Budget 2015

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Budget 2015 hits IT industry, fails to address key issues: NASSCOM
Business

Budget 2015 hits IT industry, fails to address key issues: NASSCOM

Budget 2015 does cover some part of these priorities. However, some concerns remain and we would urge the government to address these issues on priority."

Budget 2015: Slew of proposals to boost Digital India programme
Budget

Budget 2015: Slew of proposals to boost Digital India programme

Experts feel the initiative to provide broadband connectivity to 2.5 lakh gram panchayats by December next year is a ‘transformative step’ taken by the government to connect rural citizens in information-dark areas of India.

Budget 2015: 'Higher service tax may lead to rise in pirated software in the country', says Microsoft
Business

Budget 2015: 'Higher service tax may lead to rise in pirated software in the country', says Microsoft

Many of the announcements made in previous budget, which were geared to minimize/resolve transfer pricing litigation are yet to be implemented.

Budget 2015: Jaitley adds sparkle to gold, encourages buying and selling of yellow metal
Business

Budget 2015: Jaitley adds sparkle to gold, encourages buying and selling of yellow metal

Finance minister announces gold monetisation scheme and a sovereign gold bond apart from steps to boost recycling of the metal.

Budget 2015 does nothing spectacular for the health of the economy
Business

Budget 2015 does nothing spectacular for the health of the economy

The attractive pre-election campaign on minimum government does not get reflected in the budget.

Union Budget 2015: Jaitley brings cheer for banks and NBFCs
Economy

Union Budget 2015: Jaitley brings cheer for banks and NBFCs

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced a slew of measures which experts said would help “energise” the banking system further, power recovery of loans and streamline decision-making.

Budget 2015: Prices of imported mobiles and tablets to rise
News & Analysis

Budget 2015: Prices of imported mobiles and tablets to rise

In a move to boost local manufacturing of mobile phones and tablets, the government increased duty benefits for domestic producers of these electronic items.

Union Budget 2015: Jaitley just unleashed a war on black money like never before
Economy

Union Budget 2015: Jaitley just unleashed a war on black money like never before

Guilty could face rigorous imprisonment for 10 years while penalty will be 300 percent of the tax evaded

Engineers, MBA students listen up: Karnataka to get an IIT, J&K an IIM
India

Engineers, MBA students listen up: Karnataka to get an IIT, J&K an IIM

In it's bid ensure premier government institutes in each state, Arun Jailey in his budget announced two new IITs, three new IIMs and six new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). So here are the lucky states that can boast of one of these institutes:

Budget 2015: Congress disappointed as Jaitley gives them nothing to complain about
Politics

Budget 2015: Congress disappointed as Jaitley gives them nothing to complain about

Jaitley disappointed Congress. It’s not about the disappointment over the budget by a rival party. It's about how Jaitley gave them no reason to complain.

Budget 2015: Rs 1,000 crore fund for tech startups, entrepreneurs
News & Analysis

Budget 2015: Rs 1,000 crore fund for tech startups, entrepreneurs

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced Rs 1,000 crores for promotion of start ups and entrepreneurs particularly in the technology sector.

More deductions but no changes in tax slabs: What Union Budget 2015 offers middle class
Economy

More deductions but no changes in tax slabs: What Union Budget 2015 offers middle class

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley did not really bring in acche din for the salaried class as the income tax slabs remain unchanged but it did offer some respite by doubling monthly transport allowance ( which is tax free) to Rs 1600 as well as offering deductions under section 80 (D)

Budget 2015: One time deviation from fiscal target is OK, Jaitley has no excuses in 2016
Sports

Budget 2015: One time deviation from fiscal target is OK, Jaitley has no excuses in 2016

Are fiscal fundamentalists right to be worked up over the decision by finance minister Arun Jaitley not to stick to the laid down fiscal path?

Sports gets a hike of around Rs 384 crore in annual budget
Sports

Sports gets a hike of around Rs 384 crore in annual budget

In his budget presented in the Lok Sabha, Jaitley allocated Rs 1389.48 crore as plan outlay, while Rs 151.65 crore was set aside for non-plan for a total figure of Rs 1541.13 crore.

Union Budget 2015: Jaitley dumps Rs 1,000 crore into Nirbhaya fund, but who is going to use it?
India

Union Budget 2015: Jaitley dumps Rs 1,000 crore into Nirbhaya fund, but who is going to use it?

The only occasion when Jaitley mentioned women's safety was when he added Rs 1,000 crores to the existent Rs 1,000 crores in the Nirbhaya fund.

Budget 2015: Jaitley keen to bring foreign fund managers to India
Economy

Budget 2015: Jaitley keen to bring foreign fund managers to India

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley doesn’t crunch numbers as he looks at long-term measures.

Budget 2015: Jaitley puts focus on digital connectivity to drive rural growth
India

Budget 2015: Jaitley puts focus on digital connectivity to drive rural growth

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announces expansion of the country’s optical fibre network and Rs 1,000 crore funds for startups.

Budget pleases only corporates, income tax payers: Chidambaram
Politics

Budget pleases only corporates, income tax payers: Chidambaram

Accusing Finance Minister Arun Jaitley of pleasing just the corporates and the income-tax payers, his predecessor in the UPA regime P Chidambaram on Saturday said the Modi government's first full Budget has failed the fiscal test, the test of equity, and the test of rising inequality.

Budget 2015: Jaitley just deepened the crisis in public sector banks
Business

Budget 2015: Jaitley just deepened the crisis in public sector banks

In the absence of a recapitalisation roadmap, the government has to bring down its stake in banks to below 51 percent