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Two things that can help Modi govt cut the clutter around Budget 2022

When it comes to the focus of its Feb. 1 annual budget, the government of Indian Prime Minister Na......

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Budget 2022: Stock market experts seek measures to attract foreign investors

As Union Budget 2022 date is fast approaching, various industry experts are busy forwarding their ......

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Budget 2022: HelpAge India seeks attention on income, social security for elderly

NEW DELHI : In view of the consequences of Covid-19 pandemic which has brought elder vulnerabili......

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Govt seen boosting budget spending on infrastructure

NEW DELHI : India plans to raise spending on infrastructure in its annual budget next week to set ......

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Telecom sector seeks input tax credit for telecom towers

With North Block fast giving the finishing touches to the upcoming Union Budget scheduled to be p......

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From GST cut to more tax sops on home loans, what real estate sector wants

Until 2021, the real estate sector was one of the hardest hit sectors in the country due to advers......

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What the tech sector wants from Budget 2022

In the current environment, COVID-19 has accelerated technology and digital adoption across indus......

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Union Budget 2022-23 to be presented by FM in paperless form. Full details here

The Union Budget 2022-23 will be presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on 1st February,......

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FY23 budget to be presented on 1 February

NEW DELHI : Union budget for FY23 will be presented in paperless form on 1 February and all docu......

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Centre may revise duty on electronics, phone parts

NEW DELHI : The government is likely to rejig customs duties on components or sub-parts of consu......

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Tourism industry seeks sops from budget to reboot sector

NEW DELHI : NEW DELHI: The travel and tourism industry, which has been badly hit by the pandemic......

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Budget 2022 will go green

NEW DELHI\ : Indias annual Budget will go green this year too, cutting down on the vast printing......

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Budget:Insurers urge higher 80C investment limit; GST on health products reduced

MUMBAI : Insurance companies are seeking a separate deduction limit of ₹1 lakh for insurance pr......

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Budget may propose record 7K km of track electrification

NEW DELHI : The Union budget to be presented on 1 February may propose a record 7,000 km of rail......

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Budget to incentivize green energy shift even as auto firms bat for more PLI sops

NEW DELHI : The budget for fiscal year 2023 will likely lay out a roadmap for transitioning to g......

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Customs duty rejig, easier import compliance among likely budget steps

NEW DELHI : The Union budget may further overhaul customs duties and procedures with the twin ob......

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The Budget 2022 tightrope: spending still needs priority

A week from now, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the second consecutive Union Bud......

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Budget 2022: Retailers seek schemes to boost consumption among salaried

NEW DELHI: Retailers Association of India, or RAI, said it was hoping that the government will ann......

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An enabling framework to drive the technology sector’s growth

The strong third-quarter results announced by India’s technology companies in an otherwise seasona......

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A reckoner of big issues to watch out for in the next Union budget

Readers of Mint gearing up for the budget on 1 February will hear the finance minister list out a ......

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Union budget likely to give rail fare hike a pass

The Union budget is likely to keep railway freight rates and passenger fares unchanged, two people......

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A prudent budget would address India’s current and future needs

The Indian economy has shown commendable resilience in the face of the covid pandemic. However, th......

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What investments need: Stability, predictability

As pent-up demand runs its course, growth could begin to slow around the second half of the year. ......

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How to explain the budget to a teenager

NEW DELHI : Ma, we have a problem, said the 14-year-old, as soon as her economist mother came ......

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We need a simplified direct taxes code that will remove exemptions: Bibek Debroy

When GST was originally formulated, the revenue-neutral rate was expected to be around 18%, today ......

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Awareness needed to expand financial inclusion: Experts

MUMBAI : Although India has created a strong public infrastructure for digital payments and fina......

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Budget should support innovation in pharma sector, say experts

The budget should offer incentives for innovation in the pharmaceutical sector to encourage new dr......

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Panellists call on govt to get industry onboard for free trade talks

The government should allow greater participation of businesses in negotiations for free trade agr......

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Budget may push ESCO to cut emissions

NEW DELHI : The Union budget to be presented next month may give a push to the energy service co......

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Economists bat for boost to jobs and public investments

NEW DELHI : Rarely do economists agree on public policy. But, at the Mint Budget Roundtable, pro......

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Fiscal, non-fiscal incentives key for the revival of FMCG demand

The government needs to address inflation, build digital infrastructure, put more money in the han......

