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  • 01:32 | Deemed rental taxation relaxed for 1 yr for builders holding stock in trade, says KPMG
  • 01:27 | Deemed rental taxation relaxed for 1 yr for builders holding stock in trade, says KPMG
  • 01:24 | FIPB may be phased out by 2017-18. New FDI policy under consideration, says KPMG
  • 01:22 | Relaxation in tax incentive conditions could make housing more affordable, says KPMG
  • 01:21 | Cap on cash transaction over 3 lakhs to help increase bank deposit base, EY says
  • 01:19 | Increased purchasing power for aam janta to drive consumption, says EY
  • 01:17 | No Major Changes In Existing Indirect Taxes In Light Of GST Implementation, says EY
  • 01:18 | Simplified Tax Return Forms For Those Earning Salary Income Upto Rs 5 Lakh, Says EY
  • 12:58 | Net revenue loss in direct tax could be Rs 20,000 cr due to exemptions, says FM
  • 12:58 | Greater accountability on tax officers for errors of commission & omission, says FM
  • 12:56 | Not proposing many changes to indirect taxes given GST roll-out plan, says FM
  • 12:55 | GST implementation to bring more taxes to states & centre, says FM
  • 12:54 | CBEC will continue to strive to implement GST, says FM
  • 12:54 | GST council has finalised recommendations on all issues based on consensus, says FM
  • 12:53 | Substantial progress in ushering in GST regime, sys FM
  • 12:52 | To levy surcharge of 10% on income between Rs 50 lakh-1 crore, says FM
  • 12:52 | Tax foregone from deduction in tax rate at Rs 15,500 cr, says FM
  • 12:51 | 50% saving in income tax if 1 person is earning up to Rs 5 lakh, says FM
  • 12:50 | Govt trying to bring more people into tax net, says FM
  • 12:49 | For quick refund of tax returns time-frame reduced to 12 months, says FM
  • 12:48 | CBDT circular becomes null & void for FPIs, says FM
  • 12:47 | To exempt some FPIs from indirect transfer provisions, says FM
  • 12:46 | Political parties will need to file income tax returns, says FM
  • 12:45 | Propose to amend RBI Act for issue of electoral bonds for political funding, says FM
  • 12:43 | Propose transparency in political party funding, says FM
  • 12:43 | Exempt CVD, SAD on miniature POS & m-POS machines, says FM
  • 12:41 | No transaction over Rs 3 lakh will be permitted in cash, says FM
  • 12:40 | To cut presumptive turnover threshold for companies w/turnover up to Rs 2 cr to 6%, says FM
  • 12:39 | Basic customs duty on LNG cut to 2.5% from 5%, says FM
  • 12:40 | Propose to reduce tax for small cos with turnover of < Rs 50 cr to 25%, says FM
  • 12:36 | Not practical to remove MAT, says FM
  • 12:35 | Profit linked-deductions for start-ups reduced to 3 years out of 7 years, says FM
  • 12:34 | Holding period for land & building will be reduced to 2 yrs from 3 yrs, says FM
  • 12:33 | Instead of build-up area, carpet area will be counted for affordable housing, says FM
  • 12:30 | Thrust of tax proposals will be to stimulate growth, says FM
  • 12:30 | Net tax revenue growth at 17% for last 2 years, says FM
  • 12:29 | Post demonetisation deposits above Rs 80 lakh in Rs 1.48 lakh accounts, says FM
  • 12:28 | New Metro Rail Policy to be announced; will open up new job possibilities, says FM
  • 12:28 | Post demonetisation deposits between Rs 2-80 lakh made in 1.09 crore accounts, says FM
  • 12:27 | No of people showing income above Rs 50lk annually is only 1.72 lk people, says FM
  • 12:26 | Govt to set up dairy processing fund
  • 12:26 | India largely a tax non-compliant society, says FM
  • 12:25 | Govt to take steps to promote digital payments at petrol pumps, hospitals, says FM
  • 12:25 | FY18 revenue deficit pegged at 1.9% of GDP, says FM
  • 12:24 | Govt targetting Rs 2,500 cr digital transactions across platforms like UPI
  • 12:22 | Rev deficit at 2.1%, says FM
  • 12:22 | Tax-to-GDP ratio very low in India, says FM
  • 12:22 | Govt allocated Rs 10,000 cr for recapitalisation of PSU banks, says FM
  • 12:22 | Peg FY19 fiscal deficit at 3%, says FM
