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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

No ‘world class’ tag for institutes

Centre now plans to call 20 new educational institutes ‘institutions of eminence’.

31 Jan 2017 12:32 AM

Arun Jaitley may give tax relief in Budget

Arun Jaitley could also announce tax incentives for buying new houses to give a boost to the realty sector.

30 Jan 2017 5:13 AM


Lower taxes to be competitive

The finance minister stands at the crossroads and this Budget has the potential to make or break his legacy.

27 Jan 2017 4:46 AM

Issue is moral, not legal

The issue was always a moral one as five states are due to go to the polls from February 4, just three days after the Budget.

24 Jan 2017 4:56 AM

Budget will be held as scheduled on February 1: SC

The bench did not agree with the submission that in the past, Centre had postponed presentation of budget due to assembly polls.

23 Jan 2017 3:44 PM

FM Arun Jaitley begins Budget process with halwa

Officers will gain touch with their near and dear ones only after the Union Budget is presented.

20 Jan 2017 5:25 AM

Give details on procedure used to delay 2012 Budget: EC to govt

The poll watchdog has also sought details on the process involved in preparing and presenting the Union Budget.

19 Jan 2017 3:10 PM


In Finance Ministry Twitter survey, most vote for agriculture-focused Budget

After agriculture, the maximum vote has been cast for infrastructure at 32 per cent.

07 Jan 2017 7:37 AM

Calls to defer Union Budget ‘anti-people’: Venkaiah Naidu

He said that he was not able to understand the objection raised by the opposition.

06 Jan 2017 3:20 PM

Supreme Court declines to hear plea to hold Budget after Assembly polls

A bench of the SC headed by CJI Jagdish Singh Khehar said, 'we will hear the matter in due course of time, but not now'.

06 Jan 2017 10:59 AM

Budget protest shows Opposition anti-poor: BJP

Sharma said presenting the Budget is a constitutional requirement, which the government is bound to fulfil.

06 Jan 2017 3:46 AM

Oppn asks EC to ensure Budget is presented after polls

The Opposition claims that advancement of the budget session could help the government influence voters through sops.

05 Jan 2017 11:22 AM


New bid to fast-track key projects

In meeting with PM, top secretaries propose online single window system.

05 Jan 2017 3:27 AM

Centre refuses to defer February 1 Union Budget

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley claimed on Wednesday evening that “there is no requirement for a delay.”

05 Jan 2017 12:50 AM

Union Budget to be presented on Feb 1, Economic Survey on Jan 31

The railway budget and the general budget will be presented together for the first time since Independence.

03 Jan 2017 1:04 PM

‘Demonetisation will increase tax base & tax revenue in the long run’

I expect the economic slowdown to continue till the first half of fiscal 2017-18, says Sher Mehta.

01 Jan 2017 1:57 AM

Seprate entity for passenger fares and freight rates

Railway Ministry to soon send proposel for setting up unit to Union Cabinet for approval.

19 Dec 2016 1:55 PM