Bill for pensions zooms past Rs 1 lakh crore mark; sharp increase in fund to assist private sector
EPFO payment rate eased for women workers from 12 to 8 per cent; Rs 3 lakh crore allocated for loans under Mudra Scheme.
ThePrint's visits to Kanpur and Varanasi showed that the Ganga is far from being cleaned, and projects under Namami Gange have been progressing sluggishly.
Tracking the latest updates as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presents the Modi government's last Union Budget before the next general elections.
Scraps grants-in-aid, asks higher education institutes like IITs, IIMs NITs to take soft loans and pay 25 per cent principal.
The survey indicates that climate change impact could be extremely high in unirrigated areas if an adequate policy response is not brought in time.
Sending the right feelers to industry would mean laying down a roadmap for bringing in land and labour reforms, infrastructure development, etc.
There were pros and cons to demonetisation and to being an entrepreneur, says Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma at Democracy Wall.