Day: September 15, 2018

Arun Jaitley says confident of meeting fiscal deficit target

open view web desk NEW DELHI – Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday that the government is confident of meeting its fiscal deficit target of 3.3 percent of gross domestic product in the current fiscal year, a day after outlining a number of measures to bolster the […]

India appoints new chief justice critical of incumbent’s record

open view web desk NEW DELHI:- India’s Department of Justice said Supreme Court judge Ranjan Gogoi will become chief justice on Oct. 3, to succeed retiring Dipak Misra who has been the target of unprecedented criticism this year from politicians and judges, including Gogoi. The appointment is in […]

Petrol, diesel rates scale new highs

open view web desk New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices Friday scaled new highs as rates were increased on account of rupee depreciation and rise in international oil rates. While petrol price was increased by 28 paise a litre, diesel rates went up by 22 paise, according to a […]

Little point in engaging Opposition on Rafale deal, says Def Min

open view web desk New Delhi, Sep 15: Amid a political furore over the multi-billion dollar Rafale fighter jet deal, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has suggested it is futile to engage opposition parties on the issue when all facts have been already placed before Parliament. She also alleged that […]

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