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Expressing commitment to ensure price stability, the government on Friday said it is taking measures to bring down inflation.
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Excited about hitting the gym and cutting flab? Make sure to carry essentials like water bottle, hair ties and deodorant in your duffle bag.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 18:08
Holding hoarders responsible for the recent spurt in food prices, the government plans to amend the Essential Commodities Act to make hoarding a non-bailable offence and setting up special courts to try them.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 15:22
The Essential Commodities Act should be amended to raise imprisonment for hoarders from six months at present to a year, he said.
Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 17:39
Onion production in the country is estimated to increase by 15 percent to 19.3 million tonnes (MT) in 2013-14, Parliament was informed Friday.
Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 17:38
The current price rise is a temporary phenomenon created by hoarders, he said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 20:45
Cracking down further on hoarding, the Centre on Wednesday put onion and potato under purview of the Essential Commodities Act and imposed stock holding limits in a bid to improve availability and rein in prices.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 19:04
The Cabinet on Wednesday agreed to bring onion and potato under the Essential Commodity Act in a move to impose stock holding limits and curb hoarding of these two commodities and control their prices.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 09:37
Currently, stock limits are imposed for pulses, edible oils and oilseeds till September 2014, while for rice and paddy upto November this year.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 11:12
Making more drugs subject to price caps will draw the ire of global drugmakers like Pfizer Inc, GlaxoSmithKline Plc and Abbott Laboratories.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 20:23
The Centre on Tuesday unveiled measures to tame inflation by asking state governments to crack down on hoarders and delist items such as onions and potato on which a minimum export price was slapped to discourage exports.
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.
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