Budget session likely from Jan 31, Budget on Feb 1

04 January, 2017, 00:45 | Author: Elaine Woods
  • Growing demand for Modi govt to postpone Union Budget post Assembly elections

The Union Budget session 2017-18 will commence from 31 January 2017.

The decision on the final date will be taken during a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) at 11 am on Tuesday. Apart from Singh, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar will also be present at the CCPA meeting.

Recently, the government chose to present the Budget on 1 February instead of the last day of the February.

Samajwadi Party Claims All's Well: Akhilesh, Ram Gopal Yadav Reinducted Into Party
Ram Gopal Yadav is believed to have the necessary papers ready and is expected to lay stake to the symbol soon in New Delhi . The Mulayam-Shivpal Yadav camp hit back, saying Naresh Aggarwal will be expelled, though a formal notice is yet to be sent.

Guardiola: Anfield will play a big role on Saturday
The Merseyside outfit have never won the Premier League despite finishing in runners-up spot in 2002, 2009 and 2014. Aguero has scored four times against Liverpool in the Premier League but none of those goals have been at Anfield .

Women arrested thanks to Uber driver charged with pimping teen
Barely a month into the job Uber driver Keith Avila received a ride request Monday night from Oak Park to Elk Grove. Literature on their partnership and education about child sex trafficking is available to drivers on Uber's website.

This year's budget session will be the first after the merger of Railway Budget and the Union Budget.

Early presentation of the Budget would mean that the entire exercise is over by March 31 and expenditure as well as tax proposals will come into effect right from the beginning of the new fiscal, thereby ensuring better implementation. Several states, including those governed by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and opposition political parties, have already ratified the legislation.

The Lok Sabha, where the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) enjoys a brute majority with more than 330 parliamentarians, managed to pass two bills in the winter session. The 2017 Budget is going to a historic one as the government, for the first time in 92 years, will present a budget that would be merged with the rail budget.

Recommended:

  • AMBER Alert issued for missing 6-year-old Colorado boy

    AMBER Alert issued for missing 6-year-old Colorado boy

    He was last seen wearing camouflage trousers , a black shirt with a tan coat and black and orange boots. Earlier, volunteers were called to join the search, which has been confined to a 2.5-mile area.
    Qualcomm Becomes Most Fined Company in the Smartphone Business

    Qualcomm Becomes Most Fined Company in the Smartphone Business

    Last year, Qualcomm settled similar charges with China's antitrust regulator, agreeing to pay $975 million in that case. The announcement came as Qualcomm faces ongoing anti-trust probes in the United States, the European Union and Taiwan.

    Public Menorah Lighting on New Year's Eve in Nevada City

    They brought their neighbor Ilene Wechter, a self-described "snowflake" who comes to Palm Beach to escape the New Jersey winters. At the end of the day, Grace said, though many in Yorktown celebrate different religions, they have many common beliefs.
  • Azealia Banks Reveals She's Been Practicing Witchcraft for 3 Years

    Azealia Banks Reveals She's Been Practicing Witchcraft for 3 Years

    In one of the now deleted images, obtained by PerezHilton.com , she wrote on the post, "blood stains the wall". In a video posted to Instagram, Banks reveals her difficulties of brujería (witchcraft) practices.

    Ronda Rousey breaks her silence: Only care about winning this fight

    Just as the sight of a victory was a mere five minutes away, Holm was on her back, fighting desperately to stop the inevitable. Rousey, of course, was ready with a response when she made an appearance on Conan O'Brien and was asked about Nunes' comments.
    Instagram sisters arrested for extorting Nigerian billionaire

    Instagram sisters arrested for extorting Nigerian billionaire

    It's unclear how the pair afford their extravagant lifestyle, however new charges against them may shed some light into that. Global Affairs Canada said it was providing consular services "to the Canadian citizens who were detained in Lagos".
  • Manchester United transfer shock: Jose Mourinho ready to complete Victor Lindelof deal

    But it's a position where I have Martial , Mkhitaryan, Mata, Lingard plus Rooney and Rashford who can also play in this position. It was probably a match where Man United made a tough match out of what was looking on paper as an over and out case.
    Buckingham Palace Forced to Confirm the Queen is Alive Following Twitter Hoax

    Buckingham Palace Forced to Confirm the Queen is Alive Following Twitter Hoax

    He and other members of the royal family attended the New Year service Sunday at the church on the grounds of Sandringham estate. The Queen remained indoors to recuperate from the persisting illness, according to an earlier Buckingham Palace statement.

