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United Democratic Party president Donkupar Roy addressing the general council meeting of the party in Shillong on Saturday. – UB Photos
Jaitley presents General Budget; focus on small tax payers, rural economy
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today gave relief to small tax payers, nudged the affluent to shell out more while focusing on the rural economy with much higher fiscal outlays, as he presented India's national Budget for 2016 ...

Jaitley announces amnesty scheme on black money
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today announced a new amnesty scheme for those holding unaccounted money and assets to come clean by paying 45 percent of such wealth. ...

Budget will accomplish 'housing for all' dream: PM Modi
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hailed his Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for the poor-friendly General Budget that will also fulfil their dream of owning a house. ...

Small relief to individual tax payers
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today gave a small relief of Rs 3,000 to individuals having an annual income of less than Rs 500,000. ...

Tripura ministers attacked with chair
Agartala, Feb 29 (IANS): Tripura ministers Badal Chaudhury and Manik Dey sustained minor injuries when a man attacked them in the CPI-M office here with a chair, police said on Monday. ...

HC upholds TRAI's call drop compensation order
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS): Delhi High Court on Monday upheld the order of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) making it mandatory for cellular operators to compensate subscribers for call drops. ...

Dr Jiten Goswami awarded Asom Ratna
GUWAHATI, Feb 28 - Eminent scientist and the ‘Moon Man of India’ Dr Jitendra Nath Goswami was today conferred the prestigious Asom Ratna Award 2015 by the Government of Assam in recognition of his contributions in the field of science. ...

Centre mulls strategy to tackle influx
GUWAHATI, Feb 28 - The Government of India is trying to chalk out a comprehensive plan to deal with the problem of infiltration of foreigners, while instructions have been given to the agencies concerned to expedite the construction of border roads a ...

Union Budget today amid growth worries
NEW DELHI, Feb 28 - Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is set to present India’s general budget for the next fiscal on Monday amid worries over the country’s stagnating growth rate, government finances and direction of reforms. ...

Services of 6,700 school teachers to be regularised
GUWAHATI, Feb 28 - The State Cabinet today approved 12 new revenue circles in the State and also gave its nod to regularise posts of 6,700 school teachers, who were serving on contractual basis. ...

NDA Govt taking undue credit: Ajanta
GUWAHATI, Feb 28 - The State government today accused the NDA government at the Centre of trying to take credit for projects sanctioned by the previous UPA dispensation in New Delhi. ...

Centre has gone back on promise: AKRSU(B)
NEW DELHI, Feb 28 - The All Assam Koch Rajbongshi Students’ Union (B) has charged that the BJP-led NDA Government at the Centre has gone back on its promise on granting ST status to the community. ...

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