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Nov 12, 2014 at 08:34 | Source: Reuters
India's USD 15 billion pharmaceutical industry, which has been hit by a spate of regulatory sanctions in the past year due to concerns about production processes, supplies about 40 percent of generic and over-the-counter drugs to the United States.
Aug 18, 2014 at 08:18 | Source: PTI
It is other factors such as rise in MSP of food items, better realisations for food commodities in the international markets, shift of labour to the building industry due to a spurt in construction activity, coupled with a gradual withdrawal of women from the workforce due to a myriad of reasons, have caused the spike in wages, he said.
Aug 04, 2014 at 12:00 | Source: Skymetweather.com
To encourage the farmers to use improved technology for cultivation of cotton, cotton development programe is being implemented under National Food Security Mi ...
Jul 23, 2014 at 18:48 | Source: PTI
"I think, if India takes steps that undermines, the agreement, from my perspective that (would) seriously undermine the confidence the international business community has about the Modi Government," Jake Colvin, vice president, Global Trade Issues at the National Foreign Trade Council told PTI.
Jul 17, 2014 at 21:03 | Source: PTI
Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who will be attending the meeting, would state India's position with regard to implementation of the food security issues and other concerns of the developing nations in the meeting, sources said.
Jul 10, 2014 at 19:34 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Jaitley said he would prefer to lower fiscal deficit by boosting revenues rather than cutting down on expenditure.
Jul 10, 2014 at 09:53 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Economic survey for 2013-14 recommends addressing supply side bottlenecks in agriculture by creating a competitive national market for food as well as introducing reforms in subsidy rationalisation and the need to provide income support to farmers and poor households: India Ratings.
Jul 04, 2014 at 21:43 | Source: CNBC-TV18
As far as the message from states is concerned, they have told the Centre that within three-twelve months they will be implementing the Food Security Act. The Centre also indicated that the current entitlements are not enough and the Centre might consider increasing their entitlements.
Jul 01, 2014 at 21:20 | Source: IBNLive.com
Targeting UPA government for criticising the BJP-led NDA government on the issue of inflation, he said that the present government was in office for nearly 35 days and it is trying to improve the system.
Jun 30, 2014 at 21:39 | Source: PTI
The Centre has also called a meeting of state food and consumer affairs ministers to discuss measures to contain inflation, that rose to 6.01 percent in May.
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election. After that, there were no major social policy initiatives on the part of the UPA, except for the National Food Security Act which is yet to be implemented. By 2014, the UPA-II government had little to claim credit for, and plenty to be blamed for — scams, ineptitude, food inflation, the “direct

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and Resettlement Act, 2013, is in trouble barely nine months after being gazetted. It is likely to be re-engineered in the womb. Moral: Bad ideas have solid currency in the run-up to an election. The National Food Security Act, which came into force on 5 July last year, was to be implemented within a year by all

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Source:The Hindu BusinessLine - The Bihar and Odisha Governments have spelt out the eligibility criteria for identifying eligible households to be covered under the National Food Security Act, which aims to provide subsidised food grain to 75 per cent rural and 50 per cent urban poor. In fact

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Source:The Hindu BusinessLine - The Tamil Nadu government today demanded that Centre makes certain amendments in the proposed National Food Security Act ahead of its implementation, chief among them being stating the differential cost between total rice requirement and allocation.“The Centre must

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With several State Governments voicing opposition to the Union Government`s National Food Security Act, 2011, which was tabled in Parliament recently, the Union Minister of State for Food and Public Distribution, Prof K V Thomas, said that he will meet the Chief Ministers of the concerned States

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Aug 05, 2014 at 05:02 | Source: Economic Times