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New Delhi, December 19, 2011
The Union Cabinet approves the draft of the path-breaking National Food Security Bill which seeks to provide subsidised foodgrains to over half of India's 1.2 billion population.

New Delhi, December 18, 2011
The Cabinet is expected to meet today to approve the Food Security Bill that aims to provide legal entitlement to subsidised foodgrain to 63.5 per cent of the country's population.

New Delhi, September 14, 2011
Food Minister K V Thomas said the government has also sought the views of state governments on the draft Bill, which it plans to introduce in the next Session of Parliament.

Puja Mehra
July 20, 2011
A Bill amending the old landacquisition law is slated for introduction in the forthcoming monsoon sessionof Parliament. BT examines key issues the amended legislation mustaddress.

Sanjiv Shankaran
July 19, 2011
Sushil Modi, Bihar's finance minister, was on Monday chosen to chair the grouping of state finance ministers negotiating indirect tax reforms, raising hopes that the political gridlock stalling progress may have ended.

New Delhi, July 7, 2011
Speculations are rife that Ahluwalia may get the Commerce and Industry portfolio, replacing Anand Sharma, who is being talked about as the next Minister for External Affairs.

Sunny Sen and Somnath Dasgupta
May 26, 2011
The new chief minister of West Bengal has achieved her goal of demolishing the Left in Bengal. Now comes the tough part.BT talks to Amit Mitra about his plans for Bengal

Sunny Sen and Somnath Dasgupta
May 25, 2011
BT caught up with the former Ficci secretary general, a day after he felled CPI(M) leader and state finance minister Asim Dasgupta in the assembly polls. Listen to Amit Mitra's interview

Maneesh Pandey
February 24, 2011
This year, a bigger Bengalbonanza may be in the offing from the Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee,especially since the Rail Budget almost coincides with the announcement thepoll dates - expected on March 1.

Chaitanya Kalbag
December 26, 2010
Had J.R.D. been alive - he died two years after Manmohan Singh unleashed reform - his heart would have leapt at today's per capita income of Rs 44,345. But, were the 1991 balance of payments crisis and the reform Budget truly serendipitous? Palaniappan Chidambaram, then a Congress MP, told me in April 1993 that the change was not as miraculous as it seemed.

Babar Zaidi
April 28, 2009
Some of the promises made by political parties affect your pocket. Here's a look at the feasibility of these pledges.

Dipen Sheth
April 2, 2009
Ultimately, investors and citizens require the same set of enabling conditions to prosper. It seems that whatever prosperity either class has achieved in India has been in spite of the governments, not because of them.

Puja Mehra
September 3, 2009
Should Muslims be considered a part of Other Backward Classes (OBC)? Or should reservation be made separately for the community?
May 30, 2009
The fizz is back (BT cover story, May 31) is a gripping read about Coca-Cola India chief Atul Singh’s exemplary leadership.

Puja Mehra
April 16, 2009
Political parties have made tall promises in their manifestos, unmindful of the high cost of fulfilling them later borne by the voters who were once lured by the promises.

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