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Separate infra for agriculture consumers for 24x7 power supply

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

Aiming to replicate Gujarat's model of 24x7 power supply by segregating infrastructure for agriculture and non-agriculture consumers, the government Thursday announced Rs 500 crore support for the proposed scheme.

Govt proposes over Rs 2,000 cr for Ganga Conservation Mission

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 16:14

An integrated programme for the conservation of river Ganga with an outlay of Rs 2,037 crores has been proposed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his maiden Budget Thursday.

Govt to establish National Adaptation Fund for climate change

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 15:42

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced to establish a `National Adaptation Fund` for climate change.

Arun Jaitley announces to introduce e-Visa at nine airports

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 15:33

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced that the facility of Electronic Travel Authorisation (e-Visa) shall be introduced in a phased manner at nine airports in India.

Modi govt earmarks funds for power, water reforms in Delhi

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 15:31

The government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday unveiled its vision of transforming the national capital Delhi into a world-class city.

Roll out GST, reduce subsidies, World Bank advises India

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 17:00

Ahead of the Modi-government's first budget, the World Bank on Friday suggested that India should roll out GST, reduce subsidies and broaden tax base to promote growth, projecting it to be lower at 5.5 percent for 2014-15, from the earlier forecast of 5.7 percent.

Karnataka budget Friday, first after Congress` return to power

Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 15:46

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah will present his budget for 2013-14, 2 months after Congress returned to power, and focus is likely to be on welfare measures in view of Lok Sabha election due next year.

List of things to get costlier from today

Last Updated: Sunday, March 31, 2013, 21:54

You will wake up to see an expensive Monday, as all the announcements made in the Union Budget 2013-14 by Finance Minister P Chidambaram will come into effect.

Rajya Sabha nod to Union Budget 2013-14 sans debate

Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 14:11

Faced with paucity of time, Rajya Sabha on Thursday approved Union Budget 2013-14 without debate, a development witnessed perhaps for the first time which triggered protests from Opposition members.

Delhi Budget 2013: Dikshit's budget focuses on social sector projects

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 17:06

Presenting the 15th consecutive budget of her government, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday put focus on social sector projects in an election year when her party will approach voters for a record fourth term in the capital.

Punjab Budget 2013: Soft drinks, cigarettes to cost more

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 14:31

Soft drinks and cigarettes will cost more in Punjab effective April 1, with the state government hiking the Value Added Tax (VAT) in the Rs 460.21 crore deficit budget presented in the state assembly here on Wednesday.

Delhi Budget 2013: No new tax proposed in an election year

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 13:26

No new tax was levied and chilly spray, desi ghee and LED lights will be cheaper with Delhi government on Wednesday proposing to reduce or eliminate VAT on them in its budget which focussed on social sector in an election year as Congress seeks a record 4th term in power.