Taxes on petrol and diesel contribute a huge chunk to the government’s revenue.Funds are needed to implement crucial social schemes that the PM has announced, and there is no scope for any cut as of now.
In a Gangtok-style promise of a jackpot, expect some jockeying
Before the rains started, coffee planters in Coorg were talking of a good crop —the plants were well rested after a lean year and went through the process of blossoming and forming fruits. That settled, seasonal certainty is gone with the wind and merciless lashings of torrential rain.
EU, Saudi fungicide norm hits premium Indian rice export
The surge is a two-year high and gives the government the device to parade an economic rebound before general elections next year. But aside the drum beat of praise one may well ask if the economy is really recharged?