Opposition on Monday picked holes in various government decisions like demonetisation and surgical strikes as well as allocation of funds for MNREGA, agriculture sector and Scheduled Castes, saying it has failed on all fronts despite which it is trying to "fool" the people. Participating in a debate on Motion of Thanks to the President's Address in the Lok Sabha, Leader of Congress Mallikarjun Kharge repeatedly targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi who was present and said he should ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Opposition in Rajya Sabha on Thursday tore into the government for presenting a “disappointing” budget, with Congress leader P Chidambaram terming note ban as the “most terrible” decision and alleging that graft and black money have continued to thrive and large sections adversely affected. The former finance minister also criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the words he chose to attack his predecessor Manmohan Singh, saying he should remember that the ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
The budget is presented after demonetisation with considerable expectations of bonanza for poor and middle income groups. Pre-budget discussions in professional and political circles were how agriculture and rural poor will share the benefit of demonisation.The Financial Chronicle, 3 weeks ago
Blatant tool of shameless populism, the Indian Railways has been run into the ground by the constant pressures of coalition politics; now for the first time in 92 years, there will be no Railway Budget, as the Union Budget will subsume it. With PM Narendra ...The Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago
The Congress continues to tread the poll path in Punjab with extreme caution. This is evident from the second list of candidates the party has released, after clearance by the party high command in New Delhi. The party claims to be taking the winnability ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
'...and defensive until the global macro headwinds turn more benign.' IMAGE: Brokers at the Bombay Stock Exchange during mahurat trading.'India remains one of the most attractive markets,' says Abhay Laijawala, head, India research, Deutsche Bank Group.Photograph: Sahil Salvi With one key event -- the Italian referendum -- now over, the markets are eyeing the outcome on the European Central Bank, Reserve Bank of India and the US Federal Reserve over the next few weeks. Abhay Laijawala, head of ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
According to convention, Lieutenant General Praveen Bakshi should be named as General Dalbir Singh Suhag's successor as army chief, says Ajai Shukla/Business Standard. If the government had followed tradition, Lieutenant General Praveen Bakshi, currently commanding the Eastern Army from Fort William in Kolkata, would have been named two months ago to succeed the present army chief, General Dalbir Singh Suhag, who is scheduled to retire on December 31. General Bakshi is the senior-most ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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