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Mon, Mar 05 2018. 11 05 AM IST

Parliament highlights: Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned amid ruckus over PNB fraud

Parliament’s budget session reconvened today with both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha witnessing disruptions after the opposition protests against the Modi govt over PNB fraud and other issues. Here are the main highlights

Fri, Feb 23 2018. 05 35 AM IST

How Union Budget 2018 impacts individual taxpayers

Budget 2018 adopts a pragmatic approach by providing some income tax relief to salaried taxpayers, senior citizens, and SMEs

Wed, Feb 14 2018. 01 09 PM IST

With eyes on elections, Narendra Modi lets India’s subsidy bill surge

In the Union budget, the Narendra Modi govt relaxed its deficit target for the fiscal, and said it would aim for a fiscal gap of 3.3%of GDP next year rather than its earlier 3% goal

Sat, Feb 10 2018. 12 33 AM IST

Jaitley clarifies on cost parameter to calculate MSPs to be paid to farmers

The finance minister’s clarification that the government will use the A2+FL measure to determine MSPs for crops is likely to disappoint farmer organizations

Wed, Feb 07 2018. 01 25 AM IST

What does tax data say about long-term capital gains?

Individuals and companies account for the bulk of long-term capital gains declared, shows a ‘Mint’ analysis of income tax data

Wed, Feb 07 2018. 12 54 AM IST

Budget 2018: Challenge is to implement healthcare scheme without leakages, says Ajay Narayan Jha

Ajay Narayan Jha, expenditure secretary, on the spending targets of public enterprises, expenditure on the proposed mega healthcare scheme and minimum support price

Wed, Feb 07 2018. 12 51 AM IST

Budget 2018: We need to skill 500 million people, says Ramesh Abhishek

Ramesh Abhishek, secretary, DIPP on start-ups, tax policies for start-ups and the government’s Make in India scheme

Wed, Feb 07 2018. 12 43 AM IST

Budget 2018: Why shouldn’t we tax a class that is investing in markets, says Hasmukh Adhia

Finance secretary Hasmukh Adhia on some of the important tax proposals in the budget 2018 and the implementation of the goods and services tax

Wed, Feb 07 2018. 12 37 AM IST

Budget 2018: Fiscal deficit will be close to 3% in FY20, Subhash Chandra Garg

Subhash Chandra Garg, secretary, department of economic affairs, on the fiscal deficit targets set in the budget 2018, govt’s plan to tackle cryptocurrencies and solving the bad debt problem in the MSME sector

Wed, Feb 07 2018. 12 31 AM IST

Budget 2018: LTCG tax is definitely not a big issue, says Neeraj Gupta

Disinvestment secretary Neeraj Gupta on the impact of long term capital gains (LTCG) tax on the stock market, strategic disinvestment of Air India as well as the disinvestment target for 2018-19

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