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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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