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Parliament to pass Union Budget before 31 July
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Parliament to pass Union Budget before 31 July

The debate on the Budget in the Lok Sabha will begin tomorrow and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is expected to reply to it on July 18.<br />

Budget 2014: With higher exemptions Jaitley brings acche din for tax payers
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Budget 2014: With higher exemptions Jaitley brings acche din for tax payers

In the Union Budget today, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the first budget of the NDA government headed by Narendra Modi. Here are a few ways the life of a common man changed so far.<br />

No clarity in power reforms, water sector in budget, says AAP
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No clarity in power reforms, water sector in budget, says AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today slammed Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for "lack of clarity" on providing Rs 700 crore for power and water sector reforms in the national capital in his budget speech.

Budget 2014: Service tax to be levied on online, mobile ads
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Budget 2014: Service tax to be levied on online, mobile ads

Move aimed at broadening tax base and shoring up revenues; no service tax to be paid for ads in print media <br />

UPA imprint all over, Congress-Mukt Budget not possible: Chidambaram
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UPA imprint all over, Congress-Mukt Budget not possible: Chidambaram

The senior Congress leader said Jaitley has acknowledged the basic validity of the numbers presented by him in the Interim Budget for 2014-15 in February.<br />

Budget 2014: Jaitley's tax sops help salaried class save up to Rs 40,000
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Budget 2014: Jaitley's tax sops help salaried class save up to Rs 40,000

The Budget for 2014-15 raised individual income tax limit from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 2.5 lakh for citizens up to 60 years of age and from Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 3 lakh for persons above 60 years.<br />

Budget earmarks Rs 6,500 cr equity infusion for Air India
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Budget earmarks Rs 6,500 cr equity infusion for Air India

Overall, the government has allocated Rs 9,474 crore for the ministry including investments in public enterprises for the financial year 2014-15, up from revised estimate of Rs 8,502 crore in FY'14.<br />

Budget earmarks Rs 6,500 cr equity infusion for Air India
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Budget earmarks Rs 6,500 cr equity infusion for Air India

Overall, the government has allocated Rs 9,474 crore for the ministry including investments in public enterprises for the financial year 2014-15, up from revised estimate of Rs 8,502 crore in FY'14.<br />

Budget 2014: Metals may get back the shine; mining is in wait and watch
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Budget 2014: Metals may get back the shine; mining is in wait and watch

Demand for steel grew by a mere 0.6 percent in 2013-14, the lowest in four years. The demand had gone up by over 3 percent a year earlier.<br />

Budget 2014: Metals may get back the shine; mining is in wait and watch
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Budget 2014: Metals may get back the shine; mining is in wait and watch

Demand for steel grew by a mere 0.6 percent in 2013-14, the lowest in four years. The demand had gone up by over 3 percent a year earlier.<br />

Word Cloud: 'Development' major theme of Jaitley's Budget 2014
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Word Cloud: 'Development' major theme of Jaitley's Budget 2014

A quick look at the word cloud of today's budget speech reveals that 'development' and 'tax' seemed to be major themes, with those words used most frequently.<br />

Infographic: Here's what has become cheaper and dearer post Budget 2014
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Infographic: Here's what has become cheaper and dearer post Budget 2014

FM Jaitley announced a slew of measures that will give the masses something to cheer as well as something to grumble about.

Important numbers from Budget 2014 in a single infographic
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Important numbers from Budget 2014 in a single infographic

Expectations had been high that the government would utilise India's strongest election mandate in 30 years to take radical steps comparable to the 1991 market reforms that unleashed an era of high economic growth.<br />

Budget 2014: Jaitley loosens the purse strings to boost education
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Budget 2014: Jaitley loosens the purse strings to boost education

The Finance Minister said primary education is a major priority for the Modi government and that steps would be taken to provide minimal school infrastructure facilities.<br />

Budget 2014: Defence sector allocated Rs 2.29 lakh cr, FDI cap hiked to 49%
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Budget 2014: Defence sector allocated Rs 2.29 lakh cr, FDI cap hiked to 49%

The Ministry was allocated Rs 2,03,672 crore in 2013-14 and was provided Rs 2,24,000 crore in the interim budget presented by the UPA government in February this year.<br />

Budget 2014: Jaitley allocates Rs 1,000 cr to 'high priority' renewable energy sector
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Budget 2014: Jaitley allocates Rs 1,000 cr to 'high priority' renewable energy sector

The government aims to construct Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects or high capacity plants in the radiation rich states of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, and Ladakh.

Budget 2014: Startups get 10,000 cr outlay to encourage entrepreneurship
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Budget 2014: Startups get 10,000 cr outlay to encourage entrepreneurship

Admitting that promotion of entrepreneurship and startup companies remains a challenge, Jaitley announces a Rs 10,000 cr fund to act as catalyst to provide equity, risk capitals for startups

Budget 2014: Is it the beginning of de-Nehru-fication of government?
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Budget 2014: Is it the beginning of de-Nehru-fication of government?

Arun Jaitley's budget looks set to start the process of the de-Nehru-fication of government schemes. Thus new schemes will be named after BJP and non-Congress icons - Sardar Patel, Madan Mohan Malaviya.

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