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Tax relief for some, big agri infra thrust

This Budget’s theme was “Transform, Energise and Clean India”, and hopefully this will be fulfilled.

02 Feb 2017 2:36 AM

A bland exercise; major rethink needed

The modest tone and tenor of the Budget should not be held against the finance minister or the BJP-led NDA government.

02 Feb 2017 2:35 AM

Union Budget 2017: West Bengal railway projects get Rs 2,516 crore boost

Eastern Railway has the most wide area of operation with its network in Bengal and in neighbouring states of Jharkhand and Bihar: Ghanshyam

02 Feb 2017 2:27 AM

Union Budget 2017: Misleading, hollow and useless, says Mamata

In a series of tweets Ms Banerjee voiced her displeasure over the Budget. “Misleading. Full of jugglery of numbers.

02 Feb 2017 2:26 AM

Union Budget 2017: NRIs won’t pay capital gains tax on rupee bonds

The decision to continue with lower TDS rate for masala bonds has been taken after demands from various stakeholders in this regard.

02 Feb 2017 2:25 AM


Is Union Budget 2017 balancing act after demonetisation effect?

This is a good way of telling small businesses to create a corporate entity with transparency in governance,” Mr Ankit says.

02 Feb 2017 2:24 AM

Union Budget 2017: Small taxpayers are big winners

Government to cushion effects of demonetisation.

02 Feb 2017 2:23 AM

Union Budget 2017: A window to future, says PM Modi

The PM also used his Twitter handle to react on the budget.

02 Feb 2017 2:13 AM

Union Budget 2017: All to get tax benefits, says Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley says sops after note ban to make MSMEs more competitive.

02 Feb 2017 1:55 AM

Opposition: Union Budget 2017 ‘damp squib’, ‘heartless’

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee questioned why no data on demonetisation was given.

02 Feb 2017 1:44 AM


Union Budget 2017: 53 per cent more funds for rural houses

Sanitation coverage in rural India has gone up from 42 per cent in October 2014 to about 60 per cent.

02 Feb 2017 1:25 AM

Bankers lap up a 'balanced' Union Budget 2017

Chanda Kochhar of ICICI Bank said Arun Jaitley has tried to provide a growth impetus while maintaining fiscal prudence.

01 Feb 2017 7:35 PM

Union Budget 2017: Highways allocation hiked to Rs 64,900 crore

Highways sector had a budgetary estimate of Rs 57,976 crore for current fiscal 2016-17.

01 Feb 2017 7:11 PM

IT minister terms the Budget 'digitally empowering'

Prasad said that initiatives announced today will help India become transparent economy.

01 Feb 2017 7:06 PM

Union Budget 2017: Govt to phase out FIPB; further ease FDI rules

Arun Jaitley says ministries concerned will approve foreign investments; 90 per cent of current FDIs through automatic route.

01 Feb 2017 6:43 PM


Nifty up 155 points after Union Budget 2017

Nifty opened higher at 8,570.35 and hovered in a range of 8,722.40 and 8,537.50.

01 Feb 2017 6:25 PM

Defence budget up over 6.2 per cent at Rs 2.74 lakh cr in 2017-18

Budget documents show that revised capital budget for this fiscal is Rs 71,700 crores.

01 Feb 2017 5:52 PM

Stock markets hail Budget, Sensex rallies 486 points

The Sensex, which kept moving in a tight range immediately after the Budget closed at 28,141.64.

01 Feb 2017 5:19 PM

'Budget safe and balanced' but could have been bolder

Biocon CMD Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw today rated the budget

01 Feb 2017 5:03 PM

Jewellers say Budget 2017 will boost sector, drive consumption

IBJA managing director Saurabh Gadgil said Focus on farmers, infrastructure and digital economy will create transparency.

01 Feb 2017 5:00 PM