After two days of disruptions, the Upper House had a productive morning session. It skipped the Question Hour and took up President address debate.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is likely to keep its policy rate on hold this week, but could toughen its warnings against inflation.
Rs 500,000 medical insurance per family means Rs 50 trillion medical insurance coverage for 100 million families.
The Narendra Modi-led government is using the Finance Bill 2018 to insert provisions in the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act.
"This Budget 2018 is farmer-friendly, common citizen-friendly, business-environment friendly and development-friendly. It will add greatly to 'Ease of Living' and livelihood," said PM Modi.
Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised bank employees for the hard work done during the demonetisation period, a bank union has demanded overtime for the extra hours put in by staff during the 50-day window that ended on December…