February 04, 2020 7:28 am
Senior military officials say modernisation of the forces has taken a backseat because of shortage of funds. This issue has been repeatedly highlighted by the parliamentary standing committee on defence in its reports but an economic slowdown has meant that enough funds are not available for existing contracts
January 14, 2016 5:15 pm
Suggestions from economists included bringing in changes in small savings rate and to focus on increasing private and public investment.
March 24, 2015 9:32 am
Hukmdev Narayan Yadav is 76, an MP into his fifth term now. However, it is his recent, fiery speeches that have suddenly shot him into prominence in Parliament and on social media.
March 01, 2015 2:24 am
Leaders of the Congress and the NCP have, however, expressed disappointment over the budget.
July 24, 2014 12:16 am
The PPP approach, for instance, hasn’t taken off in India so far. How can that be remedied?
July 15, 2014 12:37 am
Arun Jaitley’s budget last week allocated Rs 7,060 crore to the 100 smart cities.
July 11, 2014 2:46 am
It is hard to see a unifying theme among scattered interventions.
July 11, 2014 2:45 am
Like a UPA budget from happier days.
July 11, 2014 2:42 am
Budget makes downpayments on fixing India’s five geographies of jobs.
July 11, 2014 2:37 am
If the presentation of the budget were better, most experts would not be missing the big ideas for the small trees.