The fiscal slippage from 3.2 percent to 3.5 percent is a significant one and worse, it continues the next year
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday did not provide any relief in the income tax rates for 2018-19.
A look at the past Budgets suggests that while housing, sanitation and rural employment are likely to get a push, the need of the hour is to have a clear strategy and priority for education, health and nutrition
There is no doubt that the path to economic growth will be paved with the investment in infrastructure
Budget 2018: Infra segment needs targeted policy actions, sector regulator; is Arun Jaitley listening?
Proactive measures by the government to further improve the long-term funding availability is a priority area and the infrastructure players expect some action here as well.
There has been little opportunity for private investment in Railways and Airports, though long-term investors are very keen on both these sectors
Economic Survey 2018: Make in India 2.0 to focus on 10 champion sectors to spur manufacturing, job creation
Make in India programme was launched on 25 September, 2014 with an aim to make India a global hub for manufacturing
Government will unveil its budget for the 2018/19 fiscal year on Thursday, with investors expecting increased investment in key areas such as agriculture, and a slew of incentives for businesses.
Economic Survey says India needs $ 4.5 trn to build infrastructure by 2040; can garner $3.9 trn funds itself
Economic Survey attributes collapse of Public Private Partnership as reason for massive underinvestment in the infrastructure sector
Less than a quarter of central funds for four major national programmes for India’s urban renewal have been used.
Oil and gas industry wants inclusion of natural gas in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime at the earliest to boost the use of environment friendly fuel and help transition to a gas-based economy
Majority of Indians want railway minister Piyush Goyal to work towards increasing safety and transparency in the Indian Railways in Budget 2018
Budget and Beyond: In next decade, road infrastructure in India will be completely transformed, says Nitin Gadkari
Nitin Gadkari says he needs more money because a lot of land needs to be acquired for ambitious Rs 7.5-lakh crore Sagarmala project
Budget 2018: India can bet on agriculture, but support sectors like warehousing, cold storage need equal attention
Sectors like warehousing, cold storage, transportation etc that support agriculture should be an equal focus of India's agri budget announcements
Union minister Nitin Gadkari said that the forthcoming budget will see priorities in agriculture and infrastructure investment as country targets to achieve double-digit growth in due course
Aiming to fund rail expenditure through asset monetisation, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said he would be "satisfied" with any amount of capital allocation to the transport behemoth in the upcoming budget
Odisha government has placed a demand of Rs 6,500 crore before the Centre for railway infrastructure development in the 2018-19 Union Budget
Nitin Gadkari says India has potential to transform infrastructure with seaplanes, e-highways and electric buses
Clear water bodies dotted with 10,000 seaplanes, 'floating cities' in the form of ocean cruises and electric vehicles zipping on dedicated highway lanes — that's the future as envisioned by Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari
If railways continues to see revenue shortfall, despite the removal of dividend payment, it is a matter of concern.