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.
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.
February 02, 2017 5:50 pm
"Now I don't know what more disruptive and reckless measures are there in the armoury," said Chidambaram.
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”.
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.
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.
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%.
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.
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.
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."