NDA government did not create jobs, lied about it: P Chidambaram
Saturday, March 9, 2019, 6:29 PM
Congress has been attacking PM Modi over the issue of unemployment for a long time. However, the intensity of criticism increased after data from National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) became public. NSSO survey showed that unemployment rate in the country is at 45-year-high at 6.1%. He alleged that not only the government is guilty of not creating jobs, but also lying about it.
Electorally yours: Interim budget 2019 has something for everyone
Friday, February 1, 2019, 9:21 PM
Expectations were muted from what was to be an-interim-budget but taking a leaf-out of P Chidambaram's play book, finance minister, Piyush Goyal presented a full budget even as his speech carried the nomenclature 'Interim Budget'. If the BJP needed a booster shot, interim budget, which almost reads like a full budget, gives it that. Budget 2019 addresses all constituencies while sticking to fiscal discipline.