The ruling BJD in Odisha on Friday announced former Indian hockey captain Dilip Tirkey and senior leader Rabi Mohapatra as its Rajya Sabha candidates for
two of the three seats.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister
Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday termed the Union Budget as
"disappointing" and "inflationary".
Defence Ministry was allocated Rs 1,93,407 crore in the General Budget for 2012-13.
The Delhi Police got a Rs
526.58 crore increase in the budget allocation for the next fiscal.
The budget for 2012-13 Friday focused on better health services to the poor in rural as well as urban slums, increasing the outlay of NRHM.
Budget 2012-13 was disappointing and had nothing for women, who comprise half the population, Shiromani Akali Dal MP Harsimrat Kaur said on Friday.
Left parties on Friday attacked the
Union Budget, saying it will increase the financial burden on common people and lead to rise in prices.
The Maharashtra Budget for
2012-13 will be presented on March 26.
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