Budget 2016

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Dear FM, don't put any riders on PF withdrawals; after all they are not bank robbers or loan defaulters like Mallya
Business

Dear FM, don't put any riders on PF withdrawals; after all they are not bank robbers or loan defaulters like Mallya

The new rule, which incidentally has been kept in abeyance till 30 April 2016, pours cold water on his financing plan as indeed on every other person eyeing his full PF money

Digitisation of land records: How the relaunched programme will help overcome property crimes and frauds
Business

Digitisation of land records: How the relaunched programme will help overcome property crimes and frauds

Land being the costliest asset in realty has often been at the epicentre of land fights, property crimes and frauds

'I'm no hero': Meet Vaibhav Aggarwal, whose petition forced the government to scrap EPF tax
Business

'I'm no hero': Meet Vaibhav Aggarwal, whose petition forced the government to scrap EPF tax

Jaitley proposed to tax 60 percent of a retiree’s EPF savings, if not invested in annuity. It is a poorly-thought out move since no one would want the government to tax a good part of their life's savings (for many of them EPF is the only savings).

Health sector has been given 'top' priority in budget: Nadda
India

Health sector has been given 'top' priority in budget: Nadda

There has been a "sizable" increase of 21 per cent in this year's budget allocation for the health sector, the government on Tuesday said.

Govt forced to listen to people: Rahul on rollback of proposal to tax EPF withdrawal
Politics

Govt forced to listen to people: Rahul on rollback of proposal to tax EPF withdrawal

As the government rolled back the controversial proposal to tax EPF withdrawal, Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday mounted a fresh attack on it

Govt is on your side, govt wants to work with you: Sinha on EPF withdrawal
India

Govt is on your side, govt wants to work with you: Sinha on EPF withdrawal

The government rolled back the proposal to tax EPF withdrawals as it realised that concerns raised by lots of people are very legitimate, said Jayant Sinha

Real Estate Bill will be a reality in this Budget session: Venkiah Naidu
Politics

Real Estate Bill will be a reality in this Budget session: Venkiah Naidu

Naidu on Monday confidently said that the Real Estate Bill will become a "reality" during the ongoing Budget session of Parliament.

More power to you: Electricity reaches 6,000 villages, PMO claims 'rapid progress'
India

More power to you: Electricity reaches 6,000 villages, PMO claims 'rapid progress'

Electrification has been done in 6,000 of the 18,500 unelectrified villages and the renewable energy capacity has reached 39.5 Giga Watts, a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was told.

Govt to subsume additional cesses under GST within one year: Tax official
India

Govt to subsume additional cesses under GST within one year: Tax official

Government will subsume all the additional levies like Krishi Kalyan and Infrastructure cess in the Goods and Services Tax (GST), within one year of its implementation, a senior tax official said on Saturday.

#BudgetImpact: Finance minister Jaitley's plan will create jobs at bottom of pyramid, say experts
Business

#BudgetImpact: Finance minister Jaitley's plan will create jobs at bottom of pyramid, say experts

A large number of youth in the country are unable to get jobs due to lack of job-ready skills.

#BudgetImpact: Jewellers across country to pull down shutters for 3 days protesting against 1% excise duty
Business

#BudgetImpact: Jewellers across country to pull down shutters for 3 days protesting against 1% excise duty

Jewellers across the country have decided to pull down shutters for three days protesting against the budget imposition of one per cent excise duty in the jewellery sector

Budget 2016: TCS, Wipro hail SEZ scheme extension, digital plans
News & Analysis

Budget 2016: TCS, Wipro hail SEZ scheme extension, digital plans

Software majors TCS and Wipro on Monday lauded Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for extending tax benefit to export units under the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) scheme till 2020 and the government's Digital India plans in his budget for 2016-17.

Congress forced this budget on Modi's 'suit-boot' sarkar, writes Sachin Pilot
India

Congress forced this budget on Modi's 'suit-boot' sarkar, writes Sachin Pilot

The budget focuses on hype, does not make a coherent policy statement that would spur investment, business confidence, and growth. Bottom line: It does not sizzle; it fizzles

Tax on EPF: Middle class should not be unhappy with Budget 2016 when it has Kanhaiya Kumar
India

Tax on EPF: Middle class should not be unhappy with Budget 2016 when it has Kanhaiya Kumar

Who wants more money in hand when the government is giving us Kanhaiya?

From neo middle class to farmers: The dramatic shift in the FM’s budget script
Business

From neo middle class to farmers: The dramatic shift in the FM’s budget script

Conspicuously missing from Arun Jaitley's speech was the expression ‘neo middle class’. This budget marks a drastic shift in the NDA government’s approach.

Budget 2016: Will Jaitley's Robin Hood gesture to pay for rural distress work?
Business

Budget 2016: Will Jaitley's Robin Hood gesture to pay for rural distress work?

The government aims to increase tax revenues through indirect taxes on neo middle class.

Budget 2016: Despite Modi's nationalistic rhetoric, Jaitley has disappointed defence sector
Business

Budget 2016: Despite Modi's nationalistic rhetoric, Jaitley has disappointed defence sector

The absence of any mention of defence in this year's budget makes Finance Minister Arun Jaitley unique in that sense.

Budget 2016: After ignoring them for 2 years, did Modi govt just say sorry to farmers?
Politics

Budget 2016: After ignoring them for 2 years, did Modi govt just say sorry to farmers?

Is the government finally saying sorry to farmers and rural India? Yes, if you go by the slew of Budget announcements for the benefit of both.

Budget 2016: From Rs 1,541 cr to Rs 1,592 cr, sports gets a nominal bump from Jaitley
Sports

Budget 2016: From Rs 1,541 cr to Rs 1,592 cr, sports gets a nominal bump from Jaitley

The allocation for the Sports Ministry on got a marginal hike of Rs 50.87 crore from last year in the union budget for 2016-17, presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Parliament in New Delhi.

Budget 2016: Modi has passed budget exam with flying colours, says Rajnath Singh
Business

Budget 2016: Modi has passed budget exam with flying colours, says Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh on Monday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has passed his general budget examination with "flying colours".