Officials say that a mix of bilateral economic, trade and strategic issues was expected to figure in the maiden meeting between the two leaders who had the reputation of being strong leaders in their respective countries.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the government will retain the fiscal deficit target for 2014-15 at 4.1 per cent of GDP and reduce it further to 3 per cent by 2016-17.
Opposition parties on Thursday termed Narendra Modi government’s maiden budget a “disappointment” and an “anti-poor” exercise, which can “benefit only the rich”.
In keeping with his Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s philosophy of ‘less government, more governance’, Finance Minister Arun Jaitely opened the gates for greater participation of the private sector and
Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda presented his maiden budget on Tuesday, saying Indian Railways is the soul of the economy and our target is to become largest freight carrier in the world.
Amit Shah, who emerged as the main architect of BJP's unprecedented triumph in Uttar Pradesh in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, has almost been finalised for the post.
The 42-day-long Budget Session of Parliament begins on Monday and will have 28 sittings. An all-party meeting was held ahead of the Parliament session.
America's top spy agency was authorised by a US court in 2010 to carry out surveillance on the BJP along with five other political organisations across the globe, including Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood
Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed India's low-cost space technology on Monday, saying a rocket which launched four foreign satellites into orbit had cost less to make than the Hollywood film "Gravit
Will Prime Minister Narendra Modi do a Luis Suarez with his first Union Budget? You know the Uruguayan who bit the rival Italian team member and got a hero’s welcome in his home country.