Articles about Union Budget 2017

Safety cess- Indian Railways to hike fares again?

19 May 2017

Safety cess- Indian Railways to hike fares again?

Attempting to remedy huge losses and plagued by numerous derailments in the past few months, the Centre is currently discussing introducing a safety cess, which could marginally hike rail fares.

Political Funding: Could electoral bonds, corporate funding ensure transparency?

03 Apr 2017

Political Funding: Could electoral bonds, corporate funding ensure transparency?

Union Budget 2017 made tall claims towards bringing in transparency in political funding in India. Months later, moving forward on the proposals on electoral bonds and corporate funding might have rendered the process more opaque than before.

Long wait over for comprehensive health care guarantee

17 Mar 2017

Long wait over for comprehensive health care guarantee

Decades in the making, the National Health Policy was finally launched in the Parliament, aiming to raise public expenditure in health sector.

MPs seek probe into E Ahamed's death

12 Feb 2017

MPs seek probe into E Ahamed's death

Two MPs from Kerala and a Supreme Court lawyer have filed a petition with the NHRC seeking a probe into the circumstances surrounding the death of MP E Ahamed in parliament.

Rahul Gandhi joins protest over Ahamed's death

06 Feb 2017

Rahul Gandhi joins protest over Ahamed's death

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi joined the protests in the Parliament complex over IUML MP E Ahamed's death.

Janata Dal United seeks a probe into E Ahamed's death

04 Feb 2017

Janata Dal United seeks a probe into E Ahamed's death

Janata Dal United has come out in ardent support of the investigation of Former Union Minister E Ahamed's death.

Highlights of Union Budget 2017

01 Feb 2017

Highlights of Union Budget 2017

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said growth will recover in 2017.

Doubts over Budget after sitting MP E. Ahamed passes away

01 Feb 2017

Doubts over Budget after sitting MP E. Ahamed passes away

Doubts were raised over the Union Budget's presentation following the death of E Ahamed, a sitting MP and former union minister.

What to look out for in the upcoming Budget 2017

24 Jan 2017

What to look out for in the upcoming Budget 2017

The countdown to the Union Budget 2017 has begun.