Prabhu in modernisation push27 February 2015, New Delhi, Sidharth MishraRailways minister Suresh Prabhu enjoys formidable reputation as a chartered accountant. The annual financial statement of the Indian Railways presented by him on Thursday can be best summarised as a chartered accountant’s budget.
Opposition dismisses ‘vision document’
While the BJP and the NDA partners described the Railway Budget presented by Suresh Prabhu on Thursday as path-breaking, the Opposition dismissed it as a “dud” and no better than a a “vision document.”
Jaitley slams UPA’s ‘defective’ land law Finance minister Arun Jaitley launched a blistering attack on the previous UPA regime saying their land law had “disastrous impact” on India’s national security as Pakistan could get information on critical defence projects coming up here.
Delhi poll drubbing still rankles BJP, Cong The issue of BJP and Congress’ dismal performance in the recently concluded Delhi election snowballed into a war of words between senior leaders of the two parties in Lok Sabha on Thursday, as Parliamentary affairs minister Venkaiah Naidu took a dig...
Ordinance row: No question of going back, let Par decide: NaiduGovernment said there is "no question of going back" on any of the ordinances including on land acquisition, but it will be open to suggestions when the bills are taken up after the Budget and accused the Congress of adopting "double standards" on the issue. Double delight for DelhiThe emphasis of Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu to augment facilities for commuters is reflected in the fund allocation as Delhi has received almost double the amount compared to the previous year for passenger amenities.
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A man walks with umberalla during rains at foreshore road on the banks of Dal Lake in Srinagar on Wednesday.