PM releases UPA I and II Report Card, says miles to go
New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today projected the economic growth at more than six per cent in 2013- 14 setting the stage for attempts to achieve the 12th Plan target of 8 per cent for the five-year period.
The Prime Minister who, at a function here, released the report on UPA government's performance during the past nine years after it took over for the first time in 2004, however, said this would be difficult but not impossible.
: 22/05/2013 | : 10:59 PM
Sonia disappointed at Oppn disruption of Par; calls on Oppn to ensure passage of key Bills
New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) Expressing disappointment at the inability to secure passage of the Food Security and the Land Acquisition Bills and other important legislations due to the 'obstructionist' attitude of the Opposition, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi today called upon the Opposition to help ensure the enactment of crucial laws for the public good.
''We are disappointed that we were unable to get important legislations enacted due to Opposition not allowing the Parliament to function. We are unable to fulfil our duties due to the obstructionist approach of the Opposition,''Mrs Gandhi said at the function to celebrate the ninth anniversary of the UPA in power at the Centre.
: 22/05/2013 | : 9:43 PM
YSRCP flays Congress remarks
Hyderabad, May 22 (UNI) Lashing out at Congress for targeting YSR and his family members in its extended state executive meeting, YSR Congress today said the ruling party has cheated the people by dumping the 2009 poll promises and sailing with TDP for mutual benefit.
Talking to media here, Party spokesperson Jupudi Prabhakar said 'Targeting YSR and his family members using exaggerated expressions and trying to hijack YSR welfare schemes and dubbing them as Congress schemes amounts to treachery as YSR steered Congress to a victory in 2009 while his pet schemes were either diluted or done away with'.
: 22/05/2013 | : 11:05 PM
Outward FDI exceed inward flows: Assocham findings
New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) India’s overseas investments reached close to 27 billion dollars, exceeding the inflows on equity account of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in fiscal 2012-13, ASSOCHAM findings revealed here today..
The study said India’s overseas investment, comprising loans, equity and loans guaranteed aggregated to 26.83 billion dollars in financial year 2012-13, with maximum outflows taking place in October-January.
: 22/05/2013 | : 4:14 PM
Nominated posts to be filled up soon :Kiran
Hyderabad, May 22 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy today assured Congress workers that the pending nominated posts would be filled up soon.
Addressing the state Congress Party convention attended by newly elected committee presidents at block, mandal, town and divisional-level, here, Mr Reddy said the party workers are playing a keyrole in success of the candidates.
: 22/05/2013 | : 9:53 PM
IPL6 Eliminator: Royals restrict Sunrisers to 132
New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) A few late order hits from Darren Sammy helped Sunrisers Hyderabad post a target of 133 runs against Rajasthan Royals in the Eliminator match of the IPL 2013 at the Feroz Shah Kotla ground here tonight.
Opener Shikhar Dhawan top-scored for the Hyderabad side as the Rajasthan bowlers stuck to a tight line and length throughout the innings at the slow track.
: 22/05/2013 | : 9:45 PM