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#10:14 PM

United Nations chief calls for lifting US travel ban

#9:00 PM

Was expecting something spectacular for common man in Budget 2017, however it falls short of expectations on many counts: Odisha CM N Patnaik-ANI

#8:32 PM

JuD chief Hafiz Saeed and 37 others placed on the Exit Control List, preventing them from leaving Pakistan-PTI

#8:15 PM

Himachal Pradesh: Additional CJM Sundernagar caught taking bribe of Rs 40,000 by teams of vigilance and ACB on Tuesday, sent on police remand

#8:02 PM

BJP President Amit Shah addressing a public gathering in Goa's Bicholim Goa Polls


5 police personnel dead & almost 20 injured in a landmine blast near Sunki, Koraput district on Andhra-Odisha border-ANI


The emphasis on agriculture & enhancing farmers’ income are welcome features of the Budget 2017: TN CM O Panneerselvam-ANI


Welcome advancing date of presentation to Feb1,merging Rly budget with Gen budget&abolishing plan&non-plan distinction-TN CM O Panneerselvam-ANI


Rescue operation going on smoothly. Teams from Allahabad&Varanasi to join in the rescue operation: Kanpur DM Kaushal Raj-ANI

#7:24 PM

17 persons rescued. 29-30 people still trapped, 4 dead. Hospitals are on high alert: Kanpur DM Kaushal Raj on building collapsed in Jajmua-ANI

#7:10 PM

11 women commandos, including 3 sisters, join bomb disposal unit in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan-ANI

#7:00 PM

ED attaches properties worth over Rs.25 Cr of S.C.Jayachandra (Ex-Chief Project Officer, State Highway Development Project, Bengaluru)under PMLA-ANI

#6:25 PM

BJP ally RLSP says it won't contest Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh-PTI

#6:10 PM

Truth is truth and without any proof no one will say such a thing: Uddhav Thackeray on corruption allegations levelled against M Parrikar

#5:25 PM

Bathinda car blast: terror angle not ruled out, says DGP Suresh Arora

#5:00 PM

Armed man holds staff hostage at a hospital in Istanbul reports Turkish media-ANI

#4:28 PM

6 kg heroin seized off Tuticorin coast in Tamil Nadu; 7 held

#4:01 PM

Announced scheme to cleanse political funding and to make the economy cleaner and transparent at large-Jaitley

#3:59 PM

#Through the budget we wanted honest tax payers to benefit-Jaitley

#3:57 PM

#Our fight against corruption will continue-Jaitley

#3:55 PM

#Govt's motive was to continue the fight against black money hence we are taking steps to make people tax compliant-Jaitley

#3:20 PM

It’s a very well-rounded budget which seeks to address requirements of various segments in economy: Chanda Kochhar, CEO, ICICI #Budget2017-ANI

#3:19 PM

Sadhvi Pragya Singh acquitted in Sunil Joshi murder case-ANI

#3:06 PM

Face off between an Indigo flight & a Jet airways flight at Delhi airport.The Indigo flight overshot while taxing (ANI)

#3:03 PM

Its a brilliant idea which merits thinking and whose time must come: FM Jaitley on Universal Basic Income (ANI)

#2:48 PM

Hats off to Nandan Nilekani for the Aaadhar card UIDAI system: FM Arun Jaitley (ANI)

#2:45 PM

JBT Teacher recruitment scam: Delhi HC deferred OP Chautala's parole matter to 6 Feb due to absence of Delhi Govt counsel. (ANI)

#2:40 PM

Former US Pres Obama took donations from ppl, $50 from one $100 from another, no hassle it came online; we must follow the same example: FM (ANI)

#2:32 PM

Rail budget lost its identity after getting merged in the Budget; the bigger fish has swallowed the smaller one: Mallikarjun Kharge (ANI)

#2:30 PM

BJP MLA Suresh Rana booked for violating Model Code of Conduct in UP's Shamli district: Police (ANI)

#2:30 PM

IndigGo aircraft at Delhi's IGIA enters taxiway where a Jet airways plane was already stationed, ATC intervenes in time to avert mishap (ANI)

