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Union Budget 2017: ‘End-to-end’ transport of key items on anvil

Arun Jaitely also announced competitive ticket booking facility to the public at large.

02 Feb 2017 7:16 AM

Please-all Budget on poll eve

Arun Jaitley said that the pace of remonetisation has picked up, and will soon reach comfortable levels.

02 Feb 2017 6:52 AM

Supreme Court asks search engines to firewall ‘raunchy’ videos

The film Damini revolved around the gangrape of a domestic maid by some wealthy individuals.

02 Feb 2017 6:39 AM

New CBI chief Alok Verma starts innings

Alok Verma has served on various positions and dawned many roles in his career spanning 37 years.

02 Feb 2017 6:32 AM

Railway Budget’s 92-year-old journey comes to a halt

Former railway minister Lalu Prasad was particularly harsh on merger of Railway Budget with the General Budget.

02 Feb 2017 6:15 AM


Union Budget 2017: Big infrastructure push to spur growth

Arun Jaitley terms transport sector ‘lifeline’ of the country, makes a provision of Rs 2,41,387 crore.

02 Feb 2017 6:08 AM

Union Budget 2017: Arun Jaitley vision on digital ‘new normal’, in verse

Arun Jaitley also gave a poetic twist to his “pro-poor” Budget.

02 Feb 2017 5:23 AM

Union Budget 2017: Rs 2,000 limit set for cash donations to parties

Arun Jaitley said the RBI Act would be amended to enable the issuance of electoral bonds, full details of which will be notified later.

02 Feb 2017 5:13 AM

Union Budget 2017: Drugs, medical devices to get cheaper

1.5 lakh health sub centres will be converted to Health Wellness Centres, says Arun Jaitley.

02 Feb 2017 4:48 AM

Union Budget 2017: Senior citizens to get smart cards

A beginning will be made through a pilot in 15 districts during 2017-18, says Arun Jaitley.

02 Feb 2017 4:42 AM


After 2016 cut, fund to fight Aids receives 17.65 per cent boost

The programme was jeopardised earlier after Narendra Modi government had made a major cut in the social spending.

02 Feb 2017 4:37 AM

Union Budget 2017 brings good news to retired servicemen

The money allocated for defence pensions is Rs 85,737 crore, a year-on-year hike of 4.13%.

02 Feb 2017 4:31 AM

Union Budget 2017: Two new AIIMS for Jharkhand, Gujarat

The budget estimate for 2017-2018 at Rs 47,352.51 crore saw an increase of 27.76 per cent.

02 Feb 2017 4:25 AM

Govt hikes funds for women and children by 27 per cent

An allocation of Rs 22,095 crore has been made for the ministry of WCD.

02 Feb 2017 4:17 AM

Union Budget 2017: Arun Jaitley rolls out slew of education reforms

Access to SWAYAM would be widened by linkage with DTH channels, dedicated to education, says Arun Jaitley.

02 Feb 2017 4:10 AM


Union Budget 2017: No mega deals for start-ups this year

Start-ups require government initiatives to create conducive environment rather than tax holidays, experts opined.

02 Feb 2017 3:54 AM

Union Budget 2017: Fiscal deficit target on track

Arun Jaitley now targets 3 per cent fiscal deficit in 2018-19.

02 Feb 2017 3:31 AM

Union Budget 2017: No loan waiver, farmers upset

Allocation for new crop insurance scheme has been increased to Rs 13,240 crore from budgeted Rs 5,500 crore.

02 Feb 2017 3:30 AM

Union Budget 2017: Govt intensifies black money war

Limiting cash transactions to Rs 3 lakh is in line with the recommendations of a Special Investigation Team set up on black money.

02 Feb 2017 3:24 AM

Union Budget 2017: SMEs get major tax relief

This will be applicable to all firms with annual turnovers upto Rs 50 crore.

02 Feb 2017 3:24 AM