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No final decision on gas prices yet Jaitley

Aug 01, 2014

No final decision on gas prices yet Jaitley

The Rangarajan formula would lead to doubling of natural gas prices to $8.4 per million British thermal unit, an increase that would jack up urea production cost, electricity tariff and CNG rates. #Economy #UPA #Arun Jaitley #Natural gas #PolicyWatch #Rangarajan Committee
PM's push for self-certification of documents

Aug 01, 2014

PM's push for self-certification of documents

The Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances has called for a review of the existing requirement of affidavits and attestation by gazetted officers, and replacement by self-certification. #Narendra Modi #PolicyWatch #Attestation #Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances
Cabinet approves proposal to amend labour laws minister

Jul 31, 2014

Cabinet approves proposal to amend labour laws minister

On Wednesday, the cabinet cleared amendment of the Apprentices Act, 1961 and the Labour Laws (exemption from furnishing returns and maintaining registers by certain establishments) Act, 1988. #PolicyWatch #Labour laws #Narendra Singh Tomar #Factories Act #Apprentices Act #Vishnu Deo Sai
Govt preparing draft policy on underground coal gasification

Jul 31, 2014

Govt preparing draft policy on underground coal gasification

Underground coal gasification is a method of converting coal still in the ground to a combustible gas that can be used for various uses, including power generation. #India #coal india #Lok Sabha #PolicyWatch #Underground coal gasification #Piyush Goyal
Centre clears 153 flood control proposals

Jul 31, 2014

Centre clears 153 flood control proposals

Bharati said 412 flood management proposals with an over-all estimated cost of Rs 42,032 crore were received from the states and Union Territories by appraisal agencies under the water resources ministry from 2011-12 till date. #PolicyWatch #Uma Bharati #flood control #Water Resources Ministry #Ghatal Master Plan #Flood management programme #Ganga Flood Control Commission

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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
Raghuram Rajan as RBI chief may have some surprises up his sleeve

Aug 07, 2013

Raghuram Rajan as RBI chief may have some surprises up his sleeve

He takes over the reins of the central bank at a time when the economy is going downhill, the Indian Rupee (INR) is on a free fall, equity and bond markets are nervous and the government at the centre wants quick fixes before the 2014 general elections. #RBI #D. Subbarao #Rupee #WhatNext #Raghuram Rajan #PolicyWatch #RBI Governor

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Raghuram Rajan as RBI chief may have some surprises up his sleeve

Aug 31, 2014

Here's What Else You Could Buy For The Price Of An Apple iWatch

Apple employees operate under a policy of secrecy so severe it makes even the most furtive of NSA agents seem like loose-lipped blabbermouths.  So although everyone with even the vaguest interest in tech is talking about the semi-mythical iWatch just...
Raghuram Rajan as RBI chief may have some surprises up his sleeve

Aug 22, 2014

MLB On The Cusp To Relaxing Blackouts For Streaming Baseball Games Online Or Mobile Devices

Fans looking to watch baseball games online or via mobile device should soon get some relief from MLB's blackout policy...
Raghuram Rajan as RBI chief may have some surprises up his sleeve

Aug 30, 2014

China struggles with mental health problems of 'left-behind' children

Youngsters have been isolated by government one-child policy and parents moving to find work Yes, it is just a simple stuffed toy. But put it into a child's arms and watch as he pretends to feed it, talks to it, even crowns it as a monarch. First, it...