#2:22 PM

This budget is women, poor-friendly budget; PM Modi has fulfilled his promise made in 2014 to bring transparency in politics: Amit Shah (ANI)

#2:17 PM

Supreme Court refuses to modify its earlier order of sending three people to represent the BCCI at ICC (ANI)

#2:17 PM

It's giving highest priority to rural and agricultural sectors; With all the employment potential, sectors expected to see 2% growth-Gadkari (ANI)

#2:13 PM

It'll bring our economy at no.1 position, it's revolutionary change; This budget will bring transparency in politics-Nitin Gadkari (ANI)

#2:13 PM

There won't be any black money in political parties, only honest people will enter politics now: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on political funding (ANI) 

#2:07 PM

We will not let people to migrate like it happened during the governments of Congress, BJP and SP: Mayawati in Meerut (ANI)

#2:07 PM

Anna Hazare met Police Commissioner of Mumbai; submitted a complaint regarding corruption in sugar factories in Maharashtra (ANI)

#2:02 PM

Unlike the unhealthy food given during SP govt, we will give eggs, grams and cakes in schools: BSP Supremo Mayawati (ANI)

#2:01 PM

Instead of giving laptops and mobile phones we will gve direct financial aid to the people in need: Mayawati (ANI)

#2:00 PM

BSP Supremo Mayawati addresses an election rally in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut (ANI)

#1:49 PM

This Budget will help small businesses to become competitive in the global market: PM Modi (ANI)

#1:48 PM

In many ways this budget will facilitate the changes that our country is going through: PM Modi (ANI)

#1:45 PM

The commitment to eliminate corruption and black money is reflected in the Budget: PM Modi (ANI)

#1:43 PM

The Housing sector also stands to gain immensely from this Budget: PM Modi (ANI)

#1:43 PM

Railway budget has focused on railway safety fund: PM Modi (ANI)

#1:41 PM

This Budget is yet again devoted to the well-being of the villages, farmers and the poor: PM Modi (ANI)

#1:40 PM

The aim of the Government is to double the income of farmers: PM Modi (ANI)

#1:39 PM

The merger of the Railway Budget with the general budget will give an impetus to the transport sector's growth: PM Modi (ANI)

#1:39 PM

An important link between all the steps taken in the last 2 and a half years and the development in future that will follow: PM (ANI)

#1:38 PM

The FM has presented an 'Uttam' Budget, devoted to strengthening the hands of the poor: PM Modi (ANI)

#1:38 PM

Step to fulfill every person's dream is evidently visible in this budget: PM Modi (ANI)

#1:37 PM

Budget is a transformative one; It's a step towards cleaning the whole political system, we welcome it: Union Minister Ananth Kumar (ANI)

#1:35 PM

Its a historic and important budget which will have a long term impact: Nitin Gadkari (ANI)

#1:34 PM

Consider it mix budget.Industry hoped lot more fr promotion of investment bt I think FM did whatever ws possible: DS Rawat,Gen Secy ASSOCHAM (ANI)

#1:34 PM

Nothing on defence spending; How are they fighting UP Elections? Did they get donations in cheque or digital payment?: Renuka Chowdhury, Congress (ANI)

#1:32 PM

It's a very good budget with focus on skill development, it is women friendly: Sonali Jaitley(daughter of FM) (ANI)

#1:26 PM

What is the need to present the Budget every year? Were all announcements of last year's budget fulfilled?: Uddhav Thackeray, Shiv Sena (ANI)

#1:25 PM

Former RBI governor C Rangarajan describes Budget as 'a fairly routine' Budget. (PTI)

#1:19 PM

Stock gains widen; Sensex climbs over 347 points, regains 28,000-mark, Nifty surges 92 pts on Budget proposals. (PTI)

#1:19 PM

Any step to clean political funding will be supported by us: Rahul Gandhi  (ANI)

#1:18 PM

We were expecting fireworks, instead got a damp squib: Rahul Gandhi on Budget (ANI)

#1:17 PM

It was a budget of sher-o-shayari, they did nothing for farmers and youth: Rahul Gandhi (ANI)

