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Jaitley said the focus of Budget is agriculture and rural economy, health, infrastructure and senior citizens.

01 Feb 2018 4:29 PM

Bypoll results crucial for ruling BJP in Rajasthan

The BJP had registered one of its best performance in Rajasthan under Raje’s leadership in 2013 when it won 163 of the total 200 Assembly seats.

01 Feb 2018 1:52 AM

Expand gender budget, it’s time to end neglect

Higher Budget allocations could be used to grab media headlines, but it’s the utilisation that matters.

31 Jan 2018 1:26 AM

Economic Survey upbeat, predicts 7.5 per cent growth

India will be reinstated as fastest growing major economy in 2018-19.

30 Jan 2018 4:52 AM

Survey sees robust revival of economy

The Budget’s focus is expected to be on education, agriculture and employment.

30 Jan 2018 12:11 AM


FM’s Budget options are severely limited

The pattern of taxing and borrowing changed hugely over the years. The incidence of taxes has come down and the extent of borrowing has risen.

29 Jan 2018 12:20 AM

Need for relook at tax rates to boost tourism sector: Industry

Tourism industry is one of the key drivers in terms of employment generation and inclusive growth.

26 Jan 2018 11:04 AM

Health start-ups, rural care likely to top Budget agenda

According to inputs received by the finance ministry from various stakeholders, the spending in the sector should be more than 2 per cent of the GDP.

24 Jan 2018 1:16 AM

Budget to focus on infra not sops: Icra

It pointed out that average price of the Indian basket of crude oil is likely to rise to $65-70 per barrel in FY19 from $56-59 a barrel in FY18.

24 Jan 2018 12:42 AM

India's oil ministry seeks cut in excise duty on petrol, diesel in budget

A litre of petrol costs 72.23 rupees while diesel is sold at 63.01 rupees.

23 Jan 2018 11:18 AM


Jaitley, state FMs discuss fiscal policies, budgetary steps in pre-budget meet

The Union Budget for 2018-19 will be presented in Parliament on February 1.

18 Jan 2018 5:03 PM

Food subsidy bill may swell by 10 pc in 2018-19 budget

For the 2017-18 fiscal, the government has earmarked Rs 1,45,338 crore for food subsidy.

16 Jan 2018 1:53 PM

Budget ’18: Centre may slash top I-T slab from 30 per cent to 25 per cent

Relief likely for taxpayers with annual income above Rs 10 lakh.

16 Jan 2018 1:48 AM

Crop insurance scheme likely to get Rs 13,000 crore in FY19 budget

For current fiscal government had initially given a budget of Rs 9,000.75 crore for PMFBY.

10 Jan 2018 12:39 PM

Won’t be a populist Budget, says Niti VC

Kumar, however, opines that the Budget will mainly focus on improving the welfare of common man.

09 Jan 2018 12:58 AM


Union Budget on Feb 1; Parliament session to begin on Jan 29

Recommendation for Budget Session dates were made by CCPA headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

06 Jan 2018 12:09 PM

Budget Session to start from January 29

The Budget will be presented by Jaitley for the fiscal year 2018-19.

06 Jan 2018 3:14 AM

Budget, earnings, monsoon to influence market in 2018

The 30-share key index touched its lifetime high of 34,137.97 on December 27.

03 Jan 2018 3:12 PM

Railways not to seek more funds from Union Budget: Piyush Goyal

The Budget that Jaitley presented on February 1 this year broke the tradition since 1924 of having a separate railway budget.

19 Nov 2017 12:43 PM

115 ‘backward’ districts’ uplift plan still awaits FinMin nod despite PMO push

Sources said that an empowered panel headed by Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant had prepared the blueprint of the entire scheme.

06 Nov 2017 1:01 AM