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Latest Articles in Budget 2018 19

Budget Reaction 2018: There Is Something For Everybody, Says Sunil Vachani, CMD, Dixon Technologies

In an exclusive interview with BW Businessworld, Sunil Vachani, CMD, Dixon Technologies, shares his views on the Budget introduced on February 1st. Edited excerpts

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Budget Reaction 2018: Clear Direction from the government, says Ratul Puri, Chairman of Hindustan Powerprojects

In an exclusive interview with BW Businessworld, Ratul Puri, Chairman of Hindustan Powerprojects Pvt. Ltd, shares his views on the Budget introduced on February 1st. Edited excerpts

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'Modicare' To Cost Rs 12,000 Cr Annually, May Be Launched On Aug 15 Or Oct 2

The mega healthcare plan announced in the Budget to provide 10-crore poor families with insurance cover against hospitalisation will cost up to Rs 12,000 crore annually and is likely to be launched on August 15 or October 2, officials said today.

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Uttarakhand Congress Terms Budget 'Directionless'

The opposition Congress in Uttarakhand today expressed disappointment over the Union Budget proposals presented in Parliament, saying they were "directionless and regressive".

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AYUSH Ministry allocation in Budget increased by 13 pc

The Union government today proposed in the Union Budget to increase the outlay for AYUSH Ministry by more than 13 percent to Rs 1,626.37 crore.

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Salaried Class Gets Little Relief Despite Rs 40K Deduction

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today provided little relief to salaried class as benefits under the proposed Rs 40,000 standard deduction will be neutralised to a large extent by inclusion of transport and medical allowances and 1 per cent hike in health and education cess.

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Budget 2018: Fellowships For 1,000 B.Tech Students, 24 New Medical Colleges

Fellowships for 1,000 top B.Tech students for pursuing a doctorate, 24 new medical colleges and a new funding mechanism for higher education institutes were among the key initiatives in the education sector announced in the 2018-19 budget.

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India On Course For 8 pc Plus Growth, Says Jaitley

India is firmly on course to achieving over 8 percent growth and becoming the world's 5th largest economy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today.

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10% Long-term Capital Gains Tax On Equities; Investors Jittery

After a gap of 18 years, the government today imposed a 10 percent tax on long-term capital gains made in the share market, with a view to curbing tax evasion.

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Budget Addresses "Real Things": AP Finance Minister

Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu today welcomed the Union Budget 2018-19 saying it "addressed the real things" with more focus on the rural economy and the agriculture sector.

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Budget 2018: Salaries Of President, Vice President, Governors Hiked

The salaries of the President and the Vice President have been increased to Rs 5 lakh and Rs 4 lakh per month respectively, in a rectification of an anomaly.

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Budget 2018: Arun Jaitley's Speech Shows Positive Impact On Sensex

Buying was led by capital goods, industrials, realty, banks, finance, auto and FMCG sectors. While, metal, consumer durables and telecom counters witnessed profit-booking.

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Budget 2018: What Does It Have For The Agricultural Sector?

The government will take steps to boost exports of agriculture commodities which have the potential of reaching USD 100 billion, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today.

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