This is the right time to take pragmatic steps to address fault lines in India’s agricultural and farming sector.
Sitharaman is likely to retain allocations made to ministries and departments in her maiden Budget.
The government is looking at re-introducing an estate tax on inherited property and illiquid assets after 35 years.
Modi's poll promise of doubling farmers' income by 2022 contributed to his massive victory in 2014.
PM used one budget after another to eventually Modi-fy a scheme that he critiqued before he came to power.
Jaitley set the fiscal deficit at 3.2% during 2017-18 Budget & promised to bring it down to 3% in 2018-19.
Jaitley recognised the importance of the sector's health to the overall health of the economy.
With just days to go before Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announces her (and NDA 2.0's) first Union Budget, corner of...
The pre-Budget survey 2019-20 conducted by KPMG (India) included responses from 226 respondents spanning across industries. ...
Batting for a single registration process pan-India, CII said building on the milestones of the past two years, it is time to...
India is the fastest-growing trillion-dollar economy and the 6th-largest with a nominal GDP of $2.61 tn.
The 1991 Budget speech by then FM Manmohan Singh was pathbreaking in more ways than one.
The first half of last five years saw the railways struggling with burgeoning staff and pension costs.
The government is expected to initiate measures in the upcoming budget to support domestic growth momentum.
The first term of Modi government was a mixed bag for India Inc comprised of some surprises and reliefs.
Budget 2018 was one of give and take – but it was more take than give, especially for the taxpayer.
Nehru called his Budget "pedestrian" as it was merely a continuation of the path taken by Krishnamachari.
The ones that stand out for their uniqueness draw fitting tags unto themselves.
Here's looking back at the interim budget's schemes and sops for taxpayers, farmers and informal sector workers.
The budgets Jaitley presented shared a common theme — they taxed the rich to hand sops to the middle class.
Goyal's budget had proposed tax breaks for the middle class, besides a host of sops for farmers and millions of informal sect...
James Wilson was also behind the introduction of the income tax act, a move that led to much controversy.
The Budget 2019 must pay heed to suggestions made by various committees in the past on tax laws.
Besides, if the government goes for another consolidation like Bank of Baroda, the three-way merger would also require additi...
Economists have underlined the need for bringing IBC-type framework for NBFC sector.
Nasscom, the industry body for $177 billion IT-BPM sector, said it has submitted an “extensive” recommendations document with...
In a pre-budget meeting with Finance Minister, the sector stakeholders asked the govt to look at creating model schools on cl...
Infrastructure sector in favour of tax-free bonds to boost investment.
Other suggestions were to contain the rising cost of infrastructure projects and rationalisation of various levies in infrast...
A Finance Ministry statement also said that capital infusion in PSBs and a separate bond exchange were among the other issues...
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