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Latest Articles in Union Budget 2017 18

Payments Industry Hails Budget Sops, Cap On Cash Withdrawals

The payments industry has hailed Budget proposals to cap cash transactions at Rs 3 lakh and reduce the levies on digital payment equipment, saying the moves will fasten the less-cash drive

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Analysts Hail Tax Certainty In Budget, Rue High Corp Tax Rates

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 firms, will go a long way in boosting consumption which in turn will help the economy grow faster

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Market Men Heave Sigh Of Relief As Capital Gains Tax Untouched

With tax on long term capital gains (LTCG) on equities left untouched by the Government, experts on welcomed the Budget, saying this decision will calm the stock market nerves and boost investor participation

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Sensex Closes 486 Points Up After Union Budget 2017-18 Cheers Investors

The Union Budget 2017-18 provided the feel-good factor as the Sensex on Wednesday leaped close to 486 points to close at an over 3-month high of 28,142, with financial and realty stocks powering the momentum

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Government Raises Farm Credit Target; Funds For Irrigation And Dairy

Aiming to double farmers' income by 2022, the government on Wednesday increased agri-credit target by 11 per cent to Rs 10 lakh crore for next fiscal and announced two dedicated funds with a corpus of Rs 13,000 crore to promote micro irrigation and dairy processing

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Subsidy Bill Up Over 3% At Rs 2.4 Lakh Crore In 2017-18

Subsidies on food, fertiliser and petroleum have been pegged higher by over 3 per cent to more than Rs 2.4 lakh crore for 2017-18

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Budget Is Growth Oriented, Adheres To Fiscal Prudence: Suresh Prabhu

A new era has begun by not only adhering to fiscal prudence but also bringing social equity at the same time, Prabhu said after the presentation of the General Budget by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

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Anand Mahindra Says Budget Signals New Mindset Of Govt

Anand Mahindra welcomes the Budget proposals on cleaning-up political funding and abolition of the FIPB as "big signals" of the government's mindset illustrating its determination to shed legacy and step firmly into the future

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Cash Donation To Parties Capped At Rs 2,000, Poll Bonds Proposed

In order to cleanse the political funding system and check black money, 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

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Union Budget 2017 Puts Thrust On Digital India

It is reflective of the fact that the Indian IT industry has become more mature and does not need sops to continue its growth trend

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Budget 2017-18 | Only 76 Lakh Indians Showed Income Of Over Rs 5 Lakh

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday placed before Parliament some revealing data indicating that India's direct tax collection is not commensurate with the income and consumption pattern of the economy

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Sensex Rises 1.5 Per Cent After FM Jaitley Unveils Budget For Recovery

Shares rose 1.5 per cent on Wednesday after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley unveiled a budget with a range of incentives for companies and geared towards boosting infrastructure and developing the rural economy

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'Quality Education Will Energise Our Youth'

The 'E' of TEC India aims to "Energise various sections of societies especially the youth and the vulnerable and enable them to unleash their true potential"

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PM Modi Terms Budget As 'Futuristic'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday described the Budget as 'futuristic' with an aim on fulfilling the "dreams" of every section, including the poor, the farmers and the under-privileged while focussing on job creation, transparency, urban rejuvenation and rural development

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A Bold Move To Expand Infrastructure Investment

Budget is thoughtfully crafted. Reduction of income tax though by a small amount at the lowest income segment and will pave way for boosting demands for basic goods

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