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Union Budget 2017: No relief for smokers, Arun jaitley hikes duties on cigarettes, pan masala

As Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget 2017-18, today, as the duties on cigarettes and pan masala have been raised while stepping up allocations for infrastructure, rural, agriculture and social sectors.

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Union Budget 2017: Trinamool Congress’ Mamata Bannerjee dubs it clueless, useless, baseless, missionless even actionless

Mamata Bannerjee took to Twitter to express, “Tax payers still have restrictions on withdrawals. Remove all restrictions immediately. And where are the figures for demonetisation?”

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Union Budget 2017 provides new benefits to NPS subscribers

In a bid to provide further impetus to the National Pension System (NPS), the following provisions have been introduced in the Finance Bill 2017 laid down in the Parliament today:

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Tax changes for realty sector in Union Budget 2017: Key points to know

The Union Budget 2017 was largely geared towards rural growth, infrastructure, and poverty alleviation, with a huge impetus to affordable housing. The realty sector, however, also witnessed some changes on the tax front.

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Iran_Crack outfit hacks PTI Twitter handle! Account restored within minutes

In another major incidence of cyber security threat in the country, the Press Trust of India (PTI)'s Twitter account has been hacked, today.

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Budget gives impetus to farm sector with long-term clarity: Cofco Agri’s Samir Desai

The budget has given impetus to the rural agriculture sector without losing clarity by not falling into the trap of a short-term stimulus.

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Union Budget 2017: On behalf of 128 million old people across India Agewell Foundation thanks FM Arun Jaitley

The proposal for health linked smart card is a very useful initiative for Old People and will empower them in the most positive manner.

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‘Encouraging lower and middle class to invest in insurance, mutual funds, fixed deposits’

Government emphasising further on digital India and cyber security, this will help strengthen a transparent financial ecosystem, said President – Insurance, Tata AIG General Insurance.

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Union Budget 2017: Rs 350 crore hike in Sports Budget but a single mention in the speech would have been better!

After the sub-standard performance in the Rio Olympics in 2016 where India managed to win just 2 medals, Prime Minister Narendra Modi went out of his way to announce an eight-member task force to help the 'effective participa

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Union Budget 2017: Silent on Black money, Arun Jaitley wants to change ‘colour’ of money; here’s how

Union Budget 2017 is silent on the amount of Black money recovered until now after demonetisation.

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Union Budget 2017: Lalu Prasad Yadav trashes budget, calls PM Modi ‘twin brother’ of US President Donald Trump

As Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget 2017-18, today, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav denounced the Budget as 'bereft of substance and compared PM Modi with Donald Trump.

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Honda to launch new City on 14th February, price expected to be slightly higher

The new Honda City will feature changes to the exterior design along with addition of some new features in the cabin. Powertrain combinations though are expected to remain unchanged.

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Ex Railway Minister M Kharge on demise of Rail Budget: Big fish ate the small fish’

M Kharge criticised the government for insisting on presenting budget before elections so that they can lure voters. He also criticised the government's move to scrap the rail budget, presented separately for years.

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Well rounded budget addressing requirements of various segments in economy

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s Union budget 2017 will be remembered, not just for its date of presentation but its attempt to curb down the flow of black money from the economic ecosystem.

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Union Budget 2017 augurs well for real estate, affordable housing, infrastructure segment: Anshuman Magazine

Commenting on the Union Budget 2017 that was presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today, Anshuman Magazine, Chairman of India and South East Asia CBRE said, "Overall, the Union Budget 2017 augurs well for real estate, a

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Union Budget 2017: We will all help build a transparent and efficient future for our country, says Govind Rajan, CEO FreeCharge

Earlier today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the budget presented by his government for the year 2017-18 and claimed that it would lead the country towards development.

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Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, admirable interventions aimed at doubling farmer income

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana”, a dedicated irrigation fund, augmented access to crop insurance under the “Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana” are admirable interventions aimed at doubling farmer income, said Shilp

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Union Budget 2017: Anurag Avula said it is, ‘interesting to note is the government’s interest in start-ups’

Union Budget 2017: "We believe that the fresh moves made will cultivate the rising upsurge of tech and digital initiatives to further energise the GDP of our nation"- Anurag Avula

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Surendra Hiranandani says Union Budget 2017 is ‘reform oriented’

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today presented Union Budget 2017 and reacting to that Surendra Hiranandani, CMD, House of Hiranandani, called it as 'reform oriented budget' in which the expenditure was well directed towards ec

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Union Budget 2017: Ajith Mohan Karimpana rated Budget 6.5 on a scale of 10

Union Budget 2017: "However, given the strong emotions that the Demonetization exercise evoked from the country at large and impending implementation of GST, the government refrained from bringing in any pathbreaking changes

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Union Budget 2017: Reliance Mututal Fund CEO Sundeep Sikka ‘thankful to FM for recognising success of CPSE ETF FFO’

“We are thankful to the FM for recognising the success of CPSE ETF FFO, that got subscribed over 3 times and listed yesterday at higher price, in his speech today," said Sundeep Sikka.

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Union Budget 2017: The government has shown tremendous focus and has proved the naysayers wrong, says Rohit Gera, Managing Director, Gera Developments & VP, CREDAI – Pune Metro

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s Union budget 2017 will be remembered, not just for its date of presentation but its attempt to curb down the flow of black money from the economic ecosystem.

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Union Budget 2017: Full text of what FM Arun Jaitley’s speech on Indian Railways Budget

The Finance Minister brought a big cheer to railway passengers, when he announced that the service charge on booking of tickets through IRCTC will be removed.

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Union Budget 2017: Arun Jaitley’s speech leaves Bollywood disappointed

Bollywood and the entertainment industry at large was overlooked once again in the Union Budget.

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The government’s efforts to digitise India and promote digital payments should go a long way in boosting the country’s economic growth.

The Finance Minister might have missed out on a few topics of discussion in the Union budget and hence has received a mixed reaction for the same.

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Union Budget 2017: Aakash Chaudhry said, “Setting up National Testing Service is laudable”

Union Budget 2017: "Increase in the number of post graduate seats for medical sciences is a welcome move"- Aakash Chaudhry

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Union Budget 2017: Budget has has maintained the path of fiscal prudence, says Nilesh Shah, Managing Director, Kotak Mahindra

The Managing Director of Asset Management Company Ltd, Mr. Nilesh Shah has congratulated the government for maintaining the path of fiscal prudence.

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