Rahul Gandhi accuses PM, FM of stealing from RBI

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at the government over the record cash transfer by the RBI, saying the prime minister and the finance minister are “clueless” about solving the “self created economic disaster” and accused them of “stealing money” from the Bank. Continue Reading

Govt unveils measures to support auto sector, boost demand

Amid a deepening distress in the auto industry, the government on Friday announced several relief measures, including deferring one-time registration fee, lifting ban on purchase of petrol/diesel vehicles by its departments and allowing higher depreciation, but it remained non-committal on the demand for a reduction in GST rates. Continue Reading

Kerala CM slams Union Budget, says it failed to keep its promises

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Friday slammed the Union budget, saying the Centre did not heed the State’s plea for raising the borrowing limit to help it overcome the devastation caused by the floods last year. Continue Reading

No specific benefit announced for Telangana in Union Budget: TRS

Several political parties in Telangana – TRS, Congress, TDP – have expressed disappointment with the 2019 Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman yesterday. Continue Reading

Telangana’s ‘Mission Bhagiratha’ inspired ‘Har Ghar Jal Yojana’: TRS

Among the slew of announcements for rural and semi-urban India announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman in the Union Budget was the drinking water scheme – ‘Har Ghar Jal Yojana.’ Continue Reading