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Market experts upbeat on Budget 2017, welcome pro-business measures and tax proposals

Analysts and market experts have welcomed the tax proposals in the Budget saying the slew of pro-business measures along with more inclusive taxation for individuals and small...

Feb 01, 2017 19:28 PM

Budget 2017: A quick glance at what's cheaper, what's costlier

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his budget speech said that the current fiscal proposal on excise and customs duties will not result in any major significant loss or gain to the...

Feb 01, 2017 18:49 PM

Budget fails to meet laid objective of better India: RSS-affiliate BMS

"Budget presented by the finance minister for the year 2017-2018 has failed to address the objective of Budget as declared by finance minister," BMS said in a statement after the...

Feb 01, 2017 18:47 PM

Budget 2017: Jaitley put political funding under scanner, cash donation to parties capped at Rs 2k; Sitaram Yechury calls it hogwash

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday proposed to restrict cash donations to political parties from individuals to Rs 2,000 and introduced an 'electoral bonds' scheme.

Feb 01, 2017 18:29 PM

Budget 2017: FM has bumpy start but smooth sail later

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan ruled in favour of Budget presentation on the scheduled date only, saying it was a constitutional obligation.

Feb 01, 2017 17:52 PM

Budget 2017: Jaitley gives impetus to job market, employment may rise by 5-10 per cent, say experts

The Union budget on Wednesday proposed to relax corporate taxation in small medium enterprises, which is also considered as the one of the largest employee-driven market from Tier ...

Feb 01, 2017 17:29 PM

PSU banks scrips up on govt's move to infuse Rs 10,000 crore in banking system

Union Bank of India jumped 4.34 per cent, Bank of Baroda rose 3.27 per cent, SBI went up 3.13 per cent and PNB gained 3.12 per cent on BSE.

Feb 01, 2017 16:06 PM

Budget 2017: Govt to frame new norms on medical devices to woo investments, make drugs cheaper

We propose to amend the Drugs and Cosmetic Rules to ensure availability of drugs at reasonable prices to ensure use of generic medicines, said FinMin in his budget speech

Feb 01, 2017 15:51 PM

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presents Union Budget

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will on Wednesday present his fourth and perhaps the most challenging Budget that may look to soften blow of currency ban with tax and other sops as...

Feb 01, 2017 12:33 PM

Stock market turns cautious amid budget announcement, Sensex registers early gains

Sensex pares early gains, investors turn cautious amid budget

Feb 01, 2017 12:28 PM