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union budget 2017

Economists suggest FM to maintain fiscal consolidation

Mr Jaitley had a pre-Budget meeting with economists and information technology representatives in the North block.

12 Dec 2017 1:18 AM

Cap on political funding: Govt finalising electoral bonds scheme

Proposed bonds will resemble a promissory note and not an interest-paying debt instrument.

29 Sep 2017 11:13 AM

Govt to reveal electoral bonds scheme soon: Jaitley

Finance Minister praises Modi sayg PM has been decisive in taking steps with regard to demonetisation.

29 May 2017 10:03 AM

I voluntarily gave up Rail Budget: Suresh Prabhu

Rail Minister reveals his vision for making public transport in country more efficient and profitable.

26 Apr 2017 6:14 PM

Modi govt now wants fiscal year to start from Jan 1

Earlier, it advanced presentation of Budget on Feb 1 that enabled early release of funds for govt needs.

24 Apr 2017 1:30 PM


Dressed-up Budget figures can’t hide reality

The decline in lending to industry was focused on the infrastructural sector, with power and telecommunications setting the trend.

10 Feb 2017 4:27 AM

FM to discuss various financial sector reforms

Arun Jaitley to address Reserve Bank and markets regulator Sebi on February 11.

07 Feb 2017 3:28 PM

Rangarajan says bank cannot control NPAs

Rangarajan said adverse impact of demonetisation will wear off as currency availability improve.

06 Feb 2017 3:54 PM

Govt eyes capital market to bridge budget deficit

From listing of state-owned insurance companies govt intends to raise a little over Rs 100 crore.

06 Feb 2017 10:05 AM

Transparent politics needs total cash ban

Cleaning up political parties will go a long way in ending the sloshing around of cash in the system.

06 Feb 2017 5:47 AM


Shaktikanta Das confident of 7 pc GDP growth

Economic Affairs Secretary says impact of demonetisation on economy will not spill over to next fiscal.

04 Feb 2017 12:53 PM

Maharashtra gets seven news railway lines in budget

Railway officials said the allocations made for the new projects were "unprecedented".

04 Feb 2017 12:39 PM

Centre offers tax benefit to boost pension scheme

The NPS is a voluntary contribution retirement scheme.

04 Feb 2017 6:17 AM

PM’s mid-term poll test gets under way

Ordinarily, state elections are not unduly influenced by the state of affairs at the Centre.

04 Feb 2017 12:08 AM

Budget 2017: Little Impact on Auto industry

2017 budget didn't include anything to have a drastic impact on car buyers or automakers.

03 Feb 2017 1:19 PM


Moody's flag "hurdles" to revenue collection target

The rating agency also expressed concern over the budgeting of lesser capital .

03 Feb 2017 12:50 PM

Govt has retreated from reforms, says Chidambaram

Chidambaram also accused the Budget of cheating the farming community.

03 Feb 2017 1:54 AM

Sensex rallies for 2nd day on Budget 2017

Apart from auto, capital goods and infra, all sectoral indices notched up smart gains.

02 Feb 2017 5:33 PM

Budget sent positive signals to investors: experts

India will improve the ease of doing business for Foreign Direct Investors (FDIs) by abolishing FPIB.

02 Feb 2017 3:55 PM

Union Budget 2017: Thumbs up for NREGA

Arun Jaitley announced the highest ever allocation of Rs 48,000 crore for it in the Union Budget for 2017-18.

02 Feb 2017 7:28 AM