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  • Budget 2018: Centre allots Rs 790 cr for Delhi; Arvind Kejriwal slams it as 'step-motherly' treatment Feb 01, 2018 08:50 PM IST

    Budget 2018: Centre allots Rs 790 cr for Delhi; Arvind Kejriwal slams it as 'step-motherly' treatment

    The Centre has also not earmarked any funds to local bodies of Delhi, even though the AAP dispensation had requested for an allocation of Rs 1,000 crore as local bodies grant.

  • Bankers hail Budget 2018 but flag concerns on expenditure overruns Feb 01, 2018 08:50 PM IST

    Bankers hail Budget 2018 but flag concerns on expenditure overruns

    Largest lender State Bank of India (SBI)chairman Rajnish Kumar said the Budget is "very comprehensive" with key measures that will have a positive impact on various segments.

  • Budget is pragmatic, says economist Panagariya Feb 01, 2018 08:50 PM IST

    Budget is pragmatic, says economist Panagariya

    Describing the budget as "pragmatic", noted economist Arvind Panagariya today said the coverage of 100 million families for expenses up to Rs 500,000 under government-funded health care is the most significant programme announced by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

  • Budget allocation for PMO hiked marginally Feb 01, 2018 08:49 PM IST

    Budget allocation for PMO hiked marginally

    Official entertainment arranged at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on behalf of the Vice President and the Prime Minister, reception on national days, investiture are covered under this head.

  • Labour Ministry gets Rs 7,700 crore expenditure budget for FY19 Feb 01, 2018 08:47 PM IST

    Labour Ministry gets Rs 7,700 crore expenditure budget for FY19

    The Labour Ministry's total expenditure has been pegged higher at Rs 7,700 crore for 2018 -19 against the revised estimate of Rs 6,580.90 crore for the current fiscal, according to the Budget 2018-19 document.

  • PAN mandatory for entities in transaction over Rs 2.5 lakh Feb 01, 2018 08:43 PM IST

    PAN mandatory for entities in transaction over Rs 2.5 lakh

    The 10-digit Permanent Account Number (PAN) would be used as Unique Entity Number for non-individuals.

  • Budget 2018-19: 50 percent hike in allocation for increasing passenger comfort Feb 01, 2018 08:40 PM IST

    Budget 2018-19: 50 percent hike in allocation for increasing passenger comfort

    The allocation for passenger comfort has gone up from Rs 1,100.90 crore in 2017-2018 to Rs 1,657 crore in the Union budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

  • Thankfully, the NDA govt has only one more year: Rahul Gandhi Feb 01, 2018 08:32 PM IST

    Thankfully, the NDA govt has only one more year: Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul Gandhi alleged the government came out only with fancy schemes during this period and did not provide employment to the country's youths.

  • Budget 2018: FMCG companies say rural focus to augment sales Feb 01, 2018 08:30 PM IST

    Budget 2018: FMCG companies say rural focus to augment sales

    Hailing the rural-oriented Budget, the fast moving consumer goods industry today said the improved rural economy would augur well for the sector.

  • Government trying to hoodwink people, has polls on its mind: Left Feb 01, 2018 08:30 PM IST

    Government trying to hoodwink people, has polls on its mind: Left

    CPI leader D Raja said the Union budget shows the "desperate attempts of the government to hoodwink the people" in 2018, in which several state polls will take place and "probably the Lok Sabha polls too".

  • Govt's acceptance of 40% debt-GDP ratio a big positive: NK Singh Feb 01, 2018 08:19 PM IST

    Govt's acceptance of 40% debt-GDP ratio a big positive: NK Singh

    In an interview to CNBC-TV18, NK Singh, Chairman of the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act (FRBM) Committee gave his take on Arun Jaitley’s Union Budget and the outlook on the road ahead.

  • Habil Khorakiwala welcomes govt health proposals, but cautions against brouhaha Feb 01, 2018 08:14 PM IST

    Habil Khorakiwala welcomes govt health proposals, but cautions against brouhaha

    Khorakiwala gave 6.5 points out of 10 to the budget said chronic shortage of medicines, lack of infrastructure and skilled manpower could pose challenge in rolling out the ambitious National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) that aims to provide Rs 5 lakh health insurance to 10 crore poor families.

