Subhash Narayan
New Delhi
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Centre thinking out of box to end agrarian crisis

Faced with an agrarian crisis ahead of the general elections in 2019, the Centre has decided to rope in states to thrash out a comprehensive strategy to put the farm sector back on accelerated grow

Banks may approve Tata bid for Bhushan Power & Steel

Tata Steel’s bid to acquire debt-ridden Bhushan Power & Steel may be approved by a consortium of lenders, including SBI, at its meeting on March 14 even though the resolution process would have

Govt plans to protect farmers from price crash

The government proposes to fully compensate farmers in case market rates of a crop fall below the minimum support price (MSP), as it looks to address the deepening agrarian crisis in the pulses sec

Higher duty of palm oil may help neither farmers nor users

The government decision to steeply raise import duty on palm oil and chana will hit consumers, as they will be forced to pay more for these commodities given domestic shortages and dependence on im

Oil imports from non-Opec mkt rise to 1 million tonnes

As Saudi Arabia-led production cut keeps the global oil price on the boil, India has silently expanded its import basket to insulate itself from any decision of the oil cartel Opec that may hurt it

FinMin orders scrutiny of loans given by PFC, REC

Afte r the emergence of a series of frauds in banks, the government now seeks a thorough examination of all non-performing loans given by non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) such as Power Finan

It’s a long wait for choosing your power discom

The proposed big reform in the power sector that will allow consumers to choose their electricity suppliers may come a cropper.

Steel sector buyouts under IBC may invite CCI scrutiny

The acquisition of stressed steel assets by their healthier peers under insolvency auction could land companies under the lens of the Competition Commission of India (CCI), experts have said.

Sops to oil, gas producers under new E&P policy

The government is planning a series of incentives, including lower tax liability, cess waiver and higher share of profit petroleum for exploration and production (E&P) companies.

No immediate relief from runaway fuel prices

Consumers feeling the pinch of rising fuel bill are unlikely to get any respite soon as the Cetre has ruled out any further cut in excise duty on petrol and diesel to cushion the impact of surging