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Union Budget 2017: ‘End-to-end’ transport of key items on anvil

Arun Jaitely also announced competitive ticket booking facility to the public at large.

02 Feb 2017 7:16 AM

The Budget for Bharat that will transform India

Today’s budget comes at a time when the world’s economy is facing the headwinds of protectionism.

02 Feb 2017 7:05 AM

Please-all Budget on poll eve

Arun Jaitley said that the pace of remonetisation has picked up, and will soon reach comfortable levels.

02 Feb 2017 6:52 AM

Government’s digital push a welcome step

The Digi Gaon initiative, launched to provide tele-medicine through digital technology.

02 Feb 2017 6:23 AM

Union Budget 2017 to boost living standards

The government’s decision to boost investments in the rural sector will see a major transformation in our villages and farms.

02 Feb 2017 6:21 AM


Railway Budget’s 92-year-old journey comes to a halt

Former railway minister Lalu Prasad was particularly harsh on merger of Railway Budget with the General Budget.

02 Feb 2017 6:15 AM

Union Budget 2017: Entrepreneurs hail tax rebate on start-ups

Higher Education Financing Agency to be set-up with initial capital base of Rs 1,000 crore.

02 Feb 2017 6:10 AM

Union Budget 2017: Big infrastructure push to spur growth

Arun Jaitley terms transport sector ‘lifeline’ of the country, makes a provision of Rs 2,41,387 crore.

02 Feb 2017 6:08 AM

Union Budget 2017: Major focus on women’s security

Nirbhaya fund increased from Rs 3.40crore to Rs 28.90 crore.

02 Feb 2017 6:06 AM

Railways may not achieve capex target

The budget could have proposed to raise passenger fare marginally to bring some incentives for freight.

02 Feb 2017 6:01 AM


LTT among 21 train stations to be redeveloped

These major changes come under Union budget 2017 which now includes the railways.

02 Feb 2017 5:42 AM

One-BHK could be back in Mumbai

A one BHK flat normally comes under 30 square metres in the affordable segment.

02 Feb 2017 5:32 AM

Union Budget 2017: Arun Jaitley vision on digital ‘new normal’, in verse

Arun Jaitley also gave a poetic twist to his “pro-poor” Budget.

02 Feb 2017 5:23 AM

Union Budget 2017: Rs 2,000 limit set for cash donations to parties

Arun Jaitley said the RBI Act would be amended to enable the issuance of electoral bonds, full details of which will be notified later.

02 Feb 2017 5:13 AM

Union Budget 2017-18 and the agrarian crisis

The finance minister has rightly emphasised the need for using the unexploited power of Panchayati Raj institutions.

02 Feb 2017 5:05 AM


Union Budget 2017: Drugs, medical devices to get cheaper

1.5 lakh health sub centres will be converted to Health Wellness Centres, says Arun Jaitley.

02 Feb 2017 4:48 AM

Union Budget 2017: Senior citizens to get smart cards

A beginning will be made through a pilot in 15 districts during 2017-18, says Arun Jaitley.

02 Feb 2017 4:42 AM

After 2016 cut, fund to fight Aids receives 17.65 per cent boost

The programme was jeopardised earlier after Narendra Modi government had made a major cut in the social spending.

02 Feb 2017 4:37 AM

Union Budget 2017 brings good news to retired servicemen

The money allocated for defence pensions is Rs 85,737 crore, a year-on-year hike of 4.13%.

02 Feb 2017 4:31 AM

Union Budget 2017: Two new AIIMS for Jharkhand, Gujarat

The budget estimate for 2017-2018 at Rs 47,352.51 crore saw an increase of 27.76 per cent.

02 Feb 2017 4:25 AM