Cong. targets Finance Minister for flip-flop over interest rates on small saving schemes
Nothing ‘inadvertent’ in cut, says former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram; decision to put it on hold ‘election-driven’ move, says party general secretary Priyanka Vadra.Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday said that there was nothing “inadvertent” about announcing a cut in interest rates on small saving instruments while Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra called the as being an “election- driven” move. Stepping up the attack, party chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had no “moral authority” to continue in her position if a decision affecting millions could be taken by an “oversight”. “Really @nsitharaman ‘oversight’ in issuing the order to increase interest rates on GOI schemes or election driven ‘hindsight’ in withdrawing it?” asked Ms. Vadra in response to Ms. Sitharaman’s tweet in which she described Finance Ministry’s orders to revise the interest rates as “an oversight”.
TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee, who has been on an overnight ‘sit-in protest’ against the Centre’s alleged discrimination against West Bengal, called for an “aur ek dafa Delhi chalo” (another march to Delhi) to oust the right-wing party from power.
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More than 20 people, including women and children are feared trapped, following the collapse of the roof of a stepwell at a temple in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore on Thursday. The incident took place during Ram Navami celebrations at the Beleshwar Mahadev Jhulelal Temple in the Patel Nagar area. Police and locals were seen trying to rescue the devotees trapped inside the well.
Water School at Durgam Cheruvu is a spot for water sport activities in Hyderabad
‘Pathu Thala,’ even when it tries a lot to add novelty to its Kannada original ‘Mufti,’ has too many issues that do no justice to Silambarasan TR and Gautham Karthik who give it their all
The Supreme Court has junked a plea filed by Lieutenant Colonel Prasad Shrikant Purohit seeking discharge in the 2008 Malegaon blast case. Mr. Purohit and six others, including BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur, are facing trial in the case. All the accused are currently out on bail.
Talking to reporters outside the Tamil Nadu Legilative Assembly chamber, Edappadi K. Palaniswami said that even during the Erode (East) assembly by-election, his party fought, while maintaining its relationship with the national party. “As of now, the alliance is in place. Towards the next year’s Lok Sabha polls, we will proceed together,” Mr. Palaniswami observed, replying to a query on the reported comment of Union Home Minister Amit Shah on the continuance of tie-up between the two parties.
The construction of a new Assembly complex for Puducherry will commence this year, Chief Minister N. Rangasamy said on Thursday. Winding up the discussion before passing the budget for the next financial year in the Assembly, the Chief Minister said the government was committed to having a new Legislative Assembly for the Union Territory.
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After the uproar over the insistence on the use of the word “Dahi” prominently as the nomenclature on the curd packet marketed by milk federations in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) on Thursday withdrew the order.