India's government spells out 'Modi-nomics' in first budget

India's new right-wing government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils its maiden budget, promising a new era of fiscal discipline, higher growth and greater opportunities for foreign investors. A voiced AFPTV report. Duration: 02:15 Jul 10, 2014

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in exclusive interview with ANI over General Budget Part - 2

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): After Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday presented the 2014-15 general budget, he said that his maiden budget was a vision statement that aimed at giving a fillip to infrastructure, manufacturing and re-establishing confidence in the Indian economy. Speaking to ANI in an exclusive interview, Jaitley said that it’s a directional budget. Jaitley sought to reassure investors by promising a stable tax regime and saying the government would not "ordinarily" create new liabilities retrospectively, but stopped short of moving to scrap the law. The finance minister also said that he would uphold the fiscal deficit target for this year inherited from the last government - 4.1 percent of gross domestic product - despite expectations he would be forced to raise it due to weak revenue and high subsidy costs. Jul 10, 2014

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in exclusive interview with ANI over General Budget Part - 1

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): After Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday presented the 2014-15 general budget, he said that his maiden budget was a vision statement that aimed at giving a fillip to infrastructure, manufacturing and re-establishing confidence in the Indian economy. Speaking to ANI in an exclusive interview, Jaitley said that it's a directional budget. Jaitley sought to reassure investors by promising a stable tax regime and saying the government would not "ordinarily" create new liabilities retrospectively, but stopped short of moving to scrap the law. The finance minister also said that he would uphold the fiscal deficit target for this year inherited from the last government - 4.1 percent of gross domestic product - despite expectations he would be forced to raise it due to weak revenue and high subsidy costs. Jul 10, 2014

Arjun kapoor launches ASUS ZenFone Series in India

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI) : Bollywood Heartthrob Arjun Kapoor was in the capital for the launch of ASUS ZenFone series in India. The brand-new smart phones series includes ZenFone 4; ZenFone5 and ZenFone6 which offers thin, light and powerful phones with highly portable designs for energetic lifestyles.The Ishaqzyade star was happy to be associated with the brand. The Two States star also confessed of being a Smartphone addict. Arjun would be soon seen in director Homi Adajania's next 'Finding Fanny' scheduled to be released in September. Jul 10, 2014

Huma Qureshi unveils Femina's latest issue

Mumbai, July 10 (ANI): Bollywood diva Huma Qureshi, who features on the cover page of July edition of the Femina, unveiled it in the showbiz capital Mumbai recently. This issue focuses the size-zero stereotype, making the average looking women feel good about their body. She looked gorgeous in red peplum Vizyon top paired up with a white pencil skirt from Marks and Spencer. Great going Huma!!! Jul 10, 2014

Politicos on Union Budget 2014-15

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Political leaders on Thursday reacted over Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's maiden Budget which he presented in the Lok Sabha. SP Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav slammed the budget saying that it is only for the rich not for the poor or unemployed. NCP, JD (U), CPI (M) and BSP too criticized the budget. Jul 10, 2014

Now Get Darshan of Tirumala Deity in Two Hours

Acting on the instructions of Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, Andhra Pradesh government has taken the initiative to work towards easing the hardships of devotees, while they stand in queue for the darshan of the deity of Lord Venkateswara Swamy in Tirumala Hills. Jul 10, 2014

BSE closes points 72.06 down on July 10

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 72.06 points down to stand at 25,372.75. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 17.25 points down to stand at 7,567.75.DLF and IDFC were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 9.22% and 8.99% along with Prestige Estates and Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd. with an increase of 6.86% and 5.92% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Bharat Electronics Ltd. and TITAN with a decrease of 6.10% and 5.76% along with Gitanjali Gems and Hero Moto Corp with a decrease of 5.73% and 3.99% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is down 140.27 points at 15,312.72 while the banking sector is down 107.21 points at 17,001.76 and the realty sector is up 95.03 points at 2,009.72. The Indian currency is 0.39% down at Rs 59.99 per dollar. Jul 10, 2014

Politicos on Union Budget 2014-15

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Political leaders on Thursday reacted over Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's maiden Budget which he presented in the Lok Sabha. SP Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav slammed the budget saying that it is only for the rich not for the poor or unemployed. NCP, JD (U), CPI (M) and BSP too criticized the budget. Jul 10, 2014

BJD hails Union Budget 2014-15

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): The Biju Janata Dal on Thursday welcomed the Union Budget 2014- 15 presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Lok Sabha. Talking to mediapersons in New Delhi, BJD leader Jay panda praised the budget and said that thrust has been given to infrastructure development. Jul 10, 2014

Minor explosion outside Farashkhana Police Station in Pune, 2 injured

Pune, July 10 (ANI): Two persons have been injured in a minor explosion which took place outside a Police Station in Pune on Thursday. The blast occurred at a parking lot near the Farshkhana police station, 500 km away from a famous Ganapati temple. ATS sources said it was a low intensity blast and said the reason for the explosion was yet to be ascertained. A police team and a bomb squad reached the spot, which was cordoned off. No casualties have been reported till yet. Jul 10, 2014

Arvind Kejriwal slams Union Budget 2014-15

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday criticized the Union Budget 2014- 15 presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Lok Sabha. Talking to mediapersons, Kejriwal said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi did nothing to check inflation and rising prices. Jul 10, 2014

Arvind Mayaram calls the budget balanced and forward looking

New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Economic Affairs secretary, Arvind Mayaram called the Union Budget presented by Arun Jaitley as a balanced and forward looking budget. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented Narendra Modi led first NDA budget. Jul 10, 2014