Wholesale Price Index or WPI inflation numbers will be out today. Last month, WPI inflation rose 0.58%, from 0.16% in October, mainly due to onion prices. In November, the food inflation touched 71-month high and onion saw an inflation rate of 172.3 per cent, from 119.84 per cent in October.
Yesterday, CPI inflation numbers were released which touched a 5-year high of 7.35% in December.
2. Raisina Dialogue to begin today, PM Modi to attend inaugural session
India’s flagship global conference on geopolitics and geo-economics Raisina Dialogue will begin today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi attending the inaugural session at which seven former heads of state or government will share their views on important challenges facing the world. Read more
3. Iranian FM Javad Zarif to arrive in India today on 3-day visit
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif will arrive in Delhi today on a three-day visit to India amid spiralling tension between the Middle East country and the United States.
The nomination process for the upcoming Delhi Assembly election will start from today in office of returning officers of 70 Assembly constituencies. The timing shall be from 11 am till 3 pm.
5. SAT to hear NSE’s co-location matter on Tuesday
The Securities and Appellate Tribunal (SAT) today will hear the NSE’s co-location case, wherein brokers are alleged to have received preferential access to the trading systems of the bourse.
6. Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Court likely to pronounce judgment today
A Delhi court is likely to pronounce today its judgment in the case of alleged sexual and physical assault of several girls at a shelter home in Muzaffarpur, which was run by former Bihar People’s Party (BPP) MLA Brajesh Thakur.