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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

FinMin releases timeline for India's first post-GST budget proposals

The pre-budget meetings of ministries and departments will start from October 9.

14 Sep 2017 10:01 AM

FinMin to start work on Union Budget 2018-19 next week

This Union Budget will be India's first post-GST Budget and will not be concerned with service and excise levies.

10 Sep 2017 11:03 AM

Fiscal deficit at July-end touches 92.4 per cent of budget

During the same period of last financial year, 2016-17, it was 73.7 per cent of the target.

01 Sep 2017 10:00 AM

Ahead of polls, PM Modi to hasten reforms

The brainstorming sessions will focus on agricultural reforms addressing agrarian distress.

06 Jul 2017 6:53 AM


Stiffer law for fugitive economic offenders

The finance ministry on Thursday made the draft Bill available for public comments.

19 May 2017 6:56 AM

Bids for pivotal railway projects to be issued soon

In the Pink Book, the Centre has also allocated Rs 10 lakh for CST-Panvel elevated fast corridor and Rs 10, 000 for Bandra-Virar corridor.

23 Feb 2017 2:23 AM

Amit Mitra: New tax laws could be misused to harass people

He added that the opposition should have raised the issue on the Assembly floor, as the move will lead to harassment for the common people.

17 Feb 2017 6:20 AM

Unlike Congress, we didn’t favour big businessmen, says Arun Jaitley

Jaitley said if the BJP forms a government, the Centre and state government will work together to develop the state.

15 Feb 2017 3:35 AM

Poll funding ‘reforms’ a smokescreen?

The new rules still leave scope for political parties to receive donations in cash, for which they need not make any disclosure.

07 Feb 2017 1:42 AM


Centre’s AIIMS move ignores many red flags

The group of secretaries had asked the government to instead focus on getting these AIIMS up and running.

05 Feb 2017 1:27 AM

‘The impact of any protectionist policies should be minimal’

Private investment depends on whether or not production capacity is full, says Pankaj Patel.

05 Feb 2017 1:10 AM

Junk failed models, focus on the 99 per cent

It does not require rocket science to know the truth of those assertions.

04 Feb 2017 12:07 AM

Centre stumps agencies with Union Budget

The key message from the Budget is that the government has chosen macro stability over growth.

03 Feb 2017 6:41 AM

No funds marked for civic bodies: Delhi govt on Union Budget

The AAP-led city government and the BJP-ruled corporations have been at each other for several months over allocation of municipal funds.

02 Feb 2017 8:50 AM


Sumitra Mahajan to take call on delaying Budget after ex-minister's death

However, government sources reportedly revealed that the presentation of Budget would proceed as scheduled.

01 Feb 2017 9:15 AM

Maharashtra government seeks Centre aid for rail, irrigation

Expects Rs 1.24 lakh crore for railway project and Rs 3,600 crore for Shivaji memorial.

01 Feb 2017 4:45 AM

Govt tables Economic Survey in Parliament

The Survey is expected to lower GDP growth estimate to 6.5 per cent for 2016-17, and 6.75 to 7.5 per cent for 2017-18.

31 Jan 2017 1:00 PM

Budget: Modi appeals to Oppn for productive discussion

Most Opposition parties have expressed unhappiness about the Budget being held before the Assembly polls.

31 Jan 2017 11:01 AM

Modi calls for Budget truce, Oppn vows to corner govt

Trinamool Congress will boycott first two days of Budget session over note ban.

31 Jan 2017 2:40 AM