The budget aims to contain the fiscal deficit to 3.4% 0.1% more than budgeted and in the next FY it is anticipated to be 3.3%.
03 Feb 2019 7:46 AM
Taxpayers have always been at the receiving end of successive budgets even as the government constantly grappled with getting its fiscal math right.
03 Feb 2019 2:00 AM
With less than 3 months to go for Lok Sabha polls, the entry of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has boosted the morale of party activists.
27 Jan 2019 7:56 AM
The BJP’s spectacular performance in UP in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections made it the first party to come power on its own after nearly 30 years.
27 Jan 2019 7:52 AM
Various employment schemes at the Central and state levels should be done away with and the people provided a basic income instead.
20 Jan 2019 4:46 AM
Food Subsidy or Public Distribution System (PDS) is the largest programme followed by Urea Subsidy and the MGNREGS.
20 Jan 2019 4:39 AM
The Modi government will return in power for another term in May 2019 for the next five years, says Neelkant Bakshi.
13 Jan 2019 6:10 AM
The new quota is NDA’s final political weapon to address concerns over jobs, DeMo and GST.
13 Jan 2019 6:01 AM
Thomas alleged that the government has brought the Bill without proper homework and demanded that the Bill should be sent to a JPC.
13 Jan 2019 2:00 AM
‘Gaganyaan’ is a crewed orbital spacecraft being designed to ferry three Indians o outer space on a seven-day mission.
06 Jan 2019 7:53 AM
France and Russia are among the countries which have offered to help train our crew, says Sivan.
06 Jan 2019 7:47 AM
The rules require review committees to examine all surveillance orders issued under this section every couple of months.
30 Dec 2018 1:43 AM
Our agencies cannot afford to be handicapped by lack of legal authorisation for deep surveillance.
30 Dec 2018 1:36 AM
Secretaries have offered to quit rather than do something against their conscience.
23 Dec 2018 5:14 AM
The total NPA”s in the country is estimated to be over Rs 10 lakh crores...of which the farm sector is approximately only Rs 68,000 crores.
23 Dec 2018 5:05 AM
Despite being under constant personal attack from his opponents, Gandhi has not resorted to political sledging and abuses.
16 Dec 2018 5:44 AM
The Shah roar — “Abki baar 200 paar” (This time we will cross the 200 mark) — for Madhya Pradesh with 230 Assembly seats came a cropper.
16 Dec 2018 12:15 AM
Whatever the dynamics a resurgent Congress makes, the 2019 elections is an open game for all smaller parties as well as the two major parties.
16 Dec 2018 12:05 AM
In India, due to the plurality of the electorate, a statistically significant sample may still have a large margin of error.
09 Dec 2018 3:03 AM