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Parliamentary panel to examine merger of budgets

Parliamentary panel to examine merger of budgets

Ending a 92-year-old practice, the Cabinet had decided to scrap a separate budget for railways and merge it with General Budget, presentation of which would be advanced to spur spending and boost the economy.

DNA: Analyzing history of Rail Budget and its amalgamation with General Budget

Analyzing history of Rail Budget and its amalgamation with General Budget. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Cabinet approves amalgamation of Rail Budget with General Budget

Cabinet approves amalgamation of Rail Budget with General Budget. Watch complete news story of Fast 50 for getting detailed updates!

DNA: Analyzing the history of Rail Budget and its amalgamation with General Budget.

Analyzing history of Rail Budget and its amalgamation with General Budget. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Rail-General budget merger: India Inc lauds move, says will aid in faster implementation of decisions

India Inc Wednesday welcomed the government's decision to merge rail budget with the general budget and in-principle to advance the date of its presentation in Parliament from the usual February end.

Budget-related decisions of Cabinet: Key things you must know

Budget-related decisions of Cabinet: Key things you must know

Know the highlights and implications of the three budget-related decisions taken by the Union Cabinet at a meeting presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday.

Impact of merger of Rail and General Budget on the Indian economy

Impact of merger of Rail and General Budget on the Indian economy. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Cabinet to consider presenting Budget for 2017-18 on February 1

Cabinet to consider presenting Budget for 2017-18 on February 1

The Union Cabinet is likely to consider proposal to advance the Union Budget to February 1. It is expected that after the Cabinet's decision on Wednesday, the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs would take final decision on the exact date for the session.

Cabinet approval for merger of Rail Budget with Union Budget likely tomorrow

Cabinet approval for merger of Rail Budget with Union Budget likely tomorrow

The decision for the merger of Railway Budget with the General Budget is likely to get the official seal at the Union Cabinet meeting which is slated for Wednesday.

Centre considering proposal to merge Rail, General Budgets

Centre considering proposal to merge Rail, General Budgets

The Union Finance Ministry has said it has started the process of examining the proposal from the Railway Ministry to merge the Rail Budget with the General Budget, 92 years after the separation took place.

PM Narendra Modi to hold NITI Aayog meeting for 15-year vision today

PM Narendra Modi to hold NITI Aayog meeting for 15-year vision today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a meeting of NITI Aayog on Thursday to give concrete shape to 15-year vision document for accelerating all round development of the country.

Niti Aayog to hold consultations today with states on 15-year vision document

Niti Aayog to hold consultations today with states on 15-year vision document

The Niti Aayog will hold consultations with the Chief Secretaries of the states on Wednesday to discuss on the formulation of a 15-year vision document for the country, along with a seven-year strategy and three-year action agenda to implement that vision.

NITI plans to ready 15-Year Vision by December

Government think tank Niti Aayog plans to complete the preparation of the 15-Year Vision document by December as it wants the next general budget to be guided by the long-term development strategy.

Just one Budget? Suresh Prabhu writes to FM Jaitley, seeks merger of two budgets

Just one Budget? Suresh Prabhu writes to FM Jaitley, seeks merger of two budgets

Prabhu has recommended ending the 92-year-old practice of presenting a separate budget for Railways and sought merger with the General Budget presented by the Finance Minister, said a senior Railway Ministry official.

No more Railway Budget! Niti Aayog panel terms it as 'failed' exercise

No more Railway Budget! Niti Aayog panel terms it as 'failed' exercise

The committee had said that the separate railway budget should be phased out progressively and merged with the General Budget.

From black money to inflation to GDP target - Watch Congress MP Shashi Tharoor take on govt in Parliament

Opposition in Lok Sabha on Thursday accused the government of slashing expenditure on various social sector schemes, cutting food and fertiliser subsidies and burdening the common man through the latest budget by doing nothing to check rising prices.

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi exhorts students to be positive; Sachin Tendulkar, Vishwanathan Anand guest speakers

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi exhorts students to be positive; Sachin Tendulkar, Vishwanathan Anand guest speakers

Alluding to the presentation of the 2016-17 general budget, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday observed that he too was to appear for an exam.

FM Jaitley gears up for 'make or break' Budget

FM Jaitley gears up for 'make or break' Budget

The government has been praised for efforts to slash red tape, but pundits say it needs to do more to make India an easy place to do business.

Budget Session of Parliament: 5 biz takeaways from Prez Pranab Mukherjee's address

Budget Session of Parliament: 5 biz takeaways from Prez Pranab Mukherjee's address

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said that the government's initiatives in the last couple of months have shown positive results for the country's business corridors.

Budget Session to commence on February 23

The Budget Session of Parliament will commence on February 23.

Rail Budget will be presented on February 25 and Economic survey on February 26. Union Budget for 2016-17 will be presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on February 29.