Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru (Photo: PTI/File)

Home Minister Rajnath Singh speaks in the Lok Sabha in New Delhi. (Photo: AP)

PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed (Photo: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing at the 25th Foundation Day of Nasscom in New Delhi. (Photo: AP)

Newly elected BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur flashes victory symbol after the 85th Annual General Meeting. (Photo: AP)

PM Modi greets PDP’s Mufti Muhammad Sayeed after the latter was sworn in as chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir—(Photo: AP)

26/11 mastermind lives in luxury in Pakistan prison

Finance minister Arun Jaitley presents Union Budget 2015-16 in the Lok Sabha in New Delhi on Saturday. — PTI


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Positive healthcare moves

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There always comes a time when you have to heed Jesus who said: “Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and unto God the things that are God’s.” So this time I will render unto the finance m

The devil, they say, is in the details. There is a world of difference between the Budget speech of Arun Jaitley, peppered with smart announcements, and the real numbers in the Budget documents.