Rangarajan Committee

Maharashtra bitter message to sugar mills: No money to fund you

Amidst plummeting sugar prices in international markets, the Maharashtra Government today expressed helplessness in monetarily assisting mill owners to pay fair and remunerative price to cane growers, saying there is not enough money to even pay salaries of its employees.

Jan 12, 2015, 23:09 PM IST

Govt to announce new gas price formula by September end

The Rangarajan formula was to be implemented from April 1 but was deferred by three months as general elections were announced.

Aug 13, 2014, 14:24 PM IST

Import duty hike on raw sugar may boost domestic prices: Care

The recent hike in the import duty on raw sugar from 15 percent to 40 percent is likely to boost the domestic prices, agency Care Ratings has said in a report.

Jul 16, 2014, 17:02 PM IST

Rangarajan panel report on poverty attacked by parties

The Rangarajan Committee, which has suggested a new benchmark for describing poverty on Monday came under sharp attack from political parties, which said it amounted to "mocking at the poor" and makes neither "common sense" nor "economic sense".

Jul 07, 2014, 20:56 PM IST

Rangarajan panel report on poverty attacked by parties

The Rangarajan Committee, which has suggested a new benchmark for describing poverty, Monday came under sharp attack from political parties, which said it amounted to "mocking at the poor" and makes neither "common sense" nor "economic sense".

Jul 07, 2014, 20:09 PM IST

Govt examining EC order to defer doubling of gas prices

EC had yesterday asked the government to defer notifying doubling of price of the fuel produced by companies such as Reliance Industries till general elections are completed.

Mar 25, 2014, 14:07 PM IST

DGH disagrees with Kelkar report on oil exploration contracts

Kelkar, who was Oil Secretary from 1995 to 1997, submitted the first part of his report last week.

Jan 13, 2014, 14:07 PM IST

CPI asks govt to revisit decision to hike gas prices

CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta asked the government to revisit the recent decision to hike gas prices.

Aug 22, 2013, 15:59 PM IST

Q1 natural gas price $6.8 per unit by Ranga panel formula

The price for natural gas in India for the April-June quarter of this year comes to USD 6.83 per unit, as per the government's new gas pricing policy, the petroleum ministry said.

Jul 06, 2013, 10:08 AM IST

BP board to hold meet in India this week

Members of BP board including Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg and CEO Bob Dudley arrived here today ahead of the board meeting, sources privy to the development said.

May 14, 2013, 18:44 PM IST

EGoM on gas on May 7; power tariff to rise by only marginally

An Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) will meet on May 7 to consider nearly doubling the price of domestic natural gas, a move that is expected to result in just a 2.6 percent hike in electricity tariff and a 13 percent rise in fertiliser subsidy.

Apr 30, 2013, 12:56 PM IST

BP says $8-8.50 inadequate for developing deepsea gas finds

UK's BP plc has said that Rangarajan Committee recommendation of doubling domestic natural gas price to USD 8-8.5 per mmBtu will be inadequate for bringing high risk deepsea discoveries to production.

Mar 28, 2013, 15:14 PM IST

CAG has power to audit oil & gas blocks: Rangarajan

The Prime Minister-appointed Rangarajan Committee, which went into oil and gas contracts, Wednesday said CAG's authority to audit expenses was unquestionable.

Jan 02, 2013, 20:33 PM IST

Panel recommends average global prices for domestic gas

The Prime Minister-appointed Rangarajan Committee has suggested mandating a price of domestically produced natural gas at an average of international hub prices and cost of imported LNG instead of present mechanism of market discovery.

Jan 02, 2013, 15:53 PM IST

No need for CAG audit of CBM blocks: Rangarajan panel

Amidst a row over CAG audit of Reliance Industries' KG-D6 gas block, the Rangarajan Committee has said official auditor CAG need not audit RIL's CBM blocks as they are governed by different contractual regime.

Dec 26, 2012, 18:02 PM IST

Rangarajan panel report on oil, gas pricing in Dec first week

The Prime Minister-appointed Rangarajan Committee is likely to present in the first week of December its report on changes in the present regime governing oil and gas exploration contracts as well as gas pricing.

Nov 29, 2012, 22:14 PM IST

Former Army chief VK Singh condemns police firing on farmers

Former Army chief V K Singh condemned recent police firing on protesting farmers in Maharashtra and demanded that the state take responsibility for the delay in carrying out negotiation of cane price.

Nov 17, 2012, 11:49 AM IST

Sugar stocks rise on Rangarajan's panel report on decontrol

Shares of sugar companies on Friday soared as much as 5 percent after the the Rangarajan Committee suggested de-control of the industry by giving freedom to mills to sell their produce in open market.

Oct 12, 2012, 19:03 PM IST

‘Implement Rangarajan group`s recommendations’

Opposition PDP demanded implementation of various recommendations made by the Central government-appointed Rangarajan Committee.

Dec 26, 2011, 20:12 PM IST

Govt should provide PPP details in budget: Plan panel

With a view to improve transparency in public private partnership (PPP) projects, the Planning Commission wants the Finance Minister to disclose all the information about such ventures in the budget proposals.

Nov 07, 2011, 17:43 PM IST