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Tomatoes prices soar in Bengaluru compared to other metros. Here's why

Bengaluru is one of the metropolitan cities where tomatoes are the costliest as there is a short supply in the market after the scorching summer heat caused a major drop in yield.
Independent vegetable shops are now pricing tomatoes at around Rs. 90 a kilogram in the Karnataka capital. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo) (Image for representation only)(AP)
Independent vegetable shops are now pricing tomatoes at around Rs. 90 a kilogram in the Karnataka capital. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo) (Image for representation only)(AP)
Published on Jun 02, 2022 05:39 PM IST
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ByYamini C S | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

CPI inflation races past 6%

The latest numbers have taken the benchmark inflation rate above the 6% upper limit of RBI’s tolerance band, the first time this has happened since June 2021.
Food inflation, which accounts for 39% of the CPI basket has increased from 0.68% in September 2021 to reach 5.43% in January .(Livemint)
Food inflation, which accounts for 39% of the CPI basket has increased from 0.68% in September 2021 to reach 5.43% in January .(Livemint)
Published on Feb 15, 2022 07:35 AM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Industrial growth slows in Nov, retail inflation surges in Dec

  • Retail inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), grew at 5.6% in the month of December 2021.
The latest IIP reading is also a sharp fall from the October 2021 growth of 4%.(HT Photo)
The latest IIP reading is also a sharp fall from the October 2021 growth of 4%.(HT Photo)
Published on Jan 13, 2022 05:00 AM IST
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Five charts that explain the inflation situation in India

Retail inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) grew at 4.5% on a year-on-year basis in October.
The Bloomberg Commodity Index – it is a weighted average of prices of energy, grains, industrial and precious metals, cotton and livestock – has increased significantly in the post-pandemic period.(Reuters | Representational image)
The Bloomberg Commodity Index – it is a weighted average of prices of energy, grains, industrial and precious metals, cotton and livestock – has increased significantly in the post-pandemic period.(Reuters | Representational image)
Updated on Nov 22, 2021 01:50 AM IST
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The contrasting tale of inflation in India and US

The wholesale price index (WPI) in India continued to grow in double digits for the third consecutive month in June.
The wholesale price index (WPI) in India continued to grow in double digits for the third consecutive month in June.
The wholesale price index (WPI) in India continued to grow in double digits for the third consecutive month in June.
Published on Jul 29, 2021 03:51 AM IST
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By, Vineet Sachdev, New Delhi
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