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Bansal's budget sparks dharnas in Odisha

Feb 27, 2013

Bansal's budget sparks dharnas in Odisha

Alleging negligence towards Odisha in the rail budget, workers and leaders of different political paries including ruling BJD staged rail rokos and dharnas at railway stations across the state today. #NewsTracker #Odisha #Rail Budget 2013
Rail Budget 2013: Stop hallucinating about Anubhuti

Feb 27, 2013

Rail Budget 2013: Stop hallucinating about Anubhuti

Will they create a new line of cleaning and sanitation systems for Anubhuti? Is it even possible? Do they have separate safety standards for these coaches? #ThatsJustWrong #Public health #Luxury #RailBudget2013 #Anubhuti
Vedict on Railway Budget: Torn between a 'poll' budget and a 'bold' budget

Feb 27, 2013

Vedict on Railway Budget: Torn between a 'poll' budget and a 'bold' budget

While his fellow MPs may not have been too happy with his Budget, Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal has largely been spared in editorials for his unambitious budget. #Indian Railways #Pawan Bansal #Railway Budget 2013 #RailBudget2013
Why Rail Budget 2013 has set the tone for austerity year

Feb 27, 2013

Why Rail Budget 2013 has set the tone for austerity year

The main read-through to the Union budget is that government spending will likely rise at a slower pace and suppressed prices will be passed on to consumers, but only at a very gradual pace due to the risk of consumer backlash ahead of the elections, #fiscal deficit #Indian Railways #Pawan Kumar Bansal #RailBudget2013
Bansal has bamboozled us with 'reform' talk in Rail Budget

Feb 27, 2013

Bansal has bamboozled us with 'reform' talk in Rail Budget

Bansal has been given a free pass on his gravy train, with commentators buying too readily into his 'reforms' rhetoric even though he hasn't quite walked the talk. #P. Chidambaram #Reforms #Pawan Kumar Bansal #Budget2013 #Railway Budget 2013 #RailBudget2013

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Reality check: Train mows down two kids as Bansal reads Railway budget

Feb 26, 2013

Reality check: Train mows down two kids as Bansal reads Railway budget

This irony should not be missed. It has grave import for the public since the Indian Railways talk about safety but do not give a damn. #ThatsJustWrong #Indian Railways #RailBudget2013 #rail safety

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Reality check: Train mows down two kids as Bansal reads Railway budget

Sep 14, 2014

Gov. Rick Scott abandons tough talk from 2010 campaign

When Gov. Rick Scott surprisingly entered the Republican primary four years ago, he took a strong tea party stand on most issues. He vowed to cut government spending and debt. The multimillionaire businessman promised to slash taxes to create jobs. H... #Florida #Arizona #Barack Obama #Charlie Crist #U.S. Republican Party #Rick Scott
Reality check: Train mows down two kids as Bansal reads Railway budget

Sep 11, 2014

NFL to look into its handling of Rice case

The NFL called in a former FBI director to examine how it pursued and handled evidence in the Ray Rice domestic violence case as pressure increased for the league to be more transparent about its original investigation. FILE - In this February 2014 f... #Federal Bureau of Investigation #National Football League #Ray Rice #Roger Goodell #Baltimore Ravens
Reality check: Train mows down two kids as Bansal reads Railway budget

Aug 20, 2014

We Must Protect Taxpayers in Public-Private Partnerships

Public-private partnerships (P3s) deserve scrutiny before contracts are signed, and that principle is made clear in a recent four - part series by Len Boselvic of the Pittsburgh-Post Gazette (full disclosure: I was interviewed for and am quoted in th... #Morgan Stanley #Richard M. Daley