    3-magnitude quake strikes Japan: Met Agency

    Last year, as of December 28, 2015, there had been 869 magnitude 3.0 or greater earthquakes. According to the Los Angeles Times, no damage was reported, and there were no injuries.
  • State Bank Of India Cuts Rate By 90bps, Steepest Cut In Years

    State Bank Of India Cuts Rate By 90bps, Steepest Cut In Years

    With this, the total reduction since October 2016 in MCLR is 75 to 100 basis points for various tenors, the bank said. On November 2, SBI had cut home loan rates to 9.1 per cent - the lowest in six years - as part of a festive scheme.

    New Samsung UHD Blu-ray Player Adds Bluetooth Headphone Connectivity

    The company just announced three new audio products, each of which will include Ultra High Quality (UHQ ) sound. Plus, its "Private Cinema" viewing mode lets you send audio to a pair of Bluetooth headphones instead the TV.
    Air crew to use stun guns on unruly passengers

    Air crew to use stun guns on unruly passengers

    The incident involved a passenger, identified as Lim, inflicting injury to the crew members on the Vietnam-South Korea flight. He apologized for his behavior but said he could not remember what had happened, according to video shown by broadcaster SBS.


Popular

Asus ZenFone AR leaked ahead of CES with Google Tango, Daydream support
The post reveals that the Asus ZenFone AR is the world's first Tango-enabled and Daydream-ready mobile device. There's a Home Button in the front, and that's probably where the fingerprint sensor will be embedded.

Debbie Reynolds's last words prove the power of a mother's love
Carrie reportedly suffered a massive coronary shortly before her plane landed in L.A. on December 23. "It's beyond words. This 1964 photograph of Carrie mesmerized by her mother performing on stage in las Vegas.

Indonesian pilot tries to fly plane after drunkenly staggering through security
If proven, his license would be revoked. "I have to be responsible for that and therefore I and my production director resign". CCTV footage of the moment the Indonesian pilot tried to pass through airport security acting intoxicated has emerged online.

Taiwan announces U.S. itinerary for president, upsetting China
Further drama looms with Tsai's transit through the United States next month for a Latin America trip. Over the past month, the Chinese military has twice dispatched aircraft to fly around Taiwan.

Sir Andy Murray ends 2016 with victory over Milos Raonic
Nadal will now turn his attention to the Brisbane International , where he will be joined by Milos Raonic in the men's singles. The reigning champion edged a closely-fought first set, finally breaking Goffin when it mattered and clinching the set 6-4.

LEICESTER - Ranieri: "Schmeichel will not be sold"
Leicester go into this set of fixtures having won just one of their last nine Premier League matches. I am the manager and I have to choose when is the best moment to give someone a rest.

Facebook, YouTube top mobile apps of 2016
Even though Messenger annoyed some users who felt like Facebook was trying to force them into it, the app has done well this year. To highlight which apps were most popular in 2016, Nielsen conducted a study of Android and iPhone smartphone users.

Amazon Awarded Patent For Drone Delivery Airborne Warehouse
When it's not working on delivery technology, Amazon is opening grocery stores without checkout lines. Unmanned drones would fly into it, pick up products and then deliver them quickly to consumers.

Melissa Benoist and Blake Jenner become another couple casualty of 2016
Let's relive the good times and watch Melissa and Blake's fire chemistry in their " You're the One That I Want" duet on Glee . They secretly tied the knot in March 2015 and last appeared together at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.

Charleston church shooter to offer no evidence for jury weighing punishment
Prosecutors in the state case, which carries 13 charges , are also pushing for the death penalty. On Wednesday, Gergel gave Roof a note of caution regarding his intentions to self-represent.