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Consumer affairs ministry may frame norms for online shopping

Jul 25, 2014

Consumer affairs ministry may frame norms for online shopping

The Department of Consumer Affairs has been receiving a large number of complaints from consumers making online purchases, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha. #Lok Sabha #Nirmala Sitharaman #PolicyWatch #Department of Consumer Affairs #Online shopping
Centre launches scheme to ensure holistic development of tribals

Jul 25, 2014

Centre launches scheme to ensure holistic development of tribals

As per census 2011, 94.4 percent of the total population in Mizoram comprises Scheduled Tribes while in Meghalaya and Nagaland, 86.1 percent and 86.5 percent of the total population respectively are STs. #PolicyWatch #Van Bandhu Kalyan Yojna #Mansukhbhai Dhanjibhai Vasava #Ministry of Tribal Affairs #Tribal Research Institutes
Oil ministry to move CCPA on raising LPG, kerosene prices

Jul 04, 2014

Oil ministry to move CCPA on raising LPG, kerosene prices

The sources said the ministry is also taking to the CCPA the expert panel's recommendation of continuation of existing pricing principles for controlled petroleum products despite the finance ministry's objections. #Economy #LPG #PolicyWatch #Kerosene #CCPA #Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs
RBI eases overseas investment norms for Indian corporates

Jul 03, 2014

RBI eases overseas investment norms for Indian corporates

The financial commitment should be limited within 400 percent compared to earlier level of 100 percent of the net worth as per the last audited balance sheet of the company, it said. #Business #Investing #RBI #PolicyWatch #ONGC Videsh #Oil India #Overseas investment
Centre may allow private charters operate as scheduled airlines

Jun 30, 2014

Centre may allow private charters operate as scheduled airlines

A major relief being considered is that the NSOPs, which are granted scheduled operators' permit, would not attract customs duty for importing aircraft. #Agra #PolicyWatch #Varanasi #Meerut #Gorakhpur #Civil aviation #Allahabad #Moradabad #Kushinagar #Non-scheduled air operators

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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

Jul 25, 2014

Letters: Israeli-Palestinian bloodshed in focus

For those who question Israel's morality in killing civilians, let us make one thing clear -- as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu put it so succinctly, "We use rockets to protect our children while Hamas uses civilians to protect their rockets" ["Hi... #Israel #Hamas #Benjamin Netanyahu #Gaza Strip
Raghuram Rajan as RBI chief may have some surprises up his sleeve

Jul 25, 2014

Ed Miliband is challenging voters to choose between image and substance

The Labour leader may have a serious image problem, but he also has brains, ideas and strong policies It was high-risk, but Ed Miliband had no choice. Lagging miles behind in the polls as best leader, he knows that from now on things will get brutall... #Ed Miliband #UK Conservative Party #David Cameron
Raghuram Rajan as RBI chief may have some surprises up his sleeve

Jul 24, 2014

How to watch TV like a world leader

Does the Queen watch Game of Thrones? No. But Cameron bases policy on crime dramas and Biden likes Honey Boo Boo All hail the golden age of television, in which complex series like The Sopranos and The Wire have been crowned (by some ) as the new nov... #Barack Obama #Boardwalk Empire #Joe Biden #Downton Abbey
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