• all services except 17 come under 12 per cent service tax

    All Services Except 17 Come Under 12 Per Cent Service Tax

    India | March 17, 2012 13:26 IST

    New Delhi, March 16 : Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said that the Government has proposed to tax all services except those in the negative list. The negative  list comprises 17 heads. The important inclusions

  • stress on infrastructure growth in pranab s budget

    Stress On Infrastructure Growth In Pranab's Budget

    India | March 16, 2012 14:25 IST

    New Delhi, March 16 : The Union Budget 2012-13 presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in LokSabha today identifies five objectives to be addressed effectively in the ensuing fiscal year.  They include focus on domestic

  • pm says budget will accelerate tempo of economic growth

    PM Says Budget Will Accelerate Tempo Of Economic Growth

    India | March 16, 2012 14:03 IST

    New Delhi, March 16 ; Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh today said, the Union Budget will definitely accelerate the tempo of economic growth which has been affected by global slowdown.  In an interview over Doordarshan,

  • two per cent across the board hike in excise service tax in

    Two Per Cent Across The Board Hike In Excise, Service Tax In Budget

    India | March 16, 2012 18:21 IST

    New Delhi, Mar 16: In a Budget that raised fears of furthering inflationary pressures, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today hiked excise duty and service tax by 2 per cent across-the-board to raise Rs 45,940 crore