Cost Of Living

  • Comment: On May Day, trade unions at crossroads May 1, 2012

    Even as trade unions the world over are celebrating May Day with rallies, holidays and discussions, questions are being asked about the role of labour outfits in the changed liberal and globalised scenario. "Trade unions everywhere are losing their revolutionary character and are seen degenerating into litigation committees, striking deals...
  • May Day: A celebration of global labour movements May 1, 2012

    New Delhi: International Labour Day (also known as May Day or International Workers' Day) celebrates the various labour and leftwing movements across the world. It is mostly observed by holding street marches and demonstrations by working class people and their labour unions. May 1 is a national holiday in more...
  • Mumbai world's 2nd cheapest city, Delhi 4th February 16, 2012

    New Delhi: A high rate of inflation may be pinching hard on daytoday life of people in the country, but a global survey has named two Indian cities the financial hub Mumbai and the national capital New Delhi among the four least expensive places across the world. As per...
  • India's inflation rate falls further to 3.36 pc February 26, 2009

    New Delhi: India's annual rate of inflation fell further in the week ended February 14 to 3.36 per cent from 3.92 per cent the week before, official data showed Thursday. The inflation rate, based on the official wholesale price index (WPI), stood at 5.66 per cent in the corresponding week of...
  • Mumbai most expensive in India, 48th in the world July 25, 2008

    Mumbai: Mumbai is the most expensive city in India and it is among the top 50 in the world. A global survey shows Indian cities are shooting up in their cost of living index. According to a Mercer survey, Mumbai has moved up four places to become the 48th most expensive city...