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Feb 29, 2016

Budget 2016: What is fiscal deficit? Will govt meet this crucial target?

Fiscal deficit is one of the most closely watched numbers in the Budget. It is the shortfall in the government's revenues to meet its expenditure. The government bridges the gap through market borrowings. #Arun Jaitley #Economy 2016 #fiscal deficit #NDA #Union Budget 2016

Feb 24, 2016

Budget session: All you need to know about the 16 Bills waiting to be passed

The Budget session begins on Tuesday (23 February) in an atmosphere of intimidation and hate, with the JNU imbroglio and Rohith Vemula's suicide casting doubt whether any meaningful businesses are possible in this crucial session to #Budget Session #ConnectTheDots #GST Bill #JNU row #Real Estate Bill #Rohith Vemula #Waterways Bill #Whistle-blowers Protection Bill

Feb 22, 2016

Budget 2016: Govt on course to miss the divestment target for 6th year in a row

One reason for the poor show this year has been the big fall in the domestic equity markets, which forced the government to hold back its stake sale plans in state-run companies. #Arun Jaitley #Disinvestment #Economy 2016 #NDA #Union Budget 2016

Feb 6, 2016

A clarification on the report titled ‘Left historians prevented resolution of Babri Masjid dispute’

The former archaeologist KK Muhammed, who was quoted in this article, has denied having made certain allusions to the Qutub Minar and Taj Mahal during his conversation with Firstpost. #Babri Masjid #CriticalPoint #KK Muhammed #Qutub Minar #Quwatul Islam #Taj Mahal

Nov 25, 2015

Unfair: Govt pushes IITs to tweak placement preferences in Make in India thrust

As Kiran Mazumdar Shaw of Biocon says IITs may beneift from the Make in India campaign, but nobody can be forced to support it #Autonomy #HRD Ministry #IIM #IIM Bill #IIT #Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw #placement season

Nov 20, 2015

7th Pay Commission: Central armed police forces get the lowest pay of all govt depts

They take care of our security often in poor conditions; but they are also the least paid of all government departments. The department in question here is the home affairs, including the central armed police forces (CAPF). #BSF #CAPF #Central Government #CRPF #Employees #ITBP #MHA #Pay

Oct 15, 2015

Exclusive: Extract from A Brief History of Seven Killings, 2015’s Man Booker Prize winner

Author Marlon James made history this week when he became the first Jamaican to win the Man Booker prize for his novel. #Book #BuzzPatrol #extract #Jamaica #Man Booker Prize #Marlon James #NewsTracker #Novel