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Union Budget 2018: Key areas to see budget’s impact

Union Budget 2018: Key areas to see budget’s impact

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley may present the Union Budget 2018 anytime from now giving the nation an idea of government's planning to take this country forward. Industry players, Businessmen, common....

Union Budget 2018 highlights: No changes in income tax slab for current fiscal year, says Arun Jaitley

Budget 2018 Highlights: FM Arun Jaitley gives grand proposals for agriculture, healthcare and corporates

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley arrived at Parliament on Thursday morning to present the last full-year Budget before the 2019 general elections. He started his speech by praising various initiatives taken....

Union Budget 2018: What media industry should expect from FM Jaitley’s 5th Budget

Union Budget 2018: What media industry should expect from FM Jaitley’s 5th Budget

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is slated to present the Union Budget 2018 on February 1 and there are a few things which the media industry should expect from the Budget.....

Union Budget 2018-19: Top pointers to look out for in FM Arun Jaitley’s budget speech

Union Budget 2018-19: Top pointers to look out for in FM Arun Jaitley’s budget speech

The stage is all set for the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as he will be unveiling the new Union Budget 2018-19 in the Parliament today. As the budget 2018-19 will....

Budget 2018: Basic expectations from the entertainment industry from Union Budget 2018

Budget 2018: Basic expectations from the entertainment industry from Union Budget 2018

As Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is set to present the Union Budget 2018 on February 1, 2018, the entertainment sector is expectant that the Finance Minister will grant slight relief....

Union Budget 2018-19: Here is all what a common man can expect from the new budget!

Union Budget 2018-19: Here is all that a common man can expect from the new budget!

The D-day has arrived as the Union Finance minister Arun Jaitley will be presenting the fifth and that final Budget 2018-19 for the ruling government. As the Budget 2018-19 is....

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Have set aside Rs 100 crore to avoid any distress sale of agricultural produce: Bengal Finance Minister

Slamming the Narendra Modi government's demonetisation move, West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra on Wednesday said the note ban move affected the agro-economy badly and he has set aside Rs....

Investment limits for US 'Golden Visa' likely to be hiked

Investment limits for US 'Golden Visa' likely to be hiked

Though the US Congress has extended the deadline for the EB5 visa, popularly known as the "Golden Visa", that allows foreign nationals to apply for a green card by investing....

Union Budget 2018: Budgetary allocation for railways to focus on safety, amenities, infra expansion

Union Budget 2018: Budgetary allocation for railways to focus on safety, amenities, infra expansion

The overriding concern for safety, improvement in passenger amenities and a big investment in infrastructure are slated to be the focus for the railways with the Modi government expecting to....

Indian budget less transparent: Anti-corruption watchdog

Indian budget less transparent: Anti-corruption watchdog

India's budget is considered "less transparent" as it provides limited information in the public domain, Transparency International India (TII) said on Wednesday, adding the lack of transparency would lead to....

India's GDP growth fell to 7.1% in 2016-17 from 8.2% in 2015-16, says CSO data

India's GDP growth fell to 7.1% in 2016-17 from 8.2% in 2015-16, says CSO data

In line with the earlier official estimate of the country's GDP growth in the last fiscal, demonetisation-hit India's gross domestic product during 2016-17 grew at 7.1 %, Central Statistics Office....

Union Budget 2018 Arun Jaitley's budget speech: Live streaming, where and how to watch TV coverage

Union Budget 2018 Arun Jaitley's budget speech: Live streaming, where and how to watch TV coverage

As the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is all set to present the last Budget of Narendra Modi's government, everybody across the country is keenly waiting and expecting the relief from....

Union Budget 2018: How tax slabs, exemption limits has changed over the years

Union Budget 2018: How tax slabs, exemption limits have changed over the years

Just a day before when the government will place the Union Budget 2018-2019, industries, businessmen, common people and entrepreneurs are keeping their fingers crossed and discussing with what surprises the PM....

Facebook bans cryptocurrency advertisements on its platforms

Facebook bans cryptocurrency advertisements on its platforms

Social media platform, Facebook has banned ads that promote initial coin offerings (ICOs), cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and binary options trading from its platforms, including Instagram, Audience Network, and Messenger. The....

Central government notifies Rs 80,000 cr recapitalisation bonds for state-run banks

Central government notifies Rs 80,000 cr recapitalisation bonds for state-run banks

The government has notified the recapitalisation bonds that will allocate Rs 80,000 crore to 20 state-run banks stressed with the burden of accumulated non-performing assets (NPAs), or bad loans. The....

