The fresh raise could be the country's slowest defence budget rise in more than a decade, and mark the second time that defence budget dip to single-digit increase since 2010.
Delhi government's budget for the year 2017-18 will be a symbol of people-centric governance, said Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia. Sisodia said preparations for this year's budget had already begun
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Budget for 2017-18 proposed to merge some of the 13 state oil firms to create an integrated public sector oil major.
In a move aimed at keeping a vigil at black money, a steep penalty awaits those accepting cash in excess of Rs 3 lakh, beginning April 1, to settle any transaction. A ban on cash
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today justified levy of 10 per cent surcharge on rich saying the resources in a largely non-tax compliant society will have to come from the more affluent. Reading out tax-payer data,
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, during his budget speech on Wednesday, provided a glimpse into the number of demonetised notes deposited between November 8 and December 30, 2016, without giving the full picture. Is it because
Beleaguered liquor baron Vijay Mallya today lashed out at the ongoing investigations by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and efforts by the government to extradite him from Britain where he has taken shelter since fleeing India on March 2 la
Government’s proposal to arm tax officers with sweeping powers to conduct searches and surveys has sparked a sense of jitteriness in the industry.
The government has imposed a Rs 2,000 upper limit for cash donations political parties.
India is expected to clock a GDP growth of 7.1 per cent in 2017-18 as the country gets sufficiently remonetised and the schemes in the Budget play a supportive role, says an HSBC report.
Experts believe that the paltry hike in the defence budget has dashed hopes of any major step towards military modernisation this year despite heightened tensions with Pakistan and the increasing military capabilities of China.
To compete with global oil biggies like BP and Chevron, the government has said that it was planning to merge some 13 state oil firms to create an energy behemoth.
The Union Budget presented by the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday is widely expected to bring positive impact on job market, experts say. The government's focus on digitatisation, transparency in governance & politics, upliftment
Third full Budget of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley prompted sharp responses from political parties as it came on the heels of Centre’s demonetisation drive that created a huge cash crunch in the country.
In a noteworthy step towards simplifying digital transactions, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday announced two new schemes to boost the adoption of BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money) digital payment app. “Nearly 125 lakh people
The annual exercise of the presentation of Union Budget by the Finance Minister has usually proved to evoke a plethora of opinion and views deciphering the announcements and the roadmap that the government presents for
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday presented Union Budget 2017-18 with a focus on infrastructure, real estate and rural sector while cutting down tax rates for low income earners and Small and Medium Scale Enterprises.
Dimple Yadav, a Samajwadi Party MP and wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, today slammed the Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and alleged that it lacked both vision and direction.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today termed the Union Budget as ‘disappointing’ for people, particularly the poor, farmers and youths.
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said that there is an urgent need to protect the poor from chit fund schemes. In his fourth Budget speech, the minister said that the government will amend the Multi-state Cooperative Act to protect the poor