Consumption of fuel totalled 17.36 million tonnes, data from the Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) of the oil ministry showed.
Playing fast and loose with facts to a willing audience has not hurt either Narendra Modi or Amit Shah.
In spite of set protocols, an initial denial that a spill had occurred at all, followed by a failure to inform the coast guard, put the port’s lack of preparedness on display.
While the government painted a highly exaggerated picture of savings from the direct benefit transfers for LPG, the mainstream media played along with this portrayal.
Narendra Modi, who visits Qatar today, will find a country which holds position that resonate with India’s interests
Since April 1, 2015, India’s cooking gas subsidies have been distributed solely by electronic transfer through the Direct Benefit Transfer for Liquefied Petroleum Gas scheme (otherwise known as DBTL or PAHAL). Under this system, which has replaced the direct sale of cooking gas cylinders at subsidised prices, households place […]
New Delhi: Despite five Supreme Court orders since September 2013 stating that the Aadhaar card cannot be a mandatory requirement for access to government services or subsidies, the reality on the ground continues to remain very different. The point was underlined at a press conference in Delhi yesterday where, besides lawyers […]