Budget 2018: After Economic Survey, much now depends on Budget 2018-19

Budget 2018: After Economic Survey, much now depends on Budget 2018-19

In its own #MeToo moment, the Economic Survey this year was released with a symbolic pink cover and a dedicated chapter on India's notorious gender issues. The Survey, over the....

Centre to launch Rs 2,600 cr package for leather sector, may create 3 lakh jobs

Centre to launch Rs 2,600 cr package for leather sector, may create 3 lakh jobs

Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu is expected to launch a Rs 2,600 crore special package for the leather and footwear industry which is expected to generate around three lakh....

FAIFA: Government loses Rs 13,000 crore revenue due to cigarette smuggling

FAIFA: Government loses Rs 13,000 crore revenue due to cigarette smuggling

The Federation of All India Farmers Association (FAIFA) on Tuesday said India has lost approximately Rs 13,000 crore in revenue due to growing cigarette smuggling and urged it to curb....

Union Budget 2018: Here's what it can mean for sports in India

Union Budget 2018: Here's what it can mean for sports in India

The Sports Ministry budget will be of huge importance to how the future of sports in the country shapes up. With Finance Minister Arun Jaitley set to propose the union....

Lungi goes global! Zara sells iconic Indian lungi for Rs 6,200 and it couldn’t get costlier

Lungi goes global! Zara sells iconic Indian lungi for Rs 6,200 and it couldn’t get costlier

Luxury clothing brand Zara has always been extremely experimental. Whether it’s the floral print jackets, the furry courts or the ripped jeans, they have always gone out of the box....

Union Budget 2018: Here's a look at expectations from education sector

Union Budget 2018: This is what the education sector can look forward to

Ahead of the announcement of the Union Budget 2018-2019, every industry is eyeing what the Finance Ministry of India will bring up in this year's budget to further facilitate various....

Software sector grew 8% in fiscal 2016-17: Economic Survey

Software sector grew 8% in fiscal 2016-17: Economic Survey

The Indian IT industry grew 8% to $140 billion (Rs 8,91,700 crore) in fiscal 2016-17 from $129 billion (Rs 8,256 crore) in the previous fiscal (2015-16), said the Economic Survey....

7th Pay Commission: Govt plans to scrap arrears for central govt employees in Budget 2018-19

7th Pay Commission: Govt plans to scrap arrears for central govt employees in Union Budget 2018-19

As per a proposal which will be tabled before Cabinet by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley soon, central government employees will not get their arrears on a pay hike. The development....

FICCI lauds government on insightful Economic Survey

FICCI lauds government on insightful Economic Survey

India has seen major structural reforms in 2017-18 such as GST, Insolvency Code and bank recapitalisation according to the Economic Survey tabled in Parliament today, will boost the economy in....

Budget Session 2018: Over 93 lakh houses constructed by govt in over 3 years, says President Kovind

Union Budget 2018: Over 93 lakh houses constructed by govt in over 3 years, says President Kovind

The Budget Session 2018 began on Monday morning with President Ram Nath Kovind’s maiden address to both the houses of Parliament. In his address to a joint sitting of Parliament....

India requires $4.5 trillion in next 25 years for infrastructure development, says Economic Survey

India requires $4.5 trillion in next 25 years for infrastructure development, says Economic Survey

The economic survey ahead of the Budget 2018-2019, has given an idea about how much wealth the country would require for its infrastructure development. Going by the survey, India will....

Vodafone enters price war; offers 1.4 GB daily data to users on Rs 198 prepaid recharge

Vodafone enters price war; offers 1.4 GB daily data to users on Rs 198 prepaid recharge

In a bid to give tough competition to Reliance Jio and Airtel, Vodafone has revamped its Rs 198 prepaid recharge plan which will now offer 1.4 GB 3G/4G data daily....

Non-life insurance sectors record 33% growth in 2016-17: Economic Survey

Non-life insurance sectors record 33% growth in 2016-17: Economic Survey

Crop, motor and health insurance policies majorly enabled the non-life insurance sector to log 33 percent growth in 2016-17, the Economic Survey 2017-18 said on Monday. According to the Survey,....

Paytm value rises to $10 billion; 200 employees become millionaires after selling stocks

Paytm value rises to $10 billion; 200 employees become millionaires after selling stocks

Indian e-payment platform Paytm's value has soared to a staggering $10 billion after several of its former and current employees sold the part of their shares to new investors. The....

FM Arun Jaitley tables Economic Survey 2018-19 in Lok Sabha; predicts GDP growth to be between 7-7.5% in 2019

FM Arun Jaitley tables Economic Survey 2018-19 in Lok Sabha; predicts GDP growth of 7%-7.5% in 2019

Just a few hours after President Ram Nath Kovind addressed the Parliament ahead of the Budget session 2018, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tabled the Economic Survey 2017-18 in the....