All stories by Rajendra Jadhav
Monsoon rains were 35 per cent above average last week: IMDRediff.com7 Jul 2016
The June-September monsoon has so far delivered 1 per cent higher rainfall than average
High food prices pose challenge to India's inflation targetRediff.com19 May 2016
Prices are likely to rise further as demand grows in coming months due to festivals
Modi's rule to curb unofficial gold trade backfiresRediff.com2 Feb 2016
India made it mandatory for customers to disclose their tax code, or Permanent Account Number (PAN), for purchases above Rs 200,000.
Banks to get commission for unlocking household gold: RBIRediff.com22 Jan 2016
Citizens are encouraged to deposit jewellery, bars or coins with banks so it can be refined to meet fresh demand and cut the need for imports
Mumbai's Siddhivinayak temple to give Modi's gold scheme a boostRediff.com9 Dec 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a scheme to tap a pool of over 20,000 tonnes of gold held by households and temples.
India may get its first gold exchangeRediff.com8 Dec 2015
A dedicated physical gold exchange could lead to standard gold pricing in India.
Gold prices in India back at discount on weak demandRediff.com4 Sep 2015
Two-thirds of gold demand in India comes from rural areas where jewellery is a traditional store of wealth.
For Indians, paper gold can't beat the real thingRediff.com13 Jul 2015
The best way to curb gold demand is by reducing black money in circulation.
Chicken prices surge to record as heat wave kills millions of birdsRediff.com1 Jun 2015
Chiekcn prices set to go up across cities in India.
Bharti Airtel gets credit line of $2.5 bln from Chinese banksRediff.com16 May 2015
Bharti Airtel has received financing commitments of up to $2.5 billion from top Chinese banks.
Farmers trim gold purchases, threatening rebound in global pricesRediff.com9 Apr 2015
A downturn in Indian demand could hit global gold prices.
Rural India slowdown threatens Modi's achche din promiseRediff.com15 Jan 2015
Rural slowdown may delay growth in the economy.
Onion crisis: Shortages after the best-ever harvestRediff.com9 Jul 2014
The country has produced a record harvest, but many farmers in the onion bowl of Maharashtra have lost a large share of their crop damaged in storage, adding to the country's inflation woes.