New Delhi: Inflation rose to 3.75% for the week ended 1 December, against 3.01% the previous week, due to rise in prices of fruits and vegetables and some manufactured items.
The wholesale price index based inflation stood at 5.36% in the corresponding week a year ago.
During the week prices of fruits and vegetables, condiments and spices went up, while fish-marine got cheaper.
Among the manufactured food items, groundnut oil and coconut oil went up, while khandsari and maida declined.
In fuel category, prices of aviation turbine fuel shot up 16%, naphtha by 9 % and bitumen by 6%.