Union budget 2018

Andhra Pradesh comes to a standstill protesting against meagre fund allocation in Union Budget

All political parties take part in rallies across State, ministers lead protests in some places 

published on : 9th February 2018

Budget of big ideas and big hurdles

Every year, the presentation of the Union Budget is nothing more than an unbearable cacophony of Band, Baja and Baraat.

published on : 4th February 2018

Coimbatore’s farmers disappointed with Union Budget 2018

The Farmers Association in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore city on Saturday expressed disappointment over the Union budget as their demands were not met.

published on : 3rd February 2018

Not much in budget for SC/ST communities, say displeased activists

The Union Budget 2018-2019 has once again fallen short of the expectations of SC/ST communities, much like last year, said activists.

published on : 3rd February 2018

Business community in Kochi welcomes Union Budget 2018

Former chairman of the CII Kerala and managing director of Sterling Group Shivdas B Menon said certain proposals in the budget on agriculture could be advantageous  for  a state like Kerala.

published on : 2nd February 2018

Union budget 2018: Cheers for farm sector, but Kerala sceptical about benefits

It is not clear whether cash crops and other farm produce in Kerala will benefit from the MSP move. F

published on : 2nd February 2018

Union budget 2018: Focus on social spending

The government has put in unwavering efforts to reach out to the underserved and provide them with financial services.

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

Union budget 2018: What Kerala's top politicians said

CM Pinarayi Vijayan, Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala, KPCC president MM Hassan and others voice their opinions on Union Budget 2018.

published on : 2nd February 2018

Union budget 2018: Kerala hope for ‘Iconic Tourism’ spot

There are some strong elements for the tourism sector in the Union Budget, which Kerala can benefit from.

published on : 2nd February 2018

Union Budget 2018 dampens Kerala's hopes

The Union budget has failed to to enthuse those in Kerala who were expecting big announcements and left critics suspicious about the implementation of various promises.

published on : 2nd February 2018

Union Budget 2018: Tax on equities will divert savings to unproductive assets

The Union Budget for 2018-19 is presented with an eye on the election. And so, in my view, it’s a populist budget.

published on : 2nd February 2018

How to read budget documents like a PRO

This year’s Budget will be unlike previous ones because the onus of changing indirect tax rates, which can make goods cheaper or costlier, has shifted to the GST Council

published on : 29th January 2018