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Govt postpones decision on revision of natural gas prices

Sep 24, 2014

Govt postpones decision on revision of natural gas prices

The formula was to be implemented from 1 April 2014 but before a rate could be notified, general elections were announced and Election Commission asked the then government to defer it till completion of polls. #Economy #Narendra Modi #Oil Ministry #Arun Jaitley #Ravi Shankar Prasad #Natural gas #PolicyWatch #Dharmendra Pradhan #Rangarajan formula
VIPs must submit foreign travel plan to police MHA

Sep 23, 2014

VIPs must submit foreign travel plan to police MHA

The first order in this regard was sent last year after the conviction of three Sikh extremists, including a woman, in the United Kingdom for carrying out an attack on Lt Gen (retd) Kuldip Singh Brar on 30 September 2012, a home ministry official said. #Delhi Police #Home Ministry #PolicyWatch #HD Deve Gowda #Chinamma Deve Gowda #Foreign travel plan
Panel submits report on new gas pricing formula

Sep 17, 2014

Panel submits report on new gas pricing formula

The increase in gas price would bring windfall for the government -- about $2.08 billion (Rs 12,900 crore) from additional profit petroleum, royalty and taxes accruing from doubling of gas rates, according to oil ministry estimates. #Economy #Reliance Industries #UPA #Election Commission #KG-D6 #PolicyWatch #Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs #Dharmendra Pradhan #Rangarajan formula #gas pricing mechanism
Centre to unveil policy on building low-cost airports soon

Sep 05, 2014

Centre to unveil policy on building low-cost airports soon

The civil aviation ministry would soon finalise names of the first five of these 50 no-frill airports to be taken up first, official sources said in New Delhi today. #Manmohan Singh #BJP #Civil Aviation Ministry #PolicyWatch #UPA-II #Private-public partnership #Low-cost airports
Recommend names in order of merit Govt to selection panels

Sep 05, 2014

Recommend names in order of merit Govt to selection panels

ACC, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approves senior appointments at the level of joint secretary and above and board-level appointments in public sector undertakings, among others. #Narendra Modi #PolicyWatch #Public Sector Undertakings #Appointments Committee of Cabinet

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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