On February 27, 2017 15:43 (IST)
Government plans to create a giant oil company by combining state-owned firms, finance minister Arun Jaitley said in the budget speech earlier this month.
On March 14, 2017 22:45 (IST)
As per current tax laws, for properties rented out, a borrower could deduct the entire interest paid on home loan after adjusting for the rental income.
On February 01, 2017 15:20 (IST)
Mr Mallya has refused to return home from England despite repeated efforts by India's financial crimes agency to question him.
On February 01, 2017 16:47 (IST)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has delivered an uttam (excellent) budget which will strengthen the economy while propelling the crackdown on corruption and black money.
On February 01, 2017 17:04 (IST)
India's annual budget is one of the nation's most closely watched events -- not just for the numbers, but for the political message during a speech that runs for about 90 minutes.
On February 01, 2017 13:24 (IST)
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today presented the Union Budget for financial year 2017-18 in Parliament.
On February 01, 2017 13:05 (IST)
In his Budget speech, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the government will look at consolidation option for PSUs and a new CPSE Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) in 2017-18.
On February 01, 2017 14:32 (IST)
The fiscal deficit target has been set at 3.2% of GDP for year starting April 1, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said his budget 2017 speech.
On February 01, 2017 15:22 (IST)
In the latest outreach to foreign investors, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said in his budget speech that an agency often criticized for red tape, the Finance Ministry's Foreign Investment Promotion Board or FIPB, is being abolished.
On February 01, 2017 15:58 (IST)
Today's Budget focused heavily on rural spending, among the steps to help the economy recover from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's shock decision in November to ban 86 per cent of the notes that were in circulation.
On February 01, 2017 13:08 (IST)
The finance minister said demonetisation is a "bold measure against decades of tax evasion".
On February 01, 2017 16:03 (IST)
This is Arun Jaitley's fourth Budget presentation and first after demonetisation.
On February 01, 2017 18:38 (IST)
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley began his Budget speech today with a strong defence of the notes ban, promising that its impact on the economy would not spill over to the next year. He then presented a plan to cushion sections that have been worst hit by demonetisation, pledging to spend more on the rural poor, doubling income of farmers and cutting ...
On February 01, 2017 08:32 (IST)
The decision to present the Budget on February 1 was taken by the government last year with a view to ensure allocation of funds to the respective ministries from April 1.
On January 15, 2017 13:30 (IST)
Mr Jaitley in his second Budget speech in February 2015 had announced phasing out of tax incentives with effect from April 1, 2017 and reducing the corporate tax rate from 30 per cent to 25 per cent
On June 15, 2016 10:51 (IST)
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said in his Budget 2016-17 speech that NITI Aayog will identify PSUs for strategic sale.
On March 06, 2016 19:45 (IST)
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said in the Union Budget 2016-17 speech that NITI Aayog will identify Public Sector Units that would be eligible for strategic sale.
On February 29, 2016 17:53 (IST)
The government unveiled a fire-fighting budget on Monday that seeks to win back support among rural voters for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government and sustain growth against a grim global backdrop - all without borrowing more.