Union Budget 2018

PM Narendra Modi may announce Ayushman Bharat scheme on August 15

Ayushman Bharat is National Health Protection Scheme, which will cover over 10 crore poor and vulnerable families providing coverage up to 5 lakh rupees per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation. 

May 09, 2018, 18:57 PM IST

Budget 2018 proposals come into effect: Here’s what gets cheaper and dearer

While LED television sets and imported mobile phones are slated to become costlier, solar panels will become cheaper.

Apr 01, 2018, 07:44 AM IST

Long-term capital gains tax and other budget proposals to kick in from April 1

Arun Jaitley had retained the 10-15 percent surcharge on the super-rich, while raising the health and education cess, levied on all taxable income, to 4 percent from 3 percent at present.

Mar 31, 2018, 23:50 PM IST

10 key Income Tax rules will change from April 1 – All you should know

Know how the change in Income Tax rules will impact you.

Mar 30, 2018, 08:39 AM IST

Key tax changes that will come into effect from April 1 – All you should know

Check out 10 key tax changes that will come into effect from April 1

Feb 21, 2018, 07:55 AM IST

Government is taking series of steps to improve income of farmers: PM Modi

PM Modi on Tuesday hard sold pro-farmer initiatives announced in his government's last full-year budget, saying more agriculture credit and easy access to markets will help boost farm income.

Feb 20, 2018, 22:07 PM IST

EPF contribution for new women workers capped at 8% --Here's what it means

Know your increased take home salary, tax liabilities and more.

Feb 09, 2018, 10:39 AM IST

Miffed over budget allocation for Andhra, TDP MLA Bode Prasad gets head tonsured

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has been protesting against the 'unfair' allotment of funds by the Central government for Andhra Pradesh in Union Budget 2018. Keeping up its attack on the Narendra Modi government, TDP MLA Bode Prasad on Thursday got his head tonsured to express his resentment.

Feb 08, 2018, 14:46 PM IST

Visakhapatnam bandh: Left continues to protest against Union Budget, over 1300 state buses halted

Protesting against the Union Budget 2018, the Left parties in Andhra Pradesh called for a shutdown on Thursday.

Feb 08, 2018, 08:32 AM IST

LTCG to be taxed at 10%: What choice do investors have now?

Is investment in stock markets still a better idea over investment in real estate and gold?

Feb 06, 2018, 14:41 PM IST

TDP-BJP alliance to continue for now, but Andhra government firm on demand for more funds

Upset with the Narendra Modi government for 'ignoring' Andhra Pradesh in the Union Budget, the state government said that it will continue to put pressure on the Centre for additional funds.

Feb 04, 2018, 14:30 PM IST

TDP-BJP on brink of separation? Chandrababu Naidu holds key party meet to discuss alliance

Chandrababu Naidu is upset with the allocation of funds for Andhra Pradesh in the Union Budget 2018 despite its request for additional funds.

Feb 04, 2018, 12:25 PM IST

In Jaitley's Budget, Space department tasked to deliver 3 earth observation, 2 communication satellites

The Department of Space has been allocated Rs 8,936.97 crore in the Budget for various space-related projects. It has also been tasked to achieve certain targets - deliver three earth observation, two communication satellites - next fiscal.

Feb 04, 2018, 11:09 AM IST

All you need to know: February 3, 2018

A quick glance at the top news of the day.

Feb 03, 2018, 19:24 PM IST

Budget benefits rural India, gives relief to middle class, backs businesses: Arun Jaitley

FM Arun Jaitley on Saturday defended the Union Budget 2018 and said that he has tried to address the genuine concerns of all the segments of the society, especially the salaried class and the poor.

Feb 03, 2018, 18:21 PM IST

Highlights: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's interview to Zee after Union Budget 2018

In an exclusive interview to Zee media, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday defended his Budget and stated that he has tried to give maximum relief to the salaried class.

Feb 03, 2018, 17:28 PM IST

Opinion: Budget 2018 was more than just about elections, it may lead to long-term growth

We may be looking at the Budget from the wrong angle.

Feb 03, 2018, 11:48 AM IST

Sensex crashing 800 points a 'no-confidence motion' against PM Modi's budget: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter and said, ''the Sensex just placed a solid 800 point No Confidence Motion against PM Modi's budget." 

Feb 02, 2018, 23:47 PM IST

Union Budget 2018: Here is how helathcare, infra, realty, agri and auto industry reacted

The FM announced massive spending on rural and urban infrastructure as also lower tax rates for small and medium enterprises.

Feb 02, 2018, 13:54 PM IST

'ModiCare' will be cashless, will roll out from next year: Arun Jaitley

The model is being worked out between NITI Aayog and Health Ministry and will be implemented in the next financial year.

Feb 02, 2018, 13:40 PM IST