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Latest Articles in Budget 2016 17

Road Connectivity Gets Boost In Budget

Nearly 85 per cent of the stalled road projects have been put back on track: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

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Cars, Air Travel, Movies & Eating Out To Be Costlier

Continuing the trend set by his predecessors, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley came down heavily on smokers and tobacco consumers by imposing up to 15 per cent excise duty on all tobacco products.

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Budget Is Pro-village, Pro-poor, Pro-farmers, says Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister says a special attention has been paid to agriculture, village infrastructure, healthcare, employment generation and Dalit entrepreneurship

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Air India To Receive Rs 1,713 Crore

The Government-run carrier has been allocated Rs 1,713 crore as part of the Rs 30,0231 crore financial bailout package.

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Aviation Sector Sees Some Relief In Union Budget 2016-17

The Union Budget 2016-17 has mentioned that the government is looking to develop 160 non-functional airports and 10 defunct airstrips with state governments

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Why Opposition's Task Has Been Made A Bit Tougher

In coming out with a Budget with focus on a distressed rural India, the Modi government has sought to dispel the notion that it’s anti-farmer and anti-poor

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Can Jaitley's Transformative Budget Be Catalyst For Economy?

Increased spending on roads and railways will make up for the inadequacy of private investment, the finance minister emphasised

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Key Takeaways For Agricultural Sector

FM announces nominal premium and highest ever compensation in case of crop loss under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

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FDI Norms Relaxed In Insurance, Pension, ARCs, Stock Exchanges

Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) will be allowed up to 100 per cent of each tranche in securities receipts issued by ARCs subject to sectoral caps: FM

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Centre To Provide Rs 1 Lakh Per Family Health Cover

Senior citizens, who are 60 years of age and above, an additional top-up package up to Rs 30,000 will be provided

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Budget Shifts Strategy From India Inc To Rural India

The change in direction of corporate tax rates has begun with a small cut in direct tax rate to 29 per cent from 30 per cent

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Budget To Boost Affordable Housing

For small taxpayers, the Finance Minister has proposed to increase the limit of deduction of rent paid under section 80GG from Rs 24,000 per annum to Rs 60,000 to provide relief to those who live in rented houses

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Budget Has Failed To Create Stimulus For Job Generation: Congress

Congress on Monday criticised the Union budget saying it has failed to create an 'immediate stimulus' to address challenges of employment generation and agriculture sector

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FM Jaitley Removes DDT Barrier On REITs

Shares of developers such as Puravankara Projects and Sobha were trading with gains after the announcement. Puravankara was up 1 per cent at Rs 45.05, Sobha rose 2.85 per cent and was trading at Rs 238, but Prestige Projects was down 3.07 per cent at Rs 150

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Budget Again Disappoints On Larger Schemes For Healthcare Sector

The Union Budget 2016-17 has again disappointed the healthcare sector on the larger schemes such as National Health Mission and universal coverage

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