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Budget 2018: Centre Earmarks Rs 10 Bn for Fixing Delhi-Ncr's Pollution Woes

Budget 2018 The severity of Delhi's air pollution woes has earned the issue a place in the Centre's allocations in Budget 2018. According to reports, an amount of Rs 10 billion (1,000 crore) will be...

Dimple Shah Jan 25, 2018
Budget 2018: After Record Growth, India's Renewables Progress is Slipping

Budget 2018 In line with its climate-change commitments and domestic pollution concerns, India has one of the world’s largest programmes to expand renewables–a tripling of capacity over the next five...

Dimple Shah Jan 25, 2018
Budget 2018: Steps to Stimulate the Manufacturing Sector

Budget 2018 India’s recent jump of 30 positions on the ease of doing business ranking by the World Bank is definitely a welcome trend. But still much has to be done; further cut in red tape, taking up...

Dimple Shah Jan 24, 2018
Union Budget 2018: Impact on Smartphones in India

Budget 2018 The entire nation has their eyes set on the fifth and last full-fledged Union Budget in Narendra Modi’s government to be presented in Lok Sabha. This Union Budget will be presented on...

Dimple Shah Jan 24, 2018
Budget 2018 Must Address These Key Issues to Boost Investment in Infra

Budget 2018 As India's Finance Minister is days away from presenting Budget 2018, there are two key issues that he must address to boost investment and growth in the country. They are: Non-tax...

Dimple Shah Jan 24, 2018
Budget 2018: Animal Rights Body Wants Funds for Cow Shelters, Grazing Land

Budget 2018 With the Union Budget 2018 just days away, an animal rights body has asked the government to allocate funds for a host of animal issues, including for maintenance of gaushalas and...

Dimple Shah Jan 24, 2018
Budget 2018: Eyes on Arun Jaitley's Announcements for Rural Sector

Budget 2018 As Finance Minister Arun Jaitley gets down to deliver his fifth annual Budget for the 2018-19 financial year, all eyes will be on his announcements for the rural sector which is going...

Dimple Shah Jan 24, 2018
Budget 2018: Fear of Outright Populism Overdone, Say Analysts

Budget 2018 The current market rally a month before the Budget proposals are announced on February 1 is the best in over a decade, with the S&P BSE Sensex and the Nifty50 indices gaining over six per...

Dimple Shah Jan 24, 2018
Budget 2018: Rs 30 Bn for 1.2 MN Cctvs in All 11,000 Trains, 8,500 Stations

Budget 2018 In its endeavour to provide a safe and secure travel experience to passengers, India Railways is pitching for the procurement of about 1.2 million CCTV cameras to ensure state-of-the-art...

Dimple Shah Jan 23, 2018
Budget 2018: Oil Ministry Seeks Cut in Excise Duty on Petrol, Diesel

Budget 2018 India's oil ministry is pushing for a cut in excise duty on petrol and diesel in the upcoming 2018/19 budget to cushion the impact of rising oil prices on its vast consumer base, two oil...

Dimple Shah Jan 23, 2018
Budget 2018: Fiscal Deficit Number to Be Close to Target of 3.2% of Gdp

Budget 2018 When Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presents the 2018-19 Union Budget on February 1, he may announce a fiscal deficit number for 2017-18 quite close to the target of 3.2 per cent of gross...

Dimple Shah Jan 23, 2018
Budget 2018: Disinvestment Dept Asked to Bring Rs 1 Trillion Before March

Budget 2018 The disinvestment department has been told to bring a sum of Rs 1 trillion to the Budget table for FY18. Fresh from the success of crossing the annual disinvestment target for the first...

Dimple Shah Jan 23, 2018
Budget 2018 to Bring Income Tax Cheer? Here's Why This Ey Survey Thinks So

Budget 2018 The government is likely to tweak income tax slabs and rates in Budget 2018-19 to bring down the burden on individuals, while there is unlikely to be any change in the current taxation of...

Dimple Shah Jan 21, 2018
Budget 2018: Reeling Under Dwindling Exports, Aepc Seeks Several Relief

Budget 2018 Reeling from a continued fall in export growth and marginal refunds on the goods and services tax (GST), the Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) has written to the government, seeking...

Dimple Shah Jan 21, 2018
Financial Plan Presumably Not Going to Be Populist: India Ratings

Budget 2018 India Ratings and Research on Thursday projected the country's economic growth to improve to 7.1 per cent next financial year from 6.5 per cent this year, buoyed by robust consumer demand...

Dimple Shah Jan 19, 2018
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