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New Delhi, March 23, 2017
Action will "definitely" be taken against 9.29 lakh entities who have not responded to the I-T department's queries over cash deposited by them which did not match their income profile, the government asserted today.
Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, March 22, 2017
The government will entrust water user groups with the management of 99 irrigation projects that are in various stages of development across the country.
Ahmedabad, February 25, 2017
Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian on Friday said Universal Basic Income (UBI), as proposed in the recent Economic Survey, can be put in place only after withdrawal of the existing welfare projects.
Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, February 10, 2017
Ever since the central government introduced the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 last year, there has been a deliberate push to link disbursements of subsidies and social entitlements with the biometric data based 12-digit unique identification (Aadhaar) number of citizens.
BT Online
February 7, 2017
PM Modi took a dig at the opposition saying the Congress had made a total 1035 rule changes in the implementation of MNREGA as compared to over a hundred rule changes during demonetisation.
by Joe C. Mathew
Delhi, Edition:February 26, 2017

Rural, agriculture and allied sectors get top priority. The allocations are tilted towards schemes and projects that have already been prioritised.

Ajita Shashidhar
February 1, 2017
The Union Budget 2017 will finally give the consumer goods companies a reason to smile. Just when they thought that consumption was looking up, thanks to normal monsoons last year (after three consecutive years of drought), the demonetisation paralysed their growth further, with sales dipping anywhere between 15-25 per cent. 
By Sarika Malhotra
February 1, 2017
With country grappling with the after effects of job losses in the informal sector post demonetization, the highest ever budget allocation of Rs 48,000 crores for Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) might not well be enough.
February 1, 2017
RSS-affiliate Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh today said the Union Budget fails to meet its own stated objectives to transform, energise and clean India.
BT Online
New Delhi, February 1, 2017
In his budget speech at the parliament today, Arun Jaitley introduces the abbreviation TECI to define the government's plan for the Indian economy.
New Delhi, February 1, 2017
From poverty free Panchayats to 100 per cent electrification of villages by May 2019 and majorly hiking the MNREGA fund, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday focused on rural India.
BT Online
New Delhi, January 31, 2017
In an interview to India Today, Acharya said that raising the exemption for personal tax would be worst thing to do. ''You are reducing the base and you are giving money to everybody above. So, don't change the base," he said. 
BT Online
January 24, 2017
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented BJP government's fourth Budget on February 1, 2017.
Sarika Malhotra
August 3, 2016
The bottom-line is to move beyond looking at agriculture policy from quantity of food, to quality of food. In an interview to Sarika Malhotra of Business Today, Prabhu Pingali, Professor, Charles H Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University said that it is imperative to change the policy discourse from focus on food security to nutrition security.
New Delhi, March 19, 2016
As per the latest government data, the all-India average monthly income of agricultural households during the crop year July 2012-June 2013 was estimated at Rs 6,426.
New Delhi, March 3, 2016
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley expressed hope that the Aadhaar Bill, which seeks to give legal status to the unique identity number, will be passed in the ongoing Budget Session.
Y.M. Deosthalee
March 2, 2016
The Union Budget is a fine balancing act by the Finance Minister, who was caught in a situation of balancing the mutually conflicting needs for higher capital expenditure and higher revenue spending.
Subodh Bhargava
February 29, 2016
Increased MNREGA provided delivered efficiently would help reviving rural demand.
S. Sivakumar
February 29, 2016
It's heartening to note that the Union Budget recognises "agriculture and farmers welfare" as a pillar of the transformative agenda of this government.
Rajiv Kr Vij
February 29, 2016
In my understanding, this is a growth-oriented budget with significant investments into the rural economy, which continues to be in distress. This boost, including the support to MNREGA, will help boost demand from rural sector, which is very critical for India's growth.
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