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Anand Adhikari
November 6, 2013
Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan spoke to a group of magazine reporters, including Business Today's Anand Adhikari, immediately after announcing his second monetary policy review.


BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, October 17, 2013
Minimum support price (MSP) is the rate at which government buys the grain from farmers. The government has raised the price to Rs 1,400 per quintal to encourage farmers to cover more area under the crop.


Mail Today Bureau
New Delhi, October 8, 2013
World Trade Organization (WTO) director general Roberto Azevedo Azevedo said that India's food security law will raise subsidy levels but the issue needs to be addressed in a positive manner.


PTI
New Delhi, October 1, 2013
While addressing the state food ministers conference on the Bill, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar also said \"there is no question of having any reservations for a social security programme covering the poor and needy sector of the society.\"


PTI
New Delhi, September 30, 2013
Fiscal deficit is the difference between government receipts and spending. It touched Rs 4.04 lakh crore in April-August.


Mail Today Bureau
New Delhi, September 19, 2013
Struggling to curb the fiscal deficit, the government on unveiled a slew of austerity measures. The finance ministry issued a circular to all government departments banning meetings at five-star hotels and restricting air travel by senior officials to economy class.


Shweta Punj
September 13, 2013
According to the chairman of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council, India will grow at 5.3 per cent in FY14. Many economists are pegging growth at somewhere close to 4 per cent.


Shweta Punj
September 12, 2013
Critics say the bill is a hurried piece of legislation that rests on an already crumbling programme, the Public Distribution System (PDS), which has failed to provide food security, despite being in place for five decades.


Anand Adhikari
September 4, 2013
The biggest challenge RBI's youngest governor ever faces today is that of very high expectations from him on the part of both the government and the markets.


BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, August 29, 2013
Former Reserve Bank of India Governor Bimal Jalan criticised the Food Security Bill, saying the programme is ill-timed and will further aggravate the economic situation.


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
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.


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.


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.


PTI
New Delhi, July 31, 2013
The UPA Government's proposed Food Security Bill carries a slew of \"economic consequences\", including pressures on fiscal deficit, growth and inflation, Reserve Bank Governor D Subbarao said on Tuesday.


Ajay Modi
July 19, 2013
The success and failure of the scheme will depend on the states as they need to implement and monitor it. Over the next six months, they will have to identify beneficiaries and frame guidelines for the implementation.


PTI
New Delhi, July 5, 2013
The Food Security programme will be the biggest in the world with the government spending estimated at Rs 125,000 crore annually on supply of about 62 million tonnes of rice, wheat and coarse cereals to 67 per cent of the population.


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