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Budget 2018

Budget 2018: All eyes on Jaitley’s briefcase; here is what to expect

The last full-fledged budget of the Narendra Modi-led government and the first one after GST rollout is much anticipated. With the day finally arriving today, speculation about Union Budget 2018 is rife across the country. Various sectors such as e-commerce, health, agriculture, education, Information Technology (IT), and manufacturing among others expect major policy initiatives which will drive growth and support development and expansion.Here are a few sectors which

India has to grow faster, running against time: Jaitley

India has to grow faster, running against time:

Arun Jaitley got annoyed over question on bullet train

Arun Jaitley got annoyed over question on bullet train..Know why?

Union Finance Minister Arun Jailtely was seen annoyed on Sunday. A man interrupted him by putting a tizzy question during an event.A man in a audience stood up and asked to Arun Jaitely “what is a bullet train called in Hindi?”He said ‘Arun-ji, bullet train ko Hindi mein kya kehte hain?(What is a bullet train called

Modi’s meeting on slowdown of economy postponed

Modi’s meeting on slowdown of economy postponed

Modi’s meeting postponed: A meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with officials of Finance Ministry and other officials to assess the situation of economy has been postponed. The meeting has been postponed by a few days, official sources said.No new dates have been proposed as yet. The PM was to meet finance Minister Arun Jaitley,

Modi government to increase minimum wage of employees

Modi government to increase minimum wage of employees

The central government is going to increase the minimum income of central employees very soon. On one hand, the government is giving a gift by increasing the salaries of employees, on the other hand, the government has decided that these employees will not be given the facility of arrears.Earlier this month, it was reported that the

CM PB okays land allotment for horticulture institute

CM PB okays land allotment for horticulture institute

For all the Latest news download Daily Post app:- For Android For IOS Captain Amrinder okays land allotment for centrally funded horticulture institute. The Captain Amarinder led Punjab Government gave in-principle approval for allotment of about 10 acres of land in village Dhaulkalan in District Amritsar to set up the centrally-sponsored Post Graduate Institute of

GST rate finder App

Centre has launched an app – GST Rates Finder to verify the accurate Tax rate

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Yesterday launched the app in New Delhi,To easy paying of taxes. This app will empower the taxpayers and every citizen of the nation, to ascertain the correct GST rate on goods and services.GST Rates Finder to verify the accurate tax rate on commodity and services under the Goods and Services Tax

Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley says,States making announcements must generate funds from own resources:Farm loan waiver

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that states which were keen on farm loan waiver ‘must generate funds from their own resources’, reported news agency PTI. Jaitley’s comment comes after Maharashtra government announced a total loan waiver for farmers in the state.According to estimates, the Maharashtra government will have to provide Rs 1.14 lakh crore to waive

Another deadly hit farmers Modi government GST bill

Another deadly hit for farmers from Modi government

Another deadly hit farmers Modi government GST bill. From July 1, the GST (Goods and Services Tax) can be heavy on farmers. This will increase the cost of insecticides and fertilizers. Some pesticides and medicines will be in range from 5 to 18 percent, and about 12 percent on fertilizers will be final in GST.Fertilizers

GST on gold fixed at 3%, industry welcomes lower tax rate

GST on gold fixed at 3%, industry welcomes lower tax rate

GST on gold fixed at 3%, industry welcomes lower tax rate. The GST Council today fixed the rate of tax on gold at 3%, ET Now reported citing unidentified sources. The rate of tax is lower than the lowest slab of 5% under the new GST regime to be implemented from July 1, and is closer

Petrol pumps, accept card payment till Friday

Buying petrol, insurance via digital mode to be cheaper: FM

New Delhi: In bid to promote less-casheconomy, the government today announced discount on an array of services from buying petrol to insurance and railway tickets through the digital mode and waived service tax on card transactions of up to Rs 2,000. A discount of 0.75 per cent will be offered on purchase of petrol and