• Jun
    02
    By PTI

    Narendra Modi government today initiated steps to reorient the work culture of bureaucrats with ministers asking officials to address people's concerns in a polite, decent and caring manner and be

  • May
    27
    By PTI

    In a restructuring of his Cabinet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today combined 17 related ministries into seven different groups, including some infrastructure departments, in an apparent bid to ensure synergy

  • May
    13
    By PTI

    Regretting that economic progress has thrown up a class of 'rent seekers', Comptroller and Auditor General Shashi Kant Sharma today said the CAG will continue to audit private companies and

  • Mar
    07

    Finance minister P Chidambram on Friday said there was convergence between the government and the Reserve Bank of India on targeting inflation as per the recommendations made by the Urjit

  • Mar
    03

    The Manmohan Singh cabinet on Sunday decided against bringing in ordinances to promulgate the anti-graft laws in view of reservations expressed by President Pranab Mukherjee, a divided opinion within the

  • Feb
    28

    Trying to beat the model code of conduct that will come into force anytime with the announcement of the April-May election schedule, the CCEA and the public private partnership approval

  • In a double whammy of sorts, finance minister P Chidambaram looks set to miss both his fiscal deficit target of 4.6 per cent and GDP growth estimate of 4

  • Feb
    14
    By Hans-Christian Baumann

    In a national referendum that drew a lot of international attention, a tight majority of Switzerland’s electorate voted to curb immigration last Sunday. The referendum was closely watched by

  • Oct
    13

    India has questioned IMF’s methodology for lowering the country’s economic growth forecast to 3. 8 per cent this financial year without a valid basis and expressed disappointment at the world

  • Sep
    30

    The fiscal space continued to be troublesome for finance minister P Chidambaram in April-August. Fiscal deficit during the period reached Rs 404 651 crore 74