#1:09 PM

The budget is rhetorical, but in actually creating jobs there is precious little. Railways got a cursory mention: Manish Tewari (ANI)

#1:08 PM

The budget numbers don't seem to add up, as there is huge expansion on Govt spending on schemes: Manish Tewari, Congress (ANI)

#1:05 PM

Sensex rises 265.79 points, at 27,921.75 (ANI)

#1:01 PM

Path breaking budget, a new era has begun: Suresh Prabhu,Railway Minister (ANI)

#1:00 PM

All cash transactions above Rs 3 lakh banned from April 1: FM (PTI)

#12:59 PM

GST Council finalised its recommendations; Implementation of GST likely to bring more taxes to Centre, States: FM Arun Jaitley (ANI)

#12:58 PM

Lok Sabha adjourned after FM Jaitley concludes his Budget speech (ANI)

#12:57 PM

Direct Tax collection not commensurate with income and expenditure pattern: FM (PTI)

#12:57 PM

Of 3.7 cr individuals who filed tax returns in 2015-16, 99 lakh showed income below exemption limit. (PTI)

#12:56 PM

15% surcharge on incomes above Rs 1 crore to continue: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#12:56 PM

Govt pegs Fiscal Deficit target at 3.2 percent for 2017-18 and 3 per cent for next year: FM (PTI)

#12:55 PM

Revenue deficit reduced to 2.1 pc from 2.3 pc for 2016-17: FM. (PTI)

#12:55 PM

Customs Duty on LNG halved to 2.5 pc: FM (PTI)

#12:53 PM

With abolition of plan and non-plan expenditure, govt's focus is on revenue and capital expenditure: FM (PTI)

#12:52 PM 

Surcharge of 10% for those whose annual income is Rs 50 lakh to 1 crore: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#12:50 PM 

Propose to reduce existing rate of taxation of those with income between 2.5 lakh to 5 lakh from 10% to 5%: FM Jaitley (ANI)

12:48 PM

An amendment being proposed to RBI Act to enable the issuance of electoral bonds for political funding: FM (ANI)

12:48 PM

Political parties will be entitled to receive donations by cheque or in the digital mode from their donors: FM Jaitley (ANI)

12:47 PM

Rs 7,200 cr revenue loss due to reduction in tax on smaller companies. (ANI)

12:47 PM

Political parties will be entitled to receive donations by cheque or in the digital mode from their donors: FM Jaitley (ANI)

12:44 PM

Maximum cash donation any party can receive will be Rs 2000 from one source: FM Jaitley (ANI)

12:42 PM

Political parties continue to receive most funds through anonymous donations: FM Jaitley

12:41 PM

SIT has suggested no cash transaction above Rs 3 lakhs. Govt has accepted this: FM Jaitley (ANI)

12:41 PM

I propose to reduce basic customs duty on LNG from 5% to 2.5% in 2017-18: FM Arun Jaitley (ANI)

12:39 PM

Not to remove Minimum Alternative Tax in 2017-18; Propose to allow a carry forward of MAT for a period of 15 yrs as against 10 yrs now: FM (ANI)

12:38 PM

Income tax for small companies with an annual turn over of 50 crore, now to pay 25%, a 5% reduction: FM (ANI)

12:36 PM

Capital gains tax to be exempted, for persons holding land from which land was pooled for creation of state capital of Telangana: FM Jaitley (ANI)

12:35 PM

The shares of railway CPSEs like #IRCTC and #IRFC to be listed on various stock exchanges: FM. (PTI)

12:34 PM

The net tax revenue grew by 17% in 2015-16: FM Jaitley (ANI)

12:34 PM

Plan to extend basket of financial instruments to which the capital gains can be invested sans payment of tax: FM (ANI)

#12:32 PM

There is an urgent need to protect the poor from chit fund schemes, draft bill placed in public domain: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#12:31 PM

Due to Demonitisation advance tax on personal Income tax increased by 34.8%: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#12:30 PM

