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
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
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.
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
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.
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
A large number of imported items including mobile handsets, cars will become costlier as Arun Jaitley hiked customs duties on these products in Budget
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.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday did not provide any relief in the income tax rates for 2018-19.
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
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.
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
The government will take steps to boost exports of agriculture commodities which have potential of reaching $100 billion, Arun Jaitley said on Thursday
Investor sentiments were firm on expectation of growth oriented, market-friendly budget, brokers said.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said the country's exports are likely to expand by about 15 percent during the current fiscal
The trend in the stressed assets reveals that major stressed sectors are infrastructure, iron and steel, textiles, aviation and mining.
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.
most economists expect a 3.2 percent deficit in 2018-19, as the government looks to increase investments in areas such as agriculture.
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
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