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11 items that got cheaper

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Budget 2016 made provisions after which cost of these 11 items…

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Did Budget 2016 help India's Electronic Manufacturing?

Government has shown great intent in promoting the start-up ecosystem in India. With Government's a…

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Arun Jaitley on right trajectory, say experts

Experts lauded reducing rural distress and maximising returns for farmers. Richard van der Merwe, C…

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Budget of Small Things

I look at the budget purely from the lens of Consumption. To me consumption equals to development a…

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Here are 15 key reforms announced by FM to transform India

Here are 15 key reforms that Jaitley mentioned in his budget to turn his vision into a reality. 1. …

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This is a progressive and visionary budget: Prakash Javadekar

Union Budget gave priority to farmers and weaker sections, a much needed measure. "The budget is…

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Here’s what healthcare startup Practo found encouraging about the new Budget

The 2016-17 Union Budget was a budget for the poor, as the government aims to bring development to …

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When Arun Jaitley turned a poet!

During his budget speech, Jaitley explained how the NDA government overcame all odds and converted …

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Experts say 2016 budget could help entrepreneurs and tech sector

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has at last presented the Union Budget 2016 and while the budget hold…

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The Finance Minister ignored two vital areas in his big budget announcement

Even though many sectors were covered and ambitious plans and outlays were proposed, Jaitley did mi…

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Industrialists, economists laud FM, positive that India will take a leap forward

They lauded the finance minister for a pro-farmer budget, also leaving a multiplier effect on the e…

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Budget 2016 lacks on simplicity quotient but strengthens the financial system

There are all the right key words, in the Finance Minister’s 9 Point agenda in this budget. Focusin…

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It’s a good budget but what about the global economic downturn!

A reason why we saw him announce a slew of measures to make it more attractive, to be a farmer in I…

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Here’s Jaitley’s plan for a vibrant financial sector

Here are the key announcements he made to strengthen the financial sector Rs 25, 000 crore for reca…

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Jaitley yet again sets higher allocation for higher education, skill India

Yet again Jaitley emphasised on higher education and announced setting up of a higher education Fin…

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FM Jaitley outlines 9 pillars to transform India

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley outlines 9 main areas of focus in his third budget speech 2016-17. Sa…

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Budget 2016: FM Arun Jaitley outlines priorities, says India stood ground amid weak global environment

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, while presenting his Budget 2016-17, said India stood ground amid gl…

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Union Budget 2016: Need for Major Decisions

The Union Government is formulating the budget to be announced on February 29, 2016. The officials …

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Tomorrow's Budget presentation is my exam, says PM Modi on 'Mann Ki Baat'

"I have an exam tomorrow," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today referring to presentation of Gen…

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Here's what an IIM student feels the Budget should have, after he met a family in a village near Jhansi

As India gets ready for the Union Budget 2016 amidst all the chaos that has preceded the Parliament…

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An advice: Team Modi, focus on structural reforms if you don't want India to feel the global slowdown heat

Indian economy is not growing at the expected rate. The current rate of 7.4% GDP growth for Q2 of 2…

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With less than a day to go for Budget, here's what you should look out for in India's balance sheet

In zeroing down on the perfect budget (there being no such thing of course), the Government should …