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Budget to have positive impact on job market: Experts

Union Budget 2017 focuses on digitatisation, transparency, upliftment of women & youth, quality of education and rural India.

01 Feb 2017 4:44 PM

Govt to launch new scheme to fund export infra

FIEO said scheme will help create modern infrastructure like testing labs and certification centre.s.

01 Feb 2017 4:20 PM

Union Budget 2017: Top highlights

Earlier, minimum income tax rate in country was 10 per cent for an income of Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 5 lakh.

01 Feb 2017 3:28 PM

Budget 2017: Digi-pay to weed out corruption, new schemes on anvil

The FM also said that the BHIM app will unleash the power of mobile phones for making digital payments and financial inclusion.

01 Feb 2017 2:34 PM

Sensex does a high-five to Budget, soars 400 pts

The Sensex, which kept moving in a tight range after the Budget was presented in Parliament, made a strong rally to 28,057.41.

01 Feb 2017 2:21 PM


Former RBI governor describes 2017-18 Budget ‘A fairly routine Budget’

C Rangarajan said changing road map to reach fiscal deficit target of 3 per cent over the year will make a mockery of FRBM Act.

01 Feb 2017 2:14 PM

Budget 2017: Govt reduces tax, pledges to boost rural economy

Govt plans billions of dollars in spending to double farmers' incomes over the next five year.

01 Feb 2017 1:53 PM

Budget 2017: Govt removes all taxes on PoS machines to push e-payments

Jaitley exempted components from taxes to encourage domestic manufacturing of these devices.

01 Feb 2017 1:40 PM

Budget 2017: Cash dealings above Rs 3 lakh banned from April 1

Decision to ban cash transactions beyond a threshold is based on the recommendation of the Special Investigation Team.

01 Feb 2017 1:19 PM

Footwear stocks climb 5 per cent on govt's new scheme

Arun Jaitley announced plans to launch a scheme that will boost its growth and create new jobs.

01 Feb 2017 1:17 PM


IRCTC, IRCON, IRFC to be listed on bourses: Jaitley

FM said govt will look at consolidation option for PSUs and a new CPSE Exchange Traded Fund.

01 Feb 2017 1:05 PM

Budget 2017: Govt allocates Rs 1 lakh crore corpus for railway safety

Total capital and developmental expenditure for India Railways has been fixed at Rs 1,31,000 crore.

01 Feb 2017 12:35 PM

Budget 2017: 'New normal' created by note ban to help economy

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that GDP would be bigger, cleaner and real.

01 Feb 2017 12:10 PM

Ahamed's death: Kharge attacks govt for proceeding with Budget

'This is an inhuman act. To deal with a politician like this at such a time is not acceptable,' he said.

01 Feb 2017 11:28 AM

Union Budget 2017: Jaitley focuses on jobs, infra; halves minimum income tax

Arun Jaitley in his Union Budget 2017 speech says 15 per cent surcharge on Rs 1 crore income remains in place.

01 Feb 2017 10:18 AM


Two termini, MUTP III funds are expected ahead of Budget 2017

This will enable the Mumbai railways to begin work on the almost Rs 11,000 crore project.

01 Feb 2017 4:51 AM

FY16 GDP estimates revised to 7.9 pc from 7.6 pc

Economic Survey 2017 has lowered GDP growth forecast for current fiscal 2016-17 to 6.5 per cent.

31 Jan 2017 6:24 PM

UBI to replace social welfare schemes: Survey

Survey estimated that a UBI that reduces poverty to 0.5 per cent would cost 4-5 per cent of GDP.

31 Jan 2017 2:59 PM

Rail Budget to earmark Rs 20,000 cr for safety

Jaitley will discard separate Rail Budget and instead make it part of the General Budget.

31 Jan 2017 1:44 PM

Economic Survey 2017 lowers FY17 GDP at 6.5 pc

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presents Survey that predicts GDP will rebound to 6.75-7.5 per cent in FY18.

31 Jan 2017 12:59 PM