Essential-Commodities-Act - Latest News on Essential-Commodities-Act | Read Breaking News on Zee News

Crew of detained US ship moves Madras HC seeking bail

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 16:20

The crew of detained US ship, arrested on October 18 for illegally carrying arms and straying into Indian waters, have moved the Madras High Court seeking bail claiming they were "lured into Tuticorin port by treachery" and they were innocent.

Govt hopes onion prices would ease in a week

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 15:57

Ruling out the possibility of declaring onion as an essential item, the government on Friday said its prices would ease in a week's time on improvement in the demand and supply situation.

States need to curb food hoarding: Par Panel

Last Updated: Sunday, May 13, 2012, 19:28

A Parliamentary panel has said the number of persons convicted for violation of the Essential Commodities Act in the past three years is very less.

Bring cement under Essential Commodities Act's purview: Dhumal

Last Updated: Monday, January 02, 2012, 22:01

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister P K Dhumal on Monday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to declare cement as controlled item and bring it under the purview of Essential Commodities Act to make the commodity cheaper in the state.