China announces 7.5% jump in defence spending

China announced on Thursday a planned 7.5 percent boost in defence spending this year, a smaller increase than expected and the first time in more than two decades the jump has been less than double-digits.

No roll back in fuel prices, indicates Congress

The Congress on Wednesday indicated that
there will be no roll back in fuel prices and accused the
opposition of resorting to "political opportunism" on the

CPI demands rollback of duties on petroleum products

CPI on Sunday demanded that the government rollback the imposition of duties on petroleum products immediately, saying it will have adverse impact on the people who are already suffering from rising food prices.

UPA allies mount pressure on govt to roll back fuel price hike

After Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, another UPA ally DMK on Saturday demanded an immediate roll back of increase in petroleum prices.