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Jan 16, 2018
Budget 2018: Food subsidy bill may swell by 10% to around Rs 1.60 lakh cr in fiscal 2019The focus of the food ministry in the next fiscal would be on making ration shops portable within a district initially and later within a state.
Nov 15, 2017
GST at 5% for restaurants: Eating out will become cheaper for now, but expect eateries to hike prices in futureRestaurant business was impacted by demonetisation and GST, resulted in a decline in footfalls of around 25-30 percent, said industry expert
Oct 15, 2017
Premier League: Wayne Rooney saves Everton with last gasp penalty against Brighton and Hove AlbionWayne Rooney came to Ronald Koeman's rescue as the Everton striker's last-gasp penalty salvaged a 1-1 draw at Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday.
Jan 03, 2017
Govt directive on service charge will lead to confusion, says industry bodyService charge is an above board practice and there are even judicial pronouncements to support that 'service charge' can be charged by hotels and restaurants.
Mar 13, 2015
Cong asks Maharashtra govt to provide food subsidies to APL card holdersA delegation of Congress leaders led by Sanjay Nirupam today met Maharashtra Minister for food and civil supplies, Girish Bapat, and demanded that the government should give food subsidy to APL card holders
May 07, 2014
Exclusive: Chidu's fiscal roadmap may be junked. 'Mask will be lifted,' says Arun JaitleyArun Jaitley, who some think could be the next finance minister, answers questions on what the NDA may do, if voted to power, to reverse the economic slide under UPA-2.
Jan 21, 2014
Cong's ambitious food law rolled out in 7 states including DelhiPassed by Parliament in September, the landmark law seeks to provide highly subsidised foodgrains to the country's two-thirds of the population as a right.
Nov 25, 2013
What govt is not saying: Real threat to food bill is US, not BJPThe double-standards of these rich countries are not surprising because they have to protect their trade interests. But India's lack of transparency on the issue before its public as well as its lack of resolve to fight the US and EU are indeed surprising
Nov 22, 2013
Congress believes in delivering on its promises, says RahulAs campaigning for the 25 November Assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh reached its crescendo, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said his party believes in delivering on promises it makes and cited two landmark legislations to back his claim.
Oct 25, 2013
India could rollover $15 bn of subsidy costs to next budgetNEW DELHI (Reuters) - Finance Minister P. Chidambaram is finding it harder and harder to meet the government's budget promises and may sweep as much as $15 billion in subsidy costs into next year's accounts to ensure he hits fiscal targets ahead of national elections, ministry officials say