Budget proposal to double allocation to Digital India initiative to Rs 3,073 cr is a fine booster to transform digital economy.
01 Feb 2018 5:18 PM
Of the total loan accounts, 76 per cent are of women and more than 50 per cent belong to SCs, STs and OBCs.
01 Feb 2018 4:46 PM
Outlay for defence budget amounted to 12.10 per cent of the total budget of Rs 24,42,213 crore for 2018-19.
01 Feb 2018 4:18 PM
Govt earns revenue in the form of mainly licence fees and spectrum usage charges from telecom operators.
01 Feb 2018 3:36 PM
Bengaluru will get a corpus of Rs 17,000 crore for the local rail network. Karnataka goes to polls this year.
01 Feb 2018 2:24 PM
The government currently provides 30,000 rupees towards healthcare for poor families.
01 Feb 2018 2:11 PM
MUDRA Yojana launched in April 2015 has led to a sanction of Rs 4.6 lakh crore in credit to some 10.38 lakh MUDRA loans.
01 Feb 2018 1:48 PM
Fiscal deficit has a bearing on sovereign rating of the country as well as the debt market.
01 Feb 2018 1:21 PM
RBI has not given any licence to any entity/company to operate such currencies.
01 Feb 2018 12:45 PM
India's agri exports potential is as high as USD 100 billion against a current export of USD 30 billion.
01 Feb 2018 12:31 PM
The country's merchandise shipments rose 12.36 per cent to USD 27.03 billion in December 2017.
01 Feb 2018 11:59 AM
Finance Minister said in Budget speech that India will grow 7.2-7.5 per cent in second half of current fiscal.
01 Feb 2018 11:53 AM
Economy is still struggling to recover from a weaker demand trend seen since ban of high-value currency notes in Nov 2016.
01 Feb 2018 11:22 AM
There were hopes ahead of Budget that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley would make the middle class happy.
01 Feb 2018 10:54 AM
Gold jewellery retailers said they prefer old tax of one per cent on ornaments instead of three per cent.
01 Feb 2018 10:23 AM
Around 25 per cent of the respondents were in favour of reducing the peak income tax rate to 25 per cent from 30 per cent.
01 Feb 2018 7:07 AM