  • 12:21 | Peg fiscal deficit for 2017-18 at 3.2%, says FM
  • 12:21 | Govt allocated Rs 3.96 lakh cr for infrastructure, announces a new trade infrastructure export scheme, says FM
  • 12:20 | FRBM panel recommended fiscal deficit at 3% for next 3 years, says FM
  • 12:20 | Govt proposes to create integrated PSU oil major
  • 12:19 | FRBM Review Committee recommends debt to GDP ratio of 60% by 2023, says FM
  • 12:19 | Transport sector allocated Rs 2.41 lakh cr, says FM
  • 12:19 | Defence expenditure excluding pension at Rs 2.74 lakh cr, says FM
  • 12:18 | Govt to set-up new crude oil reserves
  • 12:18 | Total resources to be transferred to states & UTs estimated at Rs 4.11 Lk Cr, says FM
  • 12:17 | To rationalise number of tribunals, says FM
  • 12:17 | Considering new law to confiscate assets of economic offenders, says FM
  • 12:16 | Web-based pension distribution system for defence to be established, says FM
  • 12:15 | Propose to create an integrated oil major, says FM
  • 12:14 | Amend Negotiable Instruments Act to protect payees of dishonoured cheques, says FM
  • 12:13 | Propose to create a payment regulatory board at RBI, says FM
  • 12:13 | Panel on digital payment recommended reform in digital pay systems, says FM
  • 12:13 | To take steps to promote digital payments at petrol pumps & hospitals, says FM
  • 12:12 | Propose aim of Rs 2.44 lakh cr under Mudra scheme, says FM
  • 12:11 | Targeting 2,500 crore digital transactions across platforms like UPI, says FM
  • 12:11 | Govt will launch 2 new schemes to promote BHIM App, says FM
  • 12:10 | AadhaarPay will be launched shortly, says FM
  • 12:10 | Shift to digital platforms will benefit the common man, says FM
  • 12:09 | Propose revised mechanism for time-bound listing of PSUs, says FM
  • 12:09 | Double lending target of banks to Rs 2.44 lakh crore, says FM
  • 12:09 | Addl Allocation for recap Of PSU Banks Will Be Made If Needed, says FM
  • 12:08 | Will continue use of ETFs for divestment, says FM
  • 12:08 | Re-financing of housing loans to give impetus to real estate sector
  • 12:07 | IRCTC, IRCON & IRFC to be listed on stock exchanges, says FM
  • 12:07 | Rs 10,000 cr allocated for recapitalisation of PSU banks, says FM
  • 12:07 | Govt to take up second phase of solar power development for additional 20,000 MW, says FM
  • 12:06 | Propose to create integrated PSU oil major, says FM
  • 12:06 | National highway allocation at Rs 64,000 cr
  • 12:06 | Listing of CPSE will increase accountability, says FM
  • 12:05 | Atleast 25 stations re-development contracts will be awarded in 2017-18, says FM
  • 12:05 | Expert panel to help integrate spot & derivative commodity market, says FM
  • 12:05 | Announce a new trade infrastructure export scheme, says FM
  • 12:04 | Allocated Rs 3.96 lakh crore For infrastructure, says FM
  • 12:04 | FIPB to be abolished, roadmap in the next few months, says FM
  • 12:04 | Govt proposes to finish 1 cr houses by 2019 for those living in kachcha houses, says FM
  • 12:04 | Govt hiked allocation for women skill development to Rs 1.84 lakh cr in FY18, says FM
  • 12:03 | New FDI policy under consideration, says FM
  • 12:03 | Govt to set up 100 India-International skill centres, says FM
  • 12:02 | 5 special tourism zones to be set up in partnership with states
  • 12:02 | Proposals for electronics manufacturing received in last 2 yrs for Rs 1.26 lakh crore, says FM
  • 12:02 | Under Bharat Net, Optic fibre cable has been laid out In 1,55,000 km, says FM
  • 12:02 | Recent spectrum auctions have removed spectrum scarcity, says FM
  • 12:00 | To take up second phase of solar power development for additional 20,000 mw, says FM
  • 12:00 | Transport sector allocated Rs 2.41 lakh cr, says FM
  • 11:59 | Set-up new crude oil reserves, says FM
  • 11:59 | Bharat Net allocation at Rs 10,000 crore, says FM
  • 11:59 | 2000 km of coastal roads have been identified for development, says FM
  • 11:59 | New rules for pricing medical devices should benefit common man
