Manmohan Singh government indecisive: Yashwant
Ranchi: Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Saturday accused the Manmohan Singh government of being `indecisive` as a result of succumbing to pressure from coalition partners.
"The UPA government first takes action and then thinks over it. For example, the union cabinet decided to bring in the Pension Reforms Bill, but backtracked after Trinamool Congress leader and Railway Minister Mukul Roy asked for its removal from the cabinet agenda," Sinha told a news conference here.
"When you know that the Trinamool Congress is your ally, why don?t you first discuss with it and initiate action. Taking decisions and then withdrawing them is what is known as paralysis of decisions," the former finance minister said.
Stating that interest rates had been increased 13 times in the past 18 months with the exception of recent half-percent decrease, Sinha said the central government had also rolled back its growth projection from 9 per cent for 2011/12 to 6.5 per cent.
"Such frequent changes in fiscal matters would worry the common people burdened by the steep price rise," he added.
Download the all new Zee News app for Android and iOS to stay up to date with latest headlines and news stories in Politics, Entertainment, Sports, Technology, Business and much more from India and around the world.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh bypoll results: As it happened on November 24
- Intolerance issue: When did ‘Incredible India’ become ‘Intolerant India’, Anupam Kher asks Aamir Khan
- Tirupati, Tirumala rains update: Temple remains open; pilgrims continue to pour in for darshan
- BJP's big poser to Aamir Khan: Is there any better neighbour for Muslims than a Hindu?
- Muslim leader Asaduddin Owaisi says Aamir Khan wrong in wanting to leave India