Sheena Bora murder case: Matter adjourned till February 4 after CBI submitted the list of documents in special CBI court. (ANI)

#12:29 PM

Out of 3.7 crore who filed tax returns in 2015-16, only 24 lakh persons showed income above Rs 10 lakh: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#12:27 PM

Govt to further liberalise FDI policy: FM. (PTI)

#12:27 PM

Computer emergency response team to be set for cyber security of financial sector: FM (PTI)

#12:26 PM

We are largely a tax non compliance society, when too many people evade taxes burden falls on those who are honest: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#12:25 PM

Over 90 per cent of FDI proposls are now processed through automatic route: FM (PTI)

#12:24 PM

FRBM review committee recommended 3% fiscal deficit for next 3 years: FM (ANI)

#12:23 PM

Have increased allocation for scientific ministry to Rs 37,435 cr in 2017-18: FM (ANI)

#12:21 PM

Fiscal Deficit target for 2017-18 is 3.2%: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#12:20 PM

Total resources being transferred to the states & union territories with legislature is Rs 4.11 lakh crore: FM Arun Jaitley (ANI)

#12:20 PM

Defence expenditure excluding pension at Rs 2.74 lakh crore: FM Arun Jaitley (ANI)

#12:18 PM

Total expenditure of budget 2017-18 has been placed at Rs 21.47 lakh crore: FM (ANI)

#12:16 PM

Aadhar enabled payment system to be launched soon; Banks have targeted to introduce additional 10 lakh Point-of-Sale terminals by Mar'17: FM (ANI)

#12:15 PM

Govt considering introduction of new law to confiscate assets of offenders who escape the country: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#12:14 PM

By 2019 all coaches of Indian Railways will be fitted with Bio-Toilets: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#12:13 PM

Chandigarh and eight districts of Haryana have been declared Kerosene free: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#12:12 PM

Unmanned railway level crossings to be done away with by 2020: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#12:10 PM

Propose to double the lending target of Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana and set it up at Rs 2.44 lakh crore for 2017-18: FM Arun Jaitley (ANI)

#12:09 PM

3.5 Crore youth will be trained under Sankalp program launched by the government: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#12:08 PM

Railway related state-run companies like IRCON and IRCTC to be listed on stock exchanges: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#12:07 PM

During 2017-18, another 5 lakh ponds will be constructed, for drought-proofing:FM Jaitley (ANI) 

#12:06 PM

Mission Antyodaya to bring 1 crore households out of poverty and to make 50,000 Gram Panchayats poverty-free: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#12:05 PM

Action plan to eliminate Kala Azar & Filariasis by 2017, Leprosy by 2018, Measles by 2020 & Tuberculosis by 2025: FM (ANI)

#12:04 PM

Ex-UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon says will not run for South Korean presidency (AFP)

#12:03 PM

The Foreign Investment Promotion Board has been abolished: FM Jaitley (ANI) 

#12:02 PM

Transport sector allocated Rs 2.41 Lakh Crore and Bharat Net Project allocated Rs 10,000 crore:FM Jaitley (ANI)

#12:01 PM

New rules regarding medical devices will be devised to reduce their cost: FM (PTI)

#12:00 PM

Service charges on e-tickets booked through IRCTC will be withdrawn: FM Arun Jaitley (ANI)

#11:58 AM

Railways will integrate end to end transport solutions for selected commodities through partnership: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#11:58 AM

By 2019, all coaches of Indian Railways will be fitted with Bio-toilets: FM Arun Jaitley (ANI)

#11:56 AM

Atleast 25 stations expected to be awarded during 2017-18; 500stations to be made differently abled-friendly by providing lifts&escalators-FM (ANI) 

#11:56 AM

A new metro rail policy will be announced, this will open up new jobs for our youth: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#11:54 AM

A system of annual learning outcome in schools to be introduced; innovation fund for secondary education to be set up: FM (PTI)

#11:53 AM

Rail safety fund with corpus of Rs 100,000 crore will be created over a period of 5 years: FM Arun Jaitley (ANI)

#11:52 AM

Steps will be taken to launch dedicated trains for pilgrimage and tourism: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#11:51 AM

