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Price Support or Price Rigging? COAL PRODUCERS will have only themselves to blame if they do not accept the con- sequences of decontrol. Reports that the Joint Working Committee of the industry is...
August 12, 1967 phatic that there was "no conclusive evidence" that Smith, with the authority of his Rhodesia front colleagues, was "prepared to enter into meaningful discussions" leading to a...
riers will have to be able to offer really cheap transport for Indian ore to Japan. In fact, the Japanese, aware of the importance of cheap transport and of our foreign exchange difficulties in...
settlements have been completed" in an area of 80,000 square miles. As for educational and medical facilities, the less said the better. There is only one high school with some 200 students; primary...
riers will have to be able to offer really cheap transport for Indian ore to Japan. In fact, the Japanese, aware of the importance of cheap transport and of our foreign exchange difficulties in...
Price Support or Price Rigging? COAL PRODUCERS will have only themselves to blame if they do not accept the con- sequences of decontrol. Reports that the Joint Working Committee of the industry is...
 thus became Uganda's first Prime Minister, More recently, however, there have been dissensions in Obote's camp. Over the past three months, the Minister for Agriculture and Co-operatives (Obote's...
settlements have been completed" in an area of 80,000 square miles. As for educational and medical facilities, the less said the better. There is only one high school with some 200 students; primary...
August 12, 1967 Cold Season for Sterling STERLING is again under pressure
top leadership of the Congress signs of an imminent rupture. A degree of mutual tolerance among the groups is enjoined by the fact that the defection of any one of the factions would be enough to...
scheme of steel decontrol but, characteristically, no attention was paid to the matter. So the organisation has continued, spuriously justifying its existence by engaging in issue of import and...
scheme of steel decontrol but, characteristically, no attention was paid to the matter. So the organisation has continued, spuriously justifying its existence by engaging in issue of import and...
August 5, 1967 Inevitably the Report pays obeisance to the efficacy of more commissions and committees. Thus a high power industrial commission becomes a useful substitute for action. It is also...
top leadership of the Congress signs of an imminent rupture. A degree of mutual tolerance among the groups is enjoined by the fact that the defection of any one of the factions would be enough to...
August 5, 1967 Inevitably the Report pays obeisance to the efficacy of more commissions and committees. Thus a high power industrial commission becomes a useful substitute for action. It is also...
 and such other formalities are, according to official sources, under way. It has not been explained why the Government has changed its mind about setting up a corporation, but one reason could be...
guiding the necessary investment and expansion on cost considerations, and through selective lifting of stocks to supply the remote and backward areas. The public sector Cement Corporation. which...
 and such other formalities are, according to official sources, under way. It has not been explained why the Government has changed its mind about setting up a corporation, but one reason could be...
 been reported even in the mining of pyrites. The Indian Chemical Manufacturers Association recently approached the Government with an offer to help in the mining of pyrites, but the Government...
crores to Rs 32 crores or by about 10 per cent. Light engineering is the largest small industry borrower, at Rs 21 crores, followed by textile (Rs 11 crores) and metal products (Rs 8 crores). More...
parties who, in the present situation, would be compelled to oppose the move. If so, Congressmen have miscalculated, and events in Ma- dhya Pradesh amply demonstrate that the tables have been turned...
guiding the necessary investment and expansion on cost considerations, and through selective lifting of stocks to supply the remote and backward areas. The public sector Cement Corporation. which...
parties who, in the present situation, would be compelled to oppose the move. If so, Congressmen have miscalculated, and events in Ma- dhya Pradesh amply demonstrate that the tables have been turned...
crores to Rs 32 crores or by about 10 per cent. Light engineering is the largest small industry borrower, at Rs 21 crores, followed by textile (Rs 11 crores) and metal products (Rs 8 crores). More...
 ports. But one of the things devaluation and liberal imports were expected to achieve was the introduction of price competition in the economy to remove over-protection in the economy brought about...
 the lag is much longer, between 5 and 6 years. Thus the 1963-64 data on corporate incomes as presented by the income tax statistics perhaps includes mainly assessments for the years 1957 and 1958...
 the lag is much longer, between 5 and 6 years. Thus the 1963-64 data on corporate incomes as presented by the income tax statistics perhaps includes mainly assessments for the years 1957 and 1958...
