Union Budget 2012-13: Summary

The Union Budget 2012-13 identifies five objectives to be addressed effectively in the ensuing fiscal year. Here is the summary of the general budget. Mar 16, 2012

Union Budget 2012-2013: Agri Customs Duty to be Reduced to 2.5 Percent

Carrying forward the initiatives taken for agriculture and agro-processing sectors, the government proposed to reduce basic customs duty from 7.5 percent to 2.5 percent on sugarcane planter, root or tuber crop harvesting machine and rotary tiller and weeder and parts for the manufacture of these. Mar 16, 2012

Union Budget 2012-13: Highlights

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday presented the budget for 2012-13 in the Parliament. Here are the highlights of the budget. Mar 16, 2012

London Olympics: Sports Ministry to Take up the Dow Matter Directly

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports to took up the matter directly with International Olympics Committee (IOC) urging it to go beyond lesser considerations, and in the larger interests of the ideals of human rights, compassion and solidarity, cancel the sponsorship of Dow Chemicals for the London Olympics, 2012. Mar 15, 2012

RBI's Reference Rate for Dollar Today

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday fixed the reference rate for the US dollar at 50.2225 rupees and the euro 65.5355 rupees. Mar 15, 2012

Indian Railway Budget Derails: Has Dinesh Trivedi Resigned?

Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi has sent resignation letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh following criticism from his own party members including Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee over hiking of train fares. Mar 15, 2012

Indian Railway Budget 2012-13 at a Glance

Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi presented a bold and ambitious Railway Budget 2012-13 in Parliament, giving importance to passengers' safety, security and amenities. Here is the Railway Budget at a glance. Mar 15, 2012