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Twitter provided live updates from the budget showcasing the presentation and initiated conversation amongst policy makers, influencers etc.
After demonetisation, Anirudha was expecting additional income tax relaxation for pensioners and senior citizens besides steps for banking activities in unbanked areas.
Amidst hectic engineering consultancy work, Sajith J Palakkappilly was constantly monitoring the Union Budget proposals.
The major letdowns? No boost for primary education and no increase in income tax for highest income group.
The government has been consistent, over the last few months, about its intention to usher India into a digitally enabled and driven economic system.
Budget 2017 promised a lot in terms of incentives for digital economy, but for some software engineers it is disappointing.
With railway looking to pep up its revenue from all possible avenues, Union Budget provided it a window whereby it could invite private players and State government to run pilgrim and tourist trains o
Less than 24 hours from Budget 2017, the IT sector shivered from a remapped proposal of H1B programme, sending IT stocks southwards.
Building on the remonetisation exercise to bring a large portion of informal economy to a formal format, the Union Budget aims to strengthen digital payment infrastructure across the country.
To provide better amenities to passengers, Union budget proposed to introduce ‘Coach Mitra’ facility, a single window interface, to register all coach related complaints and requirements.
Continuing its push for a digital economy, the Centre has decided to offer competitive ticket booking to the public by withdrawing service charge on train tickets booked online.
Vikas and Neha Pathak, who work in the banking sector, were keenly tracking the Budget this year.
Immediately after the Union Budget was presented, Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave a televised address in which he expressed his deep satisfaction.
Jaitley did not go overboard to overhaul the corporate or individual income tax system, but maintained that the measures would boost the economy.
Muralidharan, who is keen on minimising his tax payments, believes that the budget favoured the low-income group appropriately, but only marginally benefitted the middle class.
This is one of the path-breaking budgets with far-reaching consequences, especially for the real estate sector.
In a quest to increase transparency and accountability, the Union Budget has outlined several pro-poor, pro-agriculture and pro-infrastructure initiatives.
The Finance Minister while delivering the budget speech has set out a bold agenda - Transform, Energise and Clean India.
The housing sector has received a major boost from the Union Budget even as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley provided infrastructure status to the affordable housing segment.
This Union Budget has many positives for prospective middle-class home buyers, like Sandeep Katti, an advocate.
imed at encouraging 96% companies in Corporate India and also incentivise job growth in the private sector, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Union…
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