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Copy of Copy of IMPRI Insights Poster 19

West must stop blaming Russia

T K Arun A certain narrative is building up in the West, in which India is being portrayed as a villain, along with China, in the ongoing war in Ukraine. A recent article in The New York Times read ‘In…

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Rising inflation: Central Banks to be blamed?

TK Arun The pandemic, supply disruptions, the Ukraine war, inflation and monetary tightening are hurting a lot of businesses. One cottage industry that deserves to go under but seems to thrive in these conditions is crafting polished wooden crosses on…

Stagflation

Economy in Stagflation

Arun Kumar THE Government, worried about the inflation rapidly inching up month after month, has finally become proactive. The steps announced are designed to lower the prices of basics like diesel, steel, cement and plastics. Wholesale Price Index (‘WPI’) has risen at more…

Explaining Current Inflation

Arun Kumar WPI rising at 15.08% in April 2022 has set alarm bells ringing in the government. Not only has the WPI been rising at above 10% per annum for over 13 months, it has been rising faster since February…