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Former prime minister Manmohan Singh, an eminent economist, Saturday criticised the union budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, saying it has good intentions but no adequate roadmap.
In order to promote socialsecurity conditions in the country, government today raisedthe tax incentive limit for investment in pension fund by Rs50,000, taking it to Rs 1.5 lakh.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is expected to spend 2.27 trillion rupees ($37 billion) on major subsidies during the fiscal year starting April 1, according to budget proposals presented by Finance
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Shares in cigarette makers fell on Saturday after the budget raised excise duty on cigarettes by 25 percent for cigarettes of length not exceeding 65 mm, and by 15 percent for
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India plans to infuse 79.4 billion rupees ($1.29 billion) of capital into state-owned lenders during the fiscal year to March 2016, the annual budget showed on Saturday.
Asserting that the Union Budget has historically become a significant opportunity to indicate the pace and direction of India\'s economic policy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the
The Congress on Saturday dubbed the Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Lok Sabha as \'jugglery of words\', and said that there has been no relief for the middle class and
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India plans to raise 410 billion rupees ($6.7 billion) by selling stakes in government companies during the fiscal year 2015/16, according to the budget proposal presented by
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday said that institutions of science and educational research would be set up in Nagaland and Odisha.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said agricultural productivity should increase for the welfare of the people residing in the rural areas, and added that the government is committed to
Highlights of Union Budget 2015-16 (Part 8)  (28 February 01:32 pm) 
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced a defence allocation for fiscal 2015-16 at Rs. 246,726 crores and reduced corporate tax from 30 to 25 percent for the next four years, as he
Six more AIIMS like institutes: Jaitley  (28 February 01:32 pm) 
Six more AIIMS like institutions will be set up in the country, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Saturday.
In order to boost the spirit of entrepreneurship, the government plans to set up Self Employment and Talent Utilisation body and would keep aside Rs.1,000 crore to help startups, Finance Minister Arun
Defence outlay Rs.246,727 crore  (28 February 01:32 pm) 
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday said that the government had provided an outlay of Rs.246,727 crore for defence for 2015-16.
Fund of Rs 1000 crore for startups: Jaitley  (28 February 02:01 pm) 
In order to boost the spirit of entrepreneurship, the government plans to set up Self Employment and Talent Utilisation body and would keep aside Rs.1,000 crore to help startups, Finance Minister Arun
People across the country and from all walks of life,including the common man on the street and captains of industry are keenly watching the presentation of the general budget for fiscal 2015-16
Highlights of Union Budget 2015-16 (Part 6)  (28 February 01:16 pm) 
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is presenting the Union Budget for fiscal 2015-16 in the Lok Sabha, on Saturday said that he intends to create a direct tax regime which is internationally
MUMBAI (Reuters) - The BSE Sensex and Nifty rose nearly 1 percent on Saturday, recovering from earlier falls after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley proposed to cut the corporate tax rate over the next
NEW DELHI, Feb 28 (Reuters) - India has deferred the rollout of anti-tax avoidance rules (GAAR) by two years to April 1,2017, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday, whenpresenting the
Jaitley sits down during budget speech  (28 February 12:52 pm) 
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday sat down in between his budget speech in the Lok Sabha and then continued reading out the text.