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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
Centre mulls raising tax exemption bar to Rs 2 lakh, boost savings

Jun 30, 2014

Centre mulls raising tax exemption bar to Rs 2 lakh, boost savings

Presently the investments and expenditures up to a combined limit of Rs 1 lakh get exemptions under Sections 80C, 80CC and 80 CCC of the Income-Tax Act. #Economy #Mutual fund #Arun Jaitley #PolicyWatch #Tax exemption #Ministry of Finance #ELSS #Household Savings
Maharashtra announces 16% quota for Marathas, 5% for Muslims

Jun 25, 2014

Maharashtra announces 16% quota for Marathas, 5% for Muslims

While the Rane committee had proposed a 20 percent quota for Marathas, the Mahmood ur-Rehman committee proposed 8 percent reservation for Muslims. #Education #jobs #Prithviraj Chavan #Reservation #PolicyWatch #States #Muslims #Mahmood ur Rehman committee #Maratha community #Rane community

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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