India’s inflation

NEW DELHI: Higher prices of tea, fruits, vegetables and spices pushed up India’s annual rate of inflation to 0.61 per cent for the week that ended on May 9 from 0.48 per cent the week before, official data on wholesale prices showed. The annual rate of inflation had been rising for four consecutive reporting dates since the week ended on April 4 when it was at 0.18 per cent and touched 0.7 per cent ending April 26.