BUDGET

  • Land Bill is close to Congress: Jairam Ramesh March 22, 2015

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, former Rural Development Minister and Congress leader Jairam Ramesh talks about Congress, Sonia Gandhi, Land Acquisition Bill and Budget Session. ...
  • Dose Left's protest in Kerala Assembly shame Indian democracy? March 13, 2015

    High drama is witnessed in the Kerala Assembly ahead of the state Budget which is to be presented on Friday. CPI-M-led Left Democratic Front MLAs were seen throwing away chairs in the House and attempting to break equipment. CNN-IBN Executive Editor Zakka Jacob debates the issue with CPI(M) MB Rajesh...
  • Kerala: CPM to appeal to Governor against Budget tabled by Mani March 13, 2015

    CPM leader MA Baby said the party will appeal to the Kerala Governor against the Budget tabled by Finance Minister KM Mani. Baby said, "What happened in the Budget was shameful. It happened because KM Mani is pushing the Budget. We will not accept this Budget. We will appeal to...
  • Watch: 'The Week Hour Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha March 3, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Hour That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on the Union Budget 2015, swine flu, Oscar and Cricket World Cup. ...
  • Watch: Lighter side of Budget 2015 March 1, 2015

    CNN-IBN's Sayoni Aiyar takes a look at the funny side of Union Budget 2015. ...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha March 1, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on World Cup 2015 and the Union Budget 2015 presented by Arun Jaitley. ...
  • Finance Minister fulfils 3 out of 5 demands put forth by CNN-IBN in Budget 2015 March 1, 2015

    The Finance Minister has fulfilled 3 out of 5 demands put forth by CNN-IBN. Transport allowance has been doubled to 1600 rupees per month and both health insurance benefits and tax exemption limit under the new pension scheme have been increased. ...
  • Breaking Toons: Union Budget 2015 February 28, 2015

    Cartoonist Neelabh takes on the first full-year Budget of the NDA government presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday in Parliament. ...
  • Watch: India Inc rates the Union Budget 2015 February 28, 2015

    A panel of experts from top industries and corporate sector rate the first full-fledged budget of the Narendra Modi government which was presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament on Saturday. ...
  • Watch: Experts rate the Union Budget 2015 February 28, 2015

    A panel of experts rate the first full-fledged budget of the Narendra Modi government which was presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament on Saturday. ...
  • Fuel hiked: Piyush Goyal says government has no role in petrol pricing February 28, 2015

    Hours Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget 2015 in Parliament on Saturday, the fuel prices were hiked. The petrol prices were hiked by Rs 3.18 per litre while diesel by Rs 3.09 per litre. Reacting on the fuel prices, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said the government has no...
  • This budget is more about employment and poverty, says Prakash Javadekar February 28, 2015

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said that this budget is more about employment and poverty. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday present the Union Budget 2015 in Parliament. ...
  • Union Budget 2015: Finance Minister did a great job of reviewing economy, says Suresh Prabhu February 28, 2015

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget 2015 in Parliament on Saturday aimed at high growth. Reacting on the budget, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has done a amazing job of reviewing the economic growth. ...
  • Exclusive: NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya explains the implementation of Union Budget 2015 February 28, 2015

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya talks about the implementation of the full-fledged budget of the Narendra Modi government. ...
  • FM Arun Jaitley explains the Union Budget 2015 February 28, 2015

    Hours after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the first full-fledged budget of the Narendra Modi government in Parliament, he explained his Union Budget to DD News. ...
  • Budget & You: How will this budget impact your life? February 28, 2015

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday present the Modi government full budget in Parliament. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and answers their queries with a panel of experts. ...
  • Union Budget 2015: Shashi Tharoor calls it anti-poor, Smriti Irani says pro-people February 28, 2015

    Soon after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the first full-fledged budget of the Narendra Modi government in Parliament, the Congress and the BJP reacted on the budget. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that this budget is anti-poor, while BJP leader and Union Minister Smriti Irani said this...
  • Congress rates Modi government's full-fledged budget, says it's a huge disappointment February 28, 2015

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the first full-fledged budget of the Narendra Modi government in Parliament on Saturday aimed at high growth. Congress leader Kamal Nath said that this budget is a huge disappointment. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Nath said, "This budget is great disappointment because it does not stimulate the...
  • Watch: Political battle over the Modi government's full-fledged budget February 28, 2015

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the first full-fledged of the Narendra Modi government in Parliament on Saturday aimed at high growth, saying the pace of cutting the fiscal deficit would slow as he seeks to boost investment and ensure that ordinary people benefit. ...
  • Watch: How this budget has impacted you? February 28, 2015

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday presented the first full-fledged Budget of the Narendra Modi government aimed at high growth, saying the pace of cutting the fiscal deficit would slow as he seeks to boost investment and ensure that ordinary people benefit. ...
  • The Budget touched upon a large number of challenging areas: CMD Biocon February 28, 2015

    "The Union Budget 2015 touched upon a large number of challenging areas. It also met a large number of expectations," said Kiran M Shaw, CMD Biocon. ...
  • Explainer: What the Budget means for you February 28, 2015

    There has been no change in individual tax rates or slabs while corporate tax rate will be cut from 30% to 25% over the next four years. While delivering his first full Budget speech in Parliament on Saturday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said individual tax payer will benefit to the...
  • Union Budget 2015, Jaitley has taken good measures to revive economy, says Suresh Prabhu February 28, 2015

    "Arun Jaitley has taken good measures to revive economy in the Union Budget 2015," said Suresh Prabhu. This Budget will ensure that we will have 8 per cent growth. ...
  • This Budget was all about words, rhetoric: Congress February 28, 2015

    "This Budget was all about words, rhetoric," said Congress leader Shashi Tharoor. On the other hand, Smriti Irani said that the Budget was pro-people. "Budget is not just corporate-friendly. The opposition is doing nothing but spreading misinformation," she said. ...
  • Jaitley gets full marks for Union Budget 2015, says his family February 28, 2015

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been awarded full marks for Union Budget 2015 by his family. "Social security and Mudra Bank are the highlights for me," said Jaitley's niece. ...
  • Watch: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presents Union Budget 2015 February 28, 2015

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced a Budget aimed at high growth, saying the pace of cutting the fiscal deficit would slow as he seeks to boost investment and ensure that ordinary people benefit. Jaitley said it was time for a "quantum leap" on reforms and that incremental change...
  • Rationalisation of taxes must to bring in more investment to India: Panagariya February 28, 2015

    NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya said rationalisation of taxes is a must to bring in more investment to India. He said, "Tax rationalisation is a must to increase investment into India. The RBI should continue cutting rates." ...
  • Budget 2015: What measures should Jaitley take to strengthen the Defence sector February 28, 2015

    The upcoming Union Budget is very crucial in terms of bringing the Indian economy back on growth track; curb the budget deficit and creating an investment friendly environment. CNN-IBN's Kajori Sen talks to students of IIT-Delhi and IIT-Mumbai about measures Jaitley should take to strengthen the Defence sector. ...
  • Watch: The great Indian Budget story February 28, 2015

    All eyes are on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first full Budget. Will Modi's 'Make In India' dream become a reality is the big question. People from different walks of life eagerly wait to see what the new Budget has in store for them. ...
  • The government must incentivise investments, say experts February 28, 2015

    "The government must incentivise investments and should focus on investments and jobs," says experts. The investments must flow into infrastructure, manufacturing and innovation. ...