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Govt plays down embarrassment in Rajya Sabha

Government on Tuesday played down the embarrassment it suffered in the Rajya Sabha on the motion of thanks to the President's Address, saying it has no relevance except as a reminder that treasury benches do not have a majority.

Budget 2015 Analysis: Jaitley gives growth a push, but fiscal concerns remain

The Union Budget 2015-16 has won a round of applause from all sectors and for good reasons at that. It has something for nearly everyone.

Modi budget fails to cheer scientists

The national budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been hailed as "growth oriented" by the corporate sector, but Indian scientists seem not too enthused and say the much-touted "achhe din" (good days) are yet to arrive.

BJP govt trying to 'radically alter' 2013 Land Act: Arun Jaitley

Amid protests over land acquisition bill, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said that the BJP-led government is trying to "radically alter" the 2013 Land Act to ensure developmental activities especially in rural areas.

Budget provisions to check black money much needed: SIT

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money has welcomed the announcements made in the Budget to tackle menace of illegal funds and similar assets stashed abroad even as it cautioned that good results in this direction would come only after new laws and measures are implemented in a proper manner.

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Climate change gets a boost; environment ministry budget trimmed

In sync with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's commitment on climate change, the government on Saturday ramped up budget allocation a whopping sixteen-fold to boost India's mission to climate change and adaption, even as the overall allocation to the environment ministry was trimmed by four percent.

DNA special edition: Analysis of Union Budget 2015

In today's special episode of DNA, watch the full analysis of Union Budget 2015.

DNA special edition: Analysis of Union Budget 2015- Part II

In today's special episode of DNA, watch the full analysis of Union Budget 2015.

AIADMK says budget short of expectations, DMK guarded

 Ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu on Saturday said the Union Budget has fallen short of expectations though it welcomed some initiatives while its arch-rival DMK chose a guarded response saying implementation of several proposed schemes has to be watched.

BJP hails announcement of special assistance to Bihar

 The Bihar unit of BJP on Saturday hailed Union government for announcing special assistance, on the lines of Andhra Pradesh, which would provide several concessions for setting up new industries in the state.

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Highlights of Union Budget 2015-16

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday proposed no changes in personal income-tax rates for 2015-16 but extended benefits to middle-class by increasing the limit of deduction on health insurance premium from Rs 15,000 to Rs 20,000, while presenting the Budget 20105-16.

Budget allocation for AIIMS cut marginally

The allocation for the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here witnessed a marginal drop in the budget for 2015-16 presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday.

One Rank, One Pension stuck between Services and Defence Ministry

Reinstating government's commitment on implementing the 'One Rank, One Pension' policy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the issue is pending as the method of calculating pension is stuck between the Armed Services and the Defence Ministry.

Rs 150 crore for research under Atal Innovation Mission

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday announced the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), an innovation promotion platform in the NITI Aayog, with an initial fund of Rs.150 crore for research and development.

Siddaramaiah slams Union budget as "anti-poor"

 Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday slammed the Union Budget as "anti-poor" and "disappointing", saying the Finance Minister had only tried to build castles in the air to win people's appreciation.

Shiv Sena lauds budget but unhappy over service tax hike

BJP ally Shiv Sena today said the budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday gave hope on many counts, however, it should have avoided the hike in service tax.

Allocation for women and child development ministry slashed

The allocation of the women and child development ministry has been slashed by 44 percent in the budget for 2015-16 presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Lok Sabha on Saturday.

Media industry heavily taxed, was expecting relief: Dr Subhash Chandra

Media tycoon and Chairman of the Zee Group Dr Subhash Chandra felt that more could have been done for the media industry in Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s Budget 2015.