The early tabling of the financial Budget ends a 70-year tradition, reports Archis Mohan/Business Standard. The Narendra Modi government on Tuesday did away with the long-winded first week of the Budget session of Parliament. This year, the Budget will be tabled on February 1. The Rail Budget will form a part of the finance Budget, while the President’s address to the two Houses and the Economic Survey will be tabled on January 31, the first day of the Budget session. The Cabinet ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Bangladesh's prominent Hindu politician and ruling Awami League's veteran lawmaker Suranjit Sengupta died today after prolonged illness. He was 72. Sengupta, who played a significant role in framing the post-independent Bangladesh's first Constitution in ...Business Standard, 2 weeks ago
The previous NDA government of Atal Bihari Vajpayee had ended a British era practice, by changing the timing of presentation of the Union Budget from 5 pm to 11am in 2001. Sixteen years later, another NDA government under Narendra Modi is following the suit, ...DNA, 1 month ago
The TMC chief and West Bengal CM made the remarks after her party member received three calls from the CBI. West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said her fight against demonetisation would continue despite the “Centre’s tactics of browbeating my party.” Stating that TMC parliamentary party leader in Lok Sabha Sudip Bandopadhyay has received three calls from the Central Bureau of Investigation, she said “Nothing will deter ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago Senior TMC leader received 3 calls from CBI: Mamata amid cash ban row Deccan Herald, 2 months ago Mamata says CBI is intimidating her party leaders Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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