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Budget 2018: Jaitley failed, consequences will follow, warns Chidambaram

Former prime minister HD Dewe Gowda appreciated Jaitley's efforts but said the reforms will fall short of requirements.

01 Feb 2018 5:37 PM

Union Budget 2018: Laptops, mobile sets cigarette get costlier; full list here

Union Budget 2018 proposed changes in excise and custom duties on certain items which are set to get costlier.

01 Feb 2018 5:29 PM

Union Budget: Govt exempts Rs 50k interest income for senior citizens

Deduction limit for health insurance and medical expenditure has been raised from Rs 30,000 to Rs 50,000 under Section 80D.

01 Feb 2018 5:00 PM

Budget has free healthcare for 10 cr poor, sops for farmers; Modi calls it 'development-friendly'

Salaried get back standard deduction of 40k; govt taxes long-term capital gains in equity.

01 Feb 2018 3:32 PM

Budget 2018: Boost to economy, Rs 5.97 lakh cr allocated for infrastructure

In his Budget address, Finance Minister Jaitley termed infrastructure as 'growth driver' of the economy.

01 Feb 2018 3:06 PM


Budget 2018: Education cess raised to 4 pc, no division in schools

Jaitley proposed to launch a scheme to revitalise research-based education with Rs 1 lakh crore in the next four years.

01 Feb 2018 2:40 PM

Budget 2018: Railways gets Rs 1.48 L Cr for world-class trains

New world-class train sets, dedicated freight corridors are coming up and electrification is being taken up as a priority task.

01 Feb 2018 2:13 PM

Budget 2018: Govt misses fiscal deficit target; higher at 3.5 pc in FY'18

Fiscal deficit has a bearing on sovereign rating of the country as well as the debt market.

01 Feb 2018 1:21 PM

Budget 2018: Govt to pay full MSP even if farmers sell below price

The finance minister said the agricultural output of the country is at a record high and wage of farmers will be doubled by 2022.

01 Feb 2018 12:37 PM

Union Budget 2018 predicts exports to expand by 15 per cent this year

The country's merchandise shipments rose 12.36 per cent to USD 27.03 billion in December 2017.

01 Feb 2018 11:59 AM


India USD 2.5 trillion economy, set to be 5th largest in world: Jaitley

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

Arun Jaitley to break tradition, will deliver Budget in Hindi

Sources in the know said that the main idea is to establish a direct connect with the rural populace.

01 Feb 2018 10:54 AM

Budget 2018: GST revision concerns retailers

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

Union Budget 2018: Key highlights

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley says, 'This year’s budget will focus on strengthening rural and agricultural economy.'

01 Feb 2018 10:05 AM

Economy picking up as temporary impact of GST, note ban dissipating: CEA

Chief Economic Adviser further said the direction of the economy is very good and the economy is picking up 'robustly'.

29 Jan 2018 3:30 PM


Indian economy to double, touch USD 5 trillion by 2025: PM at WEF

Pitching India as an attractive investment destination, Modi said the govt is following the principle of reform, perform and transform.

23 Jan 2018 8:59 PM

Govt admits economy slowed down in 2016-17

Jaitley said that for the last three consecutive years, India has remained the fastest growing economy in the world.

30 Dec 2017 4:37 AM

India needs to reform its ailing healthcare

Illnesses are a severe risk and can shave off most of the hard-earned savings in low-income communities.

18 Dec 2017 2:01 AM

Fitch cuts India’s GDP forecast to 6.7 per cent for FY18

It said FY19 forecast has been cut to 7.3 per cent from 7.4 per cent.

05 Dec 2017 12:54 AM

Fitch cuts India's GDP growth forecast for current fiscal year to 6.7 per cent

It also cut GDP growth forecast for 2018-19 fiscal year to 7.3 per cent from 7.4 per cent predicted in its Sept Global Economic Outlook.

04 Dec 2017 8:56 PM