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BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, August 29, 2013
The global ratings agency said the food security programme will raise government spending on food subsidies to about 1.2 per cent of GDP per year from an estimated 0.8 per cent currently.


PTI
New Delhi, August 29, 2013
The government is confident the new food security programme, which is to be implemented over the next 12 months, will not adversely impact the fiscal situation.


BT Online Bureau
Mumbai, August 29, 2013
The currency ended a three-day losing streak even as the dollar strengthened overseas and capital outflows continued. Fresh dollar sales by exporters on expectations of a further rise in the rupee also helped the local currency.


BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, August 28, 2013
On the positive side, the ratings agency pointed out that domestically driven economies such as India face lower growth risks than trade-dependent nations like Singapore and Hong Kong.


BT Online Bureau
Mumbai, August 28, 2013
Global factors like worries over the possibility of military action against Syria and rise in the dollar's value overseas added to the pressure on the Indian currency.


Mahesh Nayak
August 27, 2013
Foreign institutional investors are still net buyers in Indian equities, to the tune of over $12 billion if looked at across the eight months of 2013. But in the last few months they have indeed been selling heavily.


BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, August 27, 2013
\"Such a large outlay at this point in time would definitely have a negative impact on the fiscal deficit. This needs to be managed,\" CII President Kris Gopalakrishnan said.


BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, August 27, 2013
While assuring investors that the rupee will stabilise, Finance Minister P Chidambaram also said the fiscal deficit would be contained at 4.8 per cent of the GDP even after doling out subsidies for the implementation of the Food Security Bill.


BT Online Bureau
Mumbai, August 27, 2013
Chaos returned to D-Street after heavy selling by foreign funds further aggravated the situation. According to provisional data with the stock exchanges, foreign institutional investors (FIIs) sold shares worth Rs 607.43 crore.


BT Online Bureau
August 27, 2013
The currency slipped at the back of growing demand for the US dollar from importers and lack of foreign investors' interest in a weak economy. There were also concerns over the Food Security Bill's impact on current account deficit.


Jayant Sriram
August 27, 2013
While the Bill seeks to provide the legal right to subsidized food grain to 67 per cent of the population it creates a problem of identifying beneficiaries.


PTI
New Delhi, August 27, 2013
After much delay and uncertainty, the landmark Food Security Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha that seeks to provide cheap foodgrains to 82 crore people in the country, ushering in the biggest programme in the world to fight hunger.


Ajay Modi
August 27, 2013
The Lok Sabha today passed the Food Security Bill after a long debate that went on till later in the day. With today's development, the UPA Government's much talked about legislation has inched closer towards becoming an Act.


IANS
New Delhi, August 26, 2013
The Lok Sabha has started debating the Food Security Bill, which aims to provide subsidised foodgrain at prices much below the market rate to around 67 per cent of India's 1.2 billion people.


PTI
New Delhi, August 26, 2013
Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said the government has not drawn any red line on the rupee, which he felt has over depreciated.


IANS
New Delhi, August 20, 2013
\"We will be trying our level best to get the food bill passed. This will be a historical day. We are talking to everybody (all political parties),\" Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajeev Shukla said.


IANS
New Delhi, August 14, 2013
Disruptions caused over the Telangana issue marred the government's attempts to take up for discussion the National Food Security Bill in the Lok Sabha for the second consecutive day.


IANS
New Delhi, August 12, 2013
The government has expressed hope that the Food Security Bill scheduled to be debated in the Lok Sabha would be passed.


PTI
New Delhi, August 7, 2013
The Food Security Bill, 2013, promises to give right to the country's 800 million people to get 5 kg of foodgrains every month at Rs 1-3 per kg.


IANS
New Delhi, August 5, 2013
The August 5-30 Monsoon Session of Parliament could see a battle of political wits with the government listing 44 bills for only 16 working days available.


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