Two new All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS) to be set up in Jharkhand and Gujarat: FM Arun Jaitley (ANI)

#11:51 AM

Total allocation for rural, agricultural and allied sectors for 2017-18 at record Rs 1.87 crore, it is up by 24%: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#11:50 AM

For senior citizens, Aadhar cards giving their health condition will be introduced: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#11:49 AM

133-km road per day constructed under Pradhan Mantri GramSadakYojana as against 73-km in 2011-14: FM.(PTI)

#11:48 AM

Safe drinking water to cover 28,000 arsenic & Fluoride affected habitations in the next four years: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#11:47 AM

Congress VP Rahul Gandhi met family of E Ahamed earlier today (ANI)

#11:44 AM

Open defecation free villages are now being given priority for pipe to water supply: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#11:44 AM

Committed to doubling the farm income in 5 yrs: FM (ANI)

#11:43 AM

To complete 1,00,00,000 houses by 2019 for houseless and those living in kaccha houses:FM Jaitley (ANI)

#11:42 AM

For youth, proposed to introduce a system of measuring annual learning; Science to be given focus: FM Arun Jaitley (ANI)

#11:41 AM

100% village electrification will be achieved by May 1,2018: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#11:41 AM

Merger of Railways Budget with General Budget brings focus on a multi-modal approach for development: FM. (PTI)

#11:40 AM

Total allocation for rural, agricultural and allied sectors for 2017-18 is Rs 187223 cr, which is 24% higher than last year: FM Arun Jaitley (ANI)

#11:38 AM

Demonetisation was a continuation of series of measures taken by govt in 2 yrs; it is bold and decisive measure: FM. (PTI)

#11:38 AM

Govt took two tectonic policy initiatives - passage of GST Bill and demonetisation: Jaitley. (PTI)

#11:38 AM

Budget allocation to MNREGA increased to a record Rs 48,000 crore for 2017-18, from Rs 37,000 crore in 2016-17:FM Jaitley

#11:37 AM

Dedicated micro-irrigation fund will b set up by NABARD to achieve goal of 'Per Drop More Crop'.Initial corpus will be Rs 5000 crore:FM (ANI)

#11:36 AM

Participation of women in MNREGA has increased to 55%: FM Arun Jaitley (ANI)


Target of agricultural loans to farmers set at record Rs 10 lakh crore in 2017-18:FM Jaitley (ANI) 

#11:32 AM

Cabinet extends tenure of loans under Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana from 15 to 20 years. (ANI)

#11:32 AM

Uncertainty around commodity prices especially oil to have impact on emerging economies: FM. (PTI)

#11:32 AM

Monetary policy to be expansionary in major economies: FM. (PTI)

#11:32 AM

Dairy processing infrastructure fund will be set up under NABARD, with fund of 8,000 crore: FM Jaitley (PTI)

#11:31 AM

More steps will be taken to benefit farmers and the weaker sections; Budget being presented during weak global economy: FM (PTI)

#11:29 AM

Issuance of soil health cards have gathered momentum, will setup a mini lab in krishi vigyan kendras: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#11:28 AM

My approach in preparing the Budget is to spend more on rural areas, infrastructure & poverty alleviation with fiscal prudence:FM

#11:27 AM

Uncertainty around commodity prices, especially around crude oil, one of the major challenges: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#11:24 AM

We are aware we need to do more for our people, our agenda is transform, energise and clean India, that is 'tech India': FM (ANI)

#11:23 AM

Pace of remonetisation has picked up &will soon reach comfortable levels; Effects of Demonetisation not expected to spill over to next yr-FM (ANI)

#11:22 AM

Double digit inflation has been controlled; sluggish growth replaced by high growth; war on blackmoney launched: FM. (PTI)

#11:22 AM

Demonetization seeks to create a new normal where in the GDP would be bigger, cleaner and real: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#11:21 AM

We have moved from discretionary based administration to policy based administration: Jaitley. (PTI)

#11:18 AM

I am reminded of what our father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi said 'a right cause never fails': FM Jaitley (ANI)

