Free Press Journal
  • New AIIMS for Jharkhand and Gujarat: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday announced two new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Jharkhand and Gujarat as part of increasing healthcare in the country.

  • Computer Emergency Response Team proposed to check cyber frauds

    New Delhi: Amid government’s push on digital transactions, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today announced setting up of a Computer Emergency Response Team to strengthen security of the financial sector amid increasing incidents of cyber frauds.

  • Union Budget 2017: Highlights of Railway budget

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley brought a big smile on railway passengers when he announced that the service charge on booking of tickets through IRCTC will be removed. In the first ever combined Union Budget-Railway Budget, FM Arun Jaitley said that the Indian Railways will undertake transformative steps to better compete with other mode of transports.

  • Budget clueless, full of hollow words: Mamata Banerjee

    Kolkata: Terming the Union Budget 2017 as “clueless and misleading”, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee claimed it has no road map and is full of jugglery of numbers and hollow words.

  • Top 10 annnouncement by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during Union Budget 2017

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today presented Union Budget in a parliament. which was underlines the importance things and scheme for the Indian economy. Since after 1924, Railways and General budget was combined by Finance Minister. It is the fourth budget that is presented by FM Arun Jaitley, he stated that this will try to accelerate Indian growth engines in the backdrop of demonetisation exercise announced by the government on 8th November, 2016.

  • Post-note ban data will be used to widen tax net: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said that India was largely a tax non-compliant society as the direct tax collections were not commensurate with the pattern of India’s income and consumption, and added that the data received post-demonetisation will be used for expanding the tax net.

  • Arun Jaitley targets 2017-18 fiscal deficit at 3.2% of GDP

    New Delhi: In a move to support higher government spending in the coming fiscal, Finance minister Arun Jaitley on wednesday pegged the fiscal deficit target at 3.2 per cent of the country’s GDP in his Budget 2017-18 presented in Parliament.

  • Budget 2017: Sensex does a high-five to Budget, soars 400 points

    Mumbai: Cheering Budget proposals of infusing Rs 10,000 crore in public sector banks and keeping long-term  capital gains tax unchanged for the capital markets, the benchmark Sensex regained the 28,000-mark by soaring over 400 points at mid-session today.

  • Union Budget 2017: No service charge on railway e-tickets from 1 April

    New Delhi: Giving railway commuters a reason to smile and enjoy their journey, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday announced that no service charge will be levied on tickets booked through the IRCTC website.

  • Arun Jaitley lists 3 global challenges to India’s growth in 2017

    New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the sluggish growth in the current fiscal will be replaced by a higher trajectory in 2017-18 as India’s macroeconomic stability was sound, though the global scenario could pose three major challenges.