Supporters of Manmohan Singh celebrated the ruling whereas his opponents came out all guns blazing.
The PMO instead of shifting responsibilities, should have ensured effective follow up, according to Public Accounts Committee.
Observing that the new indirect tax regime could be a "game-changer", he, however, cautioned that there could be "difficulties" in its implementation. He pressed for constructive cooperation between the Centre and the states in resolving outstanding issues.
Air India can count itself lucky every time the government jumped to its rescue â€“ and the carrier has run into rough weather more number of times than it seems normal for a flag-bearer.
Armed with the latest GDP figures, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today mocked the economists and made a veiled attack on his predecessor Manmohan Singh, saying "hard work" proved to be more powerful than "Harvard".
Nitish Kumar has made a dramatic U-turn on his stand towards demonetisation saying neither cash-less nor less-cash economy has worked anywhere in the world, and would never work in India.
Enraged by his "raincoat jibe" against Manmohan Singh, Congress today announced that it will boycott Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament during the entire budget session and will try to bring on board other opposition parties too.
Enraged by Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s â€˜bathroom‘ remark on his predecessor Manmohan Singh, Congress parliamentarians walked out of Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.
Naidu said inflation has been brought down to its lowest and India has become an attractive destination for investors under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the country now having the "highest" foreign exchange reserves.
Ahead of the Budget session beginning tomorrow, BJP sought to corner Congress, alleging the "corrupt hands" which helped Mallya secure bank loans belonged to the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram.
Ahead of the Budget Session beginning on Tuesday, BJP sought to corner Congress, alleging the "corrupt hands" which helped Mallya secure bank loans belonged to the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram.
A day before presentation of Economic Survey, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today painted a bleak picture of the Indian economy insisting "it is not in good shape" while former Finance Minister P Chidambaram said the government is "hiding behind" GDP numbers that are being challenged.
Releasing a report on the state of the economy in the presence of former finance minister P Chidambaram, Manmohan said, â€œI did nothing wrong against the law of the land.â€
This comes two days after CNN-News18 broke the story on how Manmohan Singh may have taken special interest to allegedly help Vijay Mallya's ailing airline.
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In his first address to the staff after taking over as the 24th Governor on September 4, 2016, Patel, in an email, said the RBI has achieved the excellence only because of the collective efforts of its employees.
Reserve Bank Governor Urjit Patel today escaped possible grilling by a parliamentary committee over the demonetisation issue but for the intervention of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel is learnt to have told the parliamentary panel on demonetisation that discussions between the central bank and the government on the process began early last year.
In this position, Goel was one of the key players in the India-US relationship in the first two years of the Obama Administration that saw the first state visit of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in November 2009 and the historic visit of President Barack Obama to India a year later.
Feeling "humiliated" by events since demonetisation, RBI employees today wrote to Governor Urjit Patel protesting against operational "mismanagement" in the exercise and Government impinging its autonomy by appointing an official for currency coordination.
A day-long national convention, called in the wake of demonetisation, saw top Congress leaders including former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram coming down hard on Modi. Singh cautioned people that "worse is still to come".
At a convention called by Congress on demonetisation, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram claimed there was no record of the Cabinet meeting of November 8 when the government had said to have taken the decision to withdraw Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.
Demonetisation will have a "very significant adverse effect" on the country's GDP and will be an issue in the upcoming assembly elections in five states, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said today.
Modi said while the honest will not be harassed, those with black wealth have "only a few days to hide" and will not be spared.