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One Rank, One Pension stuck between Services and Defence Ministry

Reinstating government's commitment on implementing the 'One Rank, One Pension' policy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the issue is pending as the method of calculating pension is stuck between the Armed Services and the Defence Ministry.

Shiv Sena lauds budget but unhappy over service tax hike

BJP ally Shiv Sena today said the budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday gave hope on many counts, however, it should have avoided the hike in service tax.

Sports gets substantial hike in 2015-16 annual budget
Sports gets substantial hike in 2015-16 annual budget

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on Saturday got a hike of around Rs 384 crore in the budget for 2015-16, presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament here.

Budget gives India opportunity to make a mark in world: Paul

Lauding the Union Budget as "very positive" and "courageous", NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul on Saturday said it gives India the opportunity to make a mark in the world.

MHA gets Rs 62,124.52 cr in budget, a 10.2% jump

Home Ministry was on Saturday allocated Rs 62,124.52 crore in the Union Budget, a modest 10.2 per cent jump over the outlay in last fiscal, with special focus on safety of women, rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits and internal security.

Rajnath Singh terms Budget as progressive, forward looking one

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday hailed the Budget presented by his colleague Finance Minister Arun Jaitley saying he has presented a "forward looking" and "progressive" one that highlights the contours of 'new India'.

Arun Jaitley's Post-Budget Press Conference

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley spoke at a press conference post presenting the Union Budget 2015 on Saturday.

BJP ministers hail Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over Budget

Ministers from the Bharatiya Janata Party were all praise for Finance Minister Arun Jaitley here Saturday, for presenting a budget which is "historic", "pragmatic" and "in the interest of people".

If Kashmir is to get AIIMS, I hope the money is pumped in to upgrade SKIMS: Omar Abdullah

Reacting to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's proposed medical schemes for Jammu and Kashmir in his 2015 Union Budget, former chief minister of the state Omar Abdullah on Saturday said that efforts should be made to raise the already established SKIMS to global standards.

Budget 2015: Six more AIIMS-like-institutes, says Arun Jaitley

Six more AIIMS like institutions will be set up in the country, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Saturday.

Union Budget 2015: FM Jaitley flashes Budget papers; to begin session at 11am

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will on Saturday present the Union Budget 2015 in Parliament.

Arun Jaitley to present Economic Survey in Parliament today

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is likely to present the Economic Survey 2014-2015 in the Parliament this afternoon.

Opposition stages walkout on fuel tax issue in MP Assembly

Dissatisfied with Madhya Pradesh Finance Minister Jayant Malaiya's reply over the state's hefty levy on fuel, the opposition Congress Friday walked out of the House during the ongoing budget session of the MP Assembly.

The Great Expectations from Budget 2015

The Union Budget 2015-16 is just around the corner and everyone, from the elite class, industry honchos, service class, middle class, business class, students, housewives to the common man have immense expectations from finance minister Arun Jaitley and the Modi government.

India, US to work together to combat terror funding

To combat terror financing, India and the US on Thursday committed to work together to check illicit money transfers for terrorism and other illegal activities, even as the two countries discussed ways to boost trade ties.

G20 vow to promote growth but rifts remain

 The world`s top 20 economies on Tuesday agreed to take steps to promote global growth but struggled to overcome rifts over the the most suitable tools to use and how best to overcome the Greek debt crisis.

Govt needs evidence to act, not just names: Jaitley on black money

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the government needs evidence, and not just names, to act against the Indians holding black money accounts in Swiss HSBC Bank.

Don't humiliate us, Greek finance minister tells Germany

Greece`s new Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has urged Germany not to humiliate the country over its debts.

N Srinivasan working overtime to return as BCCI boss
N Srinivasan working overtime to return as BCCI boss

Not everything is over yet for Narayanaswami Srinivasan. According to reports, the suspended president of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is working over-time to return once again as the boss of world's richest cricket body.

Vote for BJP for development: Sushma Swaraj to voters

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday urged people of Delhi to elect the BJP to power to carry forward its agenda of development, women safety and for addressing the issue of security in the national capital.