Budget 2015: Good, but falls short of being best says corporate India
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Budget 2015: Good, but falls short of being best says corporate India

Some may consider this a pro corporate budget but in reality it is a budget for growth, savings, industrial development and for the middle class.

Budget 2014: BJP following Chidu's policy of neglect, says Right to Food activists
India

Budget 2014: BJP following Chidu's policy of neglect, says Right to Food activists

Members of the Right To Food Campaign accused the Modi government of going back on its election promise of ‘universal food security’ in the Budget 2014.

Budget 2014: Narendra Modi gives biggest push to fiscal federalism
India

Budget 2014: Narendra Modi gives biggest push to fiscal federalism

At one stroke, the Arun Jaitley budget transfer nearly 1.6 percent of GDP in terms of central funds to state plans. This is the biggest dose of fiscal federalism ever outside the Finance Commission's recommendations

Budget neither gives achche din nor bitter pill for growth: Omar
Budget 2014

Budget neither gives achche din nor bitter pill for growth: Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said he does not see '<em>achche din</em>' (good times) coming to the country through the Union budget.

Deep disappointment to saffron lipstick: What economists said about Budget 2014
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Deep disappointment to saffron lipstick: What economists said about Budget 2014

We take a look at what economists said across publictions today about Arun Jaitley's Budget 2014.

US investors praise 'balanced, measured' Indian budget
Budget 2014

US investors praise 'balanced, measured' Indian budget

The maiden Budget of the Modi government has been hailed by American experts and corporate sector in Washington.

 Budget 2014: The Jaya-Modi friendship comes good for Tamil Nadu
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Budget 2014: The Jaya-Modi friendship comes good for Tamil Nadu

Though there is no single major policy initiative for TamilNAdu, the state has got a fair deal from the allocations, including a Centre-funded port project in Tuticorin.

Dissecting Jaitley's first Budget: Does it satisfy the appetite of the IT industry?
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Dissecting Jaitley's first Budget: Does it satisfy the appetite of the IT industry?

Jaitley's first Budget has managed to garner support from industry leaders as well as experts, but some still believe the Budget could have done more for the tech industry.

Personal tax: How much you will save post Jaitley's tax proposals in Budget 2014
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Personal tax: How much you will save post Jaitley's tax proposals in Budget 2014

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has provided some relief to the individual tax payer who has been bearing the brunt of high inflation in the economy.<br />

Budget 2014: Why Obama's and Jaitley's addresses are different, yet so similar
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Budget 2014: Why Obama's and Jaitley's addresses are different, yet so similar

The three common threads in Jaitley and Obama's speech: entrepreneurship, infrastructure and religion.

What the foreign media thought about Budget 2014
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What the foreign media thought about Budget 2014

It was Modi, Modi-nomics, Hindus, FDI in defense and insurance sectors that caught the eye and peppered the headlines across international media when it came to budget 2014.

Govt to raise spending, give more subsidies: Modi's budget is no 'bitter medicine'
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Govt to raise spending, give more subsidies: Modi's budget is no 'bitter medicine'

Budget 2014 seeks to revive growth and curb borrowing, but left open questions on how it will reduce the fiscal deficit and restore investor confidence.

Budget 2014: Will Arun Jaitley's gamble on growth work for India?
India

Budget 2014: Will Arun Jaitley's gamble on growth work for India?

Let’s be clear. This is not a budget that breaks the mould and is very much on the lines of what one could have expected from any government.

Smart cities to tax incentives : Here are the key sops in Budget 2014
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Smart cities to tax incentives : Here are the key sops in Budget 2014

Finance Minsiter Arun Jaitley's maiden budget offers no big bang reforms but does focus on boosting investor confidence in a bid to revive India's investment cycle and attract household savings into financial assets. <br />

Budget 2014: PM Modi woos 'sandwiched class' with cheaper TVs
India

Budget 2014: PM Modi woos 'sandwiched class' with cheaper TVs

The Modi government's maiden budget 2014 today announced that television sets which use the Cathode Ray TV (CRT) system will get cheaper.

Budget 2014 promises 4 news AIIMS,  but Rs 500 cr won't be enough
India

Budget 2014 promises 4 news AIIMS, but Rs 500 cr won't be enough

In the Budget 2014 speech, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the government will set up four new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the country.

Rs 700 crore allocation for the capital shows Budget is inclusive: Delhi mayors
Budget 2014

Rs 700 crore allocation for the capital shows Budget is inclusive: Delhi mayors

Hailing the Union budget, North Delhi Mayor Yogender Chandolia on Thursday termed it as "inclusive."