Mizo legislature`s session to begin from March 20

The state interim budget would be presented on March
22 by Finance Minister H Liansailova.

Budget as scheduled is not a problem: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi does not see any
problem in presentation of the general budget in Parliament on
the normal schedule.

TN announces new schemes of Rs 8,900 cr in budget

e AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu
on Thursday presented its first budget for 2011-12 since coming to
power in May, unveiling new schemes and additional benefits
worth over Rs 8,900 crore.

DMK boycotts Tamil Nadu budget

Protesting against the issues,
including "foisting" of cases against its partymen, DMK MLAs
led by their Legislature Party leader M K Stalin on Thursday
boycotted the Tamil Nadu Budget, presented by the AIADMK
government here.

AIADMK govt to present its first budget today

The J Jayalalithaa-led AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu will present its first budget Thursday on the first day of the nearly month-long budget session.

Pakistan`s Rs.2.7 trillion budget approved

The budget 2011-12 envisages controlling the budget deficit of 4 percent of GDP besides controlling inflation.

Pak sanctions extra Rs.150 billion for defence budget

The Pakistan government has sanctioned an additional 150 billion rupees for the fiscal 2011-12 defence budget.

Budget concerns put upcoming Javier Bardem film in doubt

Universal Pictures has concerns about the investment needed to produce `The Dark Tower`.

`Delhi Belly` budget on higher side, I`m worried: Aamir

At a time when filmmakers are splurging money on their movies, Aamir Khan is concerned about the budget of his next production ‘Delhi Belly’. The cost might touch Rs.25 crore, which the actor-filmmaker feels is high for an adult comedy.

Nepal parties oppose govt`s plan for early budget

The parties have warned of protests if the govt went ahead with its plans.

Obama off to `friend` Facebook in person

Barack Obama headed to Facebook`s headquarters on Wednesday to tout his budget cuts to followers.

Mizoram CM presents budget, proposes upward revision of tax

Mizoram CM Lal Thanhawla presented in the state assembly a budget of Rs 3,911 crore and proposed upward revision of tax and non-tax revenue and review of subsidies in the PDS items.

Delhi Budget passed by Assembly

The Rs 27,067 crore budget, presented on March 22 by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was passed by voice-vote after days of marathon discussions.

Arunachal budget passed in house

The Arunachal Assembly has passed
the Rs 2.08 crore deficit budget with a projected annual outlay of Rs 3,180 crore after several hours of marathon discussion.

Ajit Pawar presents Rs 58 cr surplus Maha budget

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister
Ajit Pawar presented a Rs 58 crore surplus budget,
hiking taxes on soft drinks and liquor while exempting
foodgrains and essential commodities.

Budget had touch of mother and wife: Dikshit

Delhi budget had a "touch of a
mother as well as of a wife", Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit,
who presented it today, said pointing towards proposed
enhanced tax on tobbaco products and sweetmeats.

Punjab budget is pro-people: Punjab FM

Punjab Finance Minister
Upinderjit Kaur said that the state budget for the
financial year 2011-12 is pro-people with all efforts being
made to reach out to the common man.

Punjab Congress to boycott debate on budget

Main opposition Congress on Wednesday
announced boycott of the ongoing budget debate in Punjab
Assembly, alleging that the figures presented by the SAD-BJP
government were nothing but "a bundle of lies and half
truths".

BJP describes Union budget as politically oriented

BJP Parliamentary Party discussed the merits of the budget for 2011-12 at its weekly
meeting, describing it as a "politically oriented" in view of
the impending elections in five states.

Thanks for sparing us more headache, housewives thank FM

General reaction to the union budget by most housewives already battling high food prices.