Monday, Nov 28, 2022

Union Budget 2017


Budget and Framing: The cart before the horse

February 09, 2017 1:58 am

n the first three years of the Modi government, the average agricultural GDP growth in real terms has been just 1.7 per cent.

Salt to the wound

February 09, 2017 12:00 am

Government could have undone the damage of demonetisation through the budget. The opportunity has been missed in deference to the whims of global finance.

Farmers cheated by budget, nothing on changing strategy for creation of jobs: P Chidambaram

February 02, 2017 5:50 pm

"Now I don't know what more disruptive and reckless measures are there in the armoury," said Chidambaram.

First step in poll finance reform: Bonds for donors, cash cap down to Rs 2000

February 02, 2017 2:01 am

Finance Ministry accepted the recommendation of the Election Commission (EC) which had proposed to the government to prohibit “anonymous contributions above or equal to the amount of Rs 2,000”.

The signal from Budget 2017: Back the small — firm, farmer, taxpayer

February 02, 2017 1:32 am

Jaitley did not make any big announcements but deftly put together small things which, taken cumulatively, present an imaginative economic strategy for what clearly are uncertain times.

Budget 2017: In boost for medium & small firms, tax slashed to 25 per cent

February 02, 2017 12:21 am

From the Centre’s perspective, the revenue forgone estimate for this measure is expected to be Rs 7,200 crore per annum.

Real time impact of Budget 2017 on Indirect Tax segment remains to be seen

February 01, 2017 9:52 pm

As a common man, many of them are interested in changes in Income Tax slabs, but to their surprise, a marginal benefit of Rs. 12,500/- was granted for people in the bracket of 2.5 lakhs to 5 lakhs by reducing rate of income tax to 5% from 10%.

Budget 2017: Here's how to calculate your Income Tax after April 1

February 01, 2017 8:58 pm

Experts at BMR Advisors decode the key changes proposed in the Union Budget announced by the Finance Minister on February 1, 2017.

Arun Jaitley gets thumps up for tax cut as PM calls it Uttam Budget

February 01, 2017 7:08 pm

For individual tax payers, the tax rate for the slab between Rs 2.5 lakh and Rs 5 lakh was cut to 5 per cent from 10 per cent.

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis hails Union Budget as 'pathbreaking'

February 01, 2017 7:03 pm

The senior BJP leader also said that, "Farmers, poor and vulnerable and the youth are the most benefited ones. It is an inclusive and participative #budget."