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  • The 2015 budget will be most important for NDA government: Experts 7 hours 25 minutes ago

    The maiden full year Union Budget of NDA government will be most important for the Modi government in many aspects. The experts feel the budget will be more pro-development. ...
  • India Inc, Stock Market have huge expectation from Budget 7 hours 29 minutes ago

    The Union Budget on Saturday will be looked upon by the India Inc as well as the stock market with high hopes. ...
  • How the last five Union Budgets impacted income tax 11 hours 36 minutes ago

    With no major surprises in the Railway Budget presented by Suresh Prabhu on Thursday, all eyes will be on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as he prepares to present the government's first full Union Budget on Saturday. Income tax slabs have always been the most awaited section of the Budget. With the...
  • Arun Jaitley may give tax sops in Narendra Modi government's first full Budget 13 hours 23 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the first full year Budget of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance government on Saturday, hyped as a 'make or break' exercise, that is widely expected to unveil sops for tax payers while pushing forward the 'Make In India' campaign. Just after the...
  • Key highlights of Economic Survey 2014-15 14 hours 27 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The survey prepared by the finance ministry's chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian on the state of Indian economy was released ahead of Saturday's Union Budget announcement for 2015/16 fiscal year that begins on April 1. Centre forecast GDP growth of over 8 per cent (y/y) in the 2015/16 fiscal...
  • Jaitley presents Economic Survey, states India an attractive destination for long-term investment 15 hours 17 minutes ago

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tables the Economic Survey for FY 2014-15 ahead of the Union Budget. A growth rate of over 8 per cent is expected for the coming year. According to an Economic Survey the growth in 2014-15 is largely driven by domestic demand. ...
  • E-Commerce companies hope Jaitley will find a way out of current tax muddle 15 hours 28 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: India's IT capital is the hub of booming e-commerce. And in budget 2015, India's e-commerce companies are hoping they will find a way out of their current tax muddle. With online shopping and online transactions growing by leaps over the last year, the big e-commerce players like Amazon and...
  • Economic Survey 2014-15: 'Scope for big bang reforms' as growth pegged at 8 per cent for next year 18 hours 20 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Economic Survey 2014-15, tabled by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament on Friday, pegs a growth rate of over 8 per cent for the next financial year while inflation has declined by over 6 percentage points since late 2013. "There is scope for big bang reforms now," said Jaitley...
  • Live: Economic Survey tabled in Parliament, GDP growth to be above 8%, inflation falls 19 hours 30 minutes ago

    The Centre presents the economic survey in the Parliament a day before the Union budget. The survey reflects the government's thoughts on the state of the economy. ...
  • Union Budget 2015: Commerce Ministry seeks cut in gold import duty 19 hours 53 minutes ago

    New Delhi: With a decline in gold imports, Commerce Ministry has sought reduction in import duty on gold, a step that could boost exports and manufacturing of gems and jewellery. "We have been asking for a cut in gold import duty," Commerce Secretary Rajeev Kher told reporters on the sidelines...
  • India not to cut multi-billion dollar food handout programme: Source 20 hours 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India will not scale down its multi-billion dollar food welfare programme that promises ultra-cheap rice and wheat to most of its people despite a high-level recommendation, a top government source said on Wednesday. A panel set up by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month urged the government to lower...
  • Markets riding for a fall unless Union Budget 2015 delivers 20 hours 40 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Investors in India say the government's first full budget must find a way to boost capital spending while exercising fiscal restraint, or a subsequent sell-off in debt and equities could destabilise the rupee, risking a return to levels seen in 2013. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election victory nine months ago...
  • Union Budget 2015 may back off fertiliser subsidy reform 20 hours 46 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Investors looking for India's budget on Saturday to tackle fertiliser subsidies are likely to be disappointed, because sources say the government plans to largely maintain the current regime. The government was widely expected to deregulate urea prices after freeing up diesel following a fall in crude prices, but two...
  • Government to begin discussion with regional parties on Land Acquisition Bill Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Government has decided to begin discussion with regional parties on Land Acquisition Bill and is seeking support from Samajwadi Party (SP), Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Trinamool Congress (TMC). The bill was discussed in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday where Finance Minister Arun Jaitley defended the bill....
  • JP Nadda lauds PM, FM on accepting 14th Finance Commission recommendations 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Terming it as "historic", Health Minister JP Nadda on Wednesday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for accepting the recommendation of 14th Finance Commission and said long pending demands of states have been met through this decision. "The decision to accept recommendations of the...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 2 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • The Modi Budget: What are the 10 things that Finance Minister must do? 2 days ago