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Infra sector could see 25% rise in allocations for capex

NEW DELHI : The budget is expected to be implementation-heavy for the infrastructure sector as t......

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Experts call for targeted policies, new tech laws to boost economy

Business chiefs, and policy and legal experts called upon the Indian government, at the tech polic......

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Manufacturing needs government support to meet ambitious targets

MUMBAI : Schemes such as production-linked incentives (PLI)—part of the Make in India vision -- ......

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Budget 2022: Pharma industry seeks enhanced funds for healthcare sector

NEW DELHI : The domestic pharmaceutical industry is expecting an increase in the overall fund al......

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Consumer electronics makers seek customs duty hike on finished goods imports, incentives on R&D

The domestic appliances and consumer electronics industry expects an increase in customs duty on f......

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Budget 2022: Assocham urges govt to remove custom duty on copper concentrate

Industry body Assocham has urged the government to reduce the customs duty on copper concentrate f......

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Budget 2022: Sensex, Nifty likely to remain volatile during this week

MUMBAI : As the countdown to the Union Budget 2022-23 has begun, the Indian equities market is l......

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Budget 2022: CII for additional 1% CSR levy to provide vaccine booster shots

NEW DELHI : Industry body CII has suggested the government include an additional 1% corporate so......

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Budget may peg railways’ operating ratio under 96%

NEW DELHI : The Union budget is likely to peg Indian Railways’ operating ratio at 96% or lower, ......

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Budget 2022 expectations: Stock market players seek removal of LTCG Tax

Budget 2022 expectations: As Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is all set to present her t......

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Income tax deductions and benefits that the salaried expect from Budget 2022

Budget 2022 is round the corner. Standard deduction hike, income tax relief, tax relief for saving......

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Budget 2022: Healthcare sector awaits a booster dose from FM Nirmala Sitharaman

As Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is scheduled to present Union Budget 2022 on February......

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Budget 2022: Fintech, NBFCs seek relaxations in tax norms, liquidity assistance

Budget 2022 expectations: As Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is all set to present her t......

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Indian Railways may look at capacity, infrastructure expansion in Budget 2022

The year 2022 looks to be a promising year for the Indian Railway when it comes to Union Budget, ......

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Positive surprises that stock market participants expect from Budget 2022

All eyes are on the announcement of Budget 2022 that will be introduced in the Parliament on Febru......

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Budget 2022: Govt calls all-party meet on Jan 31

The government has called an all-party meeting, which will likely to be held at 3 PM on 31st Janua......

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Budget 2022: Payments industry urges govt to abolish zero MDR regime

MUMBAI: Digital payments industry has urged the Centre to roll back the zero MDR regime for unifie......

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Increase in income tax exemption limit among top expectations from Budget: KPMG

New Delhi: As the Finance Minister is set to present the Union Budget for FY23 on February 1, an i......

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Budget 2022: ISSDA seeks level playing field for stainless steel industry

NEW DELHI: Indian Stainless Steel Development Association (ISSDA), representing the domestic stain......

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Budget: Hotels seek simplification of taxes, licence procedures for a revival

NEW DELHI : The hospitality industry has urged the Centre to consider waiving licence fees, lowe......

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Bring EV financing under priority sector lending, allocate sufficient funds for R&D: SMEV

NEW DELHI : Electric vehicles must be considered for priority lending by the government to accel......

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Budget: Nikhil Kamath says govt should abolish STT to encourage new investors

NEW DELHI : Nikhil Kamath, co-founder of True Beacon and Zerodha,  Thursday urged the government......

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Budget 2022: Real estate sector hopes for help to sustain growth momentum

For the Indian real estate sector, the year 2020 was a testing year but it made a strong comeback ......

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The budget should help channel savings into appropriate sectors

As on 31 December, India’s mutual fund (MF) industry had ₹37.72 trillion in assets under manageme......

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Assocham calls for govt focus on MSEs

NEW DELHI : With the third wave of covid wreaking havoc on small businesses, Vineet Agarwal, pre......

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Budget may target over 6% fiscal deficit

NEW DELHI : The Union budget due to be presented next month may see the FY23 fiscal deficit targ......

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Additional borrowing nod to states enabling higher capex: FinMin

The Finance Ministry on Wednesday said giving permission to states for additional open market borr......

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Budget 2022: Expectations for the EV Industry

Last weeks revised guidelines and standards for charging infrastructure for EV promulgated by Mini......

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Budget 2022: Consumer companies seek schemes to help lift demand

NEW DELHI : At a time when input costs are rising and demand is falling, consumer goods companie......

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Budget shouldnt focus too much on fiscal goals, economy needs support: SBI

SBI in-house economists have urged the government to not focus on fiscal consolidation too much in......

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India budget gap could narrow to 6.3% next year, SBI says

India is on track to meet its budget deficit target this year and will likely aim to narrow the ga......

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Budget FY23 can provide predictability and stability to revive investments: HSBC report

NEW DELHI : As the economy struggles to recover amid a fresh wave of Covid-19, the upcoming Unio......

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The budget must aim at reforms and create new shock absorbers

The Union Budget for 2022-23 is being announced in exceptional circumstances—a nascent economic re......

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Govt asks ministries to restrict expenses to maintain fiscal deficit

Ahead of the Union Budget 2022-23, the finance ministry has asked ministries and departments to re......

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Budget 2022: Govt  may  give  grants for energy storage, offshore  wind  plants

NEW DELHI : India may offer viability-gap funding or grants to companies for building energy sto......

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Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray bats for lower import duty for EVs in letter to Sitharaman

NEW DELHI : Tesla CEO Elon Musk has found a friend in Aaditya Thackeray, the Minister for Touris......

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Income tax benefits: Section 80TTB of ₹1 lakh suggested by SBI Research

SBI Research has suggested the Government should promote savings by increasing the tax exemption f......

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What stock markets want from Budget 2022

The market wants a Budget that should be reformist and pro-growth where last year’s Budget headed ......

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A record budget for the Railways on track

NEW DELHI : The budget allocation for the railways is set to hit a record level next fiscal as......

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Union budget likely to offer a bonanza for home buyers

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman may propose higher tax deductions on home loans in the budget ......

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Aviation sector hopes for tax sops in budget

NEW DELHI : India’s civil aviation industry is hoping that the government will cut taxes on jet ......

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Govt may offer taxpayers incentives to shift to new income tax regime

NEW DELHI : The budget may sweeten the optional income-tax regime of lower tax rate without exem......

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Union Budget 2022: What MSMEs expect from FM Nirmala Sitharamans budget

Nirmala Sitharaman, the finance minister of India is all set to present the Union Budget for the f......

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Covid-battered hospitality sector demands infra status for hotels

With the fresh wave of COVID-19 plunging the hospitality sector back into uncertainty, industry bo......

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Union Budget 2022: Venkaiah Naidu, LS speaker seek Covid protocol review

NEW DELHI : Amid rising cases of Covid-19 in the Houses of Parliament, Rajya Sabha Chairman M Ve......

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Budget Expectations 2022: Real estate sector expecting relaxation in taxes

The residential sector is seeing a strong bounce back from the coronavirus pandemic crisis. Reside......

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What the healthcare sector expects from Union Budget 2022

As Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is scheduled to present Union Budget 2022 on 1 February, th......

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Govt spending should go on, says Tata Steel’s TV Narendran

NEW DELHI : Government spending on infrastructure should continue until private investment retur......

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Centre may extend infra tag to tourism, realty

NEW DELHI : The Union government may bring more sectors under the ambit of infrastructure segm......

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Budget 2022 will aim to stem tax litigation, increase compliance

NEW DELHI : The Union budget for FY23 is likely to announce steps to reduce tax litigation, bo......

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Union Budget 2022: Expectations from the hospitality industry

As Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is scheduled to present the Budget for the financial year 2......

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Sops for affordable homes may be extended by a year

NEW DELHI : The government is likely to extend incentives for purchases of affordable homes, t......

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Budget 2022: Govt may hike agri credit target to about ₹18 lakh crore

With a view to give a boost to the agriculture sector, the government is likely to raise farm cred......

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Finance Minister concludes pre-Budget meetings for Union Budget 2022-23

Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman concluded pre-budget meetings wi......

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Budget 2022: FM Sitharaman to hold consultations with economists today

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will hold pre-budget consultations with prominent econom......

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PM Modi meets large global investors as Budget 2022 prep begins

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met with leading private equity/venture capital players to ......

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Govt unlikely to announce capital infusion for PSU banks in Budget 2022-23

NEW DELHI : The government is unlikely to announce capital infusion for public sector banks (PSB......

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