Budget

  • World Bank President talks on India at 'The Appointment' 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group is on his second visit to India after acceding to the post. The World Bank President terms his meeting with India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitely as positive and added that the world Bank is encouraged by the budget brought in by...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor July 18, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Karma Paljor on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: 189 Dutch, 44 Malaysians killed on MH17 flight July 18, 2014

    There were 189 Dutch passengers among the 298 people on board the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that crashed in Ukraine on Thursday, the airline said in its latest update on Friday evening. Among the people of other nationalities on board were 44 Malaysians (including 15 crew members), 27 Australians, 12...
  • News 360: 6-year-old raped in Bangalore school, protests follow July 17, 2014

    In a horrific crime that shocked the nation, a 6-year-old girl was raped inside an international school's premises, allegedly by two staff members. The incident took place on July 2 and a complaint was filed by the child's parents on Tuesday. The school authorities have refused to take any responsibility...
  • CNN-IBN the most viewed English news channel all through Budget week July 17, 2014

    CNN-IBN was the most viewed English news channel all through the week of Railway Budget and Union Budget. The Narendra Modi government presented its first Railway Budget and Union Budget on July 8 and July 10 respectively. ...
  • TWTW: 'Experts' discuss Arun Jaitley's maiden Union Budget July 13, 2014

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented his maiden budget for the Narendra Modi government on July 10. Brushing aside criticism of not having done enough reforms in the Budget, Jaitley said this was the beginning of the journey and he did all he could do under the given circumstances. ...
  • TWTW: Pilgrim circuits announced in Rail Budget 2014 July 13, 2014

    Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on July 8 proposed to boost domestic tourism with special pilgrim and eco-tourism services and encourage private participation in the sector. ...
  • TWTW: The Union Budget in the eyes of the common man July 13, 2014

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented his maiden budget for the Narendra Modi government on July 10. He gave a cautious testament of fiscal prudence combined with steps for encouraging increased investments, for boosting industrial infrastructure through roads, airports, ports and smart cities, and for providing cost breaks to specific industries....
  • Growing population of urban India is an increasing cause of concern July 12, 2014

    One of the main takeaway from the Narendra Modi government's budget was the plan to create 100 smart cities to reduce the burden of migrant population on the ever growing urban India. The question is how will the government make this work. ...
  • Budget 2014: Economic growth targeted, says Adi Godrej July 11, 2014

    Reacting to the Narendra Modi government's first budget, Godrej group chairman Adi Godrej said, "I think the middle class has been catered to very strongly in this budget. Not that the other consumers in India have been totally left out but it is certainly the budget which has been particularly...
  • Budget 2014: Is the neo middle class the new aam aadmi? July 11, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the Budget will convert hopes and aspirations of the people into trust and will give a new ray of hope for the poor and downtrodden. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tabled the Modi government's first Budget in Parliament. ...
  • Axe the Tax impact: Exemption limits hiked in Budget 2014 July 11, 2014

    While announcing the Narendra Modi government's first Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley reacted to CNN-IBN's Axe the Tax campaign and increased the exemption limit on income to Rs 2.50 lakh from the current Rs 2 lakh. ...
  • Rate the Budget 2014: How does it impact your wallet? July 10, 2014

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday presented his maiden budget. There was some good news for individual tax payers under the age of 60 years as Finance Minister increased the exemption limit on income to Rs 2.50 lakh from the current Rs 2 lakh. CNN-IBN discusses panel of experts that...
  • Budget & You: Tax experts answer your queries July 10, 2014

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday presented his maiden national budget for the government. There is some good news for individual tax payers under the age of 60 years as Finance Minister increased the exemption limit on income to Rs 2.50 lakh from the current Rs 2 lakh. CNN-IBN with...
  • Budget has addressed all concerns I raised with FM: Piyush Goyal July 10, 2014

    Arun Jaitley's Budget has addressed all the concerns that I had raised with him, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said in an interview to CNBC-TV18. Sharing views on the proposals made in the Budget, Goyal said that Rs 10,000 crore fund for entrepreneurship is an innovative idea of Prime Minister. ...
  • Watch: Politicians, Opposition talk about Budget 2014 July 10, 2014

