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PB’s twisty take on the top five headlines of the day.
1. Budget overhaul, advancement of session on Cabinet agenda
Early presentation of Budget will ensure that all legislative works are completed before the beginning of the new fiscal, from April, and funds allocated to various ministries start flowing in from the first quarter.
2. Akhilesh Yadav puts up a brave face, says ‘Samajwadi Pariwar’ united
So, after the family feud the outsider has become the insider. With Mandal caste politics, they communalized the Muslims against Hindus except Yadav. It is a winning combination in Bihar and UP.
3. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani calls up PM Narendra Modi, condemns Uri attack
The same Ashraf Ghani when he came to power, was pro Pakistan, thinking Pakistan is a friend. Slowly and steadily, Pakistan is loosing its relevance in International diplomatic ties. It is bound to become pariah state.
4. Rupee slips below 67-mark vs dollar as Federal Reserve policy outcome looms
It lost a modest five paise to settle at 67.01 against the American currency. Sentiment across the globe was relatively muted and traded cautiously ahead of highly-anticipated monetary policy decisions by the Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan.
5. Difficult To Implement Order On Cauvery, We Have No Water: Siddaramaiah
Does SC judges have any accountability – do they make sure drinking water supply to citizens depending on Cauvery water till next monsoon? how come they found more water in Karnataka dams which even CMC(Cauvery monitoring committee) not able to find? And here, even for a nominal share, the politicians, especially the fringe groups, through misinformation campaign, are agitating the people. And our great people anyway are never interested in knowing the facts. So those groups are having a field day.