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Ease of doing business, ease of living should apply to farmers too, says finance minister

New Delhi, July 6 -- Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday expanded the scope of ease of doing business to rural enterprises and recognised entrepreneurs making legitimate profits as nation's ... Read More


'EXPECT 8% GROWTH FROM THIS YEAR'

New Delhi, July 6 -- Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented her and the 17th Lok Sabha's first budget. In doing so, she broke a significant glass ceiling as it makes her the first full-ti... Read More


Relaxation in regulations to encourage foreign investments, consolidate gains

New Delhi, July 6 -- The budget on Friday proposed to permit 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) in insurance intermediaries like brokers, advisers and web aggregators, promised to ease local sourcin... Read More


'Budget creates political direction for aspirational India': Arun Jaitley

India, July 6 -- Former finance minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the budget has created a political direction for an "aspirational India" and it ensures that economically weaker sections get the... Read More


'A tap for every home,' Arun Jaitley analyses Sitharaman's budget 2019

India, July 6 -- Former finance minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the budget has created a political direction for an "aspirational India" and it ensures that economically weaker sections get the... Read More


Govt says growth to rebound, but challenges still on horizon

New Delhi, July 5 -- Private investment is the essential ingredient to grow India into a $5 trillion economy by 2024-25, the Economic Survey for 2018-19 said, calculating that the economy would have t... Read More


Economic Survey projects growth at 7% for 2019-20

New Delhi, July 5 -- The government has projected India's real gross domestic product (GDP) growth for the year 2019-20 at 7 per cent on the back of anticipated pickup in the growth of investment and ... Read More


Economic Survey projects growth at 7% for 2019-20

New Delhi, July 5 -- The government has projected India's real gross domestic product (GDP) growth for the year 2019-20 at 7 per cent on the back of anticipated pickup in the growth of investment and ... Read More


Economic Survey projects growth at 7% for 2019-20

New Delhi, July 5 -- The government has projected India's real gross domestic product (GDP) growth for the year 2019-20 at 7 per cent on the back of anticipated pickup in the growth of investment and ... Read More


Economic Survey projects growth at 7% for 2019-20

New Delhi, July 5 -- The government has projected India's real gross domestic product (GDP) growth for the year 2019-20 at 7 per cent on the back of anticipated pickup in the growth of investment and ... Read More