Rs 7,

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