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Budget 2019

What's New In Union Budget 2019-20

Presenting the maiden budget of Modi 2.0 government in Lok Sabha, Sitharaman, the first full-time woman Finance Minister, proposed measures to ease liquidity crisis facing shadow banking sector (NBFCs).

05 July 2019

Budget 2019: Govt Proposes Steps To Remove Tax Woes Of Startups

In her maiden budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman noted that start-ups in India are taking firm roots and their growth needs to be encouraged.


Budget 2019: No Tax On Funds Raised By Startups And Other Key Takeaways From FM Sitharaman's Speech

Besides levying a TDS of 2% on cash withdrawal from banks of over Rs 1 crore per year, Sitharaman also proposed to increase customs duty on gold and other precious metals from 10% to 12.5%.


Union Budget 2019: Petrol, Diesel To Be Costlier; Super Rich To Be Taxed More; Sops To Housing, Startups

Finance Minister Sitharaman announced a surcharge on individuals having taxable income of Rs 2 crore to Rs 5 crore and for those above Rs 5 crore which will hike their effective tax rate by 3 percent and 7 percent...

05 July 2019

Budget 2019: Govt Proposes Reduction Of Rs 1.50 Lakh On Interest On Home Loan Up To March 2020

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also proposed that 25 per cent corporate tax will apply on companies with up to Rs 400 crore turnover; covering 99.3 pc of corporate India.


Budget 2019: Iconic Sites To Be Transformed Into World-Class Destinations To Boost Tourism

Model sites will be built by the government to encourage the arrival of tourists in the country.

05 July 2019

Union Budget 2019: What Gets Cheaper And What Gets Costlier

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday presented her maiden budget for the financial year 2019-20 in the Parliament.

05 July 2019

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After Govt Announces Fund Infusion, PSU Bank Shares Jump Up To 5 Per Cent

Banks have recovered Rs 4 lakh crore due to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code and other means effected in the past four years.

05 July 2019

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05 July 2019
Union Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman Announces Several Measures To Boost Infrastructure

Union Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman Announces Several Measures To Boost Infrastructure

India Budget 2019: The budget speech emphasised on providing a massive push to all kinds of physical connectivity by taking forward programmes across various...


05 July 2019
FM Sitharaman Proposes Exclusive TV Channel For Startups

FM Sitharaman Proposes Exclusive TV Channel For Startups

Presenting the Budget for 2019-20, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed to start a television programme exclusively for startups that will be...


05 July 2019
Union Budget 2019-20: Will SSE Drive Funding Hope For Social Entrepreneurs?

Union Budget 2019-20: Will SSE Drive Funding Hope For Social Entrepreneurs?

The move will bring India in the league of developed nations like the US, the UK, Singapore and Canada who already have SSE.


05 July 2019
Budget 2019: Govt Proposes To Build 1.95 cr Houses Under PMAY-Gramin In 2 Years

Budget 2019: Govt Proposes To Build 1.95 cr Houses Under PMAY-Gramin In 2 Years

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the Narendra Modi government keeps "Gaon, Garib and Kisan" at the centre.


05 July 2019
Govt Proposes Doing Away With 180-Day Rule For NRIs To Get Aadhaar

Govt Proposes Doing Away With 180-Day Rule For NRIs To Get Aadhaar

Under the present rule, NRIs with Indian passport are required to wait for 180 days to get the Aadhaar card.


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05 July 2019
Safe Drinking Water To Every Household By 2024, Says FM In Budget Speech

Safe Drinking Water To Every Household By 2024, Says FM In Budget Speech

India Budget 2019-20: Presenting the first Budget of the Modi government in its second term, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government also...


05 July 2019
Sitharaman Proposes PPP Model To Enhance Development Of Railways Projects

Sitharaman Proposes PPP Model To Enhance Development Of Railways Projects

Railway infrastructure would need an investment of Rs 50 lakh crores between 2018 and 2030, said Sitharaman as she presented her maiden Budget in Parliament on...


05 July 2019
Budget 2019: Sensex Gives Up Gains, Falls Over 150 Points

Budget 2019: Sensex Gives Up Gains, Falls Over 150 Points

Top losers in the Sensex pack included Yes Bank, ONGC, NTPC, Vedanta, Sun Pharma, Tata Motors, M&M, Tata Steel, Hero MotoCorp and TCS, falling up to 5 per cent.


05 July 2019
Budget 2019: Govt Proposes FDI Norm Relaxation In Media, Aviation, Insurance, Single Brand Retail

Budget 2019: Govt Proposes FDI Norm Relaxation In Media, Aviation, Insurance, Single Brand Retail

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her Budget speech said that India's FDI inflows in 2018-19 grew by 6 per cent to USD 64.37 billion.


05 July 2019
Blueprint For National Gas Grid, Water Grid Will Be Unveiled: FM

Blueprint For National Gas Grid, Water Grid Will Be Unveiled: FM

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presents Budget 2019 in parliament today


05 July 2019
Budget 2019: India Needs Structural Reforms To Become $5 Trillion Economy, Says Sitharaman

Budget 2019: India Needs Structural Reforms To Become $5 Trillion Economy, Says Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also said that in terms of Purchasing Power Parity (PPP), India has become the third largest economy in the world after the...


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05 July 2019
Union Budget 2019-20

05 July 2019
Budget 2019: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Carries Documents In Red Cloth Bag Instead Of Briefcase

Budget 2019: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Carries Documents In Red Cloth Bag Instead Of Briefcase

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday was seen holding a red-coloured four-fold cloth containing budget documents instead of the traditional red...


05 July 2019
Live Updates: Union Budget 2019 Has Been Presented With A 10-Year Vision In Mind, Says FM Sitharaman

Live Updates: Union Budget 2019 Has Been Presented With A 10-Year Vision In Mind, Says FM Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the first budget of the Modi government in its second term. Sitharaman said India needs to make structural...


04 July 2019
Budget 2019: What Industry And Business Leaders Expect

Budget 2019: What Industry And Business Leaders Expect

The broad expectations of 2019 Budget are: spur growth, keep the fiscal deficit in check and preserve government borrowing under control.


04 July 2019
Budget 2019 May Focus On Growth, Investments And Jobs

Budget 2019 May Focus On Growth, Investments And Jobs

India Budget 2019: Expect this Budget to be growth-oriented, with a special focus on MSMEs – not only through incentives and sops but also through creation...


04 July 2019
Economic Survey Stresses On Organic Farming, Better Irrigation And Linkages To Revamp Agriculture

Economic Survey Stresses On Organic Farming, Better Irrigation And Linkages To Revamp Agriculture

Organic farming, better irrigation and improved connectivity between market and produce feature as key priority areas in CEA K Subramanian's Maiden Economic...


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