Minister presents over Rs 1 lakh cr Budget for residuary Andhra Pradesh

The Andhra Pradesh government Wednesday proposed an expenditure of Rs 1,11,824 crore in its Budget estimates for 2014-15, without imposing any fresh taxes.

Opposition slams Delhi budget

Opposition today tore into the provisions in the budget for Delhi alleging that precious little has been done for the millions of people in the national capital in the exercise.

Bulgaria parliament passes last-minute budget revision

Bulgaria`s parliament adopted on Tuesday a last-minute budget revision, raising the country`s deficit target and debt ceiling in a bid to buttress it against fiscal troubles until snap elections on October 5.

Tell people about `bold steps` taken in first 50 days, Modi to his MPs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had in his poll campaign promised a lot of bold steps that he will be taking if voted to power and made the PM of the country.

Aam Aadmi Party slams Delhi budget

The Delhi budget on Friday evoked sharp criticism from the Aam Aadmi Party which termed it as a "complete betrayal" with the people of the national capital.

Budget for State Women`s Commission not slashed: UP govt

The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday said the budget allocation for the State Women`s Commission has not been downsized.

Nothing specific for NE in budget, says Meghalaya CM

Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma expressed disappointment with the general budget saying there was no investment strategy to promote trade and commerce with other countries in the North East region.

Congress workers clash with police at Jantar Mantar

Amid protest against rising inflation, Congress Party workers clashed with the police in the Jantar Mantar area of New Delhi on Monday.

Odisha govt ask Collectors to take action against hoarders

Odisha government on Saturday asked district collectors to take actions against the traders found guilty in hoarding and selling potato and onions at high price under the Essential Commodities Act of 1955, official sources said.

Govt ready to discuss issues of national importance: Venkaiah Naidu on Budget

UnionParliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday assured that the government is inclined to discuss all issues of national importance during the forthcoming Budget Session, and sought the opposition`s help to maintain dignity of the house.

Lok Sabha speaker to meet leaders ahead of budget session

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan will Saturday meet leaders of political parties in the Lok Sabha for smooth functioning of the house during the budget session beginning July 7.

No new taxes in MP budget

The Madhya Pradesh government Tuesday proposed no new taxes in the budget for 2014-15, that projects a fiscal deficit of Rs 13,425 crore.

Congress awaiting response from secular parties

With the budget session approaching, Congress is still awaiting a response to its appeal for cooperation among the "progressive and secular forces" to present a united opposition in Parliament.

Opposition criticises UP govt for scrapping popular schemes

Opposition parties today criticised the Uttar Pradesh government for discontinuing laptop distribution and unemployment allowance schemes in the state budget, tabled in the Assembly today.

UP CM tables tax-free budget; no money for free laptop scheme

After the drubbing in the recent general elections, Akhilesh Yadav proposed no new taxes in the budget for this year, but made no allocation for his pet schemes such as free laptops for students and allowances for the unemployed.

`No need to change` Europe`s budget rules: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday she sees no need to change Europe`s budget rules after her economy minister suggested earlier that countries be given more time to get their finances in order.

UP budget session from Jun 19 likely to be stormy

The spate of rapes and political murders in Uttar Pradesh is likely to dominate the month-long budget session of the Uttar Pradesh Legislature which begins on June 19.

US calls on European allies to raise Army budgets

Pentagon head Chuck Hagel called on the European allies to raise army budgets to modernise military capabilities.

Sops for farmers, traders in Maharashtra Budget

With an eye on assembly elections after the drubbing it got in the Lok Sabha polls, the Congress-NCP state government Thursday presented a Rs 4,103.3 crore deficit Budget for 2014-15 with a slew of sops for farmers, traders and professionals.

Pakistan budget boosts military, forecasts 5.1% growth

Pakistan announced an 11 percent increase in its military budget as it grapples with an ongoing Taliban insurgency, and forecast economic growth of 5.1 percent in the next financial year.