CPI’s Gurudas Dasgupta said the “government should not be sensitive to any name.” The Congress has argued that since he is not a member of parliament, Mr Vadra cannot defend himself against allegations there, and the discussion is therefore unfair. Rejecting that rationale, the BJP allegedly said the Finance Minister should furnish any clarifications on the Congress president’s behalf. Congress’s Manish Tiwari said they will not allow a discussion on Mr Vadra since there was “no question of having a discussion on a private individual in the House.” The Congress has also tried to shore up support from its allies to combat the onslaught. UP powerhouse Mayawati showed she is a reliable friend by carefully stating that while the Congress should answer the questions around Mr Vadra, his mother-in-law cannot be held responsible even if graft is proven.
Lucas, who had initially planned to retire in February, cited his health as a key factor behind his decision. I want to do the right thing by Barclays, my family, and myself, and therefore I have reached the difficult decision to step down sooner, Lucas said in the statement. I feel confident that I leave Barclays financially robust and well placed to continue to serve its customers, clients, shareholders and other stakeholders. Lucas was among four past and present employees to be probed by regulators over whether Barclays adequately disclosed fees paid to the Qatar Investment Authority as part of a 7 billion-pound fundraising during the financial crisis, a move that helped the lender avoid taking government money. Barclays said last month that its contesting the probes findings. Barclayss first-half profit was reduced by 640 million pounds of restructuring costs linked to Jenkinss overhaul of the lender to make it more profitable.
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Serbia may hire McKinsey consultant as finance minister -source
Serbian Yale graduate Lazar Krstic, who is about 30, met Serbian deputy Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic in Belgrade on Monday, the source said, and Serbian daily Blic said talks would continue over the next few days and that an agreement was near. “Everything points to an agreement and we expect the public will be officially informed in the coming days,” Blic said. If confirmed as finance minister, Krstic will take on the challenge of reining in Serbia’s growing budget gap and public debt, which have all but buried hopes of a new precautionary loan deal with the International Monetary Fund. Prime Minister Dacic is expected to present his new cabinet line-up to parliament on Aug.