Australia PM rules out early election as budget sell begins

 Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott ruled out an early election Wednesday during a media blitz to sell the budget as opponents accused the government of delaying fiscal repair to win votes.

Now, you can get PAN card within 48 hours

The finance ministry has proposed to provide online facility to apply for the cards and making it available in 48 hours.

PM Modi to launch insurance, pension schemes in Kolkata on May 9

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the flagship social security schemes, including Rs 2 lakh accident cover at a premium of just Re 1 per month, in Kolkata on May 9.

Puducherry CM says budget for 2015-2016 `development oriented`

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy Wednesday said the Rs 6450 crore tax free budget he presented for fiscal 2015-2016 was "development oriented" and intended to augment the welfare of the people.

Honeymoon over for Indonesian leader as U-turns erode authority

When Indonesian President Joko Widodo wanted to push this year`s budget through the opposition-dominated parliament, he left it to his advisers to hash out a deal with lawmakers.

Rangasamy to present budget on April 22

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy will present the budget of the Union Territory for the fiscal 2015-2016 on April 22.

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DNA: Is Kumar Vishwas next to be ousted from AAP?

After Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan, is it Kumar Vishwas' turn to be removed from the Aam Aadmi Party?

Get ready to pay more from April 1

Entry tickets to museums, zoo and tiger reserves would become cheaper, while business class air travel, investment in MFs and chit funds would become expensive with some of the service tax proposals announced in the Budget coming into effect from Wednesday.

'Address malnutrition, relook budget cuts in children's schemes'

 The Indian chapter of a French humanitarian organisation is urging President Pranab Mukherjee and the Narendra Modi-led government to relook the budget for 2015-16 and give malnutrition the priority it deserves in the light of the drastic cuts in children's schemes and programmes.

The significance of Health Insurance for your Life

You never know when you or your family member will have an accident or get sick. Having good health insurance provides you with an affordable way to get medical care when you need it.

US House approves balanced budget with $20bn military hike

 The House of Representatives approved a US budget Wednesday that shaves $5.5 trillion in spending over a decade, repeals the Obamacare health law and eliminates the federal deficit in nine years without raising taxes.

Former CM PK Dhumal criticises the state Budget

Former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister PK Dhumal on Tuesday termed the Budget "regressive" and said the claims of government regarding the implementation of poll promises were "false and misleading".

Opposition hits out at Mufti govt's budget, terms it a 'damp squib'

Opposition Congress and National Conference on Monday said the maiden budget of PDP-BJP government was a "damp squib" and despite having one of the finest economist heading the finance ministry, it was just "whimper."

J&K industry gives mixed reaction to PDP-BJP's first budget

 The Jammu and Kashmir Budget on Sunday received mixed reaction from the industry, with one section terming the proposals to attract investment as positive moves, while others said many demands have not been addressed.

Budget not sufficient for treating rare diseases: AIIMS to HC

AIIMS has told the Delhi High Court that its non-plan budget is only sufficient to procure commonly-used and emergency medical items and not for getting medicines for treatment of rare diseases.

Maharashtra budget lacks vision, no focus on growth: AAP

Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday said that the Maharashtra budget lacks long-term vision and fails to put forward a well-defined road map for the recovery of the economy of the state.

Opposition Congress​ slams Haryana budget

 Opposition Congress on Wednesday slammed the Haryana budget for 2015-16 saying people were hoping for a "big bang", but it has ended with a "whimper".

Badal says budget will take care of each section of society

 Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday dubbed the budget tabled in Assembly as growth oriented and pro-people.