India to tackle rising food prices
Soaring food prices in India have pushed its wholesale inflation rate up to 6.46% - above the central bank's target of 5%. The increased cost of food is particularly troubling for the country's poor.
Much of the responsibility for bringing the inflation rate down lies on the shoulders of one man - the new head of its central bank.
It will be on the agenda when the bank discuses interest rates on Tuesday.
But why are food prices rising so fast - and what can he do to stop them?
Sameer Hashmi has been to the farmers' fields to find out.
28 Oct 2013
- From the section Business