PM Modi's decision to not re-promulgate land ordinance, done for farmers' welfare: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to not re-promulgate the land ordinance had been taken so that the farmers would not have to face heavy financial losses.

If unable to perform, Finance Minister Arun Jaitle should resign: AAP

 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley should resign as he was unable to control the currency dip, Aam Aadmi Party spokesperson Ashutosh said on Monday.

GST Bill introduced in Rajya Sabha amidst Congress uproar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA Government on Tuesday introduced the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in the Rajya Sabha amid strong protests from the Opposition members.

GST Bill introduced in Rajya Sabha amidst Congress uproar- Part II

Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA Government on Tuesday introduced the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in the Rajya Sabha amid strong protests from the Opposition members.

Centre approves Rs 2,801 cr to UP hailstorm-hit farmers

The Centre on Friday approved Rs 2,801 crore for relief of hailstorm-affected farmers in Uttar Pradesh.

Merkel urges conservative MPs to back Greek debt deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble have urged conservative lawmakers to back a third debt deal for Greece, on the eve of a key Bundestag vote on the new rescue package.

AAP student wing Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti to foray into DUSU polls

After a resounding victory in the Delhi Assembly polls, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) may try to make inroads into educational institutions in the National Capital, especially the Delhi University, through its student wing.

''Over 35 percent rural Indians still illiterate''

Over 35 percent of Indians in rural areas are illiterate, with Rajasthan home to 47.58 percent of the unlettered, Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) data released on Friday said.

Govt releases first Socio-Economic and Caste Census in 8 decades

Just 4.6 percent of all rural households in the country pay income tax while such households with salaried income are close to 10 percent, the first Socio Economic and Caste Census released in eight decades said today.

Achuthanandan hits out at Mani using biblical quotes

Veteran Marxist leader VS Achuthanandan, an atheist, today quoted the Holy Bible in the state Assembly while launching a scathing attack on Finance Minister KM Mani, a die-hard Catholic, for his alleged involvement in bar bribery scam.

Rescheduled Kerala Assembly session starts Monday

The full-fledged budget session of Kerala Assembly, rescheduled in the wake of the June 27 Aruvikkara bypoll, will begin here Monday, with the opposition gearing up to corner the government over the decision of Vigilance not to prosecute Finance Minister K M Mani in the bar bribe scam.

Delhi Budget 2015: Sisodia blames centre for poor tax collection

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday blamed Centre for the poor tax collection in Delhi during financial year 2014-15.

Delhi Budget 2015: Govt sets aside Rs 50 crore for Wi-Fi

The Delhi government has set aside Rs 50 crore for its ambitious project to provide Wi-Fi services in all colleges and rural areas in the national capital.

'Rs one crore relief to kin of security personnel killed on duty'

Delhi government on Thursday announced that it will provide a compensation of Rs one crore to the families of city-native defence and paramilitary force personnel killed while on duty.

Delhi Budget: Rs 5,085 cr proposed for Transport sector

To improve public transport in the national capital, the Delhi government on Thursday proposed Rs 5,085 crore for the sector which is the third highest grant after education and health in the 2015-16 Budget.

Blue Mormon is Maharashtra's state butterfly

Maharashtra government today declared Blue Mormon as the state butterfly.