Forty percent of Indians trust Trump to do the right thing, almost double the number of Japanese at 24%. Western European nations have significantly less trust in Trump: The figures are, United Kingdom (22%), France (14%) and German (11%).
PM Modi was in the hill shrine on Friday to inaugurate a new township close to the temple. In his speech, he not only called for corporate investments but said that environmental norms will be followed in all construction activity.
Arun Jaitley set a target for the fiscal deficit at 3.2% for the fiscal and the borrowings are meant to finance this. However, countering the slowdown will mean exceeding this target. Most analysts have said that the government could go up to 3.5%.
As the Chairman of the Economic Advisory Council, Bibek Debroy has a direct point of contact with the PM Narendra Modi. On the other hand, in the NITI Aayog, he is subordinate to its Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar and CEO Amitabh Kant.
The PM-EAC under Manmohan Singh was headed by former RBI Governor and noted economist C Rangarajan. It was abolished in 2014 along with a host of other similar bodies, including the Planning Commission and the National Knowledge Commission.