Union Budget-2018-19

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Budget 2018 and BJP govt's Bamboo Mission: Outlay of Rs 1,290 cr is admirable, but industry skeptical of results
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Budget 2018 and BJP govt's Bamboo Mission: Outlay of Rs 1,290 cr is admirable, but industry skeptical of results

Lack of clarity about the manner of disbursal of the Rs 1,290 crore outlay announced in the Budget 2018 is making bamboo farmers and other players skeptical about the revival of the sector that has been long ignored

As Budget 2018 throws a curve ball at the market, it might lose recent swagger and turn practical
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As Budget 2018 throws a curve ball at the market, it might lose recent swagger and turn practical

Where the Budget has been a drag is the slip in fiscal deficit, the tax on long-term gain and the raising of import duties on a slew of products.

Cracks in TDP-BJP alliance deepen after Budget 2018: Chandrababu Naidu calls party meet over ties
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Cracks in TDP-BJP alliance deepen after Budget 2018: Chandrababu Naidu calls party meet over ties

Disappointed with BJP over the lack of allocation of funds to Andhra Pradesh in the Union Budget 2018-19, TDP has called for an emergency meeting on Sunday.

Budget 2018: India Inc terms Arun Jaitley's proposals as 'populist, election-oriented'
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Budget 2018: India Inc terms Arun Jaitley's proposals as 'populist, election-oriented'

India Inc has said the finance minister's initiatives will give a further fillip to growth, especially in the hinterland.

Budget 2018-19 shows BJP-led govt was alarmed by Gujarat poll results: Shiv Sena
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Budget 2018-19 shows BJP-led govt was alarmed by Gujarat poll results: Shiv Sena

The focus on the rural sector in Budget 2018-19 was a clear indication that the BJP-led government was alarmed by the Gujarat poll result, said Shiv Sena.

Union Budget 2018: What Finance Minister Arun Jaitley got right and what he missed in his speech
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Union Budget 2018: What Finance Minister Arun Jaitley got right and what he missed in his speech

The Budget has come in as a big disappointment for the common man who had pinned high hopes on it

Budget 2018: A boost to farm sector but Arun Jaitley has only partly addressed the mess
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Budget 2018: A boost to farm sector but Arun Jaitley has only partly addressed the mess

The Budget for FY19 definitely does not smell like a pre-election policy document and instead reveals a commitment to being on the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) track.

Budget 2018: Tax exemption to medical facilities given by employer has just been taken away
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Budget 2018: Tax exemption to medical facilities given by employer has just been taken away

All medical expenses reimbursed or paid by the employer on behalf of the employee is taxable

Fiscal slippage: It’s not just about this year, junking revenue deficit target is worrying
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Fiscal slippage: It’s not just about this year, junking revenue deficit target is worrying

With the expenditure trends in the current and next fiscal biased towards revenue expenditure, it seems the government is going back to the old ways.

Arun Jaitley's Union Budget 2018 is high on rhetoric, low on meeting expectations and incremental in nature
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Arun Jaitley's Union Budget 2018 is high on rhetoric, low on meeting expectations and incremental in nature

Jaitley chose to ignore uncomfortable economic facts which even his government's Economic Survey acknowledged, but, reiterated those facts which support his rhetoric.

Budget 2018: Not possible to double farmers' income by 2022 unless agriculture growth is 12%, says Manmohan Singh
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Budget 2018: Not possible to double farmers' income by 2022 unless agriculture growth is 12%, says Manmohan Singh

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said it is not possible to double farmers' income by 2022 until the agricultural growth is 12 percent.

Sonia Gandhi convenes Opposition meet, calls for joint strategy on national issues 'inside and outside Parliament'
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Sonia Gandhi convenes Opposition meet, calls for joint strategy on national issues 'inside and outside Parliament'

Sonia Gandhi on Thursday called for Opposition unity on issues of national importance both inside and outside Parliament as she chaired a meeting of leaders of 17 non-NDA parties.

Mamata Banerjee calls Budget 2018 'hopeless, negative, super flop', says 'anti-people' BJP unfit for governance
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Mamata Banerjee calls Budget 2018 'hopeless, negative, super flop', says 'anti-people' BJP unfit for governance

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee dismissed the Union Budget presented on Thursday as "negative and a super flop show" and said the "anti-people" BJP government is not fit for governance.

Gujarat BJP hails Budget as 'inclusive and pro-development', Congress terms it disappointing
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Gujarat BJP hails Budget as 'inclusive and pro-development', Congress terms it disappointing

The ruling BJP in Gujarat has hailed the Union Budget as "inclusive and pro-development" while the Congress has termed it "disappointing". The Opposition party claimed the budget has failed to offer any solace to common people who are being "crushed" under inflation.

Tejashwi Yadav says nothing in Budget 2018 for Bihar, blames Nitish Kumar for Centre's 'stepmotherly treatment'
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Tejashwi Yadav says nothing in Budget 2018 for Bihar, blames Nitish Kumar for Centre's 'stepmotherly treatment'

The RJD on Thursday alleged that there was "nothing" for Bihar in the Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and squarely blamed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for the alleged "stepmotherly treatment" meted out by the Centre.

CBI gets nominal hike of 2.79 per cent in Budget 2018 with allocation of Rs 698.38 crore
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CBI gets nominal hike of 2.79 per cent in Budget 2018 with allocation of Rs 698.38 crore

The country's premier investigation agency CBI has been allocated Rs 698.38 crore in the Budget for 2018-19, a marginal increase of 2.79 percent compared to the ongoing fiscal.

Former finance minister P Chidambaram calls Budget 2018 'a big letdown', says Arun Jaitley failed fiscal consolidation test
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Former finance minister P Chidambaram calls Budget 2018 'a big letdown', says Arun Jaitley failed fiscal consolidation test

Terming Budget 2018-19 "defeatist" and a "big letdown", the Congress on Thursday said the government has "thrown in the towel" and conceded that it has failed to address key issues in the economy.

Budget 2018: Investors to pay 10% tax on distributed income from equity Mutual Funds
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Budget 2018: Investors to pay 10% tax on distributed income from equity Mutual Funds

While unveiling the Budget proposals for 2018-19, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley also proposed to introduce 10 percent tax on long-term capital gains from stock markets, exceeding Rs 1 lakh.

Budget 2018: Mumbai corporates raise concern over fiscal math, resource mobilisation
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Budget 2018: Mumbai corporates raise concern over fiscal math, resource mobilisation

Captains of the industry in the financial capital aren't particularly enthused by the Budget proposals and also raised concerns over the fiscal math.

Budget 2018 updates: Amit Shah says Narendra Modi govt's Budget in spirit of 'Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas'
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Budget 2018 updates: Amit Shah says Narendra Modi govt's Budget in spirit of 'Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas'

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Union Budget 2018-19 on Thursday which may see new rural schemes and stepping up of funding towards existing programmes.