Thomson Reuters | Tuesday October 13, 2015
Indian raw sugar export subsidies will not be renewed before state elections finish next month and mills are focused instead on exporting white sugar, trade and government sources said.
Press Trust of India | Monday October 12, 2015
A total of Rs 14,672 crore is saved in LPG subsidy in a year as a result of direct benefit transfer, the government said on Monday.
NDTV | Wednesday October 7, 2015
Shree Renuka Sugars was up the most after Dalmia Bharat on the NSE.
Press Trust of India | Sunday October 4, 2015
The government is working on a new subsidy scheme to be implemented in the current 2015-16 season, which started this month, to boost export of surplus sugar and help mills clear dues of over Rs 12,000 crore to farmers.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 27, 2015
With passenger booking falling over four per cent between April and August this year, a worried Indian Railways has raised concerns about a possible rise in passenger subsidy, according to sources.
Press Trust of India | Thursday September 24, 2015
Heeding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call, superstar Amitabh Bachchan has given up LPG subsidy and will from now on buy cooking gas at market price.
Press Trust of India | Thursday September 24, 2015
Mr Bachchan is the latest to join the #GiveItUpMovement which calls for users who can afford to pay market price, to opt out of scheme to get LPG cylinders at subsidised rates.Hailing Big B's gesture, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said, "Such a noble gesture by Shri Bachchan would surely inspire many others to join #GiveItUp"
Press Trust of India | Sunday September 20, 2015
Electric two-wheeler manufacturers have claimed a sharp fall in sales as customers who purchased the vehicles during April 1-June 30 this year are yet to receive subsidy given by the Delhi government to promote green vehicles.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 20, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today praised "people power" by saying that his appeals to promote khadi and to give up cooking gas subsidy had fetched tremendous response.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 15, 2015
For the auction of subsidy support, 16 bidders have been technically qualified, sources said.
Press Trust of India | Monday September 14, 2015
The names of the qualified bidders on the basis of technical bids will be announced tomorrow, two hours before the auction begins at 11.00 am, the source added.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 10, 2015
To cut down on a huge Rs 80,000-crore subsidy on urea, India plans to set up a urea plant at the strategic Chabahar port complex in Iran, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Wednesday.
NDTV | Monday September 7, 2015
The government on Saturday approved the "One Rank One Pension" scheme for defence personnel, a move that will ensure uniform pension payments to ex-servicemen who served at the same rank and for the same amount of time, regardless of the year they retired.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 5, 2015
Central government is preparing an "action plan" for transferring the fertilizer subsidy directly to farmers, Minister of State Hansraj Ahir said in Vijayawada today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 3, 2015
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah has landed in a controversy after he recently applied for LPG subsidy - months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had called upon the affluent to give up the subsidy so the needy could be served better.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday September 2, 2015
Calling on developed countries to take responsibility for protecting the global environment, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has cited the example of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to the well-off to voluntarily give up their cooking gas subsidies to help the poor.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 28, 2015
The Left Front government in Tripura has decided to introduce the National Food Security Act (NFSA) from September 1 with more sops, a minister said here on Friday.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Saturday August 15, 2015
Underscoring the importance of people's participation to make the government's efforts successful, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said at least 20 lakh people have surrendered their gas subsidy and Rs.15,000 crore had been saved due to introduction of direct benefit transfer in LPG subsidy.
NDTV | Thursday August 13, 2015
ONGC's earnings were impacted by higher depreciation and amortisation expenses, which grew 18 per cent annually to Rs 3,035 crore. ONGC also shared a subsidy burden of Rs 628 crore in the April-June quarter against estimate of Rs 400 crore impacting its bottomline.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 13, 2015
The government today announced a relief package of Rs 300 crore to provide diesel and seed subsidy, among others, in order to save standing kharif crops in the eventuality of drought and deficit rainfall.
Thomson Reuters | Wednesday August 12, 2015
The government will offer subsidies on seeds and diesel to help farmers facing patchy monsoon rains in some key growing states, an official statement said on Wednesday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 12, 2015
Government today said it is committed to pursuing subsidy reforms by efficient targeting of subsidies to the poor and needy while saving the 'scarce financial resources' for infrastructure and development needs.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 12, 2015
In his Medium-Term Expenditure Framework Statement tabledin Parliament, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley also expressed commitment of the government to cut fiscal deficit and push subsidy reforms.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 11, 2015
The government will consider a proposal on Wednesday to provide 50 per cent subsidy on diesel to farmers in places that are facing acute rainfall deficit.