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Parliamentary panel again says phase out STT

Parliament’s standing committee on finance has urged the ministry of finance for a study on the impact of the Commodities Transaction Tax (CTT) on food inflation over a period of one year and......

Panel wants ban on commodity futures

India's Parliamentary Standing Committee on Food and Consumer Affairs has called for a complete ban on futures trading in essential commodities like wheat, rice and sugar.The committee has also......

'We are not opposed to foreign investment'

Nilotpal Basu, member of India's Rajya Sabha and chairman, parliamentary standing committee on transport, tourism and culture, was in New York recently to participate in United Nations General......

COLUMN: The freebie nation

Despite warnings from a parliamentary panel, the list of tax exemptions in 2012-13 shows a rising trend, writes Sreelatha Menon. The Union Budget shows the charitable instincts of the government......

Govt can't ban field trials of GM crops: Pawar

Dismissing Parliamentary panel's suggestion to halt all field trials of GM crops, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has said the government can't take 'luxurious decision of banning' them because......

  People speak for parliamentary standing committee on agriculture

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Q. Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Agriculture Basudev Acharia today criticised the UPA government for pushing the agrarian sector into a crisis in the countryNon-implementation of the Swaminathan Committee recommendations, particularly with regard to ensuring a remunerative price to farmers, has pushed the agriculture sector into a deep crisis. This was also forcing the farmers to think of giving up cultivation," Acharia pointed out.This was the situation not in one or two states but across the country,- Comment
:  A. it is a vote politics,,, consumers vs farmers more

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