Monday, January 17, 2022

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FM proposes sharp hike in capital expenditure to Rs 5.54 lakh crores

Presenting the Union Budget for 2021-22, she said Railways will monetise dedicated freight corridors.

Overly optimistic

While it is desirable to be optimistic about growth, the Survey must have openly acknowledged the problem areas

‘Revival of animal spirits with 11% growth rate next fiscal year’

CEA said the responsibility of capital formation has largely fallen on the government and PSUs till then

Telangana Rashtra Samithi to oppose farm laws in Parliament

Speaking to media persons at New Delhi on Saturday, TRS Parliamentary Party leader K Keshava Rao asserted that the TRS had already made its stand clear on the new farm laws and will continue to oppose them in the Parliament.

BJD demands Women’s Reservation Bill be passed in this Budget session

This was demanded by Pinaki Misra, BJD Parliamentary Party leader in Lok Sabha in the All Party meeting held at New Delhi on Saturday for the Budget Session of Parliament.

Agri policy needs to focus on small & marginal farmers: President

To provide expenditure support to small and marginal farmers, the President said almost Rs 1,13,000 crore have been directly transferred to their bank accounts.

FM gave four-five mini-budgets in 2020, upcoming will be part of it: PM

The prime minister expressed confidence that MPs will not shy away from contributing to make full use of Parliament for fulfilling people's aspirations.

Finance Minister Sitharaman to table Economic Survey 2020-21 today

The Budget Session will begin today with an address by President Ram Nath Kovind to the joint sitting of two houses of Parliament.

16 Opposition parties to boycott President’s address

Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday said, "The only issue of the boycott is farm laws and 16 parties have decided to jointly boycott the Address".

Autocratic reforms with obstinacy

If the new farm laws are good for everybody, where was the need for secrecy and haste in passing them?

Massive farmers showdown in Patna

The tussle between farmers and police has been underway at several places apart from the city's famous Dak Banglow Chowk

Gujarat BJP MP Mansukh Vasava quits party

BJP MP Mansukh Vasava had written a letter to PM Modi last week seeking withdrawal of a Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change notification declaring 121 villages of Narmada district as eco sensitive zone

Air India pilots reject 5% rollback in pay cut, says ‘donate for Parl building or PM Care’

Association said: "We do not accept this paltry 5 per cent roll back in illegal pay cut and you may advice the concerned to donate this 5 per cent towards funds for building the Parliament or PM CARE".

Congress slams govt over no winter session of Parliament

The Congress on Tuesday said the "Decimation of parliamentary democracy is complete" and asked if election campaigning can be done amid the pandemic then why can't the session be held.

Shashi Tharoor joins protesting Punjab MPs at Jantar Mantar

Tharoor said, "The MPs are saying that the Centre settle the matter with the farmers' unions and call the winter session of Parliament".

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