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Latest Articles in Budget 2016 17

Budget 2016 Mixed Bag For Indian Automobile Industry: SIAM

Introduction of service tax on passenger transport will have a dampening effect, says Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers

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Gold And Jewellery Industry Disappointed At Budget Specifics

Not only was no relief forthcoming on either front, but an additional burden in the form of a 1 per cent excise duty on domestic jewellery manufacturers was announced

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How Was Budget 2016? Post-Budget Reactions From Industry Leaders

Jaitley's third budget marked a strategic shift by addressing rural distress in a country of 1.3 billion, where two-fifths of families rely on farming and are reeling from two years of drought

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Budget Impact On Real Estate: Some Positives, But Industry Wants More

This budget is like a string of pearls tying all key initiatives announced in the last two years into a pragmatic, no-hype budget

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Jewellers To Hold Strike In Protest Against Gold Tax

Jewellery sales in India have fallen in the last two months due to higher gold prices and as consumers delayed purchases hoping for a cut in import duty

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Record Farm Funding, Up 84%; Crises Also Record-Breaking

Jaitley’s budget has nine pillars: Agriculture, rural development, health, education and jobs, infrastructure, financial reforms, governance and ease of doing business, prudent fiscal management, and tax-administration reforms.

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Fading Optimism After Political Budget

The C-Voter poll shows there has been a sharp decline in the ‘well-being’ perception of middle class Indians after the latest Budget

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Budget 2016 | Govt Proposes Tax Relief To Foreign Firms For Local Oil Sales

India on Monday proposed to give income tax exemption to foreign companies for storing and selling oil to local refiners, a move that could spur interest from global oil producers in leasing the country's strategic petroleum reserve facilities.

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Government Aims To Cut Defence Imports, Hold Spending Steady

Major global defence companies have been circling over the Indian market, buoyed by the military's modernisation plans worth more than $100 billion

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Politics Of Policy | A Demand For Demand

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is banking on growth but there is not a lot of optimism about reviving consumer demand

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Union Budget 2016 | A Mixed Bag For The Tech Sector

The Union Budget 2016, presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday has led to mixed reactions from the IT and tech-enabled sector

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There's More To Bank Clean-up Than Re-cap Funds

Government will unveil a roadmap for consolidation of public sector banks which are expected to get an infusion of Rs 25,000 crore next fiscal, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday

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RSS Arm Joins Oppn Ranks, Flays Union Budget

The Opposition may be having a tough time critiquing Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s third Union Budget, which focuses on a distressed rural economy, but it has drawn flak from the RSS’s labour union, the Bharatiya Mazdoor Union

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Tax Incentives Welcome, But More Measures Needed, Say Startups

The startup community reacted positively to the tax incentives announced in the Budget, but feels the government has not done enough to address their near-term concerns

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Budget Day | Sensex Down For 8th Time In 10 Years

With a fall of over 150 points in benchmark Sensex on the Budget Day on Monday, this is the eighth time in last 10 years that the markets have suffered losses on the most important listed economic event of the year

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