Jaitley has also promised Rs 11,000 crore to states this fiscal as partial compensation for the phase-out of the central sales tax.
Finance minister Arun Jaitley, however, did not give a timeline for allowing commercial mining by private firms.
Lucky spent a couple of years in Iraq reportedly working with the same company as the abducted Indians.
The increased tax exemption limit of Rs 2.5 lakh is a sigh of relief for Pune citizens.
The Finance Ministry has decided to bring in stronger regulatory authorities for ‘early detection’ of ponzi schemes.
Scheme to sensitise people about gender equality in the country received mixed reactions.
The highlights of the Budget 2014 in 282 points, one for each seat in the Treasury benches
The proposal, according to an estimate, is likely to be benefit about 2 crore tax payers.
The hike in the exemption limit would provide relief to the salary earners who are reeling under the impact of high inflation.
Currently, the government permits 26 per cent FDI in defence manufacturing.
During his maiden budget speech, Jaitley sought a five-minute break which was readily granted by Speaker.
Narendra Modi promises of providing relief to inflation.
Of the Rs 100 crore Patel has proposed for the Consumer Protection and Welfare Fund, Rs 30 crore can be set aside for consumer organisations.
Union Defense Minister Arun Jaitely talks of AFSPA in J&K. Says that the progress of AFSPA decides its revocation.
Defence Minister Arun Jaitely to visit Jammu and Kashmir. To be briefed about borders with China and Pakistan.