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Govt Trying To Divert Attention From Real Issues Like Price Rise: Congress

Nov 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Congress on Tuesday accused the BJP government of trying to divert the country's attention from real problems like price rise faced by common people to non-issues of caste and religion.

Congress To Celebrate 'Kisan Vijay Diwas' Nationwide On Saturday

Nov 20, 2021

All India Congress Committee General Secretary, K.C. Venugopal wrote a letter to all state governments on Friday, saying that after withdrawal of the three Union farm laws, 'Kisan Vijay Diwas' will be celebrated by the party across the country on Saturday.


Pressure On Fed’s Powell Is Rising As Inflation Worsens

While some economists and Fed officials have been suggesting the regulator move faster to rein in ultra-low-rate policies, other policymakers have favoured a more patient approach to interest rates.

Prices Of Pulses Substantially Stabilised Due To Pre-Emptive Measures

Nov 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"Stability in the retail prices of pulses has been achieved on account of pre-emptive and proactive measures taken by the government such as taking import of tur, urad and moong from 'restricted to free category' with effect from May 15, in order to ensure smooth and seamless imports," the Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution said in a release.


Retail Inflation Rise to 4.48 Per Cent In October Reversing Three Months Of Ease

Retail Inflation was on an easing trajectory from July-September after being above the RBI-mandated threshold of 6 per cent owing to the disruption caused by the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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02 November, 2021

Inflation Is Diwali Gift To India By Modi Govt: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot

Outlook Web Desk

Rajasthan Chied Minister Ashok Gehlot pointed at the rising inflation in the country and took a dig at the Modi Government for 'gifting' it to the Indians on Diwali.


21 October, 2021

Asian Paints' Profit Falls 28.2 Per Cent In Q2 As Inflation Headwinds Spike Raw Material Prices

Outlook Business Team

In its quarterly results revealed on Thursday, the company said that it would be considering increasing the prices of its products in order to mitigate the impact of persistently high inflation.


20 October, 2021

Rupee Climbs 47 Paise To Close At Nearly Two-Week High Of 74.88 Against Dollar

Outlook Business Team

The local currency opened at 75.10 against the dollar compared to Tuesday's close at 75.35 against the greenback. The rupee oscillated between 74.83 to 75.13 against the dollar during trade today. The currency market was closed on Tuesday on account of ‘Id-E-Milad’.


12 October, 2021

Retail Inflation Eases To 4.35 Per Cent In September 2021

Outlook Business Team

This compares to a cooling-off to 5.3 per cent recorded in August this year. The calm in inflation figures came after several months wherein the inflation levels had breached the threshold 6 per cent mark mandated by the RBI.


30 September, 2021

Iranians Grapple For Essentials Amid Soaring Inflation

Associated Press (AP)

With US sanctions still strangling the economy, record-breaking inflation has hit ordinary Iranians where it hurts most.


30 September, 2021

Long Wait For Prosperity: A Close Look At India's Shrinking Middle Class

Neeraj Thakur

Beneath the glossy sheen of an up-and-coming economy - the dreams and aspirations of many an Indian have been diminished over the decade. Several, just forced to barely survive.


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29 September, 2021

Shattered Dreams: A Close Look At India's Missing Middle Class

Neeraj Thakur

Beneath the glossy sheen of an up and coming economy - the dreams and aspirations of many an Indian have been diminished over the decade. Several, just forced to barely survive.


17 September, 2021

Inflation On Cooling Trajectory: RBI Bulletin

Outlook Business Team

RBI's September 2021 bulletin said inflation outcome for August 2021 "vindicated" the Monetary Policy Committee's suggestion for treating the May price shock as transitory


15 September, 2021

UK Logs Biggest Leap In Annual Inflation On Record

Associated Press (AP)

Consumer price inflation accelerated to 3.2 per cent in the 12 months through August from 2per cent the previous month, the Office for National Statistics said on Wednesday


19 August, 2021

Marginal Rise In Retail Inflation For Farm, Rural Workers In July, Highest In Punjab

Outlook Web Desk

The steepest fall in the CPI numbers for agricultural and rural labourers was experienced by Tamil Nadu


12 August, 2021

Retail Inflation Eases To 5.59% In July; IIP Grows 13.6% In June: Govt Data

PTI

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) based inflation was 6.26 per cent in June and 6.73 per cent in July 2020.


29 July, 2021

Mexico Says It Spent USD 61 Million To Buy Pegasus Spyware

Associated Press (AP)

As per anti money laundering investigator, officials from the two previous administrations had spent about USD 300 million in government money to purchase spyware


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27 July, 2021

Fuel Price Rise, Inflation And No Pay Hike Keep Impulse Buying In India Woefully Low

Lola Nayar

The impact of higher fuel prices and input costs of manufacturing units has led to both wholesale and retail inflation rising beyond RBI’s preferred comfortable level of 6 per cent for the last few months.


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Police personnel guard outside the Sri Krishna Janambhoomi temple in Mathura. Security has been tightened in Mathura after Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha announced its plan to perform ‘jalabhishek’ at Shahi Eidgah in...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives Russian President Vladimir Putin at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

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Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives Russian President Vladimir Putin at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin wave towards media as the latter arrives at Hyderabad House, in New Delhi.

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