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Highlights: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's interview to Zee after Union Budget 2018

Highlights: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's interview to Zee after Union Budget 2018

In an exclusive interview to Zee media, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday defended his Budget and stated that he has tried to give maximum relief to the salaried class.

Feb 03, 2018, 17:28 PM IST

Exclusive: I have given several benefits to salaried class in past three years, says Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley speaks exclusively to Zee Media.

Feb 03, 2018, 17:05 PM IST
Indian economy has entered into consolidation phase, says Arun Jaitley

Indian economy has entered into consolidation phase, says Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday that the economy has entered into a phase of consolidation after a series of "structural reforms" which were initiated in the past two years.

Feb 03, 2018, 15:45 PM IST
7th Pay Commission: 2018 to bring cheers for 1.5 lakh govt employees of this state?

7th Pay Commission: 2018 to bring cheers for 1.5 lakh govt employees of this state?

Recently, in line with the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission, Supreme Court and High court judges got a nearly two-fold salary hike with President Ram Nath Kovind giving nod to a bill passed by Parliament in this regard.

Feb 03, 2018, 12:13 PM IST

Since the debacle of 1962, Indian defence gets lowest budgetary allocation

India’s Defence Budget FY 18-19 registered only a marginal increase.

Feb 02, 2018, 12:23 PM IST
High govt debt burden constrains India's sovereign rating: Fitch

High govt debt burden constrains India's sovereign rating: Fitch

The 2018-19 Union Budget unveiled yesterday contains a number of policy measures with the potential to support economic demand and social well being.

Feb 02, 2018, 11:05 AM IST
Arun Jaitley to release BJP's 'Vision Document' for Tripura

Arun Jaitley to release BJP's 'Vision Document' for Tripura

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will on February 12 release the Bharatiya Janata Party's "Vision Document" for Tripura here ahead of the February 18 assembly polls, a party leader announced on Thursday.

Feb 02, 2018, 00:49 AM IST
NITI Aayog CEO hails Union Budget, call it 'transformational'

NITI Aayog CEO hails Union Budget, call it 'transformational'

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Thursday hailed the Union Budget 2018.

Feb 02, 2018, 00:45 AM IST
Budget focuses on structural issues, not populism: Bibek Debroy

Budget focuses on structural issues, not populism: Bibek Debroy

PM's Economic Advisory Council chairman Bibek Debroy on Thursday welcomed the announcements made in the Union Budget 2018-19.

Feb 01, 2018, 23:38 PM IST
Telangana disappointed over Union Budget

Telangana disappointed over Union Budget

Telangana on Thursday expressed its disappointment over the meagre allocations made for the state in the Union Budget for 2018-19.

Feb 01, 2018, 23:03 PM IST
Union Budget 2018: Glad Centre emulated Goa's medical insurance scheme, says CM Manohar Parrikar

Union Budget 2018: Glad Centre emulated Goa's medical insurance scheme, says CM Manohar Parrikar

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said that he was glad that the state government`s universal health insurance scheme had been emulated by the Centre.

Feb 01, 2018, 22:58 PM IST
Opposition terms Budget 2018-19 'defeatist, big letdown, rhetoric'

Opposition terms Budget 2018-19 'defeatist, big letdown, rhetoric'

"Defeatist", "big letdown" and "rhetoric" was how the Congress and Left parties described the Union Budget 2018-19.

Feb 01, 2018, 22:51 PM IST
Union Budget will ensure balanced growth: Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar

Union Budget will ensure balanced growth: Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar

Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar on Thursday said the Union Budget gives priority to balanced development of rural and urban areas.

Feb 01, 2018, 22:47 PM IST
Education budget up by 6%, shrinks in relation to total outlay

Education budget up by 6%, shrinks in relation to total outlay

Arun Jaitley increased the allocation for education during 2018-19 by 6.68 percent from last year to Rs 85,000 crore.

Feb 01, 2018, 22:33 PM IST
All you need to know: February 1, 2018

All you need to know: February 1, 2018

Feb 01, 2018, 21:06 PM IST
Union Budget 2018: From 'progressive' to 'pragmatic' - This is how the industry reacted

Union Budget 2018: From 'progressive' to 'pragmatic' - This is how the industry reacted

Leading industrialists on Thursday expressed mixed reaction to the proposals in the Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday.

Feb 01, 2018, 20:21 PM IST

WCD Ministry gets Rs 24,700 cr, nutrition scheme main focus

The government on Thursday announced the 'world's largest' health insurance scheme for India's 50 crore poor in its last full budget before general elections.

Feb 01, 2018, 20:02 PM IST

Arun Jaitley talked of a 'paradigm shift' in India's agriculture. Can Union Budget 2018 make it happen?

Though Jaitley made his government's goal clear, there was little clarity on how to get there.

Feb 01, 2018, 19:25 PM IST
Arun Jaitley's Budget 2018 boosts agriculture sector, doesn't offer much to middle class

Arun Jaitley's Budget 2018 boosts agriculture sector, doesn't offer much to middle class

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's Union Budget 2018-19 focussed on distressed farmers and sought to strengthen the vision of a 'New India.'

Feb 01, 2018, 19:01 PM IST
 Thankfully, only one more year to go: Rahul Gandhi on Modi govt's budget

Thankfully, only one more year to go: Rahul Gandhi on Modi govt's budget

In his last budget before Lok Sabha elections, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday unveiled a slew of measures for agriculture as well as the rural sector and announced a new health insurance scheme for the poor.

Feb 01, 2018, 18:14 PM IST

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