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Sugar import duty raised to 25 percent to protect mills

Aug 22, 2014

Sugar import duty raised to 25 percent to protect mills

In a relief to millers beleaguered by higher cane prices and surplus stocks, the government raised the import duty on sugar. #Ram Vilas Paswan #Central Board of Excise and Customs #Consumer Affairs Ministry #Sugar mills #Sugar Import #Uttar Pradesh farmers #sugar canes #White Sugar #refined sugar
WTO row India won't compromise on interest of farmers, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Aug 05, 2014

WTO row India won't compromise on interest of farmers, says Nirmala Sitharaman

India today said it will not compromise the interest of poor farmers and consumers at the WTO and sought complete resolution of the foodgrain stockpile issue, which is essential for unhindered implementation of the country's food security programme. #India #NewsTracker #Food security #Nirmala Sitharaman #parliament #farmers #WTO #poor #consumers #stockpile
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
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

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Hoarding, not shortage, of goods cause for food price rise: Paswan

Aug 22, 2014

People use apps more than web browsers: study

Consumers now spend more time consuming digital content via smartphone and tablet apps than they do via surfing the web — either on a smartphone or on the desktop...
Hoarding, not shortage, of goods cause for food price rise: Paswan

Aug 23, 2014

More than 1,000 businesses affected by same malware as Target

The Secret Service estimates more than 1,000 businesses have been affected by the same kind of cyberattack that scraped Target's cash register system for consumer credit card information, the Department of Homeland Security said in an advisory Friday... #U.S. Department of Homeland Security #Secret Service
Hoarding, not shortage, of goods cause for food price rise: Paswan

Aug 21, 2014

Bank Of America Settles With Uncle Sam Over Mortgages For Nearly $17B

Bank of America settles mortgage claims with Uncle Sam for $9.7B in cash, $7B in consumer relief... #U.S. Department of Homeland Security #Secret Service