A Confused Reality

The maxim ‘truth is stranger than fiction’ plays out daily in our lives. On the one hand, tax collections, Sensex and sales of high-end vehicles are at record levels and people were seen queuing up to buy gold on Dhanteras but on the other, the subsidised ration scheme had to be extended for five years and the extraordinarily large number of people applying for work under MNREGA, resulted in budgeted funds getting exhausted by mid-year.

Sensex regains 66k mark

The BSE Sensex crossed the 66,000 mark during trade on Tuesday with a gain of 559 points.