Govt to set up Srinagar-Leh power transmission link

The government announced construction of a power transmission link between Srinagar and Leh at an investment of Rs 1,840 crore.

CPI(M) slams tax `concessions` to the rich

The CPI(M) castigated the government for foregoing over Rs 5.73 lakh crore as tax revenues by granting tax concessions to the rich.

Union Budget 2013 shows no early polls on cards

With the Budget not resorting to populism, the BJP and Samajwadi Party said there was little possibility of early Lok Sabha Elections.

Chidambaram’s Budget 2013 was great for Women...or was it?

A commemorative ‘Nirbhaya Fund’ has been set up with a corpus of Rs 1,000 crore.

Union Budget: Health gets over 28 percent hike

Finance Minister P Chidambaram has proposed a hike in India`s health budget by over 28 percent in 2013-14 to Rs.37,330 crore.

Dikshit wants significant hike in budgetary share for Delhi

On the eve of the presentation of the Union Budget, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday made a strong pitch for a "significant increase" in central budgetary allocation for Delhi.

Union Budget for 2013-14: Sweet or bitter?

Deep in the bowels of the imposing North Block here, scores of men have been busy making `halwa` -- sweet or bitter will only be known when Finance Minister P Chidambaram unveils the Union Budget on Thursday.

Bihar pins hope on Chidambaram`s budget speech

The people of Bihar have pinned their hopes on Union Finance minister P Chidambaram for consideration of the demand for special status, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.