Economy 2016

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Budget 2016: Rating agencies doubt Jaitley's revenue growth optimism
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Budget 2016: Rating agencies doubt Jaitley's revenue growth optimism

Rating agencies have said while some of the revenue growth expectations expressed are optimistic, the government will have to deliver on the fiscal targets

Budget 2016: Does the extra deduction of Rs 50,000 for home-buyers really help?
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Budget 2016: Does the extra deduction of Rs 50,000 for home-buyers really help?

While offering a tax deduction on a self-occupied property makes some sense, there is no logic to offering a tax deduction on a home, one is not living in. This “deduction” needs to be plugged immediately as it encourages speculation.

Budget 2016: Modi govt offers cheers to Bharat but fails to impress on reforms
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Budget 2016: Modi govt offers cheers to Bharat but fails to impress on reforms

Arguably, the ‘Indradhanush’ package announced by Jaitley lasy year to revive PSBs isn’t adequate to set these institutions on safer path.

Budget 2016: After ignoring them for 2 years, did Modi govt just say sorry to farmers?
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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: Tech industry cheers Arun Jaitley's nine-point agenda
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Budget 2016: Tech industry cheers Arun Jaitley's nine-point agenda

Some reactions on the Union Budget 2016, presented by Jaitley, by some of the biggest names in the tech world

Budget 2016: Here's why Arun Jaitley's Budget is pro-poor with an ambitious fiscal math
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Budget 2016: Here's why Arun Jaitley's Budget is pro-poor with an ambitious fiscal math

Fully in-line with our expectations, the Government opted for a ‘pro-poor’ budget for FY17.

Budget 2016: Over Rs 7,290 crore allocated for AMRUT, 'Smart Cities' Mission
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Budget 2016: Over Rs 7,290 crore allocated for AMRUT, 'Smart Cities' Mission

The government on Monday allocated about Rs 7,296 crore for two central schemes of urban transformation, AMRUT and 'Smart Cities' Mission

Budget 2016: Hopeless, says TMC; CPM says it is full of 'hollow promises'; NCP says it's old hat
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Budget 2016: Hopeless, says TMC; CPM says it is full of 'hollow promises'; NCP says it's old hat

The Opposition dubs the Budget 2016-17 presented by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as “hopeless” and “stereotype”

Budget 2016: BJP calls it 'visionary', Congress says no 'immediate stimulus' to build disposable income
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Budget 2016: BJP calls it 'visionary', Congress says no 'immediate stimulus' to build disposable income

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday presented in Parliament the Union Budget 2016-17 in which no change in personal Income Tax slabs has been done while a 4-month Compliance Window for domestic black money holders has been given.

Budget 2016: Key highlights that you and me should know about
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Budget 2016: Key highlights that you and me should know about

The minister said that the country is beefing up its economy at a time when the world is weathering through an economic crisis.

Union Budget 2016: Focus is on rural infrastructure, increasing tax base, says Jaitley
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Union Budget 2016: Focus is on rural infrastructure, increasing tax base, says Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the Union Budget is aimed at improving rural infrastructure and increasing rural income as the biggest challenge to the economy is agrarian distress.

Union Budget 2016: By sticking to fiscal deficit target, Jaitley has just passed the ball on rate-cut to RBI’s Rajan
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Union Budget 2016: By sticking to fiscal deficit target, Jaitley has just passed the ball on rate-cut to RBI’s Rajan

Indeed, it was a tightrope walk for Jaitley to stick to the fiscal deficit path given the huge burden on the 7th Pay Commission falling on the government in fiscal year 2017 and government struggling on the disinvestment.

Budget 2016: Jobs on govt's mind? Reforms push aimed at creation of employment, say experts
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Budget 2016: Jobs on govt's mind? Reforms push aimed at creation of employment, say experts

Experts say the Budget focuses on various reforms in order to lift growth and this in turn would help in creating more jobs, especially in sectors like pharma, healthcare, IT, education, FMCG and most certainly internet focused sector.

Budget 2016: Elections cometh to UP, politics maketh Arun Jaitley
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Budget 2016: Elections cometh to UP, politics maketh Arun Jaitley

If one goes by Arun Jaitley's budget speech utterances, it can safely be assumed that “politics makes the finance minister”.

Budget 2016: Govt cuts down on subsidies for food, fertiliser and petroleum
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Budget 2016: Govt cuts down on subsidies for food, fertiliser and petroleum

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley made the announcement in his Budget 2016 speech, lowering the susidies by over four percent to nearly Rs 2.31 lakh crore.

Budget 2016: Too ambitious? Jaitley sets FY17 disinvestment target at Rs 56,500 crore
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Budget 2016: Too ambitious? Jaitley sets FY17 disinvestment target at Rs 56,500 crore

The government aims to collect Rs 56,500 crore through disinvestment in PSUs in the next fiscal, as per the Budget for 2016-17.

Budget 2016 Live: Jaitley's has delivered his economic mantra, a year we will know how good it was
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Budget 2016 Live: Jaitley's has delivered his economic mantra, a year we will know how good it was

What is making his task particularly difficult is the fact the Narendra Modi government is going through a rough patch due to the heightening criticism over the rising intolerance. The JNU imbroglio and the Rohith Vemula suicide only aggravated the problem.

Budget 2016: A pro-poor budget; adherence to fiscal deficit a big positive, say experts
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Budget 2016: A pro-poor budget; adherence to fiscal deficit a big positive, say experts

Here is what experts ranging from macroeconomic, infrastructure to banking sector have to say on Budget 2016