Arun Jaitley admitted to AIIMS in New Delhi; hospital says former FM's blood pressure under manageable limits
Union ministers and top BJP leaders — including Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, and Rajnath Singh — rushed to AIIMS to enquire about Arun Jaitley's health, who was admitted to AIIMS on Friday morning
The Economic Survey emphasised that data and information highway must be viewed as equally important infrastructure.
"A policy push is therefore required to devise universal charging standards for the country as a whole" the Survey said
The government has plans to make India 5G ready by 2020 and conduct spectrum auction for providing radiowaves for 5G this year.
Disappointed with BJP over the lack of allocation of funds to Andhra Pradesh in the Union Budget 2018-19, TDP has called for an emergency meeting on Sunday.
Sonia Gandhi convenes Opposition meet, calls for joint strategy on national issues 'inside and outside Parliament'
Sonia Gandhi on Thursday called for Opposition unity on issues of national importance both inside and outside Parliament as she chaired a meeting of leaders of 17 non-NDA parties.
Mamata Banerjee calls Budget 2018 'hopeless, negative, super flop', says 'anti-people' BJP unfit for governance
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee dismissed the Union Budget presented on Thursday as "negative and a super flop show" and said the "anti-people" BJP government is not fit for governance.
The ruling BJP in Gujarat has hailed the Union Budget as "inclusive and pro-development" while the Congress has termed it "disappointing". The Opposition party claimed the budget has failed to offer any solace to common people who are being "crushed" under inflation.
The country's premier investigation agency CBI has been allocated Rs 698.38 crore in the Budget for 2018-19, a marginal increase of 2.79 percent compared to the ongoing fiscal.
Former finance minister P Chidambaram calls Budget 2018 'a big letdown', says Arun Jaitley failed fiscal consolidation test
Terming Budget 2018-19 "defeatist" and a "big letdown", the Congress on Thursday said the government has "thrown in the towel" and conceded that it has failed to address key issues in the economy.
Captains of the industry in the financial capital aren't particularly enthused by the Budget proposals and also raised concerns over the fiscal math.
Budget 2018 updates: Amit Shah says Narendra Modi govt's Budget in spirit of 'Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas'
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Union Budget 2018-19 on Thursday which may see new rural schemes and stepping up of funding towards existing programmes.
Economic Survey 2018: Make in India 2.0 to focus on 10 champion sectors to spur manufacturing, job creation
Make in India programme was launched on 25 September, 2014 with an aim to make India a global hub for manufacturing
Economic Survey 2018 reveals low tax collections at panchayat level are challenge to fiscal federalism
Economic Survey says panchayats received 95 percent of their revenues from devolved funds from centre/state, while generating only 5 percent from own resources
Experts on Economic Survey 2018: GDP may bounce back to 7-7.5% next year, but there are hurdles on the way
The annual survey was released ahead of the government’s annual Budget statement, due to be presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday.
The survey cautioned that persistently high oil prices remained a key risk for a country that relies on imports for much of its fuel needs.
The good thing is that during this bull run, the proportion of bakras given the increased size of the Indian economy, has been lower than was the case in 2007-2008.
What may perhaps disturb even those who felt a slight slippage this year is warranted is the Survey’s prognosis for the next fiscal – the return to the fiscal straight and narrow may not happen.
President Ram Nath Kovind's address to Parliament indicates government sees agrarian crisis as major challenge
If Gujarat Assembly election results were an indication, and if one reads the fine print of President Ramnath Kovind’s address to the Parliamentarians ahead of the Budget Session on Monday, then the agriculture sector seems to be emerging as one of the biggest challenges for the Narendra Modi government and the BJP.
Retail inflation, based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 4.88 percent in November and in December 2015 it was 3.41 percent