Repeal of agricultural laws is victory of people’s struggle, PM should apologize, say Left parties

Left parties on Friday termed the Centre’s decision to repeal three controversial agricultural laws as a “victory for the people’s struggle” and indicated that it was the beginning of a protest against the “anti-people policies” of this government. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday morning announced that the government will repeal three agriculture laws and … Read more

September factory output slowed to 3.1%; October CPI rises to 4.48%

India’s retail inflation rose to 4.48 per cent in October, data from the National Statistics Office showed, a marginal increase from 4.35 per cent seen in September and 7.61 per cent in the same month a year ago. Amid global inflation concerns, the CPI in India has remained largely in line with analysts’ expectations. Retail … Read more

US consumer prices up 6.2 per cent in October, highest in 30 years: Government

US consumer prices rose again in October, up 6.2 percent from the same month last year, the government said on Wednesday. This was the biggest annual jump in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) since November 1990 and was driven by increases in gasoline, automobile and food prices, according to Labor Department data. The CPI rose … Read more