Union Budget-2018-19

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Budget 2018 gives new wings to aspirations of poor, farmers and middle class: Amit Shah
Business

Budget 2018 gives new wings to aspirations of poor, farmers and middle class: Amit Shah

Amit Shah said Union Budget gives new wings to aspirations of poor as he cited measures aimed at giving a boost to farmers, infrastructure, rural sector

Budget 2018: Government to execute special scheme to address air pollution in Delhi, adjoining states
India

Budget 2018: Government to execute special scheme to address air pollution in Delhi, adjoining states

Finance Minister during the budget session said a special scheme will be executed with Delhi government and adjoining states to address the rising air pollution in the National Capital

Budget 2018: Ujjwala scheme amended to include 8 crore women; Arun Jaitley also lowers female EPF contribution
Business

Budget 2018: Ujjwala scheme amended to include 8 crore women; Arun Jaitley also lowers female EPF contribution

Arun Jaitley raised the target of beneficiaries under Ujjwala scheme to eight crore, besides proposing lowering female EPF contribution to 8% for the first three years.

Centre has presented an 'election Budget' following criticism over GST, says Shiv Sena
Politics

Centre has presented an 'election Budget' following criticism over GST, says Shiv Sena

Keeping in mind the Lok Sabha polls due next year, the Centre has presented an "election budget" and it had to take "desperate measures" following criticism over the GST, note ban and the Gujarat polls results, Shiv Sena leaders said on Thursday.

Budget 2018: Centre announces National Health Protection Scheme, initiative to benefit 50 crore people
India

Budget 2018: Centre announces National Health Protection Scheme, initiative to benefit 50 crore people

The Centre on Thursday announced the world's largest government funded health care programme, aimed at benefiting 10 crore poor families by providing coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year.

Budget 2018: Moody's says 3.3% fiscal deficit in line with forecast, target achievable
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Budget 2018: Moody's says 3.3% fiscal deficit in line with forecast, target achievable

In the Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley revised fiscal deficit estimates for the current financial year upwards at Rs 5.95 trillion or 3.5 percent of GDP against the estimate of 3.3 percent

Budget 2018: Imported items including mobiles, footwear, motorcycles to get costly as govt hikes customs duties
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Budget 2018: Imported items including mobiles, footwear, motorcycles to get costly as govt hikes customs duties

A large number of imported items including mobile handsets, cars will become costlier as Arun Jaitley hiked customs duties on these products in Budget

Budget 2018: Arun Jaitley announces bonanza for Mumbai, Bengaluru local train commuters
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Budget 2018: Arun Jaitley announces bonanza for Mumbai, Bengaluru local train commuters

In a first, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced the expansion of the Mumbai suburban train network, spread over 465 km, at a cost of Rs 11,000 crore.

Budget 2018: Personal income tax unchanged; other key highlights of Arun Jaitley's fifth budget
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Budget 2018: Personal income tax unchanged; other key highlights of Arun Jaitley's fifth budget

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday did not provide any relief in the income tax rates for 2018-19.

Budget 2018: Arun Jaitley just did a Chidambaram with market appeasement policies
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Budget 2018: Arun Jaitley just did a Chidambaram with market appeasement policies

Arun Jaitley could have been more generous to small employees (salary income not exceeding Rs 10 lakh) by allowing a generous standard deduction

Budget 2018: Free medical care, rural sops; Jaitley gives a Modi package for 2019 sans a reformist touch
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Budget 2018: Free medical care, rural sops; Jaitley gives a Modi package for 2019 sans a reformist touch

The Budget focused primarily on rural India but failed to offer a blueprint that one could use to describe this government’s last full Budget as reformist one.

Budget 2018: Govt to strengthen VC funds, angel investor ecosystem, says Arun Jaitley
Business

Budget 2018: Govt to strengthen VC funds, angel investor ecosystem, says Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley said govt is committed to taking additional measures to further strengthen venture capital funds and angel investor ecosystem in the country

Budget 2018: FM Arun Jaitley says govt will liberalise export of agri products to reach potential of $100 billion
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Budget 2018: FM Arun Jaitley says govt will liberalise export of agri products to reach potential of $100 billion

The government will take steps to boost exports of agriculture commodities which have potential of reaching $100 billion, Arun Jaitley said on Thursday

Budget 2018: Sensex firms up 183 points as Arun Jaitley begins speech in Parliament
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Budget 2018: Sensex firms up 183 points as Arun Jaitley begins speech in Parliament

Investor sentiments were firm on expectation of growth oriented, market-friendly budget, brokers said.

Budget 2018: FM Arun Jaitley says India's exports will expand by 15% during current fiscal
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Budget 2018: FM Arun Jaitley says India's exports will expand by 15% during current fiscal

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said the country's exports are likely to expand by about 15 percent during the current fiscal

Budget 2018: Will FM Arun Jatley give requisite push to resolve stressed assets issue?
Business

Budget 2018: Will FM Arun Jatley give requisite push to resolve stressed assets issue?

The trend in the stressed assets reveals that major stressed sectors are infrastructure, iron and steel, textiles, aviation and mining.

Budget 2018: Hopefully Arun Jaitley will go beyond reforms to policy initiatives
Business

Budget 2018: Hopefully Arun Jaitley will go beyond reforms to policy initiatives

Though, we have seen that the announcements made in the Budget have not always been implemented immediately, time is ripe to bring in labour reforms in the country.

Budget 2018: Infra boost, lower GST rates; corporates have high hopes from Arun Jaitley
Business

Budget 2018: Infra boost, lower GST rates; corporates have high hopes from Arun Jaitley

most economists expect a 3.2 percent deficit in 2018-19, as the government looks to increase investments in areas such as agriculture.

GST: E-way bill must for interstate goods movement from 1 February
Business

GST: E-way bill must for interstate goods movement from 1 February

The e-way bill, to be generated under the GST for all inter-state movement of goods valued at over Rs 50,000, will become mandatory from Thursday, on the day of the presentation of the Union Budget 2018-19 in Parliament.

Budget 2018: Govt initiatives have potential but improved connectivity essential for digital transformation
Business

Budget 2018: Govt initiatives have potential but improved connectivity essential for digital transformation

Demonitisation has helped ensure digital literacy across India, giving rise to fintech companies which can drastically change India's job market. Digital literacy and skill development should go hand-in-hand