Prabir Purkayastha, July 4, 2013
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has decided that from March 2014, the price of gas will double – it will rise from $4.2 per MMBTU to $8.40! This increase is even beyond the petroleum ministry's suggested price of $6.67, which was opposed by the power and the fertiliser ministries.
Prabhat Patnaik, June 22, 2013
At the suggestion of Subhashini Ali I recently visited Faizabad in Uttar Pradesh to speak along with her at a public seminar.
Prabir Purkayastha, November 22, 2012
The recent auction of the 2G spectrum has drawn bids of only Rs. 9,407 crore. Various spokespersons of the Congress and Union ministers have been propagating that this somehow justifies Raja’s illegal first-come-first-served policy of giving away spectrum.
Subhanil Chowdhury, Pragoti, 16-March-2012
Prabir Purkayastha, Newsclick, 29 Sept., 2011
Newsclick Production, 28 Sept., 2011
With notes of Pranab Mukherjee and role of P Chidambaram becoming the focus, the ghost of 2G spectrum scam keeps haunting the UPA, especially Congress. Eminent Journalist Paranjoy Guha Thakurta speaks to Newsclick on the issue.
Newsclick Production, March 5, 2011
Deputy Editor of the Times of India, Shankar Raghuraman comments on the Union Budget for 2011-12.
Newsclick Production, 6 March 2010
Union Budget 2010 has been criticised by the opposition and other commentators as being pro-rich. Newsclick examines.