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Govt may hike Plan outlay by 2% over 2013-14 budget estimates

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 11:48

The lower fiscal deficit reduces the government's expenditure on interest payment.

Chidambaram to hold budget consultations with Congress leaders

Last Updated: Thursday, February 07, 2013, 19:09

Finance Minister P Chidambaram will hold consultations with Congress leaders on February 14 amid expectations that the 2013-14 Budget will be a promising affair replete with populist schemes.

P Chidambaram — Know Your Finance Minister

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 13:24

The Finance Ministry under his guidance has dealt with an increasing inflation, ever-widening fiscal deficit and a groaning current account deficit.

I&B Ministry gets allocation of Rs 2,737.32 cr; increase of 5%

Last Updated: Friday, March 16, 2012, 16:35

The Information and Broadcasting Ministry saw an increase of 5 percent in its budgetary allocation for fiscal 2012-13, with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee allocating it Rs 2,737.32 crore as against the last year's Rs 2,604.78 crore.

I&B Ministry gets allocation of Rs 2,737.32 cr; increase of 5%

Last Updated: Friday, March 16, 2012, 16:35

The Information and Broadcasting Ministry saw an increase of 5 percent in its budgetary allocation for fiscal 2012-13, with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee allocating it Rs 2,737.32 crore as against the last year's Rs 2,604.78 crore.

From Kautilya to Shakespeare: Budget gets modern on quotes

Last Updated: Friday, March 16, 2012, 15:31

When it comes to quoting from literary masterpieces in budget speeches, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday made a quantum leap to quote the great modern-era playwright Shakespeare, after invoking words of ancient Indian economist Kautilya at least thrice in the past.

Direct, indirect tax reforms to miss deadline: Mukherjee

Last Updated: Friday, March 16, 2012, 13:19

Implementation of the Direct Tax Code (DTC), the proposed reforms in the direct tax system, will miss the deadline of April 1, 2012, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Friday.

Dikshit looks forward to her new role as Finance minister

Last Updated: Thursday, February 17, 2011, 21:14

Delhi CM will present this year`s budget on March 22 for the first time in her 12-year-term.