12:05 am: NItish Kumar criticizes the government for inflation
11:30 am: Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 noon
11:15 am: Opposition unite in attacking govt over inflation.
11:00 am: Budget session begins; Demise of Harbhajan Lakha mourned.
10:35 am: In a press meet, Venkaiah Naidu said that the all-party meet was appreciated by many parties as they gave them a platform to discuss the business issues as they did not have access to the business committee.
10:20 am: All Party meet begins
10:15 am: Railway minister Sadananda Gowda to present the Rail budget tomorrow.
10:05 am: Venkaiah Naidu said that the economy is in a bad shape; the GDP, fiscal deficit and the rupee value have gone down. "We have to take some bitter pills now for a long-term happiness," he said
9:30 am: Nifty is up 22 points at 7,778. IT stocks lead gains today, up nearly 1 per cent. Auto, metals, power and realty indices rise over 0.5 per cent. [Read]
As the nation waits in anticipation, the Twitter goes buzz with anxiety too. Here's to budget: