Thursday, December 18, 2014 | Latest E-book
You are here:
PolicyWatch
#

PolicyWatch

Get Alerts

Articles

Assam looks to tighten law against ponzi scheme

Dec 15, 2014

Assam looks to tighten law against ponzi scheme

The bill, which was introduced by the Parliamentary Affairs Minister Nilamani Sen Deka in the Assembly today, proposed that no court shall grant anticipatory bail to anyone committing an offence under this Act. #Assam #Ponzi scheme #PolicyWatch #States #Nilamani Sen Deka
Centre counters opposition, says no increase in prices of essential medicines

Nov 28, 2014

Centre counters opposition, says no increase in prices of essential medicines

Prices of 44 drugs and 108 formulations have actually come down during the period, Chemicals and Fertiliser Minister Ananth Kumar said in Rajya Sabha. #Rajya Sabha #Health #Ananth Kumar #AIDS #PolicyWatch #Diabetes #Tuberculosis #National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority #Gilvec
Transparency guidelines binding: EC tells political parties

Nov 19, 2014

Transparency guidelines binding: EC tells political parties

In a strongly-worded two-page letter to all the political parties, the Commission said the guidelines were necessary as "of late, the increasing use of black money in election campaigns has been noticed and is causing serious concern all around". #Election Commission #PolicyWatch #CPM #Janata Dal United #Transparency guidelines
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
No final decision on gas prices yet Jaitley

Aug 01, 2014

No final decision on gas prices yet Jaitley

The Rangarajan formula would lead to doubling of natural gas prices to $8.4 per million British thermal unit, an increase that would jack up urea production cost, electricity tariff and CNG rates. #Economy #UPA #Arun Jaitley #Natural gas #PolicyWatch #Rangarajan Committee
PM's push for self-certification of documents

Aug 01, 2014

PM's push for self-certification of documents

The Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances has called for a review of the existing requirement of affidavits and attestation by gazetted officers, and replacement by self-certification. #Narendra Modi #PolicyWatch #Attestation #Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances