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Price rise to be checked despite below normal monsoon: Govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:16

Under attack over food inflation, the government on Wednesday asserted that it will control price rise despite below normal monsoon and there is no need for panic.

Price rise to be checked despite below normal monsoon: Govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:00

Under attack over food inflation, the government asserted that it will control price rise despite below normal monsoon and there is no need for panic.

Congress hits out at govt over price rise

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 22:12

Congress today launched a scathing attack on the NDA government over price rise and ridiculed Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan for attributing food inflation to hoarding and other reasons.

Paswan asks states to rise above politics to control prices

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 17:38

The current price rise is a temporary phenomenon created by hoarders, he said.

Hoarding to be non-bailable offence; fund to stabilise prices

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 13:03

Seeking to check rising prices, the government on Friday decided to amend the law to make hoarding a non-bailable offence and set up a price stabilisation fund to enable states to undertake market intervention.

Centre to discuss on food inflation with state food ministers today

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 08:50

In order to control food inflation, the Centre has called a meeting of state food ministers on Friday to discuss other possible ways to rein in prices effectively in the backdrop of poor monsoon this year.

Need to set up godowns to store onion, potato: Paswan

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 22:35

To check volatility in prices of onion and potato, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan Thursday said there is a need to set up warehouses for storing these two commodities to ensure supply during the lean season.

Paswan promises action against foodgrain hoarders

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 00:24

Blaming hoarders for soaring food prices, Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said that the Centre will not tolerate such practices.

Paswan asks Bengal to implement Food Security Act in 3 months

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 23:36

While the deadline for implementing the National Food Security Act was July 4, the food ministry Thursday announced its decision to extend the deadline by three months.

Govt pushes back rollout of Food Security Act by 3 months

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 21:12

"The deadline for implementation of National Food Security Act expires on July 4. The government has decided to extend the deadline by three months," Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said.

National Food Security Act gets 3 months' extension

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 16:49

Presently, only 5 states have implemented the Food Security Act and 6 states have implemented the Act partially.

Speculation responsible for sugar price rise: Paswan

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 22:17

With sugar prices rising after the Centre rolled out incentives for the industry, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday blamed the increase on market speculation and said surplus stocks will help stabilise rates.