Economic Survey 2012-13: Highlights

The Finance Ministry has tabled the Economic Survey in Parliament on Thursday. It is customary to present it in Parliament a day before the Union Budget, highlighting its view on the state of the economy. Here is the highlights of Economic Survey 2012-13 presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee. 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

Tsunami Hits Japan Following Strong Earthquake

Just a year after a tsunami killed thousands of lives, an earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale triggered a minor tsunami on Japan's northeastern coastline Wednesday. Mar 14, 2012

Trivedi Doesn't Mind Losing His Job; PM Terms Railway Budget as 'Forward Looking'

Amidst speculations that he might be forced to step down following hike in passenger fare, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi said he doesn't mind losing his job as he has done his duty for the betterment of the railways. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh also thinks that Trivedi has presented a forward looking budget. Mar 14, 2012

Uttarakhand: Vijay Bahuguna Takes Oath as CM

Vijay Bahuguna, son of late leader Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna, was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand on Tuesday amidst speculation of rift among the party members. Mar 13, 2012

Uttarakhand: Rift in Congress over Selection of CM

The Congress party has finally broken the deadlock over the next Chief Minister of Uttarakhand by choosing MP Vijay Bahuguna, son of late leader Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna, but the decision has caused rift among the party members. Mar 13, 2012
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PM Hosting Dinner for Congress Allies

Amid speculations on mid-term polls, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has invited all the allies of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for a dinner Tuesday evening. Mar 13, 2012