  • 11:58 | AAI Act to be amended to enable monetisation of land, says FM
  • 11:58 | Cash less reservation have improved to 68% from 58%, says FM
  • 11:57 | National Highway allocation at Rs 64,000 crore, says FM
  • 11:56 | New Metro Rail policy to be announced; will open up new job possibilities, says FM
  • 11:56 | Service charges on e-tickets booked via IRCTC to be withdrawn, says FM
  • 11:55 | Railways to implement end-to-end solutions for some commodities, says FM
  • 11:55 | Propose to feed 7000 solar railway station in medium term, says FM
  • 11:55 | Railway Throughput to be enhanced by 10%, says FM
  • 11:55 | To commission 3,500 km of railway tracks in 2018, says FM
  • 11:54 | Unmanned level crossing in railways will be eliminated by 2020, says FM
  • 11:54 | Atleast 25 stations re-development contracts will be awarded in 2017-18, says FM
  • 11:54 | Centre to fund 55k cr out of 1.31 lk cr railway infra budget, says FM
  • 11:53 | Rail Sanraksha Fund will be created with corpus of 1lac crore for rail safety, says FM
  • 11:52 | Propose to invest Rs 1.31 lakh crore in railways in 2017-18, says FM
  • 11:52 | Total capital development outlay for Railway at 1.3 lk cr, says FM
  • 11:51 | Pilot project for Aadhar cards containing health details for senior citizens, says FM
  • 11:51 | Aadhaar-based smart cards to be introduced for senior citizens, says FM
  • 11:50 | Outcome-based monetary measures to SC, ST by NITI Aayog, says FM
  • 11:50 | Allocation to scheduled castes upped to Rs 52,393 crore, says FM
  • 11:49 | New rules regarding medical devices will be formulated; will attract investment in sector, will reduce cost of the devices, says FM
  • 11:49 | Govt committed to ensuring conducive labour environment, says FM
  • 11:48 | Will take legislative reforms to simplify labour laws in India, says FM
  • 11:48 | Propose to amend drug rules to ensure drugs available at reasonable prices, says FM
  • 11:48 | Govt committed to take structural reform in medical education, practice, says FM
  • 11:47 | 1.5 lakh health sub-centres to be transformed to health wellness centres, says FM
  • 11:47 | Will encourage reputed hospitals to start courses, says FM
  • 11:46 | Bank lending rates for housing loans coming down in wake of demonetisation, says FM
  • 11:45 | Affordable housing to be given infra status, says FM
  • 11:45 | Have hiked allocation for women skill development to Rs 1.84 lakh crore in FY18, says FM
  • 11:45 | Mahila Shakti Kendras will aim for Woman Empowerment, says FM
  • 11:44 | Mahila Shakti Kendra will be set up at village level; allocation Rs 500 crore, says FM
  • 11:43 | 5 special tourism zones to be set up in partnership with states, says FM
  • 11:43 | Will set up 100 India-international skill centres, says FM
  • 11:43 | Propose to set up national testing agency for entrance exam for higher education, says FM
  • 11:42 | Dairy Processing Infra Fund Will Be Created W/Corpus Of Rs 8,000 Cr In 3 Yrs
  • 11:41 | Total allocation for rural sector up by 24% AT 1,83000 cr, says FM
  • 11:41 | Allocation for rural, agri & allied ind at Rs 1.87 lakh crore, up 24% YoY, says FM
  • 11:41 | 19000 cr allotted for PM Rural road plan in FY18, says FM
  • 11:41 | Will undertake reforms in UGC to improve higher education, says FM
  • 11:41 | Will Achieve 100% Rural Electrification By May 1, 2018
  • 11:40 | Sanitation coverage in rural areas risen to 60% vs 42% earlier, says FM
  • 11:40 | On our way to achieve 100% Village electrification by 1st May 2018, says FM
  • 11:40 | Innovation fund for secondary education to be created, says FM
  • 11:39 | Rs 4,800 crore allocated under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana, says FM
  • 11:38 | Pace Of Construction Of Roads Has Increased To Rs 133 Km/Day In 2017
  • 11:34 | Modern law on contract farming to be prepared, says FM
  • 11:34 | Propose to integrate farmers to the agro-processing units, says FM
  • 11:33 | Will bring 1 crore households out of poverty by 2019, says FM