 million tonnes of foodgrains in 1966. as against 7.5 million tonnes in 1965 and 6.3 million tonnes in 1964. Massive imports, together with better procurement, enabled the Government to undertake...
quota as possible even when its absorption capacity is limited and some foreign exchange might get blocked. This risk can be overcome by basing the initial quota on recent allocations and relating...
 million tonnes of foodgrains in 1966. as against 7.5 million tonnes in 1965 and 6.3 million tonnes in 1964. Massive imports, together with better procurement, enabled the Government to undertake...
 how long this "short run" is going to be. S T C Between Foe and Friend IN the discursive discussion in Parliament on the performance of the State Trading Corporation, it was possible to discern two...
quiry to Rhodesia, the stage is set for a new round of decision-making the end of which cannot now been foreseen. Lord Alport does not sound the least encouraging. According to him most white Rhode...
quota as possible even when its absorption capacity is limited and some foreign exchange might get blocked. This risk can be overcome by basing the initial quota on recent allocations and relating...
 how long this "short run" is going to be. S T C Between Foe and Friend IN the discursive discussion in Parliament on the performance of the State Trading Corporation, it was possible to discern two...
 expenditure in order to lift industry out of the current recession, but the primary emphasis has to be on better use of existing capacity in both public and private sectors. Stepping up railway...
 million tonnes of foodgrains in 1966. as against 7.5 million tonnes in 1965 and 6.3 million tonnes in 1964. Massive imports, together with better procurement, enabled the Government to undertake...
 it is stated, is anxious not to disrupt essential jobs, but it may not be within the Commission's powers to prevent it. The fact of the matter is that BP-Shell itself is under heavy pressure both...
 The Business of Politics THE high-minded resolutions of the AICC at its New Delhi session two weeks ago received the utmost publicity, but a not quite so high- minded decision of the party's...
 The Business of Politics THE high-minded resolutions of the AICC at its New Delhi session two weeks ago received the utmost publicity, but a not quite so high- minded decision of the party's...
not reopening the whole question and going back on every assurance given to the hill leaders by responsible members of the Central Government from the late Pandit Nehru to the present Home Minister...
What Kind of Quality Control? MOTOR CARS are the status symbol of the new power elite. That is the principal if not the sole justification for the disproportionate attention which motor cars receive...
Not Useful Enough AMONG the underdeveloped countries, India probably has much more statistical data relating to the economy than any other country. One wishes one could add that the available data...
THERE is nothing like a buyers' market to stimulate industry's ingenuity in meeting customers' needs. The recession in the machine tools industry has induced manufacturers to revise their production...
 recommendations, revealing its ambivalent attitude to corruption in public life. While it is anxious to publicise action taken against corrupt government servants, most of them lowly placed and...
 recommendations, revealing its ambivalent attitude to corruption in public life. While it is anxious to publicise action taken against corrupt government servants, most of them lowly placed and...
What Kind of Quality Control? MOTOR CARS are the status symbol of the new power elite. That is the principal if not the sole justification for the disproportionate attention which motor cars receive...
Not Useful Enough AMONG the underdeveloped countries, India probably has much more statistical data relating to the economy than any other country. One wishes one could add that the available data...
duction of improved technology in the rural industries. Privy Purses WHAT is the cost-beneflt relationship In maintaining the princely order at public expense? The annual expenditure on Privy purses...
 It would have been simple if that was all there was to it. But the temple area also contains the dome of the rock or Mosque of Omar
1966-67, which were about 10 million tonnes, barely enabled the Centre to maintain the monthly allocations of about 8 lakh tonnes to the various States. And like that ended 1966-67, on ship-to-mouth...
duction of improved technology in the rural industries. Privy Purses WHAT is the cost-beneflt relationship In maintaining the princely order at public expense? The annual expenditure on Privy purses...
July I, 1967 secretaries who will presumably give the benefit of their accumulated wisdom extempore on each case and then ask their underlings to get down to the old business of prolonged bargaining...
1966-67, which were about 10 million tonnes, barely enabled the Centre to maintain the monthly allocations of about 8 lakh tonnes to the various States. And like that ended 1966-67, on ship-to-mouth...
 tion of a sustained foodgrains palicy for the near future. The foodgrains crop this year is estimated at 76 million fonnes
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