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Road, infrastructure cess on fuel proposed
New Delhi: The budget for 2018-19 has proposed a levy of road and infrastructure cess of Rs 8 per litre on petrol and high-speed diesel oil while abolishing an additional ..
India Inc hails 'populist' Budget, but says disappointed on tax front
New Delhi: India Inc on Thursday welcomed the Union Budget 2018-19 -- the last full budget of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley before the 2019 general elections -- and ..
'Hollow' budget, will lead to price rise: Congress
Thiruvananthapuram: The Congress' Kerala unit on Thursday described Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's last full budget as a "hollow one" which ..
Budget unveils mega health insurance, gives little to middle class
New Delhi: The government on Thursday announced the "world's largest" health insurance scheme for India's 50 crore poor in its last full budget before ..
Salaried class gets little relief despite Rs 40K deduction
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today provided little relief to salaried class as benefits under the proposed Rs 40,000 standard deduction will be neutralised ..
Union Budget 2018: Reactions
Union Budget is anti-poor and pro-capitalists. What happened to Modi's promise of 'achchey din' he had made before the Lok Sabha polls in 2014? ..
Union Budget 2018:Exemption on interest income for sr citizens hiked to Rs 50K
New Delhi: Announcing a series of benefits for senior citizens, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the exemption limit on income from interest for them has been ..
FM raises MUDRA lending target to Rs 3 lakh cr for FY'19
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today enhanced the lending target under the MUDRA Yojana, which funds the self-employed, to Rs 3 lakh crore for the 2018-19 ..
Rs 2.95 lakh crore allocated for defence budget for 2018-19
New Delhi: An outlay of Rs 2.95 lakh crore was today set aside for the defence budget for the next fiscal which is an increase of 7.81 per cent over last year's ..
Salaries of Prez, VP, Governors hiked
New Delhi: The salaries of the President and the Vice President have been increased to Rs 5 lakh and Rs 4 lakh per month respectively, in a rectification of an anomaly ..
Govt allocates Rs 5.97 lakh cr for infra spending in 2018-19
New Delhi: Terming infrastructure as growth driver of the economy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today announced an allocation of Rs 5.97 lakh crore for 2018-19 for ..
Budget development-friendly, will strengthen 'new India' vision: PM
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today termed the Union Budget for 2018-19 "development-friendly" and said it will strengthen the vision of a 'new ..
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