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Modi''s first budget targets growth, jobs

Modi''s first budget targets growth, jobs

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 11:30

Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s new government unveiled what it called a budget for growth on Thursday and vowed to curb borrowing after the longest economic slowdown in a quarter of a century.

India's 2014/15 budget

India's 2014/15 budget

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 11:27

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley detailed his budget for 2014/15 on Thursday, the first under Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s new government.

Jaitley starts unveiling national budget

Jaitley starts unveiling national budget

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 11:23

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley began presenting the first national budget for self and Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s government Thursday expressing concerns over slowdown in the economy and promising steps to ensure a course correction.

 Sensex trades flat ahead of budget

Sensex trades flat ahead of budget

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 11:16

A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was volatile Thursday, wiping off its gains made in the early trade just ahead of the maiden budget of the new government which will be presented to the parliament.

No expectation from Union Budget: Naresh Agarwal

No expectation from Union Budget: Naresh Agarwal

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 10:50

Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Naresh Agarwal Thursday said that his party is not expecting much from the maiden Union Budget of the Narendra Modi government.

Union Budget 2014-15 LIVE: Aim growth of 7-8% over next 3-4 years; no retrospective tax

Union Budget 2014-15 LIVE: Aim growth of 7-8% over next 3-4 years; no retrospective tax

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 10:10

Presenting his maiden Union Budget 2014-15 in Parliament on Thursday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that his predecessors have left a very daunting target of meeting the fiscal deficit.

Sensex recovers 75 points ahead of Budget

Sensex recovers 75 points ahead of Budget

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 10:05

Tracking a firming global trend, the benchmark BSE Sensex Thursday rose by nearly 75 points in early trade ahead of the Union Budget 2014-15.

 Jaitley set to present maiden budget

Jaitley set to present maiden budget

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 09:13

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was set to present the first national budget for self and the Prime Minister Narandra Modi government Thursday in an exercise that will be watched and analysed closely to ascertain what out-of-the-box steps he beings to the table to revive the Indian economy and spur growth.

VVIP choppers: IAF to upgrade medium-lift Mi-17s

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 21:54

Following the cancellation of a deal for 12 VVIP helicopters in the wake of bribery allegations, the Indian Air Force (IAF) will modify a few of its Mi series of medium-lift machines - the Mi-17 V5 - to fill in, but "only as an interim measure".

Govt approves expansion of highways in five states

Govt approves expansion of highways in five states

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 21:50

On the Delhi-Meerut expressway, construction of connected roads would be undertaken.

Economic Survey 203-14: FDI in railways should be examined carefully, quickly

Economic Survey 203-14: FDI in railways should be examined carefully, quickly

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:15

Noting that FDI and privatisation in railway sector could be the next big ticket reforms, the Economic Survey today said the government's proposal to relax FDI in railways should be examined carefully and quickly.

Three held for murder of Congress leader`s son

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 19:57

Three persons have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the murder of the son of a Congress leader and his aide last month.