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In a speech inaugurating the birth centenary celebrations of PV Narasimha Rao, former PM Manmohan Singh praised Rao’s economic reforms and his ability to take opposition into confidence.
India needs every penny during the Covid crisis. So, defence bureaucracy must let armed forces raise their own money and not divert all resources when events like Galwan occur.
Announcing the budget for the union territory of J&K, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the circuits will help re-energise the tourism sector.
The Congress MPs had snatched papers off the Speaker's desk and scattered them while the House was in session.
Sunak added that he would deliver the promises made to voters ahead of December's General Election won by the Conservative Party led by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Revenue Secretary A.B. Pandey says govt is open to changing the law to clarify this, and adds that it aims to plug holes in existing regulations.
The high-profile meeting was held at NITI Aayog to discuss the state of the economy and the steps the govt should take to revive growth, projected to drop to 5% this fiscal.
The Modi government is facing a revenue crunch as economic growth slows, putting pressure on the budget.
To help India become a $5-trillion economy, the National Infrastructure Pipeline has been unveiled. But the big constraint is money willing to be locked up for years.
All Budgets face resource restraints, but this one will have to confront them in their full severity. Modest growth figure will force govt to make hard choices.