India raises interest rates to curb inflation

Central bank aims to counter price rise as food costs, which doubled in past year, force many more to rely on aid.

    India's central bank has raised interest rates to ward off inflation and control rising prices.

    The cost of some staple food-stuff has doubled in the past year and now more people are relying on charity to survive.

    Al Jazeera's Karishma Vyas reports from New Delhi.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Meet the deported nurse aiding asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

    Meet the deported nurse helping refugees at the border

    Francisco 'Panchito' Olachea drives a beat-up ambulance around Nogales, taking care of those trying to get to the US.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.