MUMBAI: Stating that GST will herald an economic integration of India, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today slammed opposition Congress to stall progress of the country by preventing passage of the Constitution Amendment Bill. "The entire country will become one market and it will be an economic integration of India," Jaitley said launching three social security schemes here. Without naming Congress, he slammed those trying to stall the GST Constitution Amendment Bill in Parliament saying they were attempting to "stop progress of the country".
The success of Canada’s energy industry depends on overcoming challenges associated with environmentally responsible resource extraction and distribution.
The toughest task may not be physical. Highly sophisticated technology and a highly skilled energy-sector labour force are accomplishing things never dreamed of. The toughest challenges today may actually be those associated with gaining sufficient societal approval of necessary transport infrastructure like pipelines. These challenges are not going to go away on their own and must be faced head-on.
Matthew O'Brien: Truth in the Age of Niallism:
Harvard historian Niall Ferguson still thinks bluster can substitute for facts: Here are three facts about how the 10-year budget outlook has changed in the past year: 1) the fiscal cliff deal raised $600 billion in new revenue; 2) the sequester, if left in place, cut $1.2 trillion; 3) the CBO revised its projection for federal healthcare spending down by $600 billion.