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Will the Modi-Jaitley duo deliver? Budget 2014 is the moment of truth

The air is rife with high expectations from the Union Budget 2014. But the biggest question is, will the Modi-Jaitley duo deliver on their moment of truth? #Anuj Singhal #Arun Jaitley #Budget 2014 #CNBC-TV18 #Latha Venkatesh #Menaka Doshi #Narendra Modi #panel discussion #Senthil Chengalvarayan #Shereen Bhan

8 mins ago

Budget 2014: E-visas at nine airports to boost tourism

To give a major boost to tourism, e-visas will be issued at nine Indian airports, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday in his Budget 2014 speech. #Arun Jaitley #Arun Jaitley Budget speech #Budget 2014 #Budget 2014 India #Budget speech #E-visas #Finance minister

11 mins ago

Budget 2014 Live: Jaitley announces several populist schemes, Sensex still down

Indian equity markets today opened at a new all-time high with the Sensex crossing 26,000 and Nifty scaling 7700 as hopes of market participants are pinned on a major pre-budget rally based on the government's rhetoric on reforms and growth.
#Budget 2014 #Indian rupee #Jaitley #nifty #Sensex

12 mins ago

With Rahul Gandhi as leader, Cong learns to play disruptive Opposition

From Rahul rushing almost into the well of Lok Sabha to twitter hashtags on the UPA's legacy, the Congress is suddenly aggressive and refusing to budge on issues including the Leader of Opposition and price rise. #Congress #Inflation #Leader of Opposition #Lok Sabha #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Price Rise #Rahul Gandhi #Sonia Gandhi #UPA

12 mins ago

Israel tanks amass at Gaza border as Hamas flaunts firepower

Israeli warplanes pounded Gaza, killing at least 29 people in a major new confrontation with Palestinian militants. #Airstrike #Benjamin Netanyahu #death toll #Gaza #Hamas #Israel #Israel PM #Mahmoud Abbas #NewsTracker #Palestine #Palestinian President #World

12 mins ago

Budget 2014 live: FM Jaitley reaches out to investors in budget speech

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is set to present the Narendra Modi government's first national budget today in an exercise that will be watched and analysed closely across sectors to ascertain what steps the new government takes to revive the Indian economy and spur growth. Track reactions to Budget 2014 here. #Arun Jaitley #Economy #finance ministry #India #Narendra Modi #Union budget 2014

15 mins ago

Budget 2014 Live: Jaitley’s back – with laundry list of small outlays

A blow-by-blow account on Union Budget 2014-15, the NDA government's first one, which will set the tone for the next five years. #Arun Jaitley #BJP #Budget 2014 #Budget 2014 live #Budget Live #Budlet Live 2014 #Economy #India #Modi Budget #Narendra Modi #parliament #Politics #Union Budget 2014-15

17 mins ago

Muzaffarnagar: 18-year-old raped at gunpoint, accused absconding

An eighteen-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth at gunpoint in Muzaffarnagar. #Crimes against women #gangrape #Gender crimes #Muzaffarnagar #NewsTracker #Rape #sexual assault

19 mins ago

Germany outraged after suspected US spy found in defence ministry

Surveillance is a sensitive issue in Germany, where the memory of the Nazi's Gestapo secret police and Communist East Germany's Stasi means the right to privacy is treasured. #Angela Merkel #CIA #Double agent #Edward Snowden #Germany #illegal surveillance #NewsTracker #NSA #Spying #US Surveillance program #US-Germany ties #World

28 mins ago

Budget 2014: FM Jaitley pleases boss Modi, allots Rs 200 cr for Sardar Patel statue

In his maiden budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has allotted funds to several of PM Modi's pet projects including Rs 200 cr for the Sardar Patel statue of unity. #anandiben #Arun Jaitley #BJP #Budget2014 #Gujarat #Narendra Modi #vallabhai patel