Macro data to dictate trend; stocks to see volatility

Macro data to dictate trend; stocks to see volatility

As the third-quarter earnings season comes to a close, stock markets would take cues from inflation data to be announced on Monday and are likely to see increased volatility with focus shifting to the Union Budget, say experts.

Commerce Ministry hopes for SEZ tax benefits in Budget 2016

Commerce Ministry hopes for SEZ tax benefits in Budget 2016

The Commerce Ministry has suggested the removal of minimum alternate tax (MAT) on these zones in the Budget.

 

Cabinet note by month-end on scrapping old vehicles: Gadkari

Cabinet note by month-end on scrapping old vehicles: Gadkari

The central government will soon consider a policy to phase out old vehicles from public roads, Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday.

CCPA to meet today to finalise schedule of Budget Session

CCPA to meet today to finalise schedule of Budget Session

The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs headed by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will meet on Wednesday to discuss the broad schedule of Budget session of Parliament.

PM Modi to address farmers' rallies in four states before budget

To shed the "anti farmer" and "pro-industrialist" image of the central government, the ruling BJP has decided to reach out to farmers through four rallies to be addressed by Prime Minister Naredra Modi.

FM Arun Jaitley to present Budget 2016 on February 29

FM Arun Jaitley to present Budget 2016 on February 29

FM Arun Jaitley to present Budget 2016 on February 29.

Cairn seeks removal of retrospective tax law

Cairn Energy plc has asked Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to do away with the legislation in the Budget next month to restore faith of international investors in India.

Budget 2016-17: Industry seeks clear roadmap for reduction in corporate tax rate

Budget 2016-17: Industry seeks clear roadmap for reduction in corporate tax rate

India Inc on Wednesday pressed for a clear roadmap for reduction in corporate tax rate from 30 percent to 25 percent in the forthcoming Budget.

Run-up to Budget 2016-17: Modi govt seeks public comments

Run-up to Budget 2016-17: Modi govt seeks public comments

Government has invited suggestions from the public for 2016-17 Budget in its bid to make the exercise more broad-based.

 

Stick to development agenda, tell people what government is doing: PM Modi to Ministers

Stick to development agenda, tell people what government is doing: PM Modi to Ministers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday told his Council of Ministers to stick to the development agenda. 

Union Budget 2015-16: Paving the way for sustainable growth

Union Budget 2015-16: Paving the way for sustainable growth

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Feb 28 proposed no changes in personal income-tax rates for 2015-16.

PM Modi’s budget cuts have hurt India’s fight against malnutrition, says Union Minister Maneka Gandhi

PM Modi’s budget cuts have hurt India’s fight against malnutrition, says Union Minister Maneka Gandhi

India's main programme to fight child malnutrition has been hit by budget cuts, Cabinet minister Maneka Gandhi said on Monday. 

Budget 2016-17: FinMin to start consultations from September 4

Finance Ministry will start consultations on 2016-17 Budget with different ministries and government departments from September 4.

FM Arun Jaitley to address Central Board of RBI tomorrow

It is customary for the Finance Minister to address the Central Board of Directors of the Reserve Bank of India after the Union Budget.

Budget cut will expose children to greater vulnerability, say activists

Child rights activists Tuesday raised serious concerns about the drastic cuts in the 2015-16 Union Budget outlay for a number of critical programmes such as Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme, National Nutrition Mission, Rashtriya Madhayamik Shiksa Abhiyaan (RMSA) and Mid-day Meal Scheme.

Badal hails Centre for NITI Aayog, raising states' share in central taxes

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday said his Shiromani Akali Dal's stand on federalism was vindicated after the Centre decided to raise states' share in central taxes to 42 percent from 32 percent.

NGO cries foul over 17 pc cut in Budget for children

Children have been handed out a raw deal in the Budget with resources earmarked for them not only falling below the requirement, but even being a steep 17.12 per cent lower than the previous year, says child rights organisation CRY.

Budget 2015 Analysis: Jaitley gives growth a push, but fiscal concerns remain

The Union Budget 2015-16 has won a round of applause from all sectors and for good reasons at that. It has something for nearly everyone.

Modi budget fails to cheer scientists

The national budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been hailed as "growth oriented" by the corporate sector, but Indian scientists seem not too enthused and say the much-touted "achhe din" (good days) are yet to arrive.

PM Modi asks BJP MPs to make people aware of Union budget

 Stating that the 2015-16 Budget had something in it for every Indian, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked BJP MPs to make people aware of its features.