Survey reflection on govt’s commitment to development: Debroy

Terming the Economic Survey for 2017-18 a reflection of government's commitment to growth and development, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) Bibek...

Bollywood’s famous dialogues find place in Economic Survey

Bollywood actor Sunny Deol's iconic dialogue 'tarikh-par-tarikh' (dates after dates) is used in the Economic Survey 2017-18 to highlight the frequent delays in the...

LCD/LED TV to be dearer as govt hikes customs duty on panels

LCD/LED TV sets will become costlier as the government today proposed to double the customs duty on imported panels to 15 per cent from...

Food processing stocks rally as govt doubles allocation

Shares of food processing firms surged by up to 14 per cent today after the Budget proposed doubling the allocation for the sector to...

Scheme without money is like flying kite without string: Chidambaram

Former Union finance minister P Chidambaram took a dig at the Centre's new healthcare scheme, saying a scheme without money was like "flying a...

‘Acche Din’ here, except for ‘minor hiccups’: Rahul’s jibe on economic survey

Congress President Rahul Gandhi took a swipe at the Modi government after the Economic Survey was released, saying 'Acche Din' are here, except for...

Banks to get Rs 5 lakh Cr leeway via recap plan

Public sector banks (PSBs) will get an additional leeway of Rs 5 lakh crore because of the government's Rs 2.11 lakh crore recapitalisation plan...
Union Budget 2018: Standard deduction of tax for salaried class

Union Budget 2018: Personal Income Tax rates unchanged; Rs. 40k standard deduction

Standard deduction of tax for salaried class: A standard deduction of Rs 40,000 for salaried taxpayers. Arun Jaitley proposed to cut corporate tax to 25 percent...

Rahul targets PM again over Rafale deal; dubs speech in LS as “campaign speech”

Congress president Rahul Gandhi wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of protecting those behind alleged corruption in the Rafale deal and said he needs...

Realty players welcome affordable housing fund

The real estate industry has welcomed the move to promote affordable housing and setting up a separate fund under the National Housing Bank to...
Budget: Civil aviation ministry gets Rs 6,602 cr allocation

Budget: Civil aviation ministry gets Rs 6,602 cr allocation

Civil aviation ministry will receive an increased budgetary allocation of Rs 6,602.86 crore in the next financial year, with a significant chunk kept aside...

Union Budget 2018: Food processing industry gets 1400 crores budget

Jaitley on agriculture export and food processing India's agriculture export potential is $100 billion as against today's $30 billion, says Arun Jaitley. He also added that food...

PAN mandatory for entities in transaction over Rs 2.5 lakh

Seeking to widen the tax base, the Budget for 2018-19 today provided for making PAN mandatory for any entity entering into a financial transaction...

Apple iPhone prices up from today: Here’s the new price list

The price of iPhones in India has gone up after the government raised customs duty on imported smartphones to 20% in order to push local manufacturing....

Impose heavy penalty for burning agricultural waste: Economic Survey

Heavy penalties should be imposed for burning agricultural waste, and more incentive for farmers is needed to prevent alarmingly poor air quality in Delhi-NCR...

Seeking ToT for Rafale would not have been cost effective:Govt

The government today said that it did not seek transfer of technology (ToT) or license manufacturing while inking a deal to procure 36 Rafale...

Survey for dedicated benches at high courts for tax disputes

The Economic Survey today recommended setting up of separate benches at high courts to handle tax cases to help prune the pendency and bring...

FM says Rs 12,000-cr relief for salaried class, senior citizens in Budget

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday said the Budget has given Rs 12,000 crore benefits to salaried class and senior citizens and also defended the...
Ease of Doing Biz: Budget outlines 372-point plan for states

Ease of Doing Biz: Budget outlines 372-point plan for states

Ease of Doing Biz: Budget outlines 372-point plan for states: The government has identified 372 action points for states which they would carry out...

India improves student-classroom, pupil-teacher ratios: Economic Survey

Student Classroom Ratio (SCR) and Pupil Teacher Ratio (PTR) of the government-run schools have witnessed 'significant progress', the Economic Survey said. ...

Chidambaram should not be taken seriously: Nadda

P Chidambaram should not be taken seriously, Union Health Minister J P Nadda said on Friday,after the Congress leader termed the Budget announcement on...

Create multiple jewellery parks to boost exports, says Economic Survey

Economic Survey suggested steps such as creation of multiple jewellery parks to boost exports and job opportunities in the gems and jewellery sector. India is...

Govt to set up mechanism to buy solar power from people

Government' assurance to set up a mechanism to buy surplus solar power from commoners enthused all but the industry expressed concerns over proposed 70...

Ease of Doing Biz: Budget outlines 372-point plan for states

To further improve ease of doing business, the government has identified 372 action points for states which they would carry out in a "mission...
No more potatoes on streets and crop-selling at loss, says Harsimrat Kaur Badal

No more potatoes on streets and crop-selling at loss, says Harsimrat Kaur Badal

No more potatoes on streets and crop-selling at loss, says Harsimrat Badal: Path breaking decision by @narendramodi Ji and @arunjaitley Ji to increase farmers...

India Inc: Budget populist, Poll-oriented, but will boost growth

Terming the Budget proposals as "populist and election-oriented", India Inc has said the finance minister's initiatives will give a further fillip to growth, especially...

Make in India 2.0 to focus on 10 champion sectors: Economic Survey

Make in India 2.0 will accord renewed focus on ten champion sectors, including capital goods, auto, defence, pharma and renewable energy to push growth...

Survey breaks stereotype, goes pink; evokes poets, Bollywood

Breaking from past, the Economic Survey for 2017-18 was printed in pink colour as it waded into problem of gender bias prevalent in India...

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