#11:18 AM

The advanced economies are expected to increase their growth from 1.6%-1.9% and emerging economies from 4.1%-4.5%: FM Arun Jaitley (ANI)

#11: 17 AM

LS not to sit tomorrow as a mark of respect to member & IUML leader E Ahamed who passed away today, says Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.(ANI)

#11: 17 AM

DeMonetisation is a bold and decisive measure, for many decades tax evasion was a way of life for many: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#11: 16 AM

India is seen as engine of global growth, have witnessed historic reform in last one year: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#11: 16 AM

International Monetary Fund estimates that the world GDP will grow by 3.1% in 2016 and 3.4% in 2017: FM Arun Jaitley (ANI)

#11:14 AM

The focus will be on energizing our youth, to reap benefits of growth & employment: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#11:14 AM

We have launched a massive war against Black Money: FM (PIB)

#11:14 AM

The focus will be on energizing our youth, to reap benefits of growth & employment: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#11:13 AM

We have moved from a discretionary administration to a policy-based administration: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#11:11 AM

The Govt is now seen as a trusted custodian of public money, I express gratitude to people for their strong support: FM Jaitley (ANI)

#11:10 AM

Our Govt. was elected amidst huge expectations of people, the underlying theme of expectations being good governance: FM Arun Jaitley (PIB)

#11:09 AM

FM Arun Jaitley starts speaking amid opposition uproar Budget2017 (ANI) 

#11:07 AM

Instead the house will be adjourned tomorrow as a mark of respect for E Ahamed ji: Sumitra Mahajan in Lok Sabha (ANI)

#11:06 AM

I would have adjourned the house, but today's sitting has been fixed by President for presentation of Budget: Sumitra Mahajan in LS (ANI)

#11:04 AM

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan pays obituary to E Ahamed (ANI)

#10:57 AM

BCCI moves SC seeking its nod to permit three persons authorised by it to represent cricket body in ICC meet. (PTI)

#10:56 AM

SC agrees to hear on Friday plea against Bombay HC order appointing panel to clear Akshay Kumar-starrer Jolly LLB2. (PTI)

#10:52 AM

Budget has a sanctity, we are already in the 11th hour. There should be no controversy over it.Its constitutional obligation: Venkaiah Naidu (ANI)

#10:46 AM

We have to keep in mind that budget is a constitutional obligation, will have to be presented: Sumitra Mahajan (ANI)

#10:44 AM

Saddened by E Ahamed ji's demise but Budget will be presented: Sumitra Mahajan (ANI)

#10:41 AM

Narendra Modi is India's Trump: RLD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav

#10:38 AM

I offer my condolences; Budget shouldn't be presented today: Lalu Prasad (ANI)

#10:36 AM

Budget will be presented today, will formally announce shortly: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan (ANI)

#10:34 AM

There was no need to go to the President with the budget, what is the hurry? Shows mentality of Govt.Surprising: HD Deve Gowda (ANI)

#10:32 AM

Postponement of budget will be no big deal, its not as if secrecy will break-HD Deve Gowda, former PM

#10:32 AM

J&K: Ruckus breaks out in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly over Article 370; Assembly adjourned for one hour. (ANI)

#10:30 AM

This has been our tradition (house adjourned), but this government never follows the tradition: Naresh Agarwaal, SP  (ANI)

#10:26 AM

TN Guv appoints a commission of inquiry on Jallikattu consisting of a single member, namely Justice Thiru.S.Rajeswaran, rtd judge of Madras HC (ANI)

#10:24 AM

Demonetisation 'great move' for India in longer term, says Apple CEO Tim Cook. (PTI)

#10:19 AM

This was an inhuman act: Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress on allegations that E Ahamed's death announcement was delayed (ANI)

#10:16 AM

PM Narendra Modi arrives at E Ahamed 's residence (ANI)

#10:14 AM

It's not March 31, there is a lot of time to present budget. Govt can postpone it: Mallikarjun Kharge (ANI)

#10:11 AM

Budget 2017: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Parliament- (ANI)

