Big jolt to common people as pulses inflation soars sky high

Inflation measured by the wholesale price index moderated in April but food inflation soared to a 33-month high of 7.4% led by a surge in prices of vegetables, cereals, wheat and pulses. Data released by the commerce and industry ministry on Monday showed the annual rate of inflation, based on the monthly WPI, was 3.1% in April compared with 3.2% for the previou more