Chidambaram appeals to states to come out against 15th Finance Commission

New Delhi: Congress leader P. Chidambaram urged the Finance Ministers of all states across the country to sign a memorandum against the terms of reference (ToR) of the 15th Finance Commission. The former Union Minister also welcomed the statement of the Finance Ministers of six states/Union Territories — Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Delhi, West Bengal, Punjab, […]

ATMs Run Dry in some States, FM says Temporary Shortage

New Delhi: Several parts of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and poll-bound Karnataka have reported the shortage of currency and ATMs running down, which the government attributed to unusual spurt in demand in last three months. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the “temporary shortage” in certain states is being “tackled quickly” and that there […]