A parliamentary committee has recommended to railways to draw out a plan for eliminating cross-subsidy for passenger service in a phased manner. Standing Committee on Railways in its latest report has said that cost of service on passenger traffic is more ... Business Standard, 1 week ago
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, 2 months 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, 1 month 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, 2 months ago
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