    As the BJP-led ruling coalition at the Centre gets ready to present its first full-fledged Budget, CNN-IBN's Karma Paljor discusses 10 important things that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley must in its first full-fledged Budget with panel of experts. ...
  • News 360: AAP delivers on promises, announces cheaper power, water 2 days ago

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's government on Wednesday slashed power tariff by 50 per cent for consumption up to 400 units per month and launched a free water scheme in line with election promises made by the Aam Aadmi Party. ...
  • Raghuram Rajan went by majority opinion of advisors on RBI policy rate 2 days ago

    Mumbai: RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan went by the majority suggestion of the central bank's external advisors to wait for signals from the Union Budget before reducing key interest rate, although three of the seven members were for a cut of 25-75 basis point. In the 6th...
  • Mutual fund investors cannot buy or sell on Budget day 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Investors will not able to buy and redeem mutual fund units on February 28 even as stock markets remain open on Saturday when Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the much-awaited Union Budget. "It will be a non-business day for mutual funds on the Budget day. An investor cannot...
  • An appeal to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to axe a few taxes in Union Budget 2015-16 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of Union Budget 2015, a team from CNN-IBN met Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and presented the recommendations for Budget 2015. These include increasing the income tax exemption limit from current 2.5 lakh, increasing annual medical reimbursement limit from current 15,000 rupees, hiking transport allowance from current...
  • Union Budget 2015: Tax reforms on Bollywood wishlist 2 days ago

    Bollywood is hoping that the Narendra Modi government will heed its long-standing demands for cuts on import duties and reforming the "archaic" entertainment tax at this year's budget. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present his first full-year budget on Saturday. Representatives of the world's largest film industry by output say they...
  • Union Budget 2015: FM must set realistic revenue, spend targets, says Religare 2 days ago

    Brokerage house Religare expects the government to continue on the path of fiscal consolidation in the upcoming Budget. But it has cautioned that unlike in the past, revenue and expenditure targets need to be realistically framed. Also, a credible fiscal consolidation strategy over the medium-term is highly anticipated and required,...
  • Union Budget 2015: FM needs to kickstart investment cycle, feels CII 2 days ago

    New Delhi: As Finance Minister Arun Jaitley gets ready to give final touches to Budget 2015, India Inc is hoping for bolder reform action to revive growth but can the finance minister manage to put up a fine balancing act? Speaking to CNBC-TV18's Shereen Bhan, CII president Ajay Shriram said...
  • CNN IBN presents a list of demands to FM Arun Jaitley for Budget 2015 2 days ago

    Like every year, CNN-IBN team met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and presented the recommendations from Budget 2015. These include increasing the income tax exemption limit from current 2.5 lakh, increasing annual medical reimbursement limit from current 15,000 rupees, hiking transport allowance from current 9,600 rupees per annum, increasing deduction...
  • The Modi Budget: What are the 10 things that Finance Minister must do? 3 days ago

    As the BJP-led ruling coalition at the Centre gets ready to present its first full-fledged Budget, CNN-IBN's Karma Paljor discusses 10 important things that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley must in its first full-fledged Budget with panel of experts. ...
  • Union Budget 2015: Homemakers want low inflation & simple investment options 3 days ago

    Though Finance Minister may find it difficult to offer a balanced budget for the nation, home-makers are doing that tough job at home almost every month. Given high inflation in recent times in consumer goods there is not much money left in the hands of the home-maker and still she...
  • Investors looking for a 'growth oriented budget' 3 days ago

    Earnings of the companies dictate the stock prices of the companies in the long term - says the old wisdom. Though the sentiment is buoyant in Indian stock markets, most long term investors are worried about earnings growth. No wonder investors are looking at the forthcoming budget with a lot...
  • Union Budget 2015: Government should give more tax sops to insurance, says Max Life 3 days ago

    Upcoming first full year Union Budget of the Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, would be carefully matched, as it is expected to provide directional clarity on the Modi Governments economic agenda. This is the time and the biggest opportunity for the Government to showcase its vision for the economy and industries....
  • Analysts see Budget meeting fiscal numbers 3 days ago

    Mumbai: As the BJP-led ruling coalition at the Centre gets ready to present its first full-fledged Budget, analysts said the government is most likely to meet its ambitious 4.1 per cent fiscal deficit target, helped by lower oil prices. They also expect Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to stick to the...