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Jaitley presents union budget, IT exemption raised to Rs 2.5 lakh

New Delhi, July 10 (IBNS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Budget for 2014-15, the maiden of the Narendra Modi government, with a big focus on the rural and agriculture sectors and announcing a clutch of infrastructure schemes while raising the income tax limit for the common man to Rs 2.5 lakh from the existing Rs 2 lakh and not making any changes in the direct taxes.

Lok Sabha adjourned till Friday

New Delhi, July 10 (IBNS) The Lok Sabha was on Thursday adjourned till 11 am on Friday.

Personal income tax limit raised to Rs 2.5 lakh

New Delhi, July 10 (IBNS) The personal income tax exemption limit has been raised by Rs 50,000 at Rs 2.5 lakh, announced Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his budget speech for 2014-15 on Thursday.

Arun Jaitley feels unwell during budget speech

New Delhi, July 10 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley felt unwell while delivering his government's maiden budget speech on Thursday.

Arun Jaitley begins budget speech in Parliament

New Delhi, July 10 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday began his speech for the Union Budget 2014 in Parliament pointing out the aspirations of Indian society and how everyone is looking forward to a low level of inflation, freedom from poverty and creation of employment.

Greenpeace 'shocked' over govt move

New Delhi| July 9 (IBNS): Greenpeace India on Wednesday said it is shocked and dismayed over the arbitrary manner in which the government has attempted to muzzle voices of dissent in democracy in the name of financial scrutiny.

UP: Blast, firing in court kill 2

Faridabad, July 9 (IBNS) At least two people were killed and several others were injured in a blast, which was followed by firing, inside a Faizabad court in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, the police said.

AgustaWestland scam: AP Guv's statement recorded

Hyderabad, July 9 (IBNS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday recorded Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan's statement in connection with the AgustaWestland chopper deal scam, reports said.

Rajiv killers: SC stays release of convicts

New Delhi, July 9 (IBNS): The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the release of all seven convicts till July 22 in connection with former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination case.

Rahul Gandhi caught 'sleeping' in Parliament

New Delhi, July 9 (IBNS): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi was caught on camera 'dozing off' in the Parliament on Wednesday.

Encounter on in J&K, 1 militant killed

Srinagar, July 9 (IBNS): In a fierce gunfight, which started on Wednesday afternoon in Handwara area of north Kashmir, one militant was killed while an Army jawan was injured.

First Airport Operations Control Centre inaugurated at Chennai

New Delhi, July 9 (IBNS): Secretary of Ministry of Civil Aviation Ashok Lavasa has inaugurated the Airport Operations Control Centre (AOCC) at Chennai Airport.

Sheila Dikshit meets PM Modi

New Delhi, July 9 (IBNS): Kerala Governor Sheila Dikshit met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Wednesday.

81-year-old raped, killed by help in Delhi

New Delhi, July 9 (IBNS) An 81-year-old woman was raped and then strangled to death in a plus south Delhi apartment allegedly by her domestic help on Monday, sending shock waves across the city.