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Source Date
On a Pragmatic Note Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya Business Today
26 February, 2017
Union Budget 2017 addressed needs of dynamic economic environment, plugged abuse of tax provisions Kirti Shah & Rashmin Pandya  The Financial Express 20 February, 2017
Union Budget 2017: The good, the missing and the hidden Narayanan Ramaswamy  The Financial Express 20 February, 2017
Budget 2017: Spend on education sector seen falling short  Views of Narayanan Ramaswamy moneycontrol.com 14 February, 2017
Budget 2017:
With a meagre Rs 10k crore allocation, PSU banks are in for a tough time 
Naresh Makhijani The Economic Times
7 February, 2017
Budget 2017: A MAT’ter of fact! Girish Vanvari and Krishnan TA  The Economic Times 7 February, 2017
Budget 2017: The MAT Impact On Corporate Earnings   Sai Venkateshwaran Bloomberg Quint 6 February, 2017
Taxing times for the rich Parizad Sirwalla Business Standard 6 February, 2017
Union Budget 2017 positive and progressive Girish Vanvari  The Financial Express 4 February, 2017
View: Govt’s shift in tax policy to reduce non-compliance  Sachin Menon ET online 3 February, 2017
Rs 2 lakh tax benefit on second house Views of Parizad Sirwalla Tribune 3 February, 2017
Union Budget 2017’s proposal to deny LTCG tax exemption may hurt firms Views of Girish Vanvari  Mint newspaper 3 February, 2017
Union Budget 2017 dashed auto sector expectations, yet there’s something to cheer about: KPMG India’s Waman Parkhi Dr.Waman Parkhi  The Financial Express 3 February, 2017
Govt restricts tax benefit on let-out property to Rs 2 lakh Views of Parizad Sirwalla Indian Express 3 February, 201
Platform Set To Roll Out GST Sachin Menon Businessworld 2 February, 2017
Budget restricts tax benefit on second house to Rs 2 lakh Views of Parizad Sirwalla India Today 2 February, 2017
Union Budget restricts tax benefit on second house to Rs 2 lakh Views of Parizad Sirwalla Business Today 2 February, 2017
Budget restricts tax benefit on second house to Rs 2 lakh Views of Parizad Sirwalla moneycontrol.com 2 February, 2017
Budget restricts tax benefit on second house to Rs 2 lakh Views of Parizad Sirwalla Outlook India 2 February, 2017
Budget Restricts Tax Benefit On Second House To Rs. 2 Lakh Views of Parizad Sirwalla NDTV Profit 2 February, 2017
Budget 2017: If you thought your second home will help you save tax, think again Views of Parizad Sirwalla DNA 2 February, 2017
Budget restricts tax benefit on second house to Rs 2 lakh Views of Parizad Sirwalla Business Standard 2 February, 2017
Union budget 2017: Tax benefit on second house restricted to Rs2 lakh Views of Parizad Sirwalla livemint 2 February, 2017
Budget 2017: MAT provisions being aligned with Ind AS requirements Sai Venkateshwaran 
moneycontrol.com 2 February, 2017
Analysts divided over move to amend AAI Act to monetise land  Views of Amber Dubey  Hindu Business Line newspaper 2 February, 2017
Cash comfort for infrastructure Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya The Telegraph newspaper 2 February, 2017
Budget 2017: Raising the roof Neeraj Bansal & Nandita Tripathi The Hindu Business Line  2 February, 2017
Budget 2017: Arun Jaitley pegs fiscal deficit at 3.2 per cent of GDP Views of Richard Rekhy Indian Express 2 February, 2017
Budget 2017: In boost for medium & small firms, tax slashed to 25 per cent Views of Richard Rekhy Indian Express 2 February, 2017
Union Budget 2017 Puts Thrust On Digital India Views of Richard Rekhy Businessworld 2 February, 2017
I-T relief for those earning ₹2.5-5 lakh  Parizad The Hindu 2 February, 2017
Union Budget 2017: Fresh Metro policy proposed to rekindle private participation Views of Manish Aggarwal The Financial Express 2 February, 2017
India’s oil firms to rival global giants Views of Manish Aggarwal Financial Chronicle  2 February, 2017
Record allocation to boost infra growth Views of Manish Aggarwal Financial Chronicle 
2 February, 2017
Budget brought reforms in rural sector, digital economy, real estate and SMEs: KPMG KPMG post budget reactions Indian Infoline 2 February, 2017
State-run oil firm to take on global majors Views of Manish Aggarwal The Hindu  2 February, 2017
KPMG Statements on Union Budget 2017-18 KPMG post budget reactions Chennai Patrika 1 February, 2017
Budget 2017 gives a big leg-up to infrastructure industry: Experts Views of Manish Aggarwal Firstpost.com 1 February, 2017
Budget 2017: Arun Jaitley sets aside Rs 5472 cr for renewable ministry Views of Manish Aggarwal moneycontrol.com 1 February, 2017
Union Budget 2017: Budget gives a big leg-up to infrastructure industry: Experts Views of Manish Aggarwal Indian Express  1 February, 2017
Budget gives a big leg-up to infrastructure industry: Experts Views of Manish Aggarwal Times of India  1 February, 2017
Budget gives a big leg-up to infrastructure industry: Experts  Views of Manish Aggarwal The Economic Times  1 February, 2017
Budget 2017 Gives A Big Leg-Up To Infrastructure Industry: Experts Views of Manish Aggarwal NDTV Profit 1 February, 2017
Record Rs 3.96 L cr allocation for infra to spur growth: FM Views of Manish Aggarwal New Indian Express 1 February, 2017
Union Budget 2017-18: Fair share of hits & misses for telecom sector: KPMG 
Naveen Aggarwal   moneycontrol.com
1 February, 2017
Budget 2017: Price of smartphones to go up, govt imposes additional duty on PCBs Naveen Aggarwal  Hindustan Times 1 February, 2017
OFC of 1,55,000 km laid under BharatNet project Jaideep Ghosh The Hindu Business Line 1 February, 2017
Union Budget 2017-18: Boost on digital economy to be positive on telecom, says KPMG  Jaideep Ghosh moneycontrol.com 1 February, 2017
Union Budget 2017-18: Education, skill development look cursory, customary, says KPMG                         Narayanan Ramaswamy moneycontrol.com 1 February, 2017
Analysts hail tax certainty in Budget, rue high corp tax rates Girish Vanvari Outlook India 1 February, 2017
Budget 2017: Jaitley gives infrastructure a massive push Biswanath Bhattacharya Live Mint 1 February, 2017
Industry status for affordable housing, easing of capital gains tax norms a big hit with real estate sector Neeraj Bansal The Times of India 1 February, 2017
Budget 2017: Affordable housing gets major push Neeraj Bansal The Times of India 1 February, 2017
The world’s fastest growing major economy has unveiled a budget to make everyone happy—except politicians Girish Vanvari Quartz 1 February, 2017
Union Budget 2017 Puts Thrust On Digital India Neha Punater Businessworld Online 1 February, 2017
An innovation fund for secondary education will be created to encourage local innovation, says FM  Narayanan Ramaswamy

