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Swaminathan S Anklesaria Aiyar Download
Still a Mental Fiscal Exercise
The N K Singh Committee has suggested a new Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act to replace the old one. It has many eminently sensible proposals. Its most obvious shortcoming is that its recommendations have no teeth, and rely on good sense and fiscal rules that can easily be broken -as often happened in the past.

T K Arun Download
CURSOR - English, for Hindi's Sake
President Pranab Mukherjee recently put his approval to a recommendation of the Committee of Parliament on Official Language, to have ministers and the President deliver official speeches in Hindi, if they can speak Hindi.