"Focus on farmers, infrastructure and digital economy will create transparency and will have an overall positive sentiment in the market," PNG Jewellers Chairman and Managing Director and India Bullion and Jewellers Association (I...
01 Feb 2017, 4.56 pm | Source: PTI
Aiming to double farmers' income by 2022, the government today increased agri-credit target by 11 percent to Rs 10 lakh crore for next fiscal and announced two dedicated funds with a corpus of Rs 13,000 crore to promote micro irri...
01 Feb 2017, 4.54 pm | Source: PTI
Watch the interview of Ashwani Gujral, Sudarshan Sukhani, Mitessh Thakkar, SP Tulsian, and Prakash Diwan with Latha Venkatesh, Anuj Singhal, and Sonia Shenoy on CNBC-TV18, in which they shared their readings and outlook on market ...
01 Feb 2017, 4.52 pm | Source: CNBC-TV18
On Wednesday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced a divestment target of Rs 72,500 crore for FY18, 60 percent higher than the previous fiscal's revised estimate of Rs 45,500 crore.
01 Feb 2017, 4.51 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Although no major reforms were announced, plans to amend Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, formulate new norms for medical devices and taking steps for strengthening medical education will reduce healthcare cost for the masses, industry ...
01 Feb 2017, 4.46 pm | Source: PTI
The amount budgeted for 'Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana' saw a four times jump with Rs 2,700 crore being set aside this year as compared to Rs 634 crore in 2016-17. As per this scheme Rs 6,000 will be provided for mothers wh...
01 Feb 2017, 4.41 pm | Source: PTI
In an interview to CNBC-TV18’s Shereen Bhan, Hasmukh Adhia, Revenue Secretary gave his take on Arun Jaitely’s Union Budget and outlook on the road ahead.
01 Feb 2017, 4.36 pm | Source: CNBC-TV18
Henceforth, political parties can receive only up to Rs 2000 in cash donations per source as part of a major move proposed in the Budget to cleanse the electoral system of black money.
01 Feb 2017, 4.34 pm | Source: PTI
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Wednesday, announced a spate of initiatives in the agriculture sector with an increased outlay of Rs 10 lakh crore for FY18 as he presented the Union Budget for 2017-18.
01 Feb 2017, 4.33 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The Union Budget has exempted Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) in Category I and II from the indirect transfer provision
01 Feb 2017, 4.29 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Budget 2017 has taken small steps to help homemakers to build their future.
01 Feb 2017, 4.28 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
India, struggling to lift its local oil production, imports about 80 percent of its oil needs. Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2015 set the goal of cutting this import dependence to 67 percent by 2020.
01 Feb 2017, 4.26 pm | Source: Reuters
The corpus -- called Rashtriya Rail Sanraksha Kosh -- will be used to carry out various passenger safety works and will come up over 5 years.
01 Feb 2017, 4.26 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Last year, the ministry had allotted Rs 87,765 crore for the development of the distressed rural sector, of which Rs 38,500 crore was set aside for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme.
01 Feb 2017, 4.25 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh praised the Union Budget presented today in Parliament, saying it is in accordance with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of 'Sabke Saath Sabka Vikas'.
01 Feb 2017, 4.25 pm | Source: PTI
The target is 44 percent lower from the Rs. 78,715 crore the government expects to collect under the same heads in 2016-17.
01 Feb 2017, 4.25 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
CNBC-TV18’s Sapna Das spoke to Secretary of Finance, Ashok Lavasa wherein he gave the reason for the deviation in the fiscal number to 3.2%.
01 Feb 2017, 4.23 pm | Source: CNBC-TV18
Speaking to CNBC-TV18, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had presented a strong Budget.
01 Feb 2017, 4.18 pm | Source: CNBC-TV18
Despite its sops for various sections of society, the Budget seeks to keep fiscal deficit to 3.2 per cent which is laudable, he said, praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
01 Feb 2017, 4.18 pm | Source: PTI
The budget failed to offer anything in health insurance sector for senior citizens.
01 Feb 2017, 4.17 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
"While the Budget has given relief to salary earners, it completely forgot farmers, youth, senior citizens and women with no substantial provisions for them," Sawant told PTI.
01 Feb 2017, 4.16 pm | Source: PTI
Finance minister has also decided to stick to fiscal prudence.
01 Feb 2017, 4.13 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Budget proposes a 10% surcharge on income above Rs 50 lakh up to Rs 1 crore
01 Feb 2017, 3.45 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Finance Minister has increased investments for the development of youth.
01 Feb 2017, 3.44 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The Chairman of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money, Justice (retd) M B Shah said in order to check stash funds some "stern steps" are needed to be taken but the government also has to go by the advice of economist...
01 Feb 2017, 3.43 pm | Source: PTI
A new era has begun by not only adhering to fiscal prudence but also bringing social equity at the same time, Prabhu said after the presentation of the General Budget by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
01 Feb 2017, 3.41 pm | Source: PTI
Exporters body FIEO today said investments announced in the Budget on infrastructure, including road, railways and aviation, would help in improving competitiveness and reduce the logistics costs of traders.
01 Feb 2017, 3.39 pm | Source: PTI
Government today said it will raise Rs 72,500 crore through disinvestment of PSUs, including listing of three railway PSUs IRCTC, IRFC and IRCON, and proposed merger and consolidation to create globally competitive public sector u...
01 Feb 2017, 3.34 pm | Source: PTI
The subsidy bill on food, petroleum and fertilisers is estimated at Rs 2,40,338.6 crore for 2017-18 fiscal, according to the Budget proposals presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament.
01 Feb 2017, 3.30 pm | Source: PTI
Noting that "limited number of individuals availed this deduction", the Union Budget 2017-18 today proposed to rationalise this tax benefit introduced in Finance Act, 2012 and phase it out from assessment year 2018-19.
01 Feb 2017, 3.28 pm | Source: PTI