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1 February, 2017
'Infra status to affordable housing will help in foreign funds inflow'  Neeraj Bansal Business Standard 1 February, 2017
Jaitley takes a 360-degree view of infrastructure development Biswanath Bhattacharya Forbes Online 1 February, 2017
Record Rs 3.96 lakh cr allocation for infra sector to spur growth: Jaitley Biswanath Bhattacharya
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Business Standard

1 February, 2017
Budget 2017: Arun Jaitley sets aside Rs 5472 cr for renewable ministry Manish Aggarwal moneycontrol.com 1 February, 2017
Union Budget 2017: Budget gives a big leg-up to infrastructure industry: Experts Manish Aggarwal Indian Express

1 February, 2017
Budget 2017 packs a massive digital push Jaideep Ghosh Computer World 1 February, 2017
Budget 2017 packs a massive digital push 
Jaideep Ghosh

CIO.in 1 February, 2017
Jaitley takes a 360-degree view of infrastructure development Biswanath Bhattacharya Forbes 1 February, 2017
Industry Welcomes Union Budget 2017, Gives Thumbs Up To Infra Push Girish Vanvari & Neha Punater - IANS NDTV 1 February, 2017
Budget proposals receive mixed reaction from pharma sector Utkarsh Palnitkar -
PTI
Business Standard 1 February, 2017
Budget 2017: 12 Top Takeaways Sai Venkateshwaran Bloomberg Quint 1 February, 2017
Pharma industry reacts positively to Budget 2017-18 Utkarsh Palnitkar Pharma Biz 1 February, 2017
Analysts hail tax certainty in Budget, rue high corporate tax rates Girish Vanvari -  PTI The Economic Times 1 February, 2017
BUD-TAX-REAX 2 LAST (BCM14) Girish Vanvari & Amarjeet Singh India Today
1 February, 2017
This would have helped us win more investment, we Girish Vanvari - PTI DNA 1 February, 2017
The world’s fastest growing major economy has unveiled a budget to make everyone happy—except politicians Girish Vanvari Quartz 1 February, 2017
Budget 2017 gives a big leg-up to infrastructure industry: Experts Manish Aggarwal - PTI First Post 1 February, 2017
Clarity on Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, more tax benefits for homebuyers likely in today’s Budget  Jaijit Bhattacharya Hindustan Times

