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Team BT
November 15, 2014
Business Today celebrates the success of some promising companies that could make it to the big league tomorrow at the second Emerging Companies Excellence Awards.


Manu Kaushik
November 8, 2014
Highlighting the need to improve the image of Indian products globally, Paswan said that emerging companies have to deal with the challenges and still have to compete.


PTI
New Delhi, July 25, 2014
Minister of State for Food and Consumer Affairs, Raosaheb Patil Danve, said the Centre has advised the state governments/union territories to ensure timely payment of cane dues to the farmers and take action against the defaulting sugar mills.


PTI
New Delhi, June 26, 2014
\"The deadline for the implementation of National Food Security Act expires on July 4. The government has decided to extend the deadline by three months,\" said Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan.


Anand Adhikari
April 11, 2014
The RBI governor is staring at two big challenges. First, financial markets have been displaying what some may call irrational exuberance on expectations the BJP will form a stable government after the elections. The second fear is whether the RBI and the new government will have any major difference of opinion, especially with regard to fiscal consolidation.


Sebastian P.T.
February 28, 2013
For all the talk of the United Progressive Alliance government about the seminal step the proposed National Food Security Bill will be in eradicating hunger and malnutrition, Finance Minister P Chidambaram's budgetary allocation for it is paltry.


Sebastian P.T., N. Madhavan and E. Kumar Sharma
February 13, 2013
The National Food Security Bill has the backing of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, and the government aims to table the Bill in the Budget session of Parliament.


Sarika Malhotra
January 10, 2013
According to the latest data from the Ministry of Overseas Affairs, the number of emigrants from Bihar surged from 36,493 in 2006 to 71,438 in 2011. Siwan and Gopalganj are the new hotspots for remittances, dramatically transforming the lives of people in the region.


K.R. Balasubramanyam
September 29, 2012
A biometric project in Karnataka's fair-price shops holds promise for better PDS targeting. The state's move is the latest in a series of efforts by states and the Centre to fix the inefficient system of distributing essential items at subsidised rates to the poor.


Sanjiv Shankaran and Anand J.
July 19, 2012
The monsoon in June was 29 per cent below its 50-year average for the month. The full impact of inadequate rainfall will only be visible over the next few months but analysts are already pointing out that the monsoon's importance has diminished.


PTI
New Delhi, March 21, 2012
Additional food subsidy burden for 2012-13 is estimated at Rs 1,12,205 crore, Food Minister K V Thomas said, adding this is Rs 3,000-4,000 crore more than previous estimate.


K.R. Balasubramanyam
October 8, 2011
The sugar industry stares at an unprecedented glut - all because of excessive state control. The years ahead could well see the sugar industry in a deeper crisis if production rises further and government policy remains inflexible.


ITGD Bureau
January 19, 2011
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday rejigged the Union Cabinet. Praful Patel, Sriprakash Jaiswal and Salman Khursheed wereelevated as Cabinet ministers. Jaipal Reddy has been shifted to Petroleum whileKapil Sibal retained telecom and HRD.


Rakesh Rai
March 6, 2009
The government recently announced a 2% cut in excise duty and service tax rate to put some money into individual wallets and to boost consumer demand.


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