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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
Food Security Act: Centre has failed to form proper law, says Mamata

Jun 30, 2014

Food Security Act: Centre has failed to form proper law, says Mamata

Blaming the Centre for the non-implementation of the Food Security Act in West Bengal so far, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said the union government has failed to put in place a proper law and decide on the funding for the scheme. #Mamata Banerjee #West Bengal #TheySaidIt #Food Security Act
Land Act, Food Security: Why UPA's best and brightest made bad laws

Jun 28, 2014

Land Act, Food Security: Why UPA's best and brightest made bad laws

The UPA government had some of the best talent and yet it legislated bad laws that need reworking almost at the outset. Why do good people make bad laws, and why does nobody protest even when they know the laws are bad? #Narendra Modi #Rahul Gandhi #Food security #Land acquisition #Reservations for Marathas

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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 11, 2014

Paltry car sales seen as sign of Cuba's priorities

(AP) -- It's not your typical car lot. Just steps from the Florida Straits, dozens of vehicles sit covered in grime and baking in the Caribbean sun. An elderly security guard slumps in a sleepy waiting area, and customers are nowhere to be seen. A pr... #Cuba #Caribbean #Florida #Europe #Virginia #United Kingdom #Havana #Citroen
Intellectual gluttony: Why is it ok to subsidise gold and not food?

Jul 07, 2014

PetSmart considers returning cash to shareholders

PetSmart Inc. said Monday that its board is considering possibly returning more money to its shareholders after an activist hedge fund bought a big stake in the company and urged it to improve its performance. The pet food retailer said in a filing w... #Cuba #Caribbean #Florida #Europe #Virginia #United Kingdom #Havana #Citroen