1 February, 2017
Union Budget 2017: How corporate India reacted to Arun Jaitley’s budget speech Biswanath Bhattacharya & Girish Vanvari Live Mint

1 February, 2017
Budget 2017: Govt goes the whole hog on digitisation Neha Punater, Sreedhar Prasad & Atul Gupta TechCircle

1 February, 2017
Budget 2017: Jaitley's strong dose gives a boost to health care sector Nilaya Varma Forbes India

1 February, 2017

Videos

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DEAL STREET: BUDGET IMPACT Girish Vanvari CNBC-TV18 4 February, 2017
FIPB ABOLISHED IN #BUDGET2017 Girish Vanvari CNBC-TV18 4 February, 2017
Is India in sync with global tax trends? Jane McCormick CNBC-TV18 9 February, 2017

Economic Survey

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India will grow at 6.75-7.5 per cent rate in 2017-18: Survey Views of Richard Rekhy  New Indian Express 1 February, 2017
Economic Survey 2017: Industrial growth seen slowing to 5.2% in FY17 Views of Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya Mint 1 February, 2017
A bad bank to resolve big stressed loans Views of Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya  Financial Chronicle 1 February, 2017
Economic Survey points to a bold and reformative budget Views of Richard Rekhy  Indiainfoline.com 31 January, 2017
Survey indicative of reformative Budget: India Inc Views of Richard Rekhy  The Economic Times 31 January, 2017
Economic Survey suggests creation of 'Bad debt bank' to take away toxic debts: Jaijit Bhattacharya Views of Dr. Jaijit Bhattacharya  Indiainfoline.com  31 January, 2017
Analysts say economic survey underlines headwinds to growth Views of Richard Rekhy & Dr. Jaijit
Bhattacharya 
Indiatoday.in  31 January, 2017

Pre-budget Media Coverage

Articles/ Q&A/ Industry story comments

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Source Date
Union Budget 2017 may drive domestic economy to sustain GDP growth Akhil Bansal  The Financial Express 1 February, 2017
Need to remove tax impediments for M&A and consolidation of ecommerce startups  Amarjeet Singh ET Online  31 January, 2017
Credit trust fund hike not enough, say analysts Amarjeet Singh The Hindu Business Line
31 January, 2017
Indirect transfer tax provisions need to be made more direct and clear Alok Mundra Mint 31 January, 2017
Budget 2017-18: Expectations for the real estate sector Girish Vanvari Forbesindia.com 30 January, 2017
What Practitioners Expect From India's Union Budget Girish Vanvari Bloomberg BNA  30 January, 2017
Budget 2017: Easing the taxing effects of Ind AS adoption  Sai Venkateshwaran moneycontrol.com 30 January, 2017
Budget wish list: For PE firms, small clarifications can lead to long-term benefits Alok Mundra & Hiten Ved  VCCiRCLE  30 January, 2017
Budget 2017: Taxes on petrol, diesel may come down; here’s how Modi government can build city gas distribution network Nabin Ballodia Financial Express Online
30 January, 2017
Union Budget-Railway Budget merger: Modi government breaks the legacy  Vikram Doshi  Economic Times 30 January, 2017
Budget 2017: Telcos want lower withholding tax on prepaid cards Views of Naveen Aggarwal  moneycontrol.com 30 January, 2017
KPMG Pre Budget Survey 2017-18 : 7 key expectations of professionals from Budget 2017 KPMG pre-budget survey The Financial Express 30 January, 2017
Budget 2017: GAAR alert! Your salary and reimbursements may be under greater income
tax scrutiny soon
Ravi Shingari The Financial Express 30 January, 2017
Taxing Times They Are A-Changin’ Now Girish Vanvari & Parizad Sirwalla Outlook 30 January, 2017
Budget 2017 | Big picture on the changing tax landscape Girish Vanvari  Mint 30 January, 2017
A tale of two tax provisions Girish Vanvari Business Standard 30 January, 2017
85% expect income tax reduction: KPMG KPMG Pre Budget
Survey
The New Indian Express 29 January, 2017
Extended tax holiday period, flexible compliance model crucial for Start-ups and
e-commerce, says Amarjeet Singh of KPMG in India
Amarjeet Singh The Financial Express 29 January, 2017
Union Budget 2017: Why India should follow China’s example for
defence allocation
Gaurav
Mehndiratta
The Financial Express 29 January, 2017
Budget 2017 – energising entrepreneurship Sanjay Aggarwal The Economic Times 28 January, 2017
Note ban: No near
term impact seen on businesses: KPMG pre-budget survey 
KPMG pre budget survey Hindu Business Line  28 January, 2017
Positive effects of cash ban, GST to help
GDP grow by 8%: KPMG
Girish Vanvari moneycontrol.com 27 January, 2017
End step-mother demeanor towards NBFCs in Budget 2017  Naresh Makhijani
 ET Online  27 January, 2017
Budget 2017: A possible power-play for Alternative Investment Funds  Naresh Makhijani moneycontrol.com 27 January, 2017
How Budget can bring in a structured approach to the demonetisation-hit small and medium enterprises Amarjeet Singh  Firstpost.com        
27 January, 2017
Budget 2017: What the upcoming GST reform means for the common man’s pocket Harpeet Singh The Financial Express 27 January, 2017
Budget should provide a bigger impetus to financial services Naresh Makhijani Livemint 27 January, 2017
Budget expected to raise tax exemption slab, deduction limits: Experts views of Girish Vanvari