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday presented his maiden national budget for the government. He expressed concerns over economic slowdown while promising steps to ensure a course correction with bold measures. CNN-IBN speaks to some politicians from different parties and takes their views over the Narendra Modi's maiden Budget. ...
  • Budget 2014: Main objective is to revive the economy, says Arun Jaitley July 10, 2014

    In his first post Budget interview to Lok Sabha TV, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, "Hope this budget leads to a revival of the economy without burdening the common man." ...
  • Budget 2014: Directions set up and reiteration on the fiscal consolidation,says C Rangarajan July 10, 2014

    Former chairman of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, C Rangarajan said that the directions set in the budget are appropriate and welcome. "I think the reiteration on the fiscal consolidation is particularly welcome but whether we will be able to get 4.1 per cent is not very...
  • Budget 2014: Earlier infrastructure investment a bad word, says Deepak Parekh July 10, 2014

    According to the Modi government first Budget, the government has promised them concessions in CRR etc. HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh said that the earlier infrastructure investment was a bad word, now the banks can lend money to infrastructure. ...
  • Budget 2014: Nothing for poor sector, says Shashi Tharoor July 10, 2014

    Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said that he did not hear any bold project announcement in the Finance Minister's budget speech. "Nothing done for the poor sector and nothing to encourage the people," he said. ...
  • Had to clear issues left behind by UPA: Arun Jaitley July 10, 2014

    After tabling his first budget in Parliament, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, "I hope this leads to revival of economy without burdening the common man. I had to clear up issues that the UPA had left behind." ...
  • No roadmaps, specifics in Budget: Manmohan Singh July 10, 2014

    Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh remarked on the Narendra Modi government's Budget and said it has no specifics. He said, "How will it be achieved? It is yet to be seen. There are no road maps in the Budget. Just like the Railway budget, there are no specifics in this...
  • Rajnath Singh hails Budget, calls it most realistic July 10, 2014

    Home Minister Rajanth Singh hailed the Union Budget and called it most realistic. He said, "This Budget is poor friendly, women friendly, disabled friendly and farmer friendly. After looking at this Budget you can get a fair idea as to how the Narendra Modi-led NDA government wants to develop India....
  • 'If I were the FM, my first priority would be implementation of GST' July 10, 2014

    "If I were the Finance Minister, my first priority would be the implementation of GST. If GST will come in the picture then definitely it will boost the employment in our country, it will boost the industry as well as the manufacturing unit in our country and it will definitely...
  • Corporates hope for a budget of reforms and growth July 10, 2014

    Corporate expectations are high. They are hoping for a budget which will spark an era of reforms and growth. "We expect this government not to give us some small leeway there or some exemption there but we expect out of the box thinking," MD Century Plyboards Sanjay Agarwal said. Hemant...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 8, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • TMC, BJP scuffle in Lok Sabha: Who is to be blamed? July 8, 2014

    Unruly scenes were witnessed in Parliament as Trinamool Congress MPs on Tuesday alleged that some Bhartiya Janata Party MPs threatened to beat them in Lok Sabha. The TMC also alleged that one of the BJP MPs was drunk but they cannot say who it was. ...
  • Government has framed policies to generate revenue: MoS Railways July 8, 2014

    Hours after Railways Minister DV Sadananda Gowda presented the Narendra Modi government's first Rail Budget, Minister of States for Railways, Manoj Sinha said that the government has framed policies to generate revenue from Railways. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Sinha said, "The government has political will and public is...
  • Modi's rail budget: 'Achche din' for Indian Railways? July 8, 2014

    Safety, security and speed have been the highlights of the maiden Railway Budget of the Narendra Modi government. Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday promised to revamp the railways and cut down on populism but gifted Modi's state Gujarat and his own Karnataka a host of trains and prohects...
  • Watch: Chandigarh people happy with Modi's rail budget July 8, 2014

    People of Chandigarh are satisfied with the Narendra Modi's first railway budget. "The government has said that they will ensure cleanliness and also use CCTV to check to ensure work is getting done. I am happy with the railway budget," a resident told to CNN-IBN. ...