hike in prices

See: inflation
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Caretaker government should not follow in the footsteps of the former government and immediately withdraw the hike in prices, Khursheed Shah said.
Moreover, this is the second hike in prices this year.
Come September, a wide range of products in India is likely to see a hike in prices. The products ranging from daily used items to imported mobiles and electronic items will turn costlier in the next few days.
The hike in prices means that the price of petrol in Delhi will go up from Rs.65.64 per litre to Rs.73.14 per litre.
18 -- All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) General Secretary J Jayalalithaa has urged the Centre to rollback the hike in prices of petrol, considering the interest of the poor and middle-class people in the country.
The sources also told that there is possibility that during the meeting, prime minister will completely withdraw or announce 50% reduction the hike in prices of the POL.
By Ali Al Khalil In the first week of the New Year, only old issues dominated Jordanian weekly newspapers, who are still engaged in: Anticipating a hike in prices; taking swipes at the previous government, scrutinizing the current one; lamenting the state of the Arab world on regional issues and quoting Saddam Hussein week-after-week--although he is in US custody and out of reach for journalists!
"The hike in prices of fuel and cooking gas is unjustified.
"Common man is much tensed and there are talks that there might be a hike in price of diesel as well, so the tension is increasing.