Price hike

Inflation: Its economics and its politics

On Friday, the Congress took to the streets draped in black to showcase their disaffection with the government and its policies as the phantom of inflation has come home to haunt Indians.

published on : 7th August 2022

Congress protests across Odisha against price hike, GST on food items

Protesting the hike in prices for essential commodities, fuel and implementation of GST on common food items, hundreds of Congress activists staged dharna across the State on Friday.

published on : 6th August 2022

GST effect: Aavin milk cooperative federation hikes product prices by 10-15 per cent

Sources said that the price of ghee, which has been under GST since 2020, was also hiked due to rise in production cost and higher butter prices.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Assam activist dressed up as Lord Shiva held after street play on price hike, released on bail

Disapproving of the arrest, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said - on the social media platform Twitter - that enacting a street play over current issues is not blasphemous.

published on : 10th July 2022

KTR blasts Centre over LPG price hike

The Minister says the country has seen a whopping Rs 244 price increase this year alone, it shows inefficiency of the BJP govt

published on : 8th July 2022

Gas prices can't be looked at in isolation: Oil Minister Puri on Rs 50 LPG price hike

Non-subsidised LPG rates have gone up by Rs 244 or 30 per cent, in a span of one year and it now costs Rs 1,053 per 14.2 kg-cylinder in the national capital.

published on : 7th July 2022

Cost of living goes up as LPG price hiked yet again; eighth hike in past one year

Following the hike, a 14.2-kg non-subsidised LPG cylinder costs Rs 1,053 in Delhi, Rs 1,052.50 in Mumbai, Rs 1,079 in Kolkata and Rs 1,068.50 in Chennai. 

published on : 7th July 2022

Headlines managed, economy mismanaged: Rahul Gandhi slams govt after LPG price hike

Gandhi's comments came on a day the cooking gas price witnessed a third increase in rates since May on firming international energy prices.

published on : 6th July 2022

LPG hike done to recover cost of toppling MVA govt in Maha? NCP asks

The Centre on Wednesday hiked the rate of domestic liquefied petroleum gas cylinders by Rs 50 per cylinder, the third increase in rates since May.

published on : 6th July 2022

LPG price hiked by Rs 50 per cylinder; to cost Rs 1,053 per 14.2-kg cylinder

Domestic liquid petroleum gas cylinder prices were hiked for the third time since the month of May.

published on : 6th July 2022

Pakistan steeply hikes petroleum prices under deal with IMF to revive bailout programme

The Pakistan government imposed a Rs 10 per litre petroleum levy on petrol and Rs 5 each on high-speed diesel (HSD), kerosene and light diesel oil (LDO).

published on : 1st July 2022

Housing Sales dip 15 per cent in April-June 2022 as lending rates, prices go up

Following two repo rate hikes by the RBI, commercial banks wasted no time in passing this to end consumers by increasing interest in housing loans.

published on : 1st July 2022

10% toll hike in Navalur from Friday

The lone toll gate at Navalur now collects 18-20% of the total toll fee collected by five toll gates before the pandemic.

published on : 1st July 2022

'Commoners unable to afford single domestic LPG cylinder refill': Congress slams Modi government

With the launch of Ujjwala 2.0 on August 10 last year, several crore rupees were again spent on advertisements from the taxpayers' money, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi said.

published on : 30th June 2022

Construction cost goes through roof

It goes without saying that the increase in prices of different raw materials increases the overall cost of the construction and builders will not bear the additional financial burden.

published on : 27th June 2022

'How much for my kidney?' Inflation sparks distress, global wave of protests for higher pay, aid

As prices rise, inflation threatens to exacerbate inequalities and widen the gap between billions of people struggling to cover their costs and those who are able to keep spending.

published on : 25th June 2022

Construction cost goes through the roof

An abnormal increase in the prices of building and construction materials in the last three years has put builders and contractors in a fix.  

published on : 25th June 2022

Pakistan's weekly inflation goes by 3.38 per cent after fuel price hike

The data was released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. The increase in the weekly inflation is the highest since the change of the base year for measuring the Sensitive Price Index.

published on : 19th June 2022

No decision on price hike, cheap booze in short supply

Last year, Bevco had stopped advance payment of excise duty for liquor purchased from companies. 

published on : 11th June 2022

Focus of FMCG firms shifts to smaller packs as demand rise

The focus of FMCG firms has now shifted to smaller packs, as demand for these packs are rising across categories, including biscuits, snacks and bakery products.

published on : 10th June 2022
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