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Union Budget 2021: No Filing Of Returns For Seniors Above 75 Years

Union Budget 2021: No Filing Of Returns For Seniors Above 75 Years

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman keeps rates unchanged, lifts double taxation burden on NRIs, halves I-T proceedings time limit

01 February 2021
Opinion: Vocationalisation, Digitization, Globalisation Laudable But Not At Cost Of Our Public Universities

Opinion: Vocationalisation, Digitization, Globalisation Laudable But Not At Cost Of Our Public Universities

The three key areas highlighted in the Union Budget 2020 are vocationalisation, digitization, and enhanced foreign direct investment in education in India....

24 February 2020

'More Sarcasm Than Content': Nirmala Sitharaman Slams P. Chidambaram Over Budget 2020 Debate

Replying to the debate on her Budget for 2020-21 in Rajya Sabha, she said FDI 'ran out of the country in 2012-13' under "competent doctors" overseeing the...

Economy Extremely Ill, Doctor Incompetent: P Chidambaram Hits Out At Modi Government

Economy Extremely Ill, Doctor Incompetent: P Chidambaram Hits Out At Modi Government

The Congress leader alleged Modi government was like a helpless doctor who failed to diagnose the illness of a patient and treat him effectively.

08 February 2020

A Meter Of Fact

Smart meters to cut bills, let consumers choose power supplier

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07 February 2020
Union Budget 2020: Why It's Two Steps Forward, One-And-A-Half Backwards

Union Budget 2020: Why It's Two Steps Forward, One-And-A-Half Backwards

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's fiscal arithmetic looked wobbly. She was seemingly unsure about