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Modi is ending UPA's oil mess, but cannot remain a fair weather deregulator

Apr 22, 2015

Modi is ending UPA's oil mess, but cannot remain a fair weather deregulator

The government's decision to free ONGC from having to subsidise LPG this year is good, but this decision cannot depend on the vagaries of global oil prices. Deregulation cannot be brought in or abandoned based on convenience #ONGC #LPG Subsidies #Dharmendra Pradhan #Oil Price Deregulation #Windfall Profits Tax
Dear PM Narendra Modi, here's why I will not be giving up my LPG subsidy

Apr 10, 2015

Dear PM Narendra Modi, here's why I will not be giving up my LPG subsidy

A political party and its followers who threw a fit when the UPA government decreased the number of subsidized LPG cylinders now want everybody to renounce subsidy. #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #LPG #LPG cylinders #NDA Government #LPG subsidy
PM asks better-offs to forgo LPG subsidy, help the poor get gas connections

Apr 03, 2015

PM asks better-offs to forgo LPG subsidy, help the poor get gas connections

"Give it up" campaign should be taken up on the lines of "Swacch Bharat" and "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao initiatives, Modi said. #Economy #UPA #BJP #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #LPG subsidy
Jan Dhan: Drop in zero-balance accounts as LPG cash subsidies flow in

Feb 05, 2015

Jan Dhan: Drop in zero-balance accounts as LPG cash subsidies flow in

The Jan Dhan Yojana scheme's success depends on how active these accounts become. One sign: the number of zero-balance accounts is falling. The LPG cash transfers may be helping #Narendra Modi #LPG Subsidies #Direct Benefits Transfer #Jan Dhan Yojana
After diesel, Modi govt wants to decontrol urea, but it won't work if done in small doses

Jan 20, 2015

After diesel, Modi govt wants to decontrol urea, but it won't work if done in small doses

The NDA government is working on a plan for the gradual phaseout of urea price controls. But an extended phaseout will be politically tougher than a quick one-shot affair. The government should do it quickly. #Subsidies #LPG Subsidies #Direct cash transfers #Union Budget 2015 #Urea Deregulation
Rajan slams US Fed, UPA policies; but it's time to get real

Jan 31, 2014

Rajan slams US Fed, UPA policies; but it's time to get real

Raghuram Rajan is slowly, but surely, discovering the real world. Its a world apart from the ivory tower almost nothing ever happens according to the textbook. He has to learn to make the best of a bad, worsening, situation. #Inflation #RBI #Federal Reserve #Raghuram Rajan #Growth #LPG subsidy
Aadhar not mandatory for availing subsidies: Centre

Aug 23, 2013

Aadhar not mandatory for availing subsidies: Centre

Raising the issue during Zero Hour, MP Achuthan (CPM) said that in Kerala public sector oil companies had made it mandatory for people to get Aadhaar-linked bank accounts for getting subsidy on LPG. #Economy #PolicyWatch #Rajeev Shukla #LPG subsidy #Achuthan #Aadhaar Card
UPA's clever move? Next LPG subsidy rollout in Modi's hometown

Jul 17, 2013

UPA's clever move? Next LPG subsidy rollout in Modi's hometown

The UPA government has now chosen Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's home district for the next phase of the scheme. #WhyNow #Gujarat #UPA #Congress #Narendra Modi #LPG #LPG subsidy #LPG cash subsidy #Piped gas
18 districts to get LPG subsidy directly in bank accounts from 1 June

May 29, 2013

18 districts to get LPG subsidy directly in bank accounts from 1 June

Starting 1 June, cooking gas (LPG) consumers in 18 districts will get Rs 435 in their bank accounts when they book an LPG cylinder as the government rolls out its ambitious direct benefit transfer programme to cut its fuel subsidy. #India #UPA #Congress #NewsTracker #Aadhaar #LPG #LPG subsidy