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Domestic gas pricing

A committee to ‘administer’ a ‘market price’ for gas

In his article in The Hindu (editorial page, “»

Making a mockery of domestic gas pricing

The Rangarajan Committee formula is based on numbers from foreign markets even though these do not reflect the supply, demand or cost of pro »

Surya P. Sethi responds

My criticism of the gas pricing formula recommended by the Rangarajan Committee is based on the absence of a natural gas market in India...»


Public Health Policies and the Tobacco Industry

A law making it mandatory for health warnings to cover 85 per cent of the total display area on packages of tobacco products was put on hold in March, five days before it was to take effect. In this article, Aparna Ravi calls for the implementation of internationally accepted guidelines to protect public health policies from being influenced by the vested interests of the tobacco industry by taking proactive measures to address conflicts of interest. Read more. »

The then Pakistan President Ayub Khan said in a broadcast that India’s "threats against Pakistan" could lead to "general and total war".

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