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Govt hikes funds for women and children by 27 per cent

An allocation of Rs 22,095 crore has been made for the ministry of WCD.

02 Feb 2017 4:17 AM

Union Budget 2017: Arun Jaitley rolls out slew of education reforms

Access to SWAYAM would be widened by linkage with DTH channels, dedicated to education, says Arun Jaitley.

02 Feb 2017 4:10 AM

Union Budget 2017: No mega deals for start-ups this year

Start-ups require government initiatives to create conducive environment rather than tax holidays, experts opined.

02 Feb 2017 3:54 AM

Union Budget 2017: Fiscal deficit target on track

Arun Jaitley now targets 3 per cent fiscal deficit in 2018-19.

02 Feb 2017 3:31 AM

Union Budget 2017: No loan waiver, farmers upset

Allocation for new crop insurance scheme has been increased to Rs 13,240 crore from budgeted Rs 5,500 crore.

02 Feb 2017 3:30 AM


Union Budget 2017: Govt intensifies black money war

Limiting cash transactions to Rs 3 lakh is in line with the recommendations of a Special Investigation Team set up on black money.

02 Feb 2017 3:24 AM

Union Budget 2017: SMEs get major tax relief

This will be applicable to all firms with annual turnovers upto Rs 50 crore.

02 Feb 2017 3:24 AM

DMRC: New policy to enable easier funding

he new policy is likely to focus more on innovative models for the Metro network by introducing standardised and indigenous hardware.

02 Feb 2017 3:18 AM

Joint Budget to keep Railways out of politics

Suresh Prabhu said the Budget was growth oriented for the Railways with a capital investment of Rs 1.31 lakh crore for the next fiscal year.

02 Feb 2017 3:11 AM

Union Budget 2017: BJP eyes key vote banks ahead of elections

In UP’s multi-corner contest, a major battle is raging to capture the dalit vote bank.

02 Feb 2017 3:00 AM


Indirect taxes muted as GST on the anvil

There has been no increase in the basic duty rates under customs, central excise and service tax laws, which is a welcome move.

02 Feb 2017 2:58 AM

Equity market gives a big thumbs up to Union Budget 2017

The budget responsibly refrained from any significant changes in indirect taxes.

02 Feb 2017 2:52 AM

Delhi deprived of tax share: AAP government

Rs 15 crore has also been allocated by the Centre to the AAP government for paying enhanced compensation to the 1984 riot victims.

02 Feb 2017 2:46 AM

Union Budget 2017: Little populism, but reforms ignored too

Budgets are also weighed down by a major constant in that prior commitments take away the most.

02 Feb 2017 2:43 AM

Union Budget 2017: The Affordable housing Boost

This is expected to encourage leading realtors to focus on it.

02 Feb 2017 2:43 AM


It’s only the tip of the iceberg, bigger changes are on the way

On the agriculture front, the Budget contains wide-ranging initiatives aimed at boosting agricultural growth.

02 Feb 2017 2:42 AM

Union Budget 2017 brings cheer to Delhi

The grant for the Delhi Disaster Response Fund remained unchanged with an allocation of Rs 5 crore.

02 Feb 2017 2:41 AM

Union Budget 2017: For India Inc, a soothing balm

Affordable housing received high attention in the Budget, recognising its vital role as an engine of growth.

02 Feb 2017 2:40 AM

Union Budget 2017: A step towards GST

The rate of tax for income within the range of Rs 2.5 lakhs to Rs 5 lakhs has been reduced from 10 per cent to five per cent.

02 Feb 2017 2:38 AM

Union Budget 2017 draws mixed response from industrialists, farmers

Mr Ghosh, chairman and MD of Bandhan Bank said that the budget will be a boost to the pro rural econmony with a focus on agriculture, MSME

02 Feb 2017 2:38 AM