Old oil blocks to get tax sops even if ouput delayed
  • Old oil blocks to get tax sops even if ouput delayed(17:34)
    By Subhash Narayan
    New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Hydrocarbon exploration companies may be given more time to commercialise their finds with the government looking at a new policy to augment the country's flagging domestic oil and gas production, official sources said on Wednesday.
Maharashtra's please-all budget with deficit of Rs 20,293 cr
  • Maharashtra's please-all budget with deficit of Rs 20,293 cr(21:24)
    Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) With an eye on the upcoming assembly elections, Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar on Tuesday presented an additional please-all state budget with a revenue deficit of Rs 20,293 crore, which is considerably higher than last' year's shortfall of Rs 14,960 crore.
'India's foreign trade needs tax sops, support for R&D'
  • 'India's foreign trade needs tax sops, support for R&D'(20:56)
    New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) As Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman prepares to present her first Union Budget on July 5, trade associations involved in import and export want the government to take several steps to boost India's cross border trade.
E-vehicle sector for priority-lending, R&D incentives in Budget
Budget: New power projects may get investment-linked deductions
  • Budget: New power projects may get investment-linked deductions(13:22)
    By Subhash Narayan
    New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) To boost power sector investments, the government is considering a proposal to include power generating units in the list of infrastructure projects that qualify for getting investment-linked deductions, official sources said on Monday.