Free Press Journal
  • Will Budget 2017 change the colour of money?

    Budgets in India get dissected ad infinitum. Very often, though, the long-term thought and vision of the Finance Ministry and their subtle forward guidance is lost in the immediate impact. This time, we decided to opt for a considered view given by experienced people on specific topics. That, we thought, would help immensely in clearing the otherwise exhaustive list of developments. Free Press Journal (FPJ) along with the

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 10 things to expect from the Union Budget 2017

    Union budget which is going to be announced tomorrow will have some surprises. Our finance minster Arun Jaitley is going to announce the budget which can bring some relief for people, our can turn the tables.

  • Budget 2017: PM Modi looks forward to fruitful session

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hoped that the budget session of parliament that got underway on Tuesday would be “fruitful” and all political parties would ensure a healthy debate in the larger public interest.

  • Protesting TMC to skip 2 days of Budget session

    The ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal has been at loggerheads with the Modi government over demonetisation and the arrest of its two MPs by CBI in connection with alleged chitfund scam.

  • Note ban on Opposition radar, criticises budget’s timing

    Delhi : On the eve of Budget session, opposition parties, on Monday, signalled that demonetisation issue, which led to a virtual washout of the last session, would again heat up Parliament even as they vent their unhappiness over early presentation of Budget in the midst of poll season.

  • Kolkata: Cut indirect tax rates, not direct ones, says P Chidambaram

    Kolkata: In view of the “sufferings” of the common people resulting from demonetisation, former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Saturday suggested that the Centre should cut indirect tax rates to mitigate the hardships people are facing now.

  • What to expect from Union Budget 2017-18

    THE budget will be presented against the backdrop of a moderation of CPI inflation rate (3.41 per cent in December 2016 as compared with 5.61 per cent in December 2015) and slackening of growth (7.1 per cent in 2016-17 as compared with 7.6 per cent in 2015-16).