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WPI Inflation Rises To 5.13 Per Cent On Costlier Fuel, Hardening Food Prices

According to the government data released today, food articles witnessed hardening of prices with deflation at 0.21 per cent September as against 4.04 per cent in August. Inflation in 'fuel and power' basket in September was 16.65 per cent

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WPI Inflation Dips To 4-Month Low Of 4.53 Per Cent In August On Softening Food Prices

The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) base inflation eased to a 4 month low of 4.53 per cent in August as compared to 5.09 per cent in July and 3.24 per cent in August last year

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India August Inflation Seen At 5-Month High On Rising Food Costs

Consumer prices were forecast up at 3.20 percent in August from a year ago, jumping from July's 2.36 percent, according to the poll taken September 5-8 of nearly 40 economists

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July Retail Inflation Seen Picking Up For First Time In Four Months

The wholesale price index likely rose 1.3 percent in July, after four months of easing. In June, WPI rose 0.9 percent

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18% GST On Food Takeaway From Non-AC Area At AC Restaurant

The new Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, which was rolled out from July 1, provides for levy of 12 per cent on food bill in non-AC restaurants

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Wheat At Rs 2 Per Kg, Rice At Rs 3 To Be Provided Till 2018

Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ramvilas Paswan said there was a provision for revision of the prices of foodgrains every three years in the National Food Security Act (NFSA) 2013

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Food Price Slump Hits Farmers, Makes Stronger Case For RBI Rate Cut

Falling prices for pigeon pea lentils have contributed to a slump for food that dropped annual consumer price inflation to 1.54 per cent in June

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India Raises Rice, Cotton Buying Prices As Farmers' Protests Mount

Prices paid to local farmers for common grade paddy rice are to be raised by 5.4 percent to 1,550 rupees ($24.03) per 100 kg for the year starting on July 1.

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Wholesale Inflation Cools To 5.70 Per Cent In March Even As Food Prices Heat Up

Inflation based on the wholesale price index slipped to 5.70 per cent in March as manufactured goods showed cost decline even as food prices hardened

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WPI Inflation Rises To 3.39% In December, But Food Prices Cool

India's wholesale prices rose 3.39 per cent year-on-year in December, their fastest pace in two months

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Wholesale Price Inflation Dips To 3.15% In November Over Demonetisation Woes

Wholesale inflation eased for the third straight month as it fell to 3.15 per cent in November after subdued demand due to demonetisation led to softening of prices of vegetables and other kitchen staples

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Modi Govt's Cash Crackdown Sends Retail Inflation To Two-year Low

India's annual consumer price inflation eased to 3.63 per cent in November, its lowest level in two years, helped by a sharp cooling in food prices, government data showed on Tuesday

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Cooling Retail Inflation Bolsters Rate Cut Hopes

Retail inflation eased for a third straight month in October, helped by smaller rises in food prices, boosting the chances of an interest rate cut by the central bank next month

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Wholesale Inflation Dips To 3.39% In October As Food Prices Soften

In the second consecutive month of decline, wholesale inflation eased to 3.39 per cent in October as food articles, led by vegetables, witnessed softening of prices

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Wholesale Price Inflation Rises 3.57% In September

India's wholesale prices rose at a slower-than-expected pace in September, gaining 3.57 per cent from a year earlier

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