 ET Online 
27 January, 2017
Infrastructure sector seeks higher allocation, tax breaks  views of Jaijit Bhattacharya  ET Online 
26 January, 2017
High expectations from budget 2017 KPMG India Tax Team
Livemint 26 January, 2017
E-commerce players seek sops on digital transactions in Budget Views of Amarjeet Singh Business Standard 25 January, 2017
What to expect about GST in Union Budget 2017? Harpeet Singh moneycontrol.com 25 January, 2017
Budget 2017 should incentivise production of green vehicles; push for Make in India: Ravi Shingari, KPMG Ravi Shingari  The Financial Express 25 January, 2017
Aadhar; then demonetisation: What impact can this have on individual pockets? Parizad Sirwalla Forbesindia.com 25 January, 2017
FM may choose not to alter tax slab rates in Budget 2017: Girish Vanvari, KPMG in India Girish Vanvari Financial Express Online  25 January, 2017
Budget 2017: Expectations From Infrastructure Industry Jaijit Bhattacharya  BusinessWorld 24 January, 2017
Top 10 Expectations Of Real Estate Sector From Union Budget 2017-18 Neeraj Bansal BusinessWorld 24 January, 2017
COLUMN-Expectations from the Indian budget 2017 for the agri sector Rajat Wahi IndoAsianCommodities 24 January, 2017
Top 10 Expectations Of Real Estate Sector From Union Budget 2017-18 Neeraj Bansal  BusinessWorld 23 January, 2017
Budget 2017: Industry, experts want corporate tax slashed to 25% Girish Vanvari The Economic Times 23 January, 2017
Budget may pave the way for controlled foreign corporations Rahul K Mitra The Hindu Business Line 23 January, 2017
Interview of Manish Aggarwal in NDTV Profit Manish Aggarwal NDTV Profit 23 January, 2017
Infrastructure: Indian Railways –interesting trends and patterns Rajaji Meshram  The Financial Express 23 January, 2017
Retired, unhurt Parizad Sirwalla  The Hindu Business Line 22January, 2017
Privatize Defense PSUs To Fire Gains Amber Dubey Indian Defence News (IDN) 20 January, 2017
Union Budget 2017-18: Key budget expectations for the energy sector Manish
Aggarwal 
ET EnergyWorld (ET Online) 20 January, 2017
Instead of changing tax slabs, FM may hike deduction limits: KPMG Girish Vanvari  The Tribune  20 January, 2017
Contentious laws: Budget should address issues that dampened the spirit of corporate sector Prashant Kapoor  Economic Times Online
19 January, 2017
Budget 2017: Mission Antyodaya may be the step in the right direction                         Rajat Wahi  moneycontrol.com 19 January, 2017
Tax administration: India still far from embracing digitisation Naveen Aggarwal The Financial Express 19 January, 2017
Interview of Girish Vanvari in CNBC TV18 and moneycontrol.com Girish Vanvari moneycontrol.com 18 January, 2017
Budget 2017: Key expectations from the FM Girish
Vanvari 
Forbesindia
Online
17 January, 2017
What agriculture sector requires is higher budgetary allocation, not increased subsidies Rajat Wahi and
Suvasis Ghosh
Firstpost.com  17 January, 2017
Budget 2017: Why these five tax rules spook corporate India  Nabin Ballodia Business Standard 16 January, 2017
Budget 2017: Do we expect an overhaul of personal
income tax rates and slabs?
Parizad Sirwalla moneycontrol.com 16 January, 2017
Budget 2017 and Education: Why India needs to think global Narayanan Ramaswamy The Financial Express 16 January, 2017
What to expect from Budget 2017 in an uncertain GST environment?
Sachin Menon  moneycontrol.com 15 January, 2017
Moving towards a simplified tax regime
Girish Vanvari  The Economic Times 15 January, 2017
Railways budget: A new era
Rajaji Meshram 
Business Standard
13 January, 2017
Uncertainty Looms Over India’s Taxation of Outbound Investments Girish Vanvari Bloomberg BNA 13 January, 2017
Make it less taxing Parizad Sirwalla  The Hindu Business Line  13 January, 2017
Budget 2017: A reduced dividend distribution tax rate would create positive sentiment Prashant Kapoor  The Financial Express 12 January, 2017
Budget 2017: Direct tax reforms to be gradual than radical, says KPMG Girish Vanvari moneycontrol.com 12 January, 2017
Retro-amendments: Time to exorcise the ghosts 
Naveen Aggarwal
Business Today Online   6 January, 2017
Will Budget rev up auto sector?  Waman Parkhi  The Financial Express 6 January, 2017
Tax relief expected in ’17 Budget  Girish Vanvari  Sunday Guardian Live 31 December, 2016


