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Govt to appoint panel to suggest alternative gas pricing model

Govt to appoint panel to suggest alternative gas pricing model

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 18:01

The panel, which will comprise of Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Bibek Debroy, Chief Executive and faculty respectively, of think-tank Centre for Policy Research, will be asked to submit its report by August 31.

Govt sets up new panel for gas pricing

Govt sets up new panel for gas pricing

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 10:32

The new government on June 25 postponed revision in natural gas prices by three months.

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 17:02

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.

Do poverty estimates actually cover the poor?

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 10:16

Is this yet another statistical exercise or just a poverty guessing game?

Consider financial background before setting poverty line: Digvijay Singh

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 23:14

Congress leader Digvijay Singh said here on Monday that the poverty line should be based on the financial background of a person.

Shame that we are still debating poverty: MJ Akbar

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 23:09

Commenting on the C Rangarajan Committee report on new poverty lines, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader MJ Akbar on Monday said that it is a matter of shame that even after six decades of independence, the country is still debating on poverty.

Rangarajan panel report on poverty attacked by parties

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 20:56

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".

Rangarajan panel report on poverty attacked by parties

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 20:09

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".

Rangarajan defends poverty estimates; says meet global norms

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 20:06

Defending his calculation that three out of 10 in India are poor, former PMEAC Chairman C Rangarajan Monday said poverty numbers provided by him are not conservative estimates and they are at par with global standards.

3 out of 10 in India are poor: Rangarajan panel

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 02:44

A panel headed by former PMEAC Chairman C Rangarajan has dismissed the Tendulkar Committee report on estimating poverty and said that the number of poor in India was much higher in 2011-12 at 29.5 percent of the population, which means that three out of 10 persons are poor.

Rangarajan panel submits report on poverty to PlanComm

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 14:31

Former PMEAC chief C Rangarajan has submitted the report on Tendulkar Committee methodology for estimating poverty to Planning Minister Rao Inderjit Singh.

Rangarajan panel report on poverty today

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 09:19

The Planning Commission in May 2012 had constituted the expert group to review the Tendulkar Committee methodology for estimating poverty, following an uproar over the number of poor in the country.