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Rising Global Potash Demand Puts India's Buyers On Back Foot

Potash contracts signed by India, one of the world's top buyers of the crop nutrient, help set the global benchmark along with buying by China, the world's biggest consumer

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Discoms’ Subsidy Dependence To Increase Rs 810 Billion In FY18

Punjab and Madhya Pradesh are likely to witness a sharp increase in the subsidy support of 29 per cent and 49 per cent respectively

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Rs 56 crore Package For Cauvery Delta Farmers For 'Kuruvai' Crop

100 per cent subsidy on different types of manure and fertilisers for paddy cultivation have been announced, besides granting total subsidy to farmers taking up cultivation of pulses.

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Display Foodgrain Subsidy At Ration Shops: Centre To States

State governments should display at PDS shops the foodgrain subsidy borne by both the Centre and states that will prevent the latter from hijacking the credit for selling highly-subsidised grains to the poor

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Aadhaar Now A Must For Poor Women To Get Free LPG Connection

The government has made having an Aadhaar card must for poor women to avail of free cooking gas connection under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

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Universal Basic Income Only After Withdrawal Of Welfare Schemes: CEA Arvind Subramanian

Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian has said Universal Basic Income, as proposed in the recent Economic Survey, can be put in place only after withdrawal of the existing welfare projects

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Only Rs 1,764 Crore Subsidy Saved By DBT Scheme On LPG: CAG

Drilling holes into government claims of huge subsidy savings from direct benefit transfer, the CAG on Friday said only Rs 1,764 crore in subsidy was saved on LPG on account of the scheme and the bulk of Rs 21,552 crore was due to sharp fall in global prices

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How Much Does Government Save On LPG Subsidy? A Whopping Rs 21,000 Crore

The government began paying subsidy directly into bank accounts of cooking gas consumers in select districts from November 2014 and in the rest of the country from January 1, 2015

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