New Delhi, Feb 2 (PTI) The union budget for 2017-18 was criticised by a group of Dalit and Scheduled Caste rights activists here today, for its "paradigmatic shift" in policy from sub plans to welfare-oriented approach and merger of plan and non-plan heads in it. The budget replaces SC Sub Plan (SCSP) and Tribal Sub Plan (TSP) by 'Allocations for welfare of SC and ST' which is a "retrogressive step" as sub plans had been key policy for flow of financial resources to Dalit and Tribal communities in the country, said Paul Divakar in a press conference organised by National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights.Read More
बीते दिनों हुए ट्रेन हादसों को देखते हुए रेलवे सेफ्टी के लिए अलग फंड का एलान किया जा सकता है। (फाइल) नई दिल्ली. 93 साल में पहली बारRead More
Arun Jaitley is likely to give more focus on infrastructure development such as new lines, doubling, station redevelopment and safety upgradation. With maximum focus on safety, speed and infra development, the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the first Rail Budget subsumed in the General Budget on Wednesday. With higherRead More
Union Budget 2017: Revised tax rate slab exempts individuals earning up to Rs. 3 lakh from direct tax. NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today halved the income tax rate for persons earning between Rs. 2.5 lakh and 5 lakh to 5 per cent, from the earlier 10 per cent. He has, however, cut a Rs. 5,000 rebate on tax currently given to theseRead More
15th Meeting of the GST Council to be held tomorrow, 3rd June, 2017 – Approval of amendments to the draft GST Rules and related forms and Finalisation of the rates of tax and cess on the remaining commodities are on the Agenda among others for tomorrow’s meeting.
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