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Cong plans for Budget; reaches out to SP, allies

Ahead of the budget session, the Congress has reached out to UPA allies and Samajwadi Party by expressing readiness to walk the extra mile to strengthen coordination with them. 'Confident' PM says UPA has the numbers to tackle issue

BJP wants Lokpal Bill debate the first business in RS

The BJP today gave notice for suspension of Question Hour in Rajya Sabha to debate Lokpal issue even as it discussed the strategy to take on the govt in both Houses on issues like "attack on federal structure" in formation of NCTC, RPF Act and plight of Sri Lankan Tamils. Won't go to govt for demanding Lokpal: Anna

TMC corners govt on NCTC, DMK on Lanka war crimes

On the second day of the budget session on Tuesday, the UPA government faced tremendous pounding by its eastern and southern allies — Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress and M Karunanidhi's DMK — mainly on two issues. HT reports. LTTE chief's son shot point blank: video

Compensate or raise CST, state govts tell Centre

The state governments have asked that the Central Sales Tax (CST) be raised back to 4% from the current 2% if the Centre refuses to compensate states for revenue losses that they suffer.

Rail Budget today: Safety cess on higher class fares likely

Pitching for expansion of rail infrastructure, railway minister Dinesh Trivedi may allocate significant funds while presenting the Rail Budget today for Dedicated Freight Corridors (DFC) to expedite its execution. There are speculations about the possibility of safety cess being imposed on train fares also. Expectations | High hopes from this Rly budget
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What do you expect from Budget 2012?

The Budget 2012-13 will be presented on March 16 by the Union finance minister Pranab Mukherjee. Share with us your views and expectations from the finance minister on this year's budget.