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US disappointed over India's stand on TFA

Jul 26, 2014

US disappointed over India's stand on TFA

India is asking for a change in base year (1986) for calculating food subsidies. The US gives about $120 billion as farm subsidy compared to India's $12 billion. #India #US #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Food security #Trade Facilitation Agreement #Michael Punke
WTO EU, Aus-led group unite against India over Trade Facilitation Agreement

Jul 26, 2014

WTO EU, Aus-led group unite against India over Trade Facilitation Agreement

Unconvinced by India's line that it will not sign the TFA at WTO, a large block of global powers have joined hands against New Delhi. #India #Australia #NewsTracker #European Union #World Trade Organisation #Food security #EU #WTO #Trade Facilitation Agreement #TFA
Hoarding, not shortage, of goods cause for food price rise: Paswan

Jul 02, 2014

Hoarding, not shortage, of goods cause for food price rise: Paswan

Blaming hoarders for soaring food prices, Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said that the Centre will not tolerate such practices. #Inflation #Economy #India #Sugar #TheySaidIt #onions #Ram Vilas Paswan #Food Security Act #SHortage #hoarding #food price rise #Food and Consumer Affairs minister
Mamata slams Centre for failing to implement food scheme in West Bengal

Jun 30, 2014

Mamata slams Centre for failing to implement food scheme in West Bengal

Blaming the Centre for the non-implementation of the Food Security Act in West Bengal so far, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said the union government has failed to put in place a proper law and decide on the funding for the scheme. #Politics #India #Mamata Banerjee #NewsTracker #PDS #Ram Vilas Paswan #Food security scheme

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Rupee at 68: Why RBI should reverse its illogical measures

Aug 28, 2013

Rupee at 68: Why RBI should reverse its illogical measures

The RBI has no reason to continue with its tight liquidity policy that it introduced on the 15 July when the rupee was trading at levels of around 60. #BSE Sensex #InMyOpinion #PolicyWatch #Food Security Bill #Bond market #Indian rupee #Syrian crisis #RBI policies
Intellectual gluttony: Why is it ok to subsidise gold and not food?

Jul 23, 2013

Intellectual gluttony: Why is it ok to subsidise gold and not food?

Why do we balk at food subsidy for the poor when we accept every other form of subsidy for the rich - from diesel to power to education? #Economy #India #Amartya Sen #Food security #Subsidy #Gold Duties

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Intellectual gluttony: Why is it ok to subsidise gold and not food?

Jul 03, 2014

Security Fee May Send Airfares Higher

A security fee may send airfare prices soaring, and a Consumer Reports survey takes a bite out of fast-food chains. On the last trading day of the week, Wall Street is focused on jobs. The non-farm payroll report for June was released a day earlier b... #Taco Bell #Consumer Reports #Wall Street #Yum! Brands #NYSE #Transportation Security Administration
Intellectual gluttony: Why is it ok to subsidise gold and not food?

Jul 25, 2014

Researchers tackle link between climate change and public health

Australian Academy of Science brings experts together to map out effects global warming on extreme weather events, infectious disease and food security Continue reading..... #Taco Bell #Consumer Reports #Wall Street #Yum! Brands #NYSE #Transportation Security Administration
Intellectual gluttony: Why is it ok to subsidise gold and not food?

Jul 21, 2014

GM scaremongering in Africa is disarming the fight against poverty

Biotechnology offers an opportunity to boost the security of staple crops in sub-Saharan Africa. We ignore this at our peril Transforming agriculture is central to sub-Saharan Africa's development prospects. Three-quarters of people in extreme povert... #Taco Bell #Consumer Reports #Wall Street #Yum! Brands #NYSE #Transportation Security Administration
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