If the flagship National Health Protection Scheme is properly implemented and monitored, we would have taken an important step in creating a Swasth Bharat, says Apollo Hospitals MD Suneeta Reddy.
He also took a swipe at Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over his claim that he would raise money for the scheme in the future by calling it a "perfect jumla (gimmick)".
Lot of initiatives have been taken in the areas of farming, rural, healthcare in the Union Budget announced on Feb 1
In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Amitabh Kant, CEO of Niti Aayog, Jayant Sinha, Minister of State (MoS), Civil Aviation, Piyush Goyal, Railways Minister gave their take on Arun Jaitley’s Union Budget and their outlook on the road ahead.
"In Parliamentary language, the Sensex just placed a solid 800 point 'No Confidence Motion' against Modi's budget," Gandhi tweeted.
A day after the government announced imposing 10 percent long-term capital gains tax (LTCG) in equity, the Sensex plummeted 840 points -- its biggest single-day slump since August 24, 2015.
New institutes have faced triple problems of lack of adequate real estate, low popularity and poor placements
Experts feel that the Government should calibrate proposed regulation on cryptocurrency industry in a manner that it does not stifle innovation in an emerging sector.
The UK India Business Council (UKIBC) today welcomed the Budget proposals and said that the government's Rs 80,000 crore disinvestment and 3.3 per cent of fiscal deficit targets for 2018-19 are achievable.
This blog will bring you live updates from the CNBC-TV18 and Mint's event with Union ministers and top government officials. The event comes just a day after the Budget 2018 was presented in Parliament.
Investors were waiting for a correction and LTCG has handed them in a platter. But how big a dragon is LTCG?
The government indicated that it will bank on economies of scale to bring down the premium costs along with possibly asking states to share a portion of the premium costs.
The 2008-09 Budget was saw government spending increase by as much as 24 percent compared to the previous year's revised estimates, particularly because of debt relief schemes for farmers.
The reduced corporate tax rate of 25% for companies has now been extended for turnover upto Rs. 250 crore.
As long as the total gain realised in the year of sale is more than Rs.1 lakh there would be LTCG implication even though the appreciation in each year is less than Rs 1 lakh
Tax-free income for salaried class and pensioners has been raised to Rs 2.9 lakh by way of a Rs 40,000 standard deduction and not by hiking exemption limit as the government wanted the benefit to accrue to honest tax payers, Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia said today.
Most of the big corporations have already moved away from banks to the bond markets for their fund raising requirements to take advantage of the lower cost. However, making it mandatory and with the lower rated corporates also being able to participate, can push the supply side of the corporate bond market.
In an interview with CNBC-TV18, CBDT Chairman, Sushil Chandra shared his views on getting the long-term capital gains (LTCG) tax back and then other proposals of Union Budget 2018.
Developments in the crucial infrastructure sector from Budget 2018 are dealt with in this podcast.
Various benefits for students and the overall sector were announced in Budget 2018.
Agriculture was top of the list in Budget 2018. Find out the relief offered for farmers.
Adhil Shetty, CEO of Bankbazaar.com, shares his views on Budget 2018.
The Union Budget is finally over, and here are some key takeaways from FM Arun Jaitley's speech.
This exclusive podcast explores the healthcare policies touched upon in this years budget.
The opinions of MDs and CEOs regarding the Budget are recounted.