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

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar addresses a press conference at Old Secretariat in Patna. (Photo: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan. (Photo: AP)

Industrialists watch the live screening of the Union Budget 2015-16 speech in Ahmedabad. (Photo: AP)

Union Budget 2015-16

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. (Photo: videograb)

International

26/11 mastermind lives in luxury in Pakistan prison

Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, lives a life of “luxury” in Adiala jail of Pakistan’s Rawalpindi district, a media report said.

Business

The top secret giants

A New York firm, which doesn’t even have a website, is pumping in thousands of crores in investment into India, and could change the venture capital scene here

India

Mufti Muhammad Sayeed sworn in as CM; BJP enters Jammu and Kashmir

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed was sworn in as the chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir in a ceremony held in winter capital Jammu on Sunday.

Metros

Metro says 22 per cent hike in funds just adequate

Despite a significant jump of 22 per cent in the funds allocation for the Delhi Metro in the Union Budget, the Metro officials termed the increase as “adequate” for ongoing projects in the National Ca

Newsmakers

Catwoman is bisexual

Superhero Batman’s enemy and romantic interest Catwoman, Selina Kyle, has come out bisexual in the latest issue of Catwoman comic book.

Sports

India Sizzle at Perth

India’s World Cup confidence continued to climb as they thrashed the United Arab Emirates by nine wickets in their Pool B match at Perth’s Waca ground on Saturday.

Editorial

Positive healthcare moves

No amount of allocation for healthcare may ever suffice to satisfy the growing population in India.

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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.