#10:10 AM

I think Govt already knew that he had passed away, but they were trying to maybe delay announcement: Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress (ANI)

#10:07 AM

In our opinion, including JDU leaders and former PM Deve Gowda, the budget should be postponed: Mallikarjun Khadge, Congress (ANI)

#9:56 AM

In 1954 MP Paul Jujhar and in 1974 MB Rana Mos Industry had passed away: Govt Sources (ANI)

#9:49 AM

Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan to visit E Ahamed 's residence at 10 am (ANI)

#9:46 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit Israel in June. (PTI)

#9:42 AM

Sukhbir Badal is hardened criminal who will go to any extent to ruin Punjab n its peace. EC MUST arrest him to ensure peaceful elections: Arvind Kejriwal

#9:42 AM

To ensure peaceful elections, sukhbir badal shud be immediately arrested. His role in yesterday's blast b probed. He'll cause more violence: Arvind Kejriwal 

#9:44 AM

There is a precedent, in the past also a sitting MP/MoS passed away and budget was presented: Govt Sources (ANI)

#9:40 AM

Indian-American donor, supporter of US President Donald Trump, Shalabh Kumar says H1B issue not a sticking point in India-US ties. (PIT)

#9:36 AM

Israel announces 3,000 settlement homes in West Bank: ministry (AFP)

#9:36 AM

Former Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Verma takes charge as new CBI chief (ANI)

#9:28 AM

Budget will be presented, obituary may happen before or after it, Government has spoken to all parties and arrived at consensus: Govt sources (ANI)

#9:26 AM

ECI yesterday issued advisory to parties and candidates through CEOs of poll-bound states to open current accounts (ANI)

#9:24 AM

Delhi Police seize 17000 quarter bottles of liquor, worth Rs 10 lakhs destined for poll-bound Uttar Pradesh (ANI)

#9:10 AM

Budget copies reach Parliament (ANI)

#9:04 AM

FM Arun Jaitley and ministry officials with Budget, FM leaves for Rashtrapati Bhavan

#9:01 AM

Final decision on budget to be taken by speaker, decision expected by 10 am: Sources

#8:53 AM

FM Arun Jaitley arrives at Finance Ministry (ANI)

#8:44 AM

Condolences on the sad demise of Mr. E Ahamed, a veteran parliamentarian & former Union Minister. May the departed soul rest in peace: FM (ANI)

#8:36 AM

MoS Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal reaches Finance Ministry (ANI)

#8:22 AM

Normally house is adjourned on death of sitting MP, so chances are budget can be postponed for a day,but Speaker will decide:Santosh Gangwar (ANI)

#8:17 AM

Due to unfortunate passing away of a sitting MP, Speaker will decide if house will be adjourned: Santosh Gangwar, MoS Finance (ANI)

#8:00 AM

The continuous efforts of Mr. E Ahamed for the empowerment of the Muslim community will be remembered. (Narendra Modi)

#7:59 AM

Mr. E Ahamed devoted significant efforts towards Kerala's progress. His role in deepening India's ties with West Asia was notable. (Narendra Modi)

#7:58 AM

Saddened by the demise of Mr. E Ahamed, a veteran political leader who served the nation with great diligence. My condolences. (Narendra Modi)

#7:54 AM

Two women from terror group United National Liberation Front arrested by Police in Imphal (ANI)

#7:50 AM

Devotees take holy dip in Triveni Sangam, Allahabad on Basant Panchami (ANI)

#7:44 AM

IUML MP E Ahamed's mortal remains brought to his residence (ANI)

#7:34 AM

DRI seize Saudi riyal worth Rs 45.69 lakhs from 2 Dubai-bound passengers at Kozhikode Airport, currency concealed in a bunch of bananas (ANI)

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Dense fog cover in Delhi (ANI)

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North Dakota senator: Acting Army Secretary directs Army Corps to grant easement to finish Dakota Access pipeline. (AP)

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Missouri executes man for killing a woman and her two children in 1998. (AP)

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President Donald Trump nominates 10th Circuit Judge Neil Gorsuch for associate justice of the Supreme Court. (AP)

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