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India consumer prices rise as fuel and power costs jump

Consumer prices in India rose more than expected in February, driven by a jump in fuel and power costs.

The wholesale price index, a key measure of consumer price inflation in the country, rose by 6.95 percent from a year earlier.

Fuel prices have been rising globally amid fears over supply disruptions due to tensions in the Middle East.

(Source: BBC News )