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Aug 05, 2018
Pranab Mukherjee lauds Manmohan Singh's leadership in ushering economic growth, political stability during 'turbulent times'Former president Pranab Mukherjee who had served in the Manmohan Singh government in various capacities, on Saturday lauded the former prime minister for ushering in political stability in the country and successfully presiding over the country's finances during "turbulent time".
Jun 11, 2018
P Chidambaram blames BJP's 'administrative incompetence' and 'policy blunders' for failure of economy and farm distressFormer finance minister P Chidambaram on Monday said the BJP government's "administrative incompetence" and "policy blunders" were responsible for the rising farm distress, unemployment and failure of economy.
Dec 03, 2017
Narendra Modi's Gujarat model supports crony capitalism, says Maharashtra leader Prithviraj ChavanFormer Union minister and senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan on Sunday termed the Gujarat model as "Modi model", which he said supports "crony capitalism".
Nov 28, 2017
India unlikely to insist on food security clause at WTO: Move represents major climbdown from earlier positionAt the upcoming World Trade Organisation's (WTO) ministerial conference at Buenos Aires next month, India is unlikely to insist on the food security clause, a major climbdown from its earlier stated position
Jan 03, 2017
Why Modi’s claim of new maternity benefit scheme is old wine in new bottleThe All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam government in Tamil Nadu, in 1987, under former chief minister MG Ramachandran, launched the state’s flagship programme for pregnant women.
Mar 11, 2016
Government aims to computerise the PDS sector by March 2017, says Ram Vilas PaswanGovernment aims to computerise the PDS sector to help check pilferages and plug leakages by installing electronic Point of Sale (ePoS) devices at all fair price shops across the country by March 2017.
Feb 01, 2016
SC raps states including Gujarat for not implementing Food ActThe PIL alleged that parts of states like Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Haryana and Chattisgarh had been hit by drought and the authorities were not providing adequate relief.
Jul 04, 2015
Socio-economic survey data show UPA's food and land bills were misdirectedThe number of households considered deprived in the Socio-Economic Census of 2011 suggests that the food security law is hopelessly misdirected at a lot of ineligible non-poor.
Feb 28, 2015
Tax math, disinvestments will make or break Arun Jaitley's Budget 2015Evaluating the budget is always a tricky job and ideally one should score the earlier budget based on realization versus budgeted numbers.
Jan 24, 2015
Corruption in FCI is frightening; revamp report addresses root causes: Shanta KumarProblems will be there, but someone will have to start from somewhere, says Kumar who headed the panel on restructuring Food Corporation of India