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BJP-ruled States got the funds: Etela Rajender

State Finance Minister E Rajender said the budget did not reflect the words of the Prime Minister that strong States would make a strong country.

published on : 2nd February 2018

A budget for every section of society

The first two budgets presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley were intended to ride an economy in ICU — beset with scams, staggering fiscal and external deficits and policy paralysis — out of an im

published on : 2nd February 2018

We needed Rs 4,500 cr for Central institutions, got Rs 277 cr, Union govt forgot promises: Andhra Pradesh State EduMin

In the Union Budget 2018-19, which was announced on Thursday, the Centrally funded institutions in Andhra Pradesh, taken together, had been sanctioned Rs 277 crore, with Rs 54 crore going to NIT.

published on : 2nd February 2018

Arun Jaitley has tough task to choose between populism, fiscal prudence in today's Budget

The Budget, in view of upcoming assembly polls in eight states, may see new rural schemes and stepping up of funding towards existing programmes like MNREGA, rural housing, irrigation projects.

published on : 31st January 2018

Budgetary allocation for railways to focus on safety, amenities, infrastructure expansion

In a major thrust to modernisation, the budget is likely to earmark Rs 95,000 crore for overall upgradation in the rail infrastructure.

published on : 31st January 2018

India Inc expects Budget 2018-19 to include GST reforms, friendly business policies

For the real estate sector, long pending demand of its recognition as industry, increase in tax rebate limit and single window clearance are among key expectations of the leaders. 

published on : 31st January 2018

Government may tweak tax slabs, bring standard deduction: EY Survey

In a pre-budget survey, a wide majority of 69 per cent of the respondents felt that the threshold limits for taxation would increase further in order to boost disposable income in the people's hands.

published on : 21st January 2018

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik seeks Rs 6,500 crore allocation for railway in Budget 2018-19

Patnaik on Wednesday urged Union Minister of Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal to extend linkage to backward regions which are full of natural resources.

published on : 17th January 2018

Garment dealers hopeful of tax reduction ahead of Union Budget 2018-19

The first Budget Session of the Parliament will be held from January 29 to February 9, while the second session will be held from March 5 to April 6.

published on : 16th January 2018

Assocham urges interest equalisation of 3 percent in yarn exports in 2018-19 budget

On the Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme, Assocham requested that sufficient provision be made in the Union Budget 2018-19 to take care of old left out cases and the current dues.  

published on : 26th December 2017