Traders say prices will stay high till November as availability is low because farmers in Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat missed the crop cycle due to heavy rains and delayed sowing.
Multiple factors are at play in pushing inflationary trends that are in turn causing prices of commonly consumed tur and urad dal to rise upwards, much to the misery of the common man.
Prices of rice and pulses have gone up by 25% and edible oil by 130%.
State NCP president Jayant Patil said Shinde and Fadnavis, despite making multiple trips to New Delhi after taking oath on June 30, have failed to get any central assistance for the state.
Teachers’ assns demand hike in project allowance as several schools are in financial trouble
Maharashtra Congress leaders detained before protest; 'thousands' of party workers taken into custody
A heavy deployment of police was put in place outside the Vidhan Bhavan, where the Congress leaders held a meeting.
During the price rise debate in Parliament, BJP members said they can't see inflation, so, today by wearing black we expressing that the government must open their eyes to the reality, a leader said.
Piped cooking gas in Delhi will now cost Rs 50.59 per standard cubic meter, as against Rs 47.96 previously, according to Indraprastha Gas Ltd.
Union Minister for Home Affairs and Cooperation Amit Shah on Thursday said inflation in the country was due to global situation.
With the current situation of hike in the cost of living and overhead expenditures for running shops, a raise of mere 20 paise per kg in our margin is a cruel joke, Prahlad Modi said.
TRS Lok Sabha Floor leader Nama Nageswara Rao on Monday said that the poor were becoming the poorest due to the price rise.
The Finance Minister emphasized that due to the measures taken by the government, India is in a much better position than most countries.
The six-year-old girl got annoyed recently when her mother scolded her when she lost her pencil in school, said her father.
Proceedings during the monsoon session of the Parliament were adjourned on many occasions amid ruckus by Opposition members over inflation, price rise, and GST hike on daily essentials.
Amid Opposition hue and cry over 'poor treatment' to suspended MPs, Modi government gears up for price rice debate in Parliament
The Lok Sabha is expected to take up the discussion on Monday while Rajya Sabha may take it up on Tuesday. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will reply to the discussion in both Houses.
Since the beginning of the session on July 18, the Opposition in both the House had been raising the issue of rising prices and GST, leading to near washout of proceedings.
Ever since the monsoon session began, the Opposition has been on its feet demanding discussions on price rise and levy of GST on essential items.
The Left front in the state has decided to celebrate the Independence Day in an elaborate manner.
The fact that Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had to step in with a series of 14 tweets to clear the picture illustrates the state of drafting and explanatory communication.
The TRS MPs raised slogans and protested near the podium in the Lok Sabha demanding that the Centre exempt household commodities from the purview of GST.