  • 11:32 | Coverage of national agriculture market will be expanded, says FM
  • 11:32 | Dairy processing infra fund will be created w/corpus of Rs 8,000 crore in 3 yrs, says FM
  • 11:32 | Long term irrigation fund set up in NABARD, additional corpus Rs 20,000 cr , says FM
  • 11:31 | Will support NABARD to digitise 63,000 primary agri co-ops, says FM
  • 11:31 | 5000 cr worth dedicated micro irrigation fund to be set up by NABARD, says FM
  • 11:31 | Will take steps to make sure farmers get better prices for harvest, says FM
  • 11:30 | Sowing farmers should feel secure against natural calamities, says FM
  • 11:30 | To up crop insurance coverage to 50% in FY19, says FM
  • 11:30 | Will ensure flow of adequate credit to under privileged areas, says FM
  • 11:29 | Govt committed to double farmer income in five years
  • 11:29 | Issuance of soil health cards has gathered momentum, says FM
  • 11:29 | Fasal Bima Yojana coverage will be increased to 40%, says FM
  • 11:28 | Agenda of Budget 2017-18 is transform, energize & tech India, says FM
  • 11:28 | Farmers will benefit from 60-day interest waiver announced by PM, says FM
  • 11:27 | Agriculture expected to grow at 4.1% in the current year, says FM
  • 11:27 | Target for agri credit fixed at Rs 10 lakh crore this year, says FM
  • 11:26 | Committed to double farmer income in five years, says FM
  • 11:26 | Propose to present Budget under 10 district themes, says FM
  • 11:26 | Agenda is to transform, energise & clean India, says FM
  • 11:25 | Railways will be the centre stage of government\'s fiscal policies, says FM
  • 11:25 | Have done away with planned & non-planned allocation, says FM
  • 11:25 | Merger of Rail & General Budget is a historic step, says FM
  • 11:25 | Budget has been advanced to enable parliament to avoid vote on account, says FM
  • 11:24 | Overall approach has been to spend more with fiscal prudence, FM
  • 11:24 | Looking to spend more on rural infrastructure and social spending, says FM
  • 11:22 | Surplus liquidity in the banking system will aid in lower cost of lending & credit growth, says FM
  • 11:22 | Overall approach in Budget has been to spend more in rural areas, says FM
  • 11:21 | Higher growth forecast based on policies, commitment to eco reforms, says FM
  • 11:21 | IMF pegs India growth at 7.2% in 2017, 7.7% in 2018, says FM
  • 11:21 | Pace of remonetisation has picked up, says FM
  • 11:20 | We are at an important point of growth & development, says FM
  • 11:20 | Impact of demonetisation not expected to spill over to next year, says FM
  • 11:19 | Drop in eco activity during remonetisation transient, says FM
  • 11:18 | Demonetisation seeks to make our GDP cleaner and bigger, says FM
  • 11:17 | FM: Passing of const amendment of GST, demonetisation tectonic policy shifts
  • 11:17 | Demonetisation a bold & decisive measure, says FM
  • 11:16 | FM: India seen as an engine of global growth
  • 11:16 | India has considerably improved its policies w.r.t trade & commerce, says FM
  • 11:16 | FM: CAD declined to 0.3% of GDP in H1 2016-17
  • 11:16 | Forex Reserves offer a comfortable cover for 12 months of imports, says FM
  • 11:15 | CPI is down from 6% in July to 3.4% in December, 2016, says FM
  • 11:15 | FM: India a bright spot in global eco landscape
  • 11:14 | FM: Monetary policy stance for US Fed a concern for emerging economies
  • 11:13 | IMF estimates world GDP will grow by 3.4% in 2017, says FM
  • 11:13 | FM: World economy faces a lot of uncertainty
  • 11:13 | FM: Focus will be on energising youth & create jobs
  • 11:13 | World economy faces a lot of uncertainty, says FM
  • 11:12 | FM: Will continue to uplift vulnerable sections of the society
  • 11:12 | Inflation has been controlled; have launched massive war on black money, says FM
  • 11:11 | FM: Mission to bring transformatory shift in governance during last 2.5 years
  • 11:11 | Finance Minister: Spring is a season of optimism
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