Budget 2014

Budget 2014 News

Budget in 282 points

The highlights of the Budget 2014 in 282 points, one for each seat in the Treasury benches

Jaitley unveils Modi government's first budget: I-T rates unchanged, cellphones get cheaper, defence and education get priority

CRT TVs used by poor, LCD and LED TV panels of less than 19-inches will be cheaper.


Budget session 2014: Few disruptions, more debate

Budget session 2014: Lok Sabha ran for 167 hours, the Rajya worked for 142 hours spread over 27 days.

FSDC takes stock of progress on unified KYC, demat account

The proposals were announced in Budget 2014-15 and are expected to be implemented later this year.

Unmusical chairs

On insurance bill, opposition doesn’t have a case, only obstructionist politics.

Standing scrutiny

This budget won’t have adequate parliamentary oversight, because of a structural anomaly.


Budget proposals: Leg up for affordable housing

The government and RBI have liberalised financing for sector, but hurdles remain on path from banks to buyer.

20 more schools planned

A sum of Rs 350 crore was earmarked for the construction of 20 new schools.

Climbing the beanstalk

Budget 2014 talked of developing career centres. We need to make them work

Not budgeting for GST

The finance minister missed an opportunity to spell out the government’s views on its design.

Budget 2014 Photos

Budget 2014: What it means for common man

53.7% 403 of 750 families in Katra Sadatganj have no access to toilets and defecate in the open, according to NGO Sulabh International’s UP head Avinash Kumar.

Budget 2014: What gets costlier, what's cheaper

Arun Jaitley on Thursday spared the common man from price hikes by keeping duties on commonly used day-to-day items unchanged.


Budget 2014 Videos

Budget 2014: Your tax rates explained

Budget 2014 has increased exemption limits for Income Tax payers and increased some saving limits.