Sunday, Mar 01, 2015
BSE Sensex, NSE Nifty gain after FM Arun Jaitley’s Budget 2015 focuses on growth, investment

BSE Sensex, NSE Nifty gain after FM Arun Jaitley’s Budget 2015 focuses on growth, investment

BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty rose in volatile trading sessions on Saturday after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley delivered Union Budget 2015...

Budget 2015 raises tax deduction limit to Rs 4.44 lakh for Income Tax payer
Budget 2015 raises tax deduction limit to Rs 4.44 lakh for Income Tax payer

The overall deduction limit under personal income tax has gone...

Union Budget 2015: A tightrope walk for FM Arun Jaitley
Union Budget 2015: A tightrope walk for FM Arun Jaitley

As finance minister Arun Jaitley presents his first full-year budget today...

Petrol, diesel prices hiked by over Rs 3/litre each
Petrol, diesel prices hiked by over Rs 3/litre each

Petrol price had been cut on ten occasions since August 2014 and diesel six times since October 2014.

Economic Survey: Economic growth in India to top 8.5 pct in 2015-16; scope for big bang reforms now

Ahead of the Union Budget on Saturday, FM Arun Jaitley tables Economic Survey 2015 report; economic growth in India seen at 8.5 pct in 2015-16.

Economic Survey 2015: India Inc reactions

India’s economy will grow at a rate of more than 8 percent in the 2015/16 fiscal year...

Live Economic Survey 32 key highlights: Arun Jaitley sets stage for big bang reforms

Growth at market prices seen between 8.1-8.5 pct in 2015/16 on basis of new GDP calculation formula...

Economic Survey Photos: Check out state of Indian economy in 7 easy graphs
Union Budget 2015

WPI food inflation falls to 4.8% during April-December, 2014 after a high of 9.4% in 2013-14.

Economic Survey effect: Sensex zooms 473 pts to end at 29,220; Nifty gains 160 pts to close at 8,844

Indian shares rose nearly 2 percent on Friday, their best single-day advance in six weeks...

Manufacturing thrust to begin with plan for reviving capital goods
Union Budget 2015

The department of heavy industry is collaborating with industry chambers to take inputs for the policy.

Many announcements from the Budget presented on July 10 have been implemented such as Swachh Bharat, financial inclusion and an expenditure management commission.

Rail Budget 2015: Suresh Prabhu rules out privatisation; effects no hike in passenger fares

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today spared passengers from any hike in fares but made changes in freight rates to rake in more money while ruling out privatisation...

Rail Budget 2015: 25 key highlights in Indian Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu’s speech

Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu in his first Rail Budget expectedly avoided any hike in passenger fares...

Sensex drops over 261 points after Rail Budget disappoints markets

The benchmark Sensex today plunged by over 261 points, logging its worst fall in two weeks, to close below the key 29,000-level after the Rail budget disappointed market participants...

Rail Budget 2015: Goals, drivers and 11 thrust areas announced by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu

The Minister did not project any figures that will accrue out of the adjustment in freight rates to be effective from April 1 this year.

Rail Budget 2015: 5 key technology initiatives to improve travel

Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu has initiated several initiatives to leverage technology for improving passenger facilities.

Financial Express

US-based think-tank Moody's said India's sovereign rating will not be impacted by the delayed...

Stock markets are likely to move higher in the holiday-shortened week ahead as promise...

Stating that National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government is committed to the Land Acquisition Ordinance, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said...

Rating agencies have not red-flagged the Budget stretching fiscal deficit target by 0.3 percentage points to 3.9 per cent in FY16...

The combined market valuation of top five Sensex companies tumbled by a whopping Rs 36,855.98 crore last week, with FMCG major ITC taking the steepest hit.

Fiscal deficit goalposts shifted; focus on PSU capex, channelling public savings.

A combination of additional tax savings from investment in pension schemes, medical insurance premiums and additional exemption...