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Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020

Food price

Jan 16, 2020 06:00
More than 40% of India’s workforce is still employed in agriculture, according to data from the 2017-18 Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) conducted by the National Statistical Office (NSO). read more
Jan 14, 2020 00:19
To put the 7.35% number in context, India’s nominal GDP is expected to grow at 7.5% in 2019-20. This means nominal incomes can be expected to rise by 7.5%, which means most Indians are already feeling the pinch of the price rise. read more
Jan 13, 2020 21:22
Retail food prices, which make up nearly half of the India’s inflation basket, increased 14.12% in December from a year earlier, against 10.01% in November. read more
Jan 13, 2020 18:02
The retail inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 2.11 per cent in December 2018 and 5.54 per cent in November 2019. read more
Dec 18, 2019 08:55
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion curated for you at 9 am. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. read more
Dec 18, 2019 00:21
The June-September monsoon started sluggishly, delaying sowing, ended with a 10% surplus, as heavy rains flooded 12 states, damaging a variety of kharif or summer-sown crops, and then withdrew later than usual (and abruptly). Experts say this will reduce... read more
Nov 14, 2019 20:34
The spike in retail inflation is due to food. The Reserve Bank of India must not use it to increase policy rates read more
Oct 14, 2019 17:54
Annual retail inflation in September was much-higher compared with 3.21% in the previous month, and analysts’ forecasts. read more
Sep 26, 2019 21:29
Its price rise shows the trade off between inflation and farmer incomes read more
Sep 20, 2019 15:54
India’s obsession with keeping food prices low, even when there’s no inflationary pressure, has long hurt farm incomes read more
Sep 12, 2019 17:53
Annual retail inflation in August was slightly higher compared with 3.15% in the previous month, and in line with analysts’ forecasts. read more
Sep 10, 2019 23:42
The upshot of a projected decline in food output is that it is expected to, at least slightly, push up flat food prices, especially of grains. read more
Aug 14, 2019 13:05
According to the government data,Wholesale food prices in July rose 4.54% year-on-year, compared with a 5.04% jump a month earlier. read more
Jun 02, 2019 09:32
If there is one thing that distinguishes the agricultural performance of the first Narendra Modi government, it is the collapse of nominal growth of the gross value added (GVA) component of agriculture. read more
May 23, 2019 07:15
In 2014, as many as 315 new MPs, mostly from the BJP, were elected to the House, the highest number of newcomers since 1980. read more