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Latest Articles in Budget 2016 17

Wishlist For Union Budget ’16

Panellists at BW Businessworld’s pre-Budget roundtable stress on the need for the government to take steps to accelerate economic growth and boost healthcare

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Startups Need Easy Exit Terms

Budget is an opportunity for the government to act proactively and take some concrete actions to propel the growth in the startup ecosystem

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Budget Expectations Of Indian Chemicals Industry

To help the industry, and impact on its already low margins, import duty on key petrochemical feed-stock like Naphtha, Ethane, Propane and Reformate needs to be rationalised

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Building Foundation For 'Make In India'

In nutshell, a lot is riding on infrastructure sector and the Union Budget 2016 can be expected to have a larger focus on the same.

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Expectations Of Startups

Some regulations are like old cobwebs - relics of a bygone era that are no longer relevant in a digital age. Killing regulation that have passed their expiry date also drives improved productivity and efficiency.

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What Is PE Industry Expecting From Union Budget 2016?

There has been a constant debate on classification of income into capital gains and business income, which has consequently led to numerous litigation

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Food Ministry Seeks $14 Billion In Subsidies

There's an outstanding food subsidy bill amounting to about 560 billion rupees that still has to be settled by the finance ministry

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Insurance Industry Needs Tax Incentives To Grow

As the insurance industry is one of the major sources of long-term funds, some pro-active steps from the government in the form of tax exemptions can help in increasing insurance penetration

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Farmers Deep In Debt, Seek Subsidies, Help With Insurance

More than half India's farming households are in debt, owing banks and moneylenders hundreds of millions of rupees, despite numerous loan write-offs by successive governments

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Budget Expectations Of General Insurance Industry

Investors must feel assured that there is certainty in tax and business laws so that they know in advance what they are getting into

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An Opportunity To Transform Life Insurance Industry

Government is in a great position to ensure that these recommendations don't just stay on paper, but actually see the light of the day.

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Budget Expectations: Include Mutual Funds As Part Of Jan Dhan Yojna

With the Government taking steps towards financial inclusion with its Jan Dhan Yojna, we feel that there is a strong case for making MFs a part of this programme to help increase the reach of the common man to the capital markets.

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Market Continues To Falter, Sensex Dives 241 Points

Uncertainty surrounding Budget announcements on February 29 and the futures and options expiry coming up tomorrow kept investors skittish

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To Power Up Growth, FM Arun Jaitley Must Revive Investments: CII

The industry body said Budget should announce some bold steps to address the issue of non-performing assets (NPAs) in the banking system. As of September 2015, NPAs constituted over 5 per cent of banks’ total advances.

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Budget Expectations Of General Insurance Industry

Introducing Income Tax (IT) exemption for premium paid for home insurance and introduction of compulsory home insurance for a minimum basic sum insured

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