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General Budget 20018-19 :  Balancing populism with economics

General Budget 20018-19 : Balancing populism with economics

🕔19:43, 1.Feb 2018

The Budget is finally out and to put it simply, Mr. Jaitley did not disappoint. In fact, a majority of it was along expected lines. Most importantly, as promised, the governmentmanaged to do a commendable job of balancing economic populism

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Railways to use Rs 73,000 crore on safety: Goyal

Railways to use Rs 73,000 crore on safety: Goyal

🕔19:42, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  The railways will spend over Rs 73,000 crore on safety out of the Rs 1.48 lakh crore capital expenditure earmakred for it in 2018-19 union budget, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said on Thursday. Apart from the

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First Defence Production corridor to come up in TN: Sitharaman

First Defence Production corridor to come up in TN: Sitharaman

🕔19:41, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said the government’s announcement of creating defence manufacturing corridors will give a “big boost” to defence production and has paved the way for setting up the first Defence Production Corridor

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General Budget 20018-19 : Airport capacity to be expanded five-fold

General Budget 20018-19 : Airport capacity to be expanded five-fold

🕔19:40, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday proposed to expand the country’s airport capacity by more than five times to handle a billion trips a year under a new “NABH Nirman” initiative. According to Jaitley, the balance

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General Budget 20018-19 : No extra paisa for Environment, slash in pollution abatement fund

General Budget 20018-19 : No extra paisa for Environment, slash in pollution abatement fund

🕔19:39, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1 Even as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley raised concerns over rising air pollution in his Budget speech, not a single extra paisa was granted to the Union Environment Ministry for this fiscal, while the funds for pollution abatement

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General Budget 20018-19 : Civil aviation’s budgetary allocation increased to over Rs 6,000 crore

General Budget 20018-19 : Civil aviation’s budgetary allocation increased to over Rs 6,000 crore

🕔19:38, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday proposed to allocate Rs 6,602.86 crore to the Ministry of Civil Aviation for fiscal 2018-19. The government had allocated Rs 2,702 crore to the ministry for the financial year 2017-18.

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General Budget 20018-19 : Equities close lower on Budget day on volatility infused by LTCG tax

General Budget 20018-19 : Equities close lower on Budget day on volatility infused by LTCG tax

🕔19:36, 1.Feb 2018

Mumbai, Feb 1  Wiping off initial gains, the key Indian equity indices closed trade on a lower note on Thursday as the re-introduction of long-term capital gains (LTCG) tax for investing in equities infused volatility in the market. In his

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General Budget 20018-19 : India committed to ‘Festival of Honesty’

General Budget 20018-19 : India committed to ‘Festival of Honesty’

🕔19:35, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday made a veiled attack on the Congress in his Budget speech, saying that India was facing “policy paralysis and corruption” when the NDA assumed office and now the situation has reversed

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General Budget 20018-19 : NHAI to turn road assets into SPVs: Jaitley

General Budget 20018-19 : NHAI to turn road assets into SPVs: Jaitley

🕔19:30, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) will consider organising its road assets into Special Purpose Vehicles to raise equity from the markets for its mature road assets.

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General Budget 20018-19 : India to become $5 trillion economy soon

General Budget 20018-19 : India to become $5 trillion economy soon

🕔11:56, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said India is poised to become $5 trillion economy soon from $2.5 trillion now. “We are now a $ 2.5 trillion economy, and we are firmly on path to achieve

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General Budget 20018-19 :  Focus on agriculture, MSP to be 1.5 times of cost

General Budget 20018-19 : Focus on agriculture, MSP to be 1.5 times of cost

🕔11:45, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  In line with the expected thrust on the farm sector in Budget 2018-19, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced that the minimum support price (MSP) for all agriculture produce would be fixed at a level

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