  • Budget 2018: How your money will be impacted Feb 01, 2018 08:11 PM IST

    Budget 2018: How your money will be impacted

    While this year Union Budget was a mix bag of both expectations and a few surprises, we list out a few broad points which will have an impact on how you save, invest, borrow, and insure.

  • Budget 2018: Experts decode key tax announcements Feb 01, 2018 08:06 PM IST

    Budget 2018: Experts decode key tax announcements

    In an interview with CNBC-TV18's Latha Venkatesh and Surabhi Upadhyay, Feroze Azeez, Deputy CEO of Anand Rathi Financial Services, Ketan Dalal, Founder of Katalyst Advisors LLP, Samir Kanabar, Partner at EY, and Parizad Sirwalla, Partner & Head – GMS at KPMG India where they decoded key tax related headlines from Budget 2018.

  • Budget 2018: NABARD expects dairy sector boost from Rs 8,000 cr fund Feb 01, 2018 08:05 PM IST

    Budget 2018: NABARD expects dairy sector boost from Rs 8,000 cr fund

    The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) Chairman Harsh Kumar Bhanwala today said the union budget proposal to form a Rs 8,000 crore fund will strengthen the dairy infrastructure in the country.

  • Budget 2018: Telecom sector left in the lurch yet again Feb 01, 2018 08:03 PM IST

    Budget 2018: Telecom sector left in the lurch yet again

    An allocation of INR 10,000 crores has been announced on expansion of telecom infrastructure under various government projects in the country, however, the Union Budget does not bring any cheer to the telecom sector.

  • Budget 2018: India gets closer to universal health scheme, but several questions remain Feb 01, 2018 08:00 PM IST

    Budget 2018: India gets closer to universal health scheme, but several questions remain

    This scheme will cover 50 crore people across the country

  • Budget 2018: Building a healthy India in company of senior citizens & inception of tax on LTCG Feb 01, 2018 07:59 PM IST

    Budget 2018: Building a healthy India in company of senior citizens & inception of tax on LTCG

    With several changes carried out in personal tax rates in last three years, the finance budget 2018 have kept the tax rates unaltered

  • North eastern business chambers hail budget proposals Feb 01, 2018 07:59 PM IST

    North eastern business chambers hail budget proposals

    The CII North East Council, the Indian Chamber of Commerce and the Federation of Industries North East Region appreciated the government's effort to increase employment and encourage entrepreneurship through various measures.

  • Budget 2018: Curious Case of Amendment to Securities Laws - Finance Bill 2018 Feb 01, 2018 07:59 PM IST

    Budget 2018: Curious Case of Amendment to Securities Laws - Finance Bill 2018

    While the amendment through Budget Speech look procedural and routine, the devil is in the detail. In my view, the Finance Bill, 2018 is going to have significant change in securities laws and might impact some of the pending cases as well.

  • Budget 2018: Apple phones may get costlier as govt hikes customs duty on imported mobiles Feb 01, 2018 07:57 PM IST

    Budget 2018: Apple phones may get costlier as govt hikes customs duty on imported mobiles

    Brands like Apple and Google will be hit as they are heavily dependent on imports

  • Budget 2018: Startups deem it as populist, say will help in job creation in allied sectors Feb 01, 2018 07:51 PM IST

    Budget 2018: Startups deem it as populist, say will help in job creation in allied sectors

    Investors and startups say that the Finance Minister should provide more clarity on angel tax, exit clauses, GST and cryptocurrencies outside the Budget. 

  • Budget 2018: Here's your quick guide to mutual fund tax changes Feb 01, 2018 07:47 PM IST

    Budget 2018: Here's your quick guide to mutual fund tax changes

    All dividends in Equity and Equity Oriented Funds will now be taxed at the rate of 10 percent

  • Rupee crumbles 44 paise on LTCG tax, fiscal deficit woes Feb 01, 2018 07:45 PM IST

    Rupee crumbles 44 paise on LTCG tax, fiscal deficit woes

    The Centre introduced long-term capital gains tax of 10 percent on stock market gains exceeding Rs 1 lakh, resulting in volatility in forex market.

  • BofA-ML says LTCG tax to claw Sensex down to 32K by Dec Feb 01, 2018 07:45 PM IST

    BofA-ML says LTCG tax to claw Sensex down to 32K by Dec

    Foreign brokerage Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA-ML) today retained its cautious stand on the markets and warned that the Sensex would fall to 32,000 by December 2018, especially after the Budget decided to slap long-term capital gains (LTCG) tax on equity investment.

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