Rajya Sabha & Finance Minister Pranab
Rajya Sabha Finance Minister Pranab Pranab Mukherjee Lokpal Bill Prime Minister Manmohan West Bengal Trinamool Congress Upper House Finance Minister Deng Xiaoping New Delhi Sharad Pawar Venkaiah Naidu
Little known facts about Pranab Mukherjee With Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee most likely to become India's 13th president next month, here's some little known trivia about the probable RaisinaHill resident: 1. He is 5 feet 1 inch tall. 2. He's been a college teacher in his public career. 3. His parliamentary career began in 1969 when he became a member of the Rajya Sabha from the Congress Party. 4. Apparently, he doesn't know Hindi and has said that it's one of the reasons why he cannot become PM. 5. Euromoney magazine rated him as the best Finance Minister of the World according to a survey in 1984. 6. He has presented seven budgets till now. 7. He has been writing a diary for the past 40 years chronicling everything he's seen in his life but apparently these writings will be published posthumously. 8. He's known to be a voracious reader and he usually starts reading three books simultaneously. 9. He is inspired by Chinese politician Deng Xiaoping. 10. In October 2010, he was quoted as saying, "We do ...
The anti-corruption Lokpal Bill will be discussed in the Rajya Sabha today, confirmed Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee. This session of Parliament ends tomorrow, giving the Upper House just two days to debate the bill and then put it to vote.
Lokpal Bill will be tabled in Rajya Sabha today: Pranab Mukherjee to NDTV: Finance Minister Pranab Mukher...
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee told NDTV today that the Lokpal Bill will be taken up in Rajya Sabha today. Though the government and the Opposition have agreed over the provision of Lokayuktas in the state, differences persist on the issue of who controls the CBI.
Anti-Naxal ops: CRPF seeks AFSPA cover for troops Last Updated: Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 21:59 0 Tags: Naxal, CRPF, AFSPA / People like Pranab Mukherjee needed everywhere: Cong New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday kept up the suspense on whether it would make Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee its Presidential poll nominee by remarking that "such people are required everywhere for the benefit of society". To a series of questions on Mukherjee including on his much-acclaimed reply to the Finance Bill in the Rajya Sabha, party spokesperson Renuka Chowdhary said "this is nothing new for Pranabda. He has always spoken like this." She was asked whether Mukherjee being greeted by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh followed by everyone from the cabinet after the Finance Bill was passed meant that he was a serious contender for the President’s post. Chowdhary said the media should rather congratulate him on the fact that he had not consulted a single word from any book while delivering his speech. To another question on ...
Petrol may rise Rs 5/litre, diesel by Rs 3 Get ready to pay more for fuels shortly. The hike is likely to kick in soon after Parliament's budget session ends on May 22. In a clear indication of the inevitable, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday warned of "disastrous consequences" if "corrective steps" were not taken to deal with the problem of high oil prices and seemingly endless subsidy. "Petroleum prices are increasing by leaps and bounds. We cannot keep them under any carpet. If we do not take corrective measures, we will have to face disastrous consequences," he told the Rajya Sabha but tempered. But he also promised to temper the shock of any oil price hike by saying the entire burden would not be passed on to consumers. "I cannot entirely pass on the extra burden to the consumers. Apart from his or her suffering individually, it will have its inflationary impact. That is also an issue which we shall have to address."
UPA constituent Trinamool Congress-ruled West Bengal, which has been demanding a special package, on Wednesday did not get any assurance from Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee who said he could not give preferential treatment to the state even though he himself belongs to it. He said a committee has been set up to look into problems being faced by three debt-stressed states -- West Bengal, Punjab and Kerala. Replying to a debate on the finance bill in Rajya Sabha, Mukherjee said, "I shall have to keep in mind that I represent West Bengal. Naturally, I will have an obligation to them. But as federal Finance Minister, I have equal responsibility for all 28 states."
The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, holding special sittings on Sunday, will focus on the sixty years journey of Indian Parliament as they celebrate 60th anniversary of its first session. A few living members of the first Lok Sabha, including Reishang Keishing and Resham Lal Jangde, will be honour...
BJP stages walkout from RS . Wednesday, 09 May 2012 00:27 Pioneer News Service | New Delhi ..inShare.0The BJP on Tuesday decried the Centre’s callous and indifferent attitude towards drought-affected Karnataka and Maharashtra and staged a walkout from the Rajya Sabha to register its protest. Raising the issue through a Calling Attention Motion over the severe drought situation in Karnataka due t...o failure of crops, BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu said that monsoon failure has resulted in depletion of ground water and severe shortage of drinking water and fodder. He said that the State has suffered Rs 5,964 crore loss due to failure of crop. Karnataka Chief Minister Sadanand Gowda, along with a high-level delegation of MPs from the State, had recently met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar demanding immediate financial aid and release of three lakh tones of food grains, but the Centre remained unmoved and nothing happened, he lamented. Ter ...
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