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BT Online Bureau
January 9, 2013
Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council Chairman C Ranagarajan has said the government should act quickly to raise diesel prices in order to reduce its subsidy bill.

New Delhi, December 27, 2012
Diesel prices may be hiked by Rs 10 per litre over a 10-month period and kerosene rates increased by same quantum over the next two years in India if a proposal being mulled in the Oil Ministry is accepted.

New Delhi, December 26, 2012
The Indian government on Wednesday announced Rs 65 per quintal hike in wheat support price to farmers at Rs 1,350 after delay of almost two months and allowed an additional 2.5 million tonnes of wheat export from its godowns to ease storage crunch.

BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, October 12, 2012
A panel, headed by the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council Chairman C. Rangarajan, has suggested withdrawal of curbs on sugar sector and also recommended scrapping of state-declared cane prices.
September 27, 2012
The recent Emerging Kerala 2012 Global Connect conference attracted 45 investment proposals worth over Rs 40,000 crore.

Sebastian P.T.
July 24, 2012
Perhaps a mix of both cash transfers and the traditional PDS would be the best solution. As Tamil Nadu and Chhattisgarh have shown, PDS is not beyond repair and can function efficiently if there is the will to make it work.

Chaitanya Kalbag
June 18, 2012
Business Today Editor Chaitanya Kalbag takes a look at options that can turn around the deep pessimism hanging over us and give global investors the feeling that India is still a good place to do business.

Anand Adhikari
June 18, 2012
The Reserve Bank of India's anti-inflationary stance, adopted a little over two years ago, is still in effect. For, the central bank has kept the policy rates unchanged despite concerns over falling growth of the economy.

Team BT
June 20, 2012
Is the economy chugging along or nearly stalled? Depends on how you look at it.

Anilesh S. Mahajan
June 6, 2012
Petrol does not account for more than 10 per cent of the total fuel consumption in India. The big question is over how the government plans to deal with the prices of diesel, LPG and kerosene, which it controls.

BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, May 24, 2012
The industry lobby said the hike in petrol prices alone would not resolve the issue of ballooning fuel subsidy and immediate action needs to be taken on diesel and LPG pricing.

BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, February 8, 2012
Mukherjee said there was a need to boost food production through a \"second green revolution\" that would help reduce the food subsidy bill.

New Delhi, February 7, 2012
The panel decided to allow the additional quantity as the country is all set to produce 26 million tonnes of sugar in the current marketing year, as against the annual domestic demand of 22 million tonnes.

New Delhi, January 30, 2012
The government purchases about 28 lakh tonnes of sugar from millers to supply at subsidised rates. The move will increase subsidy bill by up to Rs 300 crore.

BT Online Bureau
Mumbai, January 23, 2012
The central bank said that GDP growth during the current fiscal is likely to fall below its earlier projection of 7.6 per cent, while inflation, which is still a cause for concern, may moderate to 7 per cent by March-end.

Mail Today Bureau
January 3, 2012
According to the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers ( SIAM), \"From April onwards, the demand for diesel cars has gone up by more than 24 per cent, while the sales of petrol cars have declined by 16 per cent.\"

SPS Pannu
December 23, 2011
A paralysed government, buffeted by corruption scandals and political opposition, appears to have run out of the will to confront the challenges facing the economy.

New Delhi, December 8, 2011
Ratings agency Crisil on Thursday loweredits growth forecast for the Indian economy in 2011-12 to 7 per cent, from theearlier estimate of 7.6 per cent, due to global slowdown and weak domesticinvestment climate.

Hyderabad, November 22, 2011
\"The direct role of monetary policy in combating foodprice pressures is limited, but in the face of sustained high food inflation,monetary action may still be warranted to anchor inflation expectations,\"RBI governor said on Tuesday.

Kolkata, November 21, 2011
The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) has cut its sales growth forecast for the current financial year to 2-4 percent from its earlier projection of 16-18 percent due to soaring interest rates and continuous rise in petrol and commodity prices.

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