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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.

1,000 cr in Budget for skill development of 10 lakh youth

Last Updated: Sunday, March 10, 2013, 20:31

The Union Budget for 2013-14 has earmarked Rs 1,000 crore for the skill development of 10 lakh youth through the National skills Development Corporation.

Singapore investors concerned about GAAR uncertainty

Last Updated: Saturday, March 09, 2013, 14:31

Investors in Singapore are concerned over the pending implementation of India's General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) and its impact on investments there, according to legal and tax executives.

Armed forces` modernisation not to be hit by budge

Last Updated: Monday, March 04, 2013, 17:15

The modernisation plan of the armed forces will not be affected by the reduction in the defence budget in the current year, the government told Lok Sabha on Monday.

Chidambaram's Budget credit positive for rating: Moody's

Last Updated: Monday, March 04, 2013, 13:44

"India's budget pursues realistic fiscal consolidation, a credit positive for the sovereign", said Moody's in its credit outlook for the country.

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 2013: Chat online with Chidambaram Monday

Last Updated: Sunday, March 03, 2013, 19:47

Have a query on Budget 2013-14? You can directly ask Finance Minister P Chidambaram as he will take questions on all proposals Monday on Google Hangout-- a multi-person online video chat.

Chidambaram warns tax dodgers, rules out amnesty

Last Updated: Sunday, March 03, 2013, 14:54

In warning to tax dodgers, Finance Minister P Chidambaram Sunday said that a huge amount of data is being mined to go after them and ruled out any amnesty scheme for defaulters.

More announcements to promote growth: Chidambaram

Last Updated: Sunday, March 03, 2013, 12:29

A number of non-legislative decisions covering customs, excise, service tax, insurance and banking to promote growth will be announced in Parliament before the passage of the Finance Bill.

All-women bank: Congress workers congratulate Sonia Gandhi

Last Updated: Saturday, March 02, 2013, 21:33

Large number of Congress women members and representatives of NGOs met AICC chief Sonia Gandhi to greet her for government`s proposal in the Union Budget to set up an all-women bank by October-end.