Subhash Narayan
New Delhi
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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

FSSAI’s bhog to control quality of ‘prasad’

Food and eatables served at places of worship such as temples, gurdwaras, mosques and churches would soon have to follow stringent quality control norms with the Food Safety and Standards Authority

Differences between ministries delay commercial coal auction

The long wait for private miners to enter regulated coal sector in the country has just got longer with sharp differences surfacing between coal, mines, power and finance ministries over modalities

Import duty on LNG set to go

In an attempt to promote the use of clean fuels, the government may offer a bonanza to the oil and gas sector by scrapping the 2.5 per cent import duty on LNG irrespective of end use.

It will be farm, farm...more rural

Jai Kisan will be the flavour of prime minister Narendra Modi’s last substantial budget before the 2019 general elections.

Tata Power aims to have major contribution from clean sources

Tata Power has been at the helm of developments in the Indian power sector over the past few years. But the going has not been smooth.

Farmers may get subsidy if prices fall below MSP

The government plans to give direct subsidy to farmers in case a crop’s market rates fall below the minimum support price (MSP).