Arun Jaitley will present Budget 2017-18 at 11 am today


Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Union Budget 2017-18 at 11 am on Wednesday in Lok Sabha.


“Watch me live presenting the Union Budget 2017 at 11 am, February 1, 2017,” Jaitley tweeted.
Jaitley met President Pranab Mukherjee in the morning and the latter gave his assent to the presentation of the Budget today.
There was uncertainity over the presentation of the Budget over the demise of MP and IUML leader E Ahamed.
78-year-old Ahamed passed away in the wee hours on Wednesday at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in the capital.
The MP from Kerala’s Mallapuram suffered a cardiac arrest during the President’s address to the joint sitting of Parliament on Tuesday.
In moving away from the tradition, there will be no separate Rail budget from this year, as it has been merged with the General Budget. Read more



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