Budget 2015: `Govt should address concerns of both buyers and developers`

Public and Private Partnership schemes, lightening the tax burden on developers, addressing the issues of affordable housing are some of the main areas where the Real Estate sector wants Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to focus this time.

NDA govt might unveil reform agenda post budget?

Zee Research Group (ZRG) has listed some structural measures which can help the economy in regaining its lost momentum.

More tax concessions when economy improves: Finance Minister

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today promised more concessions in income tax when the economy improves.

Union Budget `directionless`, `unfeasible`: Congress

Trashing the NDA government`s budget as "directionless" and "unfeasible", Congress today slammed Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for going "overboard on mindless populism".

CPI-M youth, student wings to hit streets against budget

Accusing the Narendra Modi central government of neglecting West Bengal and trying to please only the corporate world in the general budget, the CPI-M`s student and youth wings announced they would hit the streets in protest.

Union budget states-centric: PDP

Terming the Union budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as states-centric and gender-friendly, Opposition PDP today welcomed the special funding for various initiatives in Jammu and Kashmir.

People disappointed with Budget, hopes for `achhe din` dashed: SP

The Samajwadi Party today said the Union Budget has "highly disappointed" the people who were expecting that the BJP-led government would usher in `achhe din`.

Cong-NCP slams budget; says Maharashtra was purposely ignored

The Congress-NCP in Maharashtra today criticised the Union Budget saying that it reflected Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s "limited vision" besides apathy towards the state.

Rajasthan BJP hails Union Budget 2014-15

Rajasthan BJP today hailed the first budget of Narendra Modi government saying it was a balanced, development and job-oriented budget that has schemes for the welfare of the state.

Record breaking debut by Jaitley, gives longest speech!

The 2 hours five minutes budget speech has broken many records in recent times by being the longest and having 44 pages.

Budget release has been a flop show @Sensex

Out of the 14 instances, Sensex has tumbled on eight different occasions.

Individual tax payers get relief of Rs 50 K in Jaitley’s Budget

Finance minister scaled down his own wishlist and proposed only Rs 50,000 relief for individual tax payers.

Rahul Gandhi takes front row seat for budget presentation

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi had a front row seat for the presentation by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley of Narendra Modi government`s maiden budget.

Nifty to trade around 8,500 plus levels by Diwali

There are many stocks which have potential to double in next two to two and half years but it is very difficult to find stocks which has potential to go four times or five times.

Roadmap for big ticket reforms expected to be announced in the Union Budget

In the forthcoming budget, besides maintaining trend of fiscal consolidation, it is expected that the government would lay out policy reform agenda.

`Govt may relax gold import duty by 2-3%`

Gold might trade in a range of roughly between Rs 25,000-Rs 28,500.