Cautioned by PM Manmohan Singh to not sit in judgement over policy formulation,CBI director Ranjit Sinha Wednesday said,An important question has been raised on defining the limits of criminal investigation. We will positively contribute to finding an equilibrium that is in consonance with the requirements of justice. Singhs remarks came in the wake of cases […]
PM Narendra Modi says former Congress President Sitaram Kesri was sidelined and treated badly to make way for Sonia Gandhi. Congress says his statement is factually incorrect and asks him to introspect.
New Delhi, Feb 29 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley while presenting the Union Budget 2016-17 said they were confronted with stress assets problem in public sector banks. He said that public money should reach the poor and deserving without any leakage. A bill on targeted delivery of financial services using Aadhar is also to be introduced. Jaitley also said that prudence lied in adhering to fiscal targets. He also increased allocation of Rs 1, 80,000 crores under PM MUDRA Yojana. He further added that fiscal deficit for fiscal 2016-17 have been targeted at 3.5 percent. Revenue deficit estimate for Financial Year 2015-16 has been down to 2.5 percent from earlier estimates.
In this Idea Exchange, World Bank India – Country Director Onno Ruhl speaks about the state of social indicators in India, dealing with the Maoist issue, on the ease of doing business here, fund cuts to NGOs and the difference between the previous and the current governments.