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Rangarajan defends poverty estimates; says meet global norms

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.

Centre seeks states' views on sugar decontrol report

Speeding up work to decide on decontrolling the sugar sector, the Centre has sought the views of the state governments on the Rangarajan report by the month-end.