Despite budget cut, Def Min continues with modernisation drive

Despite resistance from Defence Ministry, the government has cut more than Rs 7,800 crore from the former`s budgetary allocation for this year.

Odisha Assembly Winter Session to begin on November 28

The Winter Session of the Odisha Assembly will begin on November 28, an official said.

Pentagon to bear brunt of upcoming budget cuts

A second, deeper round of automatic US budget cuts is on its way, and it is going to hit the Pentagon hard.

China slashes national games budget by 78 per cent

China has cut down the budget for its 12th National Games by a hefty 78 per cent.

Bengal Assembly to have one-day session on July 27

A one-day session of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly would be convened on July 27 to pass the state budget, state parliamentary affairs minister Partha Chatterjee said in Kolkata on Wednesday.

Budgetary announcements being implemented: Raj CM

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday said all the schemes announced during the budgetary session in April last would be implemented on timely basis.

Portugal lawmakers clear new austerity budget

Portugal`s parliament adopted Friday a revised budget aiming to keep its finances on track as part of its international bailout after country`s top court rejected several measures in the initial plan.

J&K govt spent Rs 1408 cr without budgetary provisions: CAG

Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has questioned Jammu and Kashmir government for undertaking an expenditure of Rs 1408.38 crore without budgetary provisions.

Obama says his budget aims to reinvigorate middle class

US President Barack Obama said Saturday his budget blueprint due to be unveiled next week will aim to reinvigorate America`s middle class while introducing reforms to curb the mushrooming deficits.

Himachal Assembly passes general budget for 2013-1

Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha on Friday passed the general budget for 2013-14.

Mizoram Assembly passes Budget

Mizoram Assembly on Thursday passed the annual Budget for 2013-14 amounting to Rs 5,245.34 crore.

14 bills passed in Budget session of Chhattisgarh

The Budget session of Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly ended here on Friday with 14 bills being passed during the period.

Jaya govt presents tax-free Budget

The Jayalalithaa government in Tamil Nadu on Thursday presented a tax-free Budget for 2013-14.

AP govt presents Rs 1.61 lakh cr Budget for 2013-14

Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister Aanam Ramanarayana Reddy on Monday presented a Rs 1.61 lakh crore budget for 2013-14, with an estimated revenue "surplus" of Rs 10,023 crore and a fiscal deficit of Rs 24,487 crore.

First-ever special agriculture Budget to be presented in AP on Monday

The first-ever exclusive agriculture Budget in Andhra Pradesh, in addition to the general Budget, would be presented in the Assembly on Monday.

Nagaland CM presents vote-on-account

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio presented vote-on-account of Rs 2913.43 crore for the first quarter of 2013-14.

Kerala budget writes off interest on small farm loans

The Congress-led UDF government in Kerala on Friday announced that the interest on loans taken by small scale farmers would be entirely written off.

EU lawmakers reject $1.3 trillion budget proposal

The European Parliament on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected a proposal for the European Union`s USD 1.3 trillion budget, in the latest example of lawmakers` newfound resolve to stand up to the bloc`s national leaders.

Obama wooing could break budget logjam: Lawmakers

Republicans say they welcome President Barack Obama`s courtship and suggest the fresh engagement between the White House and Congress may finally yield solutions to the stubborn budget battle that could cost Americans jobs.

1,000 cr in Budget for skill development of 10 lakh youth

The Union Budget for 2013-14 has earmarked Rs 1,000 crore for the skill development of 10 lakh youth through the National skills Development Corporation.