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Centre Cuts Excise Duty On Petrol, Diesel, Announces Rs 200 Subsidy For Ujjwala Cylinders

Centre Cuts Excise Duty On Petrol, Diesel, Announces Rs 200 Subsidy For Ujjwala Cylinders

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also announced measures aimed at reducing prices of plastic products, iron, steel, and cement.

21 May 2022
Fertilizer Subsidy May Go Up 55% To Record Rs 2.5 Lakh Crore in FY2023

Fertilizer Subsidy May Go Up 55% To Record Rs 2.5 Lakh Crore in FY2023

On Wednesday, the Union Cabinet approved a subsidy of Rs 60,939.23 crore for phosphatic and potassic fertilizers, including DAP, for the first six months of...

28 April 2022

Export Subsidies Not Yielded Results; Still India's Exports On Track: Goyal

Goyal, while responding to a query during the Question Hour in the Upper House on cut in budget for export promotion schemes, said the government has found...

Government's Subsidies To Decline 39% To Rs 4,33,108 Crore In FY22; To Further Drop Next Fiscal

Government's Subsidies To Decline 39% To Rs 4,33,108 Crore In FY22; To Further Drop Next Fiscal

The government's subsidies on food, fertilisers and petroleum are estimated to decline by 39 per cent to Rs 4,33,108 crore in the current fiscal, according to...

01 February 2022

When Punjab Farmers Named A Rice Variety 'Dev Gowda'!

Deve Gowda has been in public life for nearly seven decades. He started at the very bottom, as a member of the Holenarasipur Taluk Development Board and...

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21 May 2021
Chhattisgarh CM Transfers 1st Installment Of Input Subsidy For 2021 Under RG Kisaan Nyay Yojana

Chhattisgarh CM Transfers 1st Installment Of Input Subsidy For 2021 Under RG Kisaan Nyay Yojana

22 lakh farmers in the state get Rs 1500 crore input subsidy. Congress President Sonia Gandhi and MP Rahul Gandhi congratulate CM Bhupesh Baghel


19 May 2021
Govt Hikes Subsidy On DAP Fertiliser By 140%; Farmers To Get It At Old Rate

Govt Hikes Subsidy On DAP Fertiliser By 140%; Farmers To Get It At Old Rate

The decision was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to a PMO statement.


12 December 2020
Punjab CM Approves Wheat Seed Subsidy Policy

Punjab CM Approves Wheat Seed Subsidy Policy

Amarinder Singh ordered that small and marginal farmers must be given priority while providing subsidized seeds.


05 December 2019
MPs Agree To Give Up Subsidies In Parliament Canteens

MPs Agree To Give Up Subsidies In Parliament Canteens

The waiver of subsidies will result in saving around Rs 17 crore annually, official sources said, adding that many food items will cost almost double than the...


22 January 2020
We Have Managed To Change The Political Discourse In Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal

We Have Managed To Change The Political Discourse In Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal wants to turn Delhi into a model city of the world but says it must get full statehood, free from the Centre's tacit...


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07 December 2019
Will Bijli And Pani Power Kejriwal Back To Delhi Durbar?

Will Bijli And Pani Power Kejriwal Back To Delhi Durbar?

Ground Check: AAP has reinvented government schools and made healthcare accessible. What is the common man saying on Arvind Kejriwal's popular policies?


15 October 2018
Diesel Price Rises, Wipes Out Rs 2.5 Per Litre Subsidy Cut

Diesel Price Rises, Wipes Out Rs 2.5 Per Litre Subsidy Cut

With effect from October 5. the government had cut excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 1.50 per litre and asked state-owned oil firms to subsidise the fuel...


26 September 2018
Arun Jaitley Calls Aaadhaar Verdict 'Historic', Says Scheme Helps Govt Save Rs 90k Cr Annually

Arun Jaitley Calls Aaadhaar Verdict 'Historic', Says Scheme Helps Govt Save Rs 90k Cr Annually

"It is a historic judgement and the whole concept of unique identity number that has been accepted after judicial review is an extremely welcome decision,"...


08 April 2018
75-Year-Old Woman Beaten To Death In UP Allegedly For Protesting Over Less Ration

75-Year-Old Woman Beaten To Death In UP Allegedly For Protesting Over Less Ration

The woman, Aasi, had gone to bring ration from the fair price shop and she objected to being given less ration.


21 March 2018
LG Rejects Delhi Govt's Doorstep Delivery Of Monthly Ration Scheme

LG Rejects Delhi Govt's Doorstep Delivery Of Monthly Ration Scheme

The Delhi cabinet, early this month, had passed the bill to ensure doorstep delivery of monthly ration to beneficiaries on a timely basis.


06 March 2018
Delhi Cabinet Clears Bill For Doorstep Delivery Of Monthly Ration To Beneficiaries

Delhi Cabinet Clears Bill For Doorstep Delivery Of Monthly Ration To Beneficiaries

A week ago, following a tussle with top bureaucrat Anshu Prakash, the Aam Aadmi Party had also decided to stop Aadhaar being mandatory for distribution of...


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30 January 2018
Supreme Court Asks Centre To File An Affidavit Stating The Reason For Withdrawal Of Haj Subsidy

Supreme Court Asks Centre To File An Affidavit Stating The Reason For Withdrawal Of Haj Subsidy

The apex court adjourned the hearing in the case till February 19.


16 January 2018
After Haj Subsidy Scrapped, Spotlight On State-Funded Hindu Pilgrimages, Including Rs 2,500 Crore By UP Govt For Ardh Kumbh

After Haj Subsidy Scrapped, Spotlight On State-Funded Hindu Pilgrimages, Including Rs 2,500 Crore By UP Govt For Ardh Kumbh

The Indian government on Tuesday withdrew the subsidy to Hajj pilgrims in accordance to a 2012 Supreme Court


16 January 2018
Govt Withdraws Subsidy To Haj Pilgrims

Govt Withdraws Subsidy To Haj Pilgrims

The govt said the decision is part of agenda of empowering minorities without trying to appease them.


28 October 2017
Maharashtra Govt Makes Aadhar Mandatory To Avail Fertiliser Subsidy

Maharashtra Govt Makes Aadhar Mandatory To Avail Fertiliser Subsidy

Farmers won't need to have a debit or credit card to purchase as of now, they can pay in cash. But their Aadhar will be entered in the PoS machine nonetheless.


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