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  India   All India  01 Feb 2018

India, All india, 01 Feb 2018

Sonia chairs oppn meet on joint strategy for Budget Session of Parliament

Crucial issues like instant triple talaq bill, the SC judges row and the recent communal clashes in UP were likely to be discussed.

01 Feb 2018 8:31 PM

WB: TMC snatches Noapara Assembly seat from Cong, retains Uluberia

In the Uluberia seat, TMCs’s Sajda Ahmed defeated BJP’s candidate Anupam Mallik by over 4.5 lakh votes.

01 Feb 2018 7:46 PM

J&K: Army foils infiltration bid by Pak along LoC, search operation underway

The Pakistan attempted to infiltrate across the Indian border during the early hours of Wednesday.

01 Feb 2018 7:39 PM

FM Arun Jaitley presents Union Budget 2018 in Parliament: Read full text here

In his Budget speech, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, 'India stands out among the fastest growing economies of the world.'

01 Feb 2018 7:32 PM

'Sabka saath sabka vikaas', BJP, allies laud Union Budget 2018-19

Nitish Kumar appreciated the national health protection scheme and policies regarding education and agriculture.

01 Feb 2018 6:57 PM

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Putting surplus money in hands of middle-class taxpayer every Budget: Jaitley

'We looked at the areas that require the maximum support, and agriculture and rural sectors came foremost in our mind', Jaitley said.

01 Feb 2018 6:35 PM

CBI files chargesheet against Ram Rahim, 2 doctors in castration case

The case relating to the alleged castration of 400 devotees was registered on the orders of the Punjab and Haryana High Court.

01 Feb 2018 6:06 PM

J&K: Pakistani troops shell along LoC in Rajouri district, 71 schools closed

The shelling was reported in Kampla, Pukhari, Lam, Anwas Bhandar and Rattal Basali areas.

01 Feb 2018 5:48 PM

Budget 2018: Jaitley failed, consequences will follow, warns Chidambaram

Former prime minister HD Dewe Gowda appreciated Jaitley's efforts but said the reforms will fall short of requirements.

01 Feb 2018 5:37 PM

Union Budget 2018: Laptops, mobile sets cigarette get costlier; full list here

Union Budget 2018 proposed changes in excise and custom duties on certain items which are set to get costlier.

01 Feb 2018 5:29 PM

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SC adopts roster system, to effect from Feb 5; CJI to keep PIL cases

CJI Dipak Misra in January had examined suggestions from stakeholders to bring transparency in allocation of sensitive PILs to judges.

01 Feb 2018 5:03 PM

Union Budget: Govt exempts Rs 50k interest income for senior citizens

Deduction limit for health insurance and medical expenditure has been raised from Rs 30,000 to Rs 50,000 under Section 80D.

01 Feb 2018 5:00 PM

Rajasthan bypolls: Cong wins 3 seats, major blow to BJP before 2019 LS elections

The Congress accused the BJP of trying to polarize voters and not doing anything to prevent minority communities from being attacked.

01 Feb 2018 4:45 PM

Budget 2018: Free LPG to 8 cr poor women under Ujjwala scheme

The percentage of working women has declined from 36 per cent being employed in 2005-06 to 24 per cent of women employed in 2015-16.

01 Feb 2018 4:42 PM

Budget has free healthcare for 10 cr poor, sops for farmers; Modi calls it 'development-friendly'

Salaried get back standard deduction of 40k; govt taxes long-term capital gains in equity.

01 Feb 2018 3:32 PM

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Budget 2018: Boost to economy, Rs 5.97 lakh cr allocated for infrastructure

In his Budget address, Finance Minister Jaitley termed infrastructure as 'growth driver' of the economy.

01 Feb 2018 3:06 PM

Budget 2018: Salary raise for Prez, VP, guvs; know how much they'll get

The budget proposes salary hike of the President to Rs 5 lakh, vice-president to Rs 4 lakh and governors of states to Rs 3.5 lakh.

01 Feb 2018 2:42 PM

Budget 2018: Education cess raised to 4 pc, no division in schools

Jaitley proposed to launch a scheme to revitalise research-based education with Rs 1 lakh crore in the next four years.

01 Feb 2018 2:40 PM

Budget 2018: Railways gets Rs 1.48 L Cr for world-class trains

New world-class train sets, dedicated freight corridors are coming up and electrification is being taken up as a priority task.

01 Feb 2018 2:13 PM

J&K: 10-yr-old boy, injured in shell explosion in Shopian district, dies

The explosion took place when some people were clearing debris from a house where an encounter had taken place a day earlier.

01 Feb 2018 1:22 PM

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