Union Budget

Post note ban, GST, government considers financial stimulus to economy

Post note ban, GST, government considers financial stimulus to economy

The government may also look at resolving some of the top non-performing assets (NPAs) or bad loan cases to improve the twin balance sheet scenario of banks and corporates.

Sep 19, 2017, 00:45 AM IST

ONGC announces plans to buy government stake in HPCL

State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has announced its plans to likely acquire the central government`s majority stake in refiner Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd (HPCL) by the end of this financial year.

Jun 02, 2017, 18:17 PM IST

Digitisation will curb shadow economy: Arjun Ram Meghwal

Pitching for rapid movement towards digitisation of the economy, Union minister Arjun Ram Meghwal on Sunday said the government's digital initiative is crucial to curb the black market.

May 14, 2017, 16:54 PM IST
India records impressive growth in recent years: IMF

India records impressive growth in recent years: IMF

India's growth has been "impressive" in the recent years which makes room for tax broadening efforts by the government, according to a top IMF official.

Apr 20, 2017, 15:06 PM IST
Centre to set up five educational institutions for minorities: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Centre to set up five educational institutions for minorities: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday said the Centre will establish five world-class institutions to provide better education.

Mar 01, 2017, 19:28 PM IST

Rs 10,000 crore sufficient in 2017-18 for bank recapitalisation: Vinod Rai

The central government has provided Rs 10,000 crore for recapitalisation of banks owned by it in the Union Budget 2017-18.

Feb 16, 2017, 19:58 PM IST
Sebi evolving in tune with market needs: Arun Jaitley

Sebi evolving in tune with market needs: Arun Jaitley

Emphasising that Indian securities market has seen significant developments, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the regulator is evolving in accordance with the needs of the economy and markets.

Feb 11, 2017, 19:09 PM IST
Committed to reforms in commodities derivatives market: Sebi

Committed to reforms in commodities derivatives market: Sebi

Pursuing reforms in the commodities derivatives market, Sebi on Saturday said it is committed to allow options trading in the segment as well as look at permitting institutional participation in this market in a phased manner.

Feb 11, 2017, 18:56 PM IST
Budget 2017: Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme to be phased out

Budget 2017: Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme to be phased out

Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme (RGESS), under which tax benefits of up to Rs 25,000 for small investors in equities have been proposed to be phased out, seems to have had limited takers with more than 4,500 accounts having no investments at all.

Feb 02, 2017, 19:46 PM IST

Congress government saw traders as 'tax evaders': BJP

The BJP on Thursday attacked the Congress for opposing the Union Budget and suspecting traders to be "tax evaders" and said the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre respects the traders.

Feb 02, 2017, 18:54 PM IST
Budget 2017: All the key direct tax proposals impacting you

Budget 2017: All the key direct tax proposals impacting you

In a major relief to the salaried class, the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley while presenting the Budget 2017-18 in Parliament on Wednesday proposed to halve the tax rate for income between Rs 2.5 lakh and Rs 5 lakh to 5 percent.

Feb 02, 2017, 13:56 PM IST
Budget 2017: Know how NPS subscribers will be benefited

Budget 2017: Know how NPS subscribers will be benefited

Know how Union Budget will benefit NPS subscribers.

 

Feb 02, 2017, 13:08 PM IST

The 2017/18 budget seeks to pursue prudent fiscal management to preserve financial stability

The 2017/18 budget seeks to pursue prudent fiscal management to preserve financial stability . Watch the full segment for more details.

Feb 01, 2017, 19:16 PM IST

Capital spending raised by 25.4 percent on year in 2017/18

Capital spending raised by 25.4 percent on year in 2017/18 . Watch the full segment for more details.

Feb 01, 2017, 19:15 PM IST

Agriculture sector is expected to grow at 4.6%, agriculture expenditure targeted at Rs 10 lakh cr.

Agriculture sector is expected to grow at 4.6%, agriculture expenditure targeted at Rs 10 lakh crore..Watch the full segment for more details.

Feb 01, 2017, 19:14 PM IST

A new metro rail policy will be announced, this will open up new jobs for our youth.

A new metro rail policy will be announced, this will open up new jobs for our youth.. Watch the full segment for more details.

Feb 01, 2017, 19:13 PM IST

Government to set up strategic crude oil reserves in Odisha and Rajasthan.

Government to set up strategic crude oil reserves in Odisha and Rajasthan.. Watch the full segment for more details.

Feb 01, 2017, 19:12 PM IST

Budget 2017 is expected to bring growth in market

Budget 2017 is expected to bring growth in market. Watch the full segment for more details.

Feb 01, 2017, 19:12 PM IST

Fiscal deficit target for next three years pegged at 3 percent

Fiscal deficit target for next three years pegged at 3 percent.Watch the full segment for more details.

Feb 01, 2017, 19:11 PM IST

Budget to help wipe out black money, corruption: Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari. Watch the full segment for more details.

Feb 01, 2017, 19:11 PM IST