interim budget

Don’t open Kerala temple’s vault B for now: Supreme Court


September 16th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Reserving its order on opening vault B of Kerala's Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple, the Supreme Court Friday said it would take into account the traditions and ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to have nine new districts


August 24th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 24 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh cabinet, at a meeting here chaired by Chief Minister Raman Singh, Wednesday formally approved carving out nine new districts in the state."The cabinet expressed ... Read more...

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Ban on colour television distribution in Tamil Nadu


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 2 (IANS) A day after the announcement of the date for the state assembly election, Tamil Nadu's chief electoral officer Wednesday ordered district collectors and heads of various ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu housing scheme challenged in court


February 9th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 9 (IANS) The Madras High Court Wednesday issued notices to the central and Tamil Nadu governments, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) and the accountant general of Tamil Nadu on ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu expects 10 percent growth in 2010-11


February 5th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government is expecting the state's economy to log 10 percent growth this fiscal, up from 8.96 percent in 2009-10, state Finance Minister K. Anbazhagan said ... Read more...

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Kerala acting against constitution on Mullaperiyar: Tamil Nadu


February 5th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government Saturday strongly condemned the Kerala government for acting against the Indian constitution over the Mullaperiyar Dam issue and said it was tantamount to contempt ... Read more...

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Revenue surplus interim budget for Tamil Nadu


February 5th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Finance Minister K. Anbazhagan presented a revenue surplus interim budget Saturday for fiscal 2011-12, wiping out the revenue deficit of Rs.3,129 crore expected for the current ... Read more...

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With worst over, India set for high, inclusive growth: Mukherjee (Lead)


February 26th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The worst is over for the Indian economy after two hard years and the country will return to a high growth path with renewed confidence and ... Read more...

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Worst over for Indian economy, says Mukherjee in budget speech


February 26th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday began presenting India's budget for the next fiscal, recalling the hard days of past two years, but with an assurance that ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee holds pre-budget meeting with State FMs’


January 13th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee held a pre-Budget meeting with the Finance Ministers of States and Union Territories here today to deliberate on issues that would have ... Read more...

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Goa hikes duty on liquor, casino entry fee


July 24th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 24 (IANS) The Goa government Friday proposed an increased tax on liquor and a higher entry fee for casinos, saying it hoped this would to keep the youth away from ... Read more...

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Nandan Nilekani takes over as chairman of UIADI


July 23rd, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): Nandan Nilekani took over as chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIADI) here today.Interacting with the media on the occasion, Nilekani said Unique Identification ... Read more...

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More intellectuals to be involved in process of governance: PM


July 11th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorOn Board special flight, July 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has said that Nandan Nilekani's appointment has been widely welcomed and there would be involvement of more ... Read more...

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I will apologise if found guilty: Lalu


July 7th, 2009 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Former railways minister Lalu Prasad Tuesday urged his successor Mamata Banerjee to prepare a report on his tenure within seven days and added that he was ... Read more...

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Mumbai flood project gets Rs.500 crore


July 6th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday allocated Rs.500 crore to the Brihanmumbai Storm Water Drainage Project designed to control floods in the city during monsoon. The Rs.1,200-crore project, entirely ... Read more...

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Hike in defence budget misleading: Experts


July 6th, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The 34 percent hike in the defence budget for 2009-10 is driven more by the increased salaries granted to government employees on a pay panel's recommendations ... Read more...

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Youngistan welcomes ‘aam aadmi’ focus of Indian budget (Lead)


July 6th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 6 (IANS) Students and young professionals Monday hailed Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's 'aam admi' focus of the union budget with many rejoicing over tax sops and interest subsidy ... Read more...

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Government hopes to raise Rs.35,000 crore from 3G auction


July 6th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The government expects to raise as much as Rs.35,000 crore ($7.2 billion) from auction of third generation (3G) spectrum, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Monday while ... Read more...

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Budget does not satisfy needs of common man: Patnaik


July 6th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 6 (IANS) Orissa Chief minister Naveen Patnaik criticized the union budget presented Monday by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in the Lok Sabha saying that it does not satisfy the ... Read more...

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Government increases infrastructure funding


July 6th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Infrastructure development continues to be a priority area for the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee increasing public investment in this sector. "The ... Read more...

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Gross budgetary support for annual plan increased by Rs. 40,000 crore


July 6th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in his budget speech on Monday said that the government has taken a conscious and bold decision to enhance the Gross Budgetary ... Read more...

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Budget provision for upgrading polytechnics


July 6th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said that the provisions for the Scheme 'Mission in Education through ICT' has been substantially increased to Rs. 900 crore. ... Read more...

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India’s health budget up by nearly Rs.4,000 crore (Lead)


July 6th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India's health budget has gone up by nearly Rs.4,000 crore to Rs.21,113.33 crore ($4.35 billion) with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday giving special emphasis to the ... Read more...

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Budget has many schemes for common man


July 6th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) In keeping with the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's "inclusive growth" mantra, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday announced a slew of schemes for the aam aadmi ... Read more...

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Outlays for Commonwealth Games stepped up to Rs. 3,472 crore


July 6th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has proposed to substantially enhance the allocations for the Commonwealth Games 2010 from Rs. 2,112 crore in the interim budget to Rs. ... Read more...

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Police modernization gets Rs.430 crore budgetary boost


July 6th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday proposed an additional sum of Rs.430 crore (Rs.4.3 billion), over and above the provisions in the interim budget, for the modernization ... Read more...

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Highlights of union budget for 2009-10 (Fifth Lead)


July 6th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Highlights of the union budget for the current fiscal presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in the Lok Sabha Monday: - Fiscal deficit estimated at 6.8 percent ... Read more...

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India’s defence budget stays at Rs.141,703 crore (Second Lead)


July 6th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India's defence expenditure during 2009-10 remains unchanged from Rs.141,703 crore ($28 billion) allocated in the interim budget earlier this year - which was a hike of ... Read more...

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Additional sum of Rs. 430 crore to modernise police machinery in states


July 6th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): For modernization of police force in the States, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has proposed an additional amount of Rs. 430 crore over and above the provision ... Read more...

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All BPL families proposed to be brought under Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana


July 6th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said that the Government proposes to bring all BPL families under the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY). Announcing this while ... Read more...

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In agriculture, credit flow of Rs. 3,25,000 crore targeted for 2009-10


July 6th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said that the target for the agriculture credit flow for the year 2009-10 is being set at Rs. 3,25,000 crore. ... Read more...

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More money for rural health mission


July 6th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), that aims to provide quality healthcare to villagers, Monday saw its budget allocation increased by Rs.2,057 crore ($411 million). Describing the ... Read more...

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Highlights of union budget for 2009-10 (Fourth Lead)


July 6th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Highlights of the union budget for the current fiscal presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in the Lok Sabha Monday: - No change in corporate tax rate ... Read more...

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Farmers’s debt relief scheme extended (Lead)


July 6th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The government has extended the debt relief scheme for farmers from June 30 to the end of the year, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee announced Monday. "The time ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee’s Union Budget speech 2009-2010 (Full Text)


July 6th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by admin
Madam Speaker,I rise to present the Budget for 2009-10.2. Just 140 ... Read more...

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