Full Coverage - 2011 Union Budget
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Friday , 4 March '11The Union Budget reflected the finance minister's struggle to strike a balance between maintaining growth and containing inflation.
Friday , 4 March '11The Union Budget 2011-12 fell short of expectation in respect of women-specific initiatives, experts said today with a National Advisory Council member maintaining that it "failed the test" in regard to both social sector and gender perspectives.
Friday , 4 March '11Ambiguity relating to the import of auto parts in the Budget announced this week has led to confusion among auto manufacturers.
Thursday , 3 March '11The Indian Medical Association has lashed out against the imposition of five per cent service tax on healthcare.
Wednesday , 2 March '11Union Finance Minister’s proposal on Monday during presentation of the Union Budget for 2011-12 to allot one of the seven mega clusters planned to promote leather industry to Uttar Pradesh has delighted the leather product manufacturers of Kanpur.
Wednesday , 2 March '11Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee has introduced an alternate revenue deficit in the Budget for 2011-12 by knocking off grants provided to states from revenue expenditure.
Wednesday , 2 March '11A day after the Union Budget announced a target of Rs 40,000 crore from sell-off proceeds for the next fiscal, heavy industries and public enterprises minister Praful Patel on Tuesday.
Wednesday , 2 March '11Caught between the traditional urge of resorting to populism and narrowing down the fiscal deficit, finance minister Pranab Mukherjee chose the latter in the Budget for 2011-12.
Tuesday , 1 March '11After enjoying exemption for years together, finally the bicycle and sewing machine industries of Punjab will have to pay 1 per cent Central excise duty on finished product.
Tuesday , 1 March '11Food security and organic farming can go hand in hand. Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today gave a green signal to efforts under the National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture to promote green manuring and organic farming while talking about bringing in the Food Securtiy Act this year.
Tuesday , 1 March '11India's subsidy bill will jump by more than 100 per cent during the four-year period ending 2011-12 to Rs 1.43 lakh crore mainly on account of rising outgo towards petroleum and food items.
Tuesday , 1 March '11Amit (30) and Neeta (28) Upadhyay are a young couple with a two year old son.
Tuesday , 1 March '11Sell-off target for 2011-12 kept at Rs 40,000 crore which will be used for social schemes.
Tuesday , 1 March '11BPL families to get direct cash transfer to buy kerosene, LPG.
Tuesday , 1 March '11Deficit — the biggest concern for pundits — has been reined in, creating space for lending to India Inc. The government will borrow Rs 30,000 crore less next year.
Tuesday , 1 March '11Finance Minister increases allocation by 24 per cent to Rs 52,057 crore.
Tuesday , 1 March '11Mukherjee reduces interest rate on loans to 4 per cent for farmers who repay on time.
Tuesday , 1 March '11MNREGA allocation remains flat, but anganwadi workers will get Rs 3,000 a month, double what they got this year.
Tuesday , 1 March '11Funding for JNNURM scaled down; slum-free India scheme gets no support.