Videos

Video Title Featuring
Source Date
Modi Government Fast-Paced On Reforms Even Outside Budget: Naveen Aggarwal, KPMG Naveen Aggarwal The Financial Express 27 January, 2017
Budget 2017: How Modi Government Can Make Piped Gas Availability A Reality Nabin Ballodia The Financial Express 27 January, 2017
Budget 2017: Take Cue From Amazon - Startups Need Time To Be Profitable, Give Longer Tax Holiday Amarjeet Singh The Financial Express 27 January, 2017
Budget 2017: Harvard In India Possible If Foreign Universities Bill Is Passed In
Parliament
Nabin Ballodia  The Financial Express 27 January, 2017
Budget 2017: Infra Status Can Make The Difference For Healthcare, Says Nabin Ballodia, KPMG India Nabin Ballodia The Financial Express 27 January, 2017
Budget 2017: NGOs Need Certainty For Registrations & Approvals, Says Nabin
Ballodia Of KPMG
Nabin Ballodia The Financial Express 27 January, 2017
Budget 2017: Follow China's Example On Defence Allocation, Says Gaurav Mehndiratta Of KPMG India Gaurav Mehndiratta  The Financial Express 27 January, 2017
Budget 2017: Make Tax Rates Lucrative For Foreign Investors, Says Prashant Kapoor,
KPMG India
Prashant Kapoor The Financial Express 27 January, 2017
Budget 2017: GAAR Is Well Intended & Addresses Key Issues, Says Naveen Aggarwal,
KPMG India
Naveen Aggarwal The Financial Express 27 January, 2017
Budget 2017: How GST May Impact Your Budget - Priyajit Ghosh Of KPMG Predicts Priyajit Ghosh The Financial Express 27 January, 2017
Budget 2017: How Modi Government Can Make Piped Gas Availability A Reality Nabin Ballodia The Financial Express 27 January, 2017
Budget 2017: Take Cue From Amazon - Startups Need Time To Be Profitable, Give Longer Tax Holiday Amarjeet Singh The Financial Express 27 January, 2017
Budget 2017: Harvard In India Possible If Foreign Universities Bill Is Passed In
Parliament
Nabin Ballodia The Financial Express 27 January, 2017
Budget 2017: Infra Status Can Make The Difference For Healthcare, Says Nabin Ballodia, KPMG India Nabin Ballodia The Financial Express 27 January, 2017
Budget 2017: Can It Drive The Next Leg Of Growth For Tech Sector? Akhilesh Tuteja NDTV 25 January, 2017
Modi Government Fast-Paced On Reforms Even Outside Budget: Naveen Aggarwal, KPMG    Naveen Aggarwal  FE Online  25 January, 2017
Budget 2017: Tax Slab Changes, Home Loan Sops- Ravi Shingari Of KPMG On What Taxpayers Can Expect Ravi Shingari  FE Online 24 January, 2017
Budget 2017: Focus On Green Vehicles, Make In India, Says Ravi Shingari Of KPMG Ravi Shingari  FE Online  24 January, 2017

 

 

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