There is nothing extraordinary about the actual receipts or expenditure of government so far. No department is expected to spend more than the budgeted amount.
“I am afraid the government has only to blame itself and its stubborn and unbending attitude,” said the Former Finance Minister
Chidambaram asked the government to accept three “weighty objections of Congress so that the bill could be passed
The searches were conducted in connection with a case of alleged money laundering in the Aircel-Maxis deal, apart from alleged tax evasion and forex violations related to investments made in an eye-care chain.
A month and a half after India banned The Satanic Verses, a domino effect was seen in countries across half the world, from South Africa to Indonesia.
Chidambaram had on Saturday said the decision of the Rajiv Gandhi government to ban Rushdie’s book ‘The Satanic Verses’ was wrong.
The remarks of Taslima, living in exile in India, came a day after Chidambaram admitted banning Salman Rushdie’s novel ‘Satanic Verses’ by the Rajiv Gandhi government in 1988 was “wrong”.
Before 1947, the phrase “neighbouring country” stood for Sri Lanka and, some distance away, Burma. Pakistan and Bangladesh are latter-day neighbours.
The writers are protesting against events that have not only political overtones but have profound social consequences. Are all Indians obliged to conform to one notion of religion or food or language or dress?
P Chidambaram said more policy steps by RBI were possible if the government stayed firmly on path of fiscal consolidation.
The need for privacy, and the degree of privacy that each citizen desires, are best left to the citizens.
Today, in some parts of India, if a Hindu (boy or girl) is friendly with a Muslim (girl or boy), they are visited with grave consequences.
Sushma Swaraj, who has been battling demands for her resignation over alleged ‘quid pro quo’ in relation to Lalit Modi, has denied any wrong doing in the case.
Regarding Anderson’s case, Chidambaram said the BJP and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley did not tell Parliament the whole story.
The Congress reaction came a day after an adjournement motion in the Lok Sabha was negatived after a four-hour debate which witnessed attacks and counterattacks by the Union Ministers and Rahul Gandhi.