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Wrong to blame UPA for price rise: Pranab

Last Updated: Thursday, December 08, 2011, 16:54

Responding to the Opposition’s charges blaming the UPA govt for spiralling prices, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said inflation was sticky even during the NDA regime.

Don’t justify inflation: Sushma Swaraj to govt

Last Updated: Thursday, December 08, 2011, 09:13

Tearing into the governments’ defense on the issue of price rise, Leader of Opposition Sushma Swaraj on Thursday presented the grocery bill of her house in the Parliament as she took on the ruling coalition for failing to contain rising prices and spiraling inflation.

Car owners may not get subsidised diesel: FM

Last Updated: Thursday, August 04, 2011, 15:36

With passenger cars consuming about 15 percent of the diesel, the Government Thursday indicated that it might do away with the subsidy enjoyed by such vehicle owners.

No magic wand to control inflation: Pranab

Last Updated: Thursday, August 04, 2011, 12:36

Responding to the Opposition charge that the government is not responding to the price rise challenge in an effective manner, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, Thursday, said that the need of the hour is to work together and that there is no contradiction between growth and inflation.

Inflation a global problem: Govt on price rise

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 03, 2011, 14:48

The UPA government on Wednesday rubbished charges leveled by the main opposition BJP that it lacks seriousness in taming rising prices.

Absence of senior ministers briefly disrupts price debate

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 03, 2010, 17:30

Absence of senior ministers during a discussion on price rise in Lok Sabha today led to a brief disruption of proceedings with Opposition refusing to participate in the debate till they came to the House.

Oppn closes ranks in Parliament to corner Govt on price rise

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 23, 2010, 23:39

The issue of price rise rocked Parliament on Tuesday with Opposition closing ranks to corner the government by seeking discussion under rules that entail voting, leading to a confrontation with the treasury benches.