FICCI on Union budget presented by Arun Jaitley

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): FICCI on Thursday held a press conference in Delhi over Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's Union Budget 2014. Speaking at the conference was FICCI President Sidharth Birla who hailed the budget. Jul 10, 2014

General Budget 2014-15: Jaitley says did not want to burden common man

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley after presenting the General Budget for 2014-15 hoped that the budget will lead to economic expansion of the country. He added that they did not want to burden the common man and aimed to resolve a lot of issues. Jul 10, 2014

Jaitley proposes new AIIMS and urban development schemes in General Budget Part - 1

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday while presenting the General Budget in Parliament proposed to bring up new AIIMS in several areas. He added that new urban development schemes would also be set up and a particular amount has been kept aside for that. Jaitley also proposed to give a heavy amount for education in _madrasahs_. Further Jaitley also said that new agricultural universities would be set up. Jul 10, 2014

Jaitley proposes new AIIMS and urban development schemes in General Budget Part - 2

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday while presenting the General Budget in Parliament proposed to bring up new AIIMS in several areas. He added that new urban development schemes would also be set up and a particular amount has been kept aside for that. Jaitley also proposed to give a heavy amount for education in ‘madrasahs’. Further Jaitley also said that new agricultural universities would be set up. Jul 10, 2014

Steps in budget just beginning of journey on way of establishing macro economy: Jaitley

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): As the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented 2014-15 National budget on Thursday, he said that the steps announced in the budget are the beginning on the way of establishing a stable macro economy. Jaitley remained positive and said that there are greener shoots of recovery and that budget is comprehensive action plan in the process. The finance minister termed the economic condition as a great challenge and accepted the same. Jul 10, 2014

Finance Minister stern on taking bold steps to spurt daunting economy

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Being stern on taking bold steps to spurt the daunting economy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the economy has to be made such that the future nation is not lying on debt from present. He said that there is an urgent need to revive the resources for future of the nation. He also focused on two years of low GDP growth in the UPA regime. Jul 10, 2014

Committed to provide stable tax regime: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley while presenting the General Budget laid stress on providing a stable tax regime which will be more investor friendly. Jaitley said that the government will not retrospectively change any policies. Jul 10, 2014

New Urea policy to be formulated, FDI provides additional resources: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley while presenting the General Budget said that the government will formulate a new policy regarding urea. He also said that the FDI provides additional resource in many sectors. Jaitley proposed to increase FDI in Defence from 26% to 49% with full Indian management and control. Jul 10, 2014

Industrialists pin hopes on PM Narendra Modi ahead of budget

Chandigarh/ Ludhiana, July 10 (ANI): Before Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, is to present his maiden budget in the parliament, the industrialists pinned high expectations from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government. The budget today will provide an indication of the course Modi's government wants to chart for the country's economy. The industrialists are expecting incentives in taxes paid by them. They want to encourage small scale industries by giving them some relaxations and also want to provide more opportunities to skilled professionals in all the sectors. Jul 10, 2014

Arun Jaitley reaches Parliament to present Budget 2014

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley reached Parliament all set to present his maiden budget on Thursday. The budget may contain tax sops for the salaried, dumping of the controversial retrospective tax and spelling out of steps to revive investment and manufacturing for growth. For boosting investment, Jaitley is expected to announce tax incentives for industry. As a prelude, the government has already extended the excise duty concessions for automobile and consumer durable sectors till December. Jul 10, 2014

Politicos give mixed expectations ahead of General Budget

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Political leaders on Thursday highlighted their expectations from the General Budget which is to be presented in the Parliament by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. BJP leader Nalin Kohli said that people expect a lot from the Budget of new government and all expectations will be fulfilled. Meanwhile, NCP leader Majid Memon said that the government should not be biased regarding states which did not vote in majority for BJP like it was visible in the rail budget. SP leader Naresh Agarwal said that the common man cannot expect anything in its favour from the new government. Jul 10, 2014