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11 August, 2016 2:00 PM Monsoon session of Parliament may turn out most productive

Huffington Post co-founder Arianna to quit With the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and opposition Congress setting aside the bitterness between them, the ongoing monsoon session of Parliament has been the most productive in the recent past. According to official sources, the productivity percentage for the Lok Sabha till Thursday -- the penultimate 139

30 July, 2016 8:30 PM Ministries included in new clusters

The Narendra Modi government has moved the Ministry of Rural Development from ‘Economic/ Commerce cluster to the Social Sector cluster’ and Food Processing from the social sector to infrastructure. It is not clear what has prompted the government to make the shift and what could be its implications. The move has come at a time when the government is facing 136

5 July, 2016 3:40 AM I don’t think any political party will try to commit suicide by opposing GST: PM Narendra Modi

How satisfied are you with the pace of economic, administrative and governance reforms in the past two years? And what do you rate as your biggest success and the one area you feel where your government could have performed better? There have been major achievements in each of the areas you have outlined, namely, economic, administrative and governance 182

19 May, 2016 9:58 AM Data cafe: 2 years of Modi govt; cruising on highways

The road sector in the country has seen substantial pace in construction activity in the last two years. For the current financial year, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has increased the target for award of new highways by two-and-half times to 25,000 kilometers. Of this, 15,000 km will be awarded by National Highways Authority of India 141

4 March, 2016 6:14 AM PM Modi launches ‘Setu Bharatam’ project, vows to improve infrastructure

Under the project, 208 rail-over bridges and rail-under bridges will be built. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the government is putting in all efforts to build infrastructure, especially rural roads, in a comprehensive manner. “Veins give strength to our body. Similarly, infrastructure will give speed and strength to the development of India 201

29 February, 2016 7:53 PM Budget 2016: Impetus on boosting rural economy

The rural sector has been allocated Rs87,765 crore in the 2016-17 budget, including Rs38,500 crore for MGNREGS and Rs19,000 crore for the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna In a bid to boost the rural economy and stimulate demand, finance minister Arun Jaitley on Monday announced a slew of measures including raising allocations to key social sector programmes 198

29 February, 2016 7:21 PM Union Budget 2016 HIGHLIGHTS: Home buyers to get Rs 50,000 more deduction on interest; no change in income tax slabs

New Delhi: The Budget for financial year 2016-17, presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament on Monday offered sops for small and marginal income tax payers. However, this year too, Finance Minster has made no change in personal Income Tax slabs. In relief to small tax payers, the Budget proposes to raise the ceiling of tax rebate under 227

29 February, 2016 1:15 PM Budget 2016 adversely affects passenger vehicles

Outlining the government’s focus on rural and overall infrastructure development, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced that Rs 19,000 crore will be allocated towards Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) which is a substantial increase from Rs 9,805 crore allocated in 2013-14. The total expenditure on PMGSY, together with the States’ contribution 194

29 February, 2016 10:25 AM Union Budget 2016-17: Full text of finance minister Arun Jaitley’s speech

Here’s the full text of Arun Jaitley’s budget 2016 speech in Parliament Finance Minister Arun Jaitley present the Union budget for financial year 2016-17 in the Lok Sabha on Monday. Here is the full text of his speech in which listed out a series of measures to keep the Indian economy on the growth path in the face of growing risks overseas and challenges 236

29 February, 2016 8:34 AM The impact of the Budget across sectors

A look at the highlights from the Budget by sector. Citing that the government is committed to ease of doing business in India, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget 2016-17 in the Parliament on Monday. Here is a look at how different sectors have benefited from the Budget. - Allocation under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana increased 158