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  • Manisha Yerva

    Should govt go for incremental hikes in prices: Gas & Kerosene

    Posted by Manisha Yerva June 25, 2014 - 3 votes - 329 views
    Keen on replicating the diesel de-regulation model, the Oil Ministry is mulling a staggered monthly price hike for both LPG and kerosene, reported ET Now. According to ET Now sources, the government is looking to up LPG prices by Rs 5 per month per cylinder and kerosene by Re 1 per litre per month.
  • Manisha Yerva

    Should the Planning Commission be scrapped?

    Posted by Manisha Yerva June 24, 2014 - 3 votes - 283 views
    A report prepared by the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO), headed by Ajay Chhibber, has recommended that the Planning Commission be scrapped and replaced with the Reform and Solutions Commission, adding to the debate about the role of the plan body in a changing India.
  • Manisha Yerva

    Is the railway fare hike justified?

    Posted by Manisha Yerva June 23, 2014 - 4 votes - 246 views
    Rail passenger fares hiked by 14.2%, freight rates by 6.5%. The Narendra Modi government administered its first dose of harsh economic medicine on Friday in the form of a sharp increase in rail fares that could be a warning to budget that will eschew populism in favour of fiscal consolidation.
  • Manisha Yerva

    Is the government right in curbing foreign funding of NGOs?

    Posted by Manisha Yerva June 20, 2014 - 2 votes - 256 views
    Greenpeace today termed as "malicious" the Intelligence Bureau's two reports against it and said the NGO has been "specifically targeted" as it emerged as one of the primary voices opposing coal mining and nuclear power projects in India.
  • IndiaNotes Admin

    Wil economic-fallout of violence in Iraq anti impact India?

    Posted by IndiaNotes Admin June 19, 2014 - 1 vote - 0 views
    Iraq fallout: [email protected], gold futures sail past 27000, oil above $113 The concerns are visible as the Sensex is down on profit booking, rupee has corrected to 60 per dollar and gold prices have shot up.
  • Manisha Yerva

    Do you agree? Govt asking resignation of UPAappointed governors

    Posted by Manisha Yerva June 18, 2014 - 4 votes - 268 views
    In a move that has escalated political tensions, the NDA government has started nudging seven Congress-appointed governors to quit. According to Times Now Sources, the newly formed Narendra Modi-led government is mulling changing the Governors in Kerala Punjab, West Bengal. Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi on Tuesday resigned from his post and sent the files to Prime Minister's Office, reported
  • Manisha Yerva

    Should the govt discontinue Aadhaar for Direct Cash Transfer ?

    Posted by Manisha Yerva June 17, 2014 - 2 votes - 284 views
    The finance ministry has backed the Direct Benefits Transfer system as a superior method for targeting subsidies to the poor but said the Aadhaar platform is not the only route for such transfers, signalling a waning of enthusiasm for UPA's flagship project.
  • IndiaNotes Admin

    Are roof-top solar power projects feasible in Indian cities?

    Posted by IndiaNotes Admin June 16, 2014 - 1 vote - 0 views
    Solar power generation mandatory in houses, malls in Haryana. The Haryana government said that it has been decided to implement an energy conservation action plan under which solar power generation will be made mandatory in different categories of buildings or areas with a suitable enforcement mechanism, this will lead to generation of 200 MW of power, annual saving of Rs 151 crore on coal and 16
  • Manisha Yerva

    Will PM's support to bureaucrats lead to better decisions ?

    Posted by Manisha Yerva June 13, 2014 - 3 votes - 272 views
    Top bureaucrats of the country have been given a finishing date to implement Prime Minister Narendra Modi's directive for improving work culture in the central government and reducing the decision-making layers.
  • IndiaNotes Editor

    Do you support govt's move to hike FDI in defence to 100%?

    Posted by IndiaNotes Editor June 3, 2014 - 2 votes - 398 views
    Within two days of taking charge, the Narendra Modi government has begun work on allowing up to 100% foreign investment in defence production, in a bid to send a strong signal to global investors as well as to try and move the production base of some equipment into the country.