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Finance Ministry issues instructions for Budget 2017-18

With Centre deciding to advance Budget 2017-18 presentation by about a month, the Finance Ministry has come out with comprehensive instructions for different ministries for completion of the exercise.

Budget overhaul: Finance Ministry readies presentation before PM

Budget overhaul: Finance Ministry readies presentation before PM

The finance ministry plans to make a presentation to the Prime Minister on the proposed overhaul of the Budget by shifting to outcome-based budgeting, and merger of rail with the general Budget.

Finance Ministry to soon float Cabinet note for merger of Railway Budget

Finance Ministry to soon float Cabinet note for merger of Railway Budget

The finance ministry will shortly circulate a Cabinet note to merge the railway budget with the Union Budget, advance presentation by a month and doing away with Plan and non-Plan expenditure head in the Budget.

Financial Budget to be presented in January this Time

Financial Budget to be presented in January this Time. Watch the full segment for more details.

Mega Changes in Union Budget from 2017 | Part-II

Mega Changes in Union Budget from 2017 | Part-II

Mega Changes in Union Budget from 2017. Watch complete news story for getting detailed updates!

Mega Changes in Union Budget from 2017 | Part-I

Mega Changes in Union Budget from 2017 | Part-I

Mega Changes in Union Budget from 2017. Watch complete news story for getting detailed updates!

Finance Ministry mulling advancing Union Budget by a month

Finance Ministry mulling advancing Union Budget by a month

Union Budget has for decades been presented on last day of February, but this could soon change with the government mulling advancing it to January end so as to complete the budget exercise before the beginning of the new fiscal.

No separate Rail Budget from 2017, to be merged with General Budget

No separate Rail Budget from 2017, to be merged with General Budget

No separate railway budget will be tabled in parliament from the financial year 2017. The 92-year-old practice will come to an end next years

Just one Budget? Suresh Prabhu writes to FM Jaitley, seeks merger of two budgets

Just one Budget? Suresh Prabhu writes to FM Jaitley, seeks merger of two budgets

Prabhu has recommended ending the 92-year-old practice of presenting a separate budget for Railways and sought merger with the General Budget presented by the Finance Minister, said a senior Railway Ministry official.

Cabinet expansion will reflect 'budget focus and priorities', says PM Modi

Cabinet expansion will reflect 'budget focus and priorities', says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Monday night quoted as saying that tomorrow's expansion of his ministry will reflect "budget focus and priorities".

Bullion markets shut for 30th day protesting excise duty

Bullion markets shut for 30th day protesting excise duty

Bullion and jewellery traders in several parts of the country, including Delhi and Kolkata today continued their strike for the 30th day, demanding roll back of 1 percent excise duty on non-silver jewellery proposed in the Union Budget.

Sack Arun Jaitley and save the country: BJP MLA appeals PM Modi

Sack Arun Jaitley and save the country: BJP MLA appeals PM Modi

In what may possibly ruffle a few feathers within the BJP, the party's Agra legislature Jagan Prasad Garg had made a controversial appeal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asking the latter to sack Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for the betterment of the country.

Black money to attract double payout after 4-month window

Black money to attract double payout after 4-month window

The window, announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Budget 2016-17, will begin on June 1 and provides an opportunity to avoid prosecution with payment of 30 percent tax and 15 percent penalty.

 

Shiv Sena not invited to NDA meeting, says MP Arvind Sawant

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut blamed "miscommunication" on part of BJP for his party not attending the meet where Arun Jaitley spoke about the Union Budget.

Jaitley's tax proposals aimed at growth, job creation: Adhia

New cesses and duty hikes may have made cars and garments costlier but Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's focus in the Budget 2016-17 was job creation and making taxation simpler, not resource mobilisation, a top official said Tuesday.

Govt should urgently roll back proposal on Provident Fund tax: Trinamool Congress

Trinamool Congress, which had strongly opposed the proposed tax on PF corpus, on Tuesday noted the government's promise to consider demands for a partial rollback and asked it to do it at the earliest.

PF taxation issue: No tax if 60% of corpus invested in annuity

PF taxation issue: No tax if 60% of corpus invested in annuity

Seeking to dispel fears of the salaried class, the government on Tuesday clarified that the private employees can place 60 percent of investment under annuity for which they will be exempted from tax.

Market showing good momentum after Budget

Market showing good momentum after Budget

The market today is showing good momentum with increase in trading and the metal also showing very high rise in the last one hour.

Jeweller's Strike Over Excise duty Hike

Jeweller's Strike Over Excise duty Hike

The Strike of jewellers is extending its reach across the nation and is expecting to get support from all the big jewellers from all over the country.

Job Creation prospects from Budget

Job Creation prospects from Budget

The Budget has extended it highest support to the rural and agricultural sector along with the Make in India campaign. All theses fields and sectors have high potential to increase the job prospects in the market.