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Budget 2015: How much did the states get?

Insurance sector fears being pulled into 'Cess Pool', wants cl...

Generally satisfied at the budgetary proposals of union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for 2015-16, insurance industry officials however expressed their fears of being pulled into the "cess pool" of the Swachh Bharat Cess. Experts also told IANS that a clear ... Deccan Herald, 1 hour ago

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'JAM' trinity can cut subsidy burden by 25-30%: Jayant Sinha

Interview with Minister of State for Finance Jayshree P Upadhyay & Arup Roychoudhury | New Delhi March 1, 2015Last Updated at 17:35 IST Jayant Sinha In his first post-Budget interview, Minister of State for Finance said that the roadmap of GST is on track and ...
 Business Standard2 hours ago

Deposit gold, earn interest

To bring down gold imports and increase financial savings, finance minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced three gold schemes, including redeemable gold bonds, which will carry a fixed rate of interest. “I propose to introduce a gold monetisation ...
 Asian Age16 hours ago 200 pc fund hike for NE organic farming  The Assam Tribune20 hours ago Govt to infuse Rs 7,940 cr in PSU Banks in FY'16  Rediff.com1 day ago ATAL Innovation Mission (AIM) to be Set up  PIB1 day ago

My prime task was to make India investment-friendly: Jaitley

In an interview with Lok Sabha TV, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley says while pushing for growth, he has tried to ensure the Budget does not compromise on social sector spending. Edited excerpts: Will it be correct to say that the 14th Finance Commission recommendations have impacted your taxation strategy a little bit? You have abolished wealth tax, which was a sharable resource, but you have replaced it with a 2 per cent extra surcharge, which you will not share. Similarly, if you look at ...
 Rediff.com9 hours ago Entire architecture of Centre-state financial relationship redefined: Arun Jaitley  Business Standard18 hours ago
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Asim links revenue fall to lack of industry

Former finance minister Asim Dasgupta today linked the fall in the state's revenue collection to lack of industrial initiative by the Mamata Banerjee government, describing it as "a cause for concern". The budget tabled by Amit Mitra in the Assembly today ...
 The Telegraph1 day ago Asim raises five ‘mystery’ questions  Times of India1 day ago Haryana Finance Minister seeks suggestions for State budget  New Delhi Pioneer1 day ago Not just a budget for the states  Livemint.com22 hours ago
Business Standard

More changes in service tax, excise for smoother GST rollout: Jayant Sinha

Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha, in an exclusive interview with Business Standard, said that the government will try to move the amendments in the RBI act, required for the formation of a Monetary Policy Committee, within the next two months.
 Business Standard6 hours ago Jayant Sinha: A Very High Priority Needs to be Given to Investment Including Investment in Infrastructure to Achieve G-20's Collective Growth Objective  PIB2 weeks ago Govt To Invest in Infra to Achieve G-20's Collective Growth Vision: Jayant Sinha  One India2 weeks ago
The Telegraph

'Special assistance' to Bengal and Bihar

Finance minister Arun Jaitley today proposed "special assistance" to Bengal and Bihar in an attempt to help the eastern states "grow even faster". Details of the assistance have not been disclosed but the minister said it would be modelled on what Andhra was ...
 The Telegraph16 hours ago Andhra model for Bihar package  The Telegraph17 hours ago Special assistance announced for Bihar, Bengal  Prokerala22 hours ago Special assistance for Bihar, West Bengal  Prokerala1 day ago

Abheek Barua: Ambitious spending, given tight finances

For once, the Budget and the Economic Survey produced by the finance minister's chief economic advisor and presented a day earlier appeared to be in sync. The survey had tempered expectations of "big bang" changes, claiming that the need of the hour ...
 Business Standard India21 hours ago Assam among states with high growth rate: Economic Survey  Times of India1 day ago Economic Survey pegs growth rate at over 8%  Rediff.com2 days ago Economic Survey highlights need for balance between ‘Make in India’ and ‘Skilling India’  One India2 days ago

Budget 2015 Reduced central allocations upset nonBJP states

States ruled by non-BJP parties panned the Union Budget on Friday for reducing central allocations with the Prime Minister's adopted state Uttar Pradesh most strident in its criticism. Mulayam Singh Yadav, chief of the ruling Samajwadi Party in ...
 Hindustan Times22 hours ago Union Budget 'anti-people': West Bengal government  Economic Times1 day ago Budget 2015: FM may cut social spending allocation to give states more say in them  First Post.com1 week ago

States invited to help achieve 'Digital India'

Working towards the success of "Digital India", Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the Centre will now allow states to execute the National Optical Fibre Network Project (NOFNP). The finance minister said the Department of Telecom (DoT) would ...
 Deccan Herald17 hours ago Jaitley relies more on states to boost India's farm production  Business Standard India1 day ago
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