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Budget boost for digital payments sector

The government has been consistent, over the last few months, about its intention to usher India into a digitally enabled and driven economic system.

02 Feb 2017

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and members of his team on the even of annual budget presentation. (Shekhar Yadav | EPS)
Minority Affairs allocation up by 9.6 percent ahead of UP polls 

In the previous year, the allocation for the Ministry has been Rs 3,827.25 crore in 2016-17. Presenting the budget on Wednesday Finance Minister Arun Jaitley allocated a hike of Rs 367.75 crores to Mi

01 Feb 2017

Union Budget 2017: Tax rate cut from 10 per cent to 5 per cent for Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 5 lakh income slab

The Union Budget presentation began on schedule after paying tribute to Kerala MP E Ahamed, who passed away last night.

01 Feb 2017