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India’s retail inflation declines to 5.3% in August

India’s retail inflation declined marginally to 5.30 per cent in August compared to 5.59 per cent in July, the National Statistical Office (NSO) under the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation said Monday.  While the rural inflation was 5.28 per cent in August, the urban inflation was 5.32 per cent. Notably, inflation has declined significantly...

Pegasus Scandal: Centre refuses to file detailed affidavit before SC

The Union government has refused to file a detailed affidavit in the Supreme Court in the Pegasus spyware scandal citing national security, but has asserted that it has nothing to hide. The government’s stand was in response to multiple pleas seeking a formal probe in the Pegasus row. The Supreme Court has now reserved its...