Subsidies

Telangana weavers suffer due to delay in payment of yarn subsidies

Owing to lack of an organised system in place and delayed payments of yarn subsidies, the financial situation of the handloom weavers in the State is in bad shape.

published on : 8th August 2022

Subsidies offered by TS rose 20 per cent YoY: RBI

Telangana is one among the top five states in the country, which witnessed the ‘largest rise’ in subsidies in the last three years.

published on : 21st June 2022

WTO's fisheries pact should provide space for equitable growth: Government sources

Members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) are negotiating the agreement with the objective of curbing harmful subsidies to promote sustainable fishing.

published on : 25th May 2022

India Inc must think outside of sops, subsidies and boost competitiveness: CII President

Speaking at 'Being Future Ready Business Summit 2022', the CII President observed that a responsible and conscious industry must think beyond its own priorities to drive positive change for the nation

published on : 11th May 2022

Government support a must for the poor and MSMEs

With rising costs of fuel and commodities, the government would need to place a cap and/ or provide subsidies for the MSME sector to cushion it from global inflation.

published on : 19th April 2022

Lebanon's taxi, bus and van drivers block roads in protest

Unions have routinely held protests and strikes since the government officially ended state subsidies in October that caused a full tank of gasoline to cost more than the monthly minimum wage.

published on : 2nd February 2022

Revised draft on WTO's fisheries subsidies still 'unbalanced': Sources

India has time and again emphasised that it is keen to finalise an agreement on fisheries subsidies in the WTO as irrational benefits and overfishing by many countries are hurting domestic fishermen.

published on : 8th November 2021

LPG price may be hiked next week; petrol, diesel rates up again

If allowed, this will be the fifth increase in cooking gas rates across all categories - households using subsidised gas for cooking and heating purposes, non-subsidised fuel and industrial-sized gas.

published on : 27th October 2021

Aadhaar now a must for poor women to get free LPG connection

The government had last year launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana to provide 5 crore poor women with free LPG connections.

published on : 8th March 2017