Most estimates place India's GDP growth in 2020-21 at below 2 per cent. Even that will be hard to achieve unless there is a quick rebound in economic activities.
Even if one were to assume vegetable prices would self-adjust, owing to 'seasonal' factors, one still needs to pay careful attention to other commodities like cereals and milk.
Over the last quarter, onion prices soured from around Rs 25-30 per kg to around Rs 120 per kg across major cities and semi-urban parts.
The central bank's move will help curb rising inflation.
The high fuel cost is posing a threat to the poor and farmers in the country.
Inflation can pinch consumers badly, and that will be the last thing the government would want as it faces the electorate next year.
T20Is especially grab the eyeballs because we have fielded a large battalion at the 'war front' than other formats.
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Tomato prices have gone as high as Rs 120 per kg.