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Not ready to cut expenditure? Govt turns blind eye to James Committee report

Not ready to cut expenditure? Govt turns blind eye to James Co...

Thiruvananthapuram: The state government is turning a blind eye to the James Committee reportwhich contains recommendations to restrict medical expenses of legislators, it is alleged. The government is sitting on the report which was submitted 6 months back, ... Mathrubhumi, 1 month ago

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Mathrubhumi, 1 month ago

Who will regulate the regulators?

It would be a good idea to create independent oversight committees for each regulatory institution and indeed, even for their appellate bodies, says A K Bhattacharya. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said that in India while the political leadership is held accountable for all its actions and inaction, the regulators are not accountable in the same way.   Jaitley’s comment came in the wake of the letter of undertaking (LoU) scam that has ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

CM may present please-all budget today

Faced with ballooning expenditure on the one hand and sluggish economic growth on the other, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will have to walk a tightrope as he presents the 2018-19 state budget at 11.30 am on Friday. He must ensure a feel-good factor and ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

9 Infra suggestions for Budget 2018

Stepped up public expenditure must be accompanied by focused policies, advises Vinayak Chatterjee. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has let it known that in the forthcoming Union Budget, the government will further boost spending on infrastructure and use it as the key driver of economic growth and recovery. This is clearly welcome, though it has to be recognised that this is a necessary, but not a sufficient condition. It has to be accompanied by a bouquet of ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Business Standard

How much spent on IAS, IPS officers: Par panel asks government

A Parliamentary panel has expressed its "strong displeasure" to the government for not providing details of the expenditure incurred on the salaries and allowances of IAS, IPS and other officers.The Committee on Estimates, in a recent report, suggested an ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Local self-govts need not bear expense for school buses: Govt

Alappuzha: The government has decided that the school buses need not conduct service in the expense of local self-governments. The state coordination committee of decentralized planning led by Minister for Local Administration K.T. Jaleel took the decision, ...
 Mathrubhumi1 month ago

Parl panel pulls up DoP, NPPA for poor budgetary planning

A parliamentary panel has pulled up the Department of Pharmaceuticals (DoP) for poor budgetary planning and dissatisfactory fund utilisation saying it has impacted efforts to provide affordable drugs and medical devices to the poor.The Standing Committee on ...
 Business Standard1 day ago

Looking beyond loan writeoffs for farmers

Governments must encourage micro-irrigation, use of natural manure and pesticides in a big way. Farm income can be doubled by reducing cost as much as by increasing MSP, says Sanjeev Nayyar. IMAGE: The farmers morcha in Mumbai's Azad maidan on March 12, 2018. Photograph: Sahil Salvi. Over last weekend thousands of farmers marched to Mumbai to demand a host of relief measures, including an unconditional loan waiver scheme, better payment under welfare schemes, assurance on disbursal of ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago

Are we ready to fight the wars of the future?

'We must look at the entire question of military preparedness anew, taking into account the new realities,' says Vice Admiral Premvir Das (retd). IMAGE: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and General Bipin Rawat on a visit to the forward areas along the Line of Control in Kashmir, September 29, 2017. Photgraph: ANI Not many may now remember that the Indian Army's manpower, less than 300,000 before the India-China war of 1962, gradually increased to 825,000 following it. This was authorised by ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

Maharashtra's One State One e-Challan system will ensure errant motorists are penalised anywhere in state

Maharashtra in the next three months is likely to be the first state in India to have a state-wide e-challan system to fine those who violate driving norms in cities other than their place of residence, Hindustan Times reported. According to the report, the ...
 DNA5 days ago
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