Successive governments have recognised the housing crisis in India but have done very little to address it, a United Nations study has concluded. The report strongly recommends the enactment of a national legislation “with explicit recognition of the ... catchnews.com, 1 month ago
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The Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Manag-ement (FRBM) panel set up under former revenue secretary N.K. Singh has suggested a glide path for the government to bring down its fiscal deficit to 2.5 per cent by 2022-23 while reducing debt-to-GDP ratio and ...The Financial Chronicle, 1 week ago
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said today she hid nothing about the agreements she signed with India, rejecting her predecessor Khaleda Zia's accusations that she failed to secure Dhaka's interests and gained "nothing, but assurances". Zia, the ...DNA, 1 week ago
Nelson Mandela's eldest grandchild has publicly ditched the ruling African National Congress party over its damaging and seemingly endless scandals. Nelson Mandela led the ANC from 1991 to 1997, carrying the party to a historic election victory at the end of ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
India’s fiscal deficit trends are a bit like an alcoholic trying, unsuccessfully, to reform. Virtue does not last for too long, says Shankar Acharya. Thirty years ago very few people in India had heard of “fiscal deficits”. The phrase made its debut appearance in an official government document in the 1989/90 Economic Survey of the Ministry of Finance, where it was defined as the excess of government expenditure and net lending over current revenues. It can also be thought of ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Right now, the imminent presidential election in France is one of the most discussed issues in Europe and outside. The reason is obvious. Every national election in a post-Brexit Europe is being interpreted as a referendum on the European Union (EU). With a ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
'India is already a great success story and will continue to grow rapidly for the next decade and beyond.''I hope this interview will help your readers appreciate how much India has already accomplished as well as the opportunities that lie ahead.' IMAGE: 'India will have to be much more successful in employment creation in order to exploit its demographic dividend. The most important issue in the short run is employment creation,' says Harvard economist Dale Jorgenson. Photograph: Jitendra ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago 'The next 15 to 20 years are India's decades' Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'There are many people like me who were kept away from Jayalalithaa.' 'There is a coterie who did not allow her to meet people.' Bader Sayeed, a lawyer and activist in Chennai, was a schoolmate of the late Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa. A one-time MLA, she was also an All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam candidate in the 2004 parliamentary election. She was also the first woman chairperson of the Tamil Nadu Wakf Board. Sayeed supported the Supreme Court's Shah Bano verdict of ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
A few days ago, Edappadi K Palaniswami would not have anticipated his elevation as Tamil Nadu chief minister. But after her conviction in the corruption case, AIADMK general secretary VKSasikala had no option but to make him the leader of the legislature ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
Chennai: The Supreme Court on Tuesday derailed AIADMK General Secrtary V.K. Sasikala's political career even before take-off by upholding her conviction for corruption along with two relatives and the late J. Jayalalitha. But the ugly war for power in Tamil ...Sify, 2 months ago Sasikala gets court shocker, faction fight goes on Sify, 2 months ago
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