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Separate infra for agriculture consumers for 24x7 power supply

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 16:16

Aiming to replicate Gujarat's model of 24x7 power supply by segregating infrastructure for agriculture and non-agriculture consumers, the government Thursday announced Rs 500 crore support for the proposed scheme.

Govt proposes over Rs 2,000 cr for Ganga Conservation Mission

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 16:14

An integrated programme for the conservation of river Ganga with an outlay of Rs 2,037 crores has been proposed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his maiden Budget Thursday.

Govt to establish National Adaptation Fund for climate change

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 15:42

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced to establish a `National Adaptation Fund` for climate change.

Arun Jaitley announces to introduce e-Visa at nine airports

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 15:33

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced that the facility of Electronic Travel Authorisation (e-Visa) shall be introduced in a phased manner at nine airports in India.

Modi govt earmarks funds for power, water reforms in Delhi

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 15:31

The government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday unveiled its vision of transforming the national capital Delhi into a world-class city.

List of things to get costlier from today

Last Updated: Sunday, March 31, 2013, 21:54

You will wake up to see an expensive Monday, as all the announcements made in the Union Budget 2013-14 by Finance Minister P Chidambaram will come into effect.

Rajya Sabha nod to Union Budget 2013-14 sans debate

Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 14:11

Faced with paucity of time, Rajya Sabha on Thursday approved Union Budget 2013-14 without debate, a development witnessed perhaps for the first time which triggered protests from Opposition members.

Gold sale in Gulf to rise on limit revision for NRIs: Report

Last Updated: Monday, March 04, 2013, 12:41

As part of the Budget proposal last week, it was announced that male passengers can carry gold worth Rs 50,000, and female passengers Rs 1 lakh compared to the earlier limit of Rs 10,000 and Rs 20,000, respectively.

Budget 2013: Chat online with Chidambaram on Google+

Last Updated: Monday, March 04, 2013, 10:33

This is for the first time that any Union Cabinet Minister is using this medium to interact with the citizens and to respond to their questions about the Union Budget.

Budget sparks confusion over treatment of some foreign funds

Last Updated: Friday, March 01, 2013, 13:31

A day after worries over some budget proposals, notably on tax on capital gains made from investments routed through Mauritius and similar tax havens, doubts still remained, causing nervousness in the markets.

Budget 2013: SUVs, imported vehicles to cost more

Last Updated: Friday, March 01, 2013, 12:41

Imported luxury cars will be costlier by up to Rs 15 lakh or even more, while prices of sports utility vehicles will also go up, with the Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday proposing a hike in excise and customs duties on these products.

Budget 2013: How will it affect you

Last Updated: Friday, March 01, 2013, 12:04

Income Tax slabs have been left untouched this year, as these were introduced only last year.