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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

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 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

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'

"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

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

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

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

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

Arun Jaitley hails armed forces in budget speech, allocates Rs 2.95 lakh crore for defence budget for 2018-19

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday raised long-term capital gains (LTCG) tax to 10 percent from zero at present, reduced corporate tax for 99 percent of the companies to 25 percent but left the tax structure for individuals largely unchanged.

Feb 01, 2018, 16:46 PM IST

Amit Shah hails Union Budget, says it gives new wings to aspirations of poor

In his last full budget before Lok Sabha elections in 2019, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley raised long-term capital gains (LTCG) tax to 10 percent from zero at present, reduced corporate tax for 99 percent of the companies to 25 per cent but left the tax structure for individuals largely unchanged.

Feb 01, 2018, 16:09 PM IST

Union Budget 2018: Govt's healthcare programme to historically become 'Modicare', says Jaitley

The Centre on Monday announced the world's largest government-funded healthcare programme. 

Feb 01, 2018, 15:47 PM IST

Govt has presented an election budget, says Shiv Sena

Keeping in mind the Lok Sabha polls due next year, the Centre has presented an "election budget", Shiv Sena leaders said on Thursday.

Feb 01, 2018, 15:16 PM IST

Union Budget 2018: Centre allots Rs 790 cr for Delhi

The Centre on Thursday allocated Rs 790 crore for Delhi in the 2018-19 Union Budget.

Feb 01, 2018, 14:54 PM IST

Finance Ministry asks govt depts to avoid spending rush in March quarter

Finance Ministry has asked government departments to refrain from excessive expenditure in the fourth quarter and remain within the budget allocation made for the fiscal, though it made an exception in case of MGNREGA spending.

Jan 20, 2017, 17:57 PM IST

Finance Minister will be approached for more funds: Maneka Gandhi

With a cut in their allocation for 2015-16, the Ministries of Women and Child Development and Health will soon approach the Finance Ministry to enhance their annual budget.

Mar 20, 2015, 13:44 PM IST

Govt may cut Plan expenditure by Rs 80K cr to meet fiscal target

In the first six months of 2013-14, fiscal deficit has touched 76 percent of budget estimates.

Nov 26, 2013, 19:03 PM IST

Minority Affairs Ministry fails to utilise bud allocation

Expressing unhappiness over the non-expenditure of Rs 559 crore out of the total budgetary allocation of Minority Affairs Ministry, a Parliamentary panel on Wednesday said.

Dec 19, 2012, 21:32 PM IST