The budget also marked the beginning of a new public accounting process. There were fewer indirect tax changes following the launch of the goods and services tax (GST) that kicked in on July 1.
Air India's sale will make up for a major chunk of government's divestment target.
DG Safeguards has asked these firms to provide their balance sheet, trial balance and profit and loss account for last one year
The former Union minister said that although the Modi government took steps such as demonetisation and the "half- cooked" GST, it did not pay heed to the people's problems caused by the note ban.
Chidambaram said development had indeed "gone crazy" in Gujarat, and criticised the BJP government in the state for leading what he called a "skewed, unfair, unjust and inequitable growth".
Talking to media-persons here, she said that there was a rise in the price of pulses, LPG and other commodities but the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were silent on the issue.
This proposal by the Maulana Azad Education Foundation has now been cleared by the Ministry of Minority Affairs.
Hazare, who was the face of the impassioned movement for the creation of Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayukta in states to probe corruption in the government, targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying "he is averse to appoint anyone to the office".
Senior Congress leader Rajeev Shukla said the Modi government had inherited 23 welfare schemes which were at various stages of implementation, renamed and presented them as its own.
Addressing the inaugural session of the North-East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), Shah said the region was top priority for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Development of the eight states was a must for overall growth of the country, he said.
'Make in India' is one of the flagship programmes of the Government of India which is aimed at transforming the Indian economy towards making it a "global manufacturing hub", India's Consul General in Chicago Neeta Bhushan said in her address to a business community from the mid-west region recently, a media release said yesterday.
The Income Tax Department conducted searches at multiple properties related to senior minister D K Shivakumar, who was overseeing the stay of 44 Congress MLAs from Gujarat at a resort near here, in connection with a tax evasion case.
About 70 percent of disbursals concentrated in 10 states; majority of loans to small shop-owners, eateries, vendors, carpenters, furniture sellers
Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar said despite the financial stress faced by it, the state had shown the way and "we expect the prime minister to follow suit and not to look at farmers as merely a vote bank".
The ruling BJP-led NDA government at the Centre is well placed in these polls and is the single-largest party in the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha
The event held in Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari's Parliamentary constituency in northeast Delhi showcased the achievements of the three-year rule of the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre.
The developer will be required to maintain the housing project during this period and transfer it back to the public sector or its nominees at the end of the period
Addressing a public meeting to highlight the achievements of the three years of the Narendra Modi government here, Singh said the development of the Northeastern region was put on fast-track so that it could grow at par with the rest of India.
"They are creating a problem for this country by their incompetence and by trying to utilise Kashmir as a political asset," Gandhi told reporters here.
The last Council meeting in Srinagar saw finalisation of rates over 1,200 goods and 500 services. The main challenge lies is front of the government is timely and smooth implementation of the new tax regime
The minimum support price (MSP) paid to farmers for their crops is now 43 per cent more than the cost of production if the cost of land is excluded from price calculation, he told PTI in an interview here.
The BSE500 index outperformed Nifty by generating an absolute return of 42.7 percent and a compounded annual growth rate of 12.6 percent during the past three years. While at first glance, the performance looks pedestrian, it masks the super outperformers that turned paupers to kings over this period.
The responsibility of handling FDI proposals will now be left only to a single ministry and the concerned sector regulator to hasten fund flows and ease procedures
To mark the occasion, PM Modi is expected to make a speech to the nation and launch a series of vital projects from Assam, signalling the importance he attaches to a remote region that is hemmed in by China, Bangladesh and Myanmar.
Nirupam was here as part of his party's national campaign to highlight the "failures" of the NDA government on its third anniversary.