Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today announced the creation of a Railway Surksha Kosh (Rail Safety Fund) of Rs 1 lakh crore in a period of over five years.
Stressing the need for greater transparency in political funding, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the maximum amount of cash donation by an individual to a political party will be Rs 2,000 -- a sharp drop from the Rs 20,000 amount in cash ea
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is expected to present the Budget 2017 on schedule today despite the death of former Union Minister and sitting Member of Parliament (MP) Ahamed’s death, government sources said today.
The Budget Session will begin today with President Pranab Mukherjee addressing a joint session of the Parliament. The government will later table the Economic Survey of India. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is scheduled to present the Union Budget on
The State Bank of India (SBI) has called for raising various income tax exemption limits in the upcoming General Budget to boost economic growth.
The budget is not merely a financial document of the government that presents roadmap to be followed by ministries and departments while exercising their rights to pay out expenses from allocated funds for development works.
Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday indicated that startups may get additional tax benefits in the forthcoming budget, to be unveiled on 1 February.
The Supreme Court on Friday said there was nothing in the law that could bar the government from advancing the date for the presentation of the annual budget for the year 2017-18.
The war of words between the government and opposition parties over presentation of General Budget ahead of assembly polls in five states is set to escalate.
The Union Cabinet will today consider the Ministry of Finance’s proposals to merge Railway Budget with the General Budget and advancing the date of its presentation.
New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said that the growth of GDP has accelerated to 7.6% in the current Financial Year. This was possible notwithstanding the contraction of global exports by 4.4% compared
New Delhi: In an apparent bid to step up the government's communication of its policies to the masses and to ensure that they are in tune with the needs of the people, Prime Minister Narendra
New Delhi: The Budget Session of Parliament is expected to commence from February 23, sources said. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the General Budget on February 27.This will also be the first full Budget
Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party today said the Union Budget has “highly disappointed” the people who were expecting that the BJP-led government would usher in ‘achhe din'.“Crores of people who were expecting ‘achhe din' from the
New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was Monday adjourned for the day following an uproar over the issue of price rise. The house was earlier adjourned twice over the same issue.Amid the din, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan
New Delhi: The Narendra Modi – led NDA government will roll out plans to revamp the slouching Indian railways shortly. Two days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s new government presents its first general budget, a
New Delhi: The Budget session of Parliament will be held from July 7 to August 14 and the first General Budget of the Narendra Modi government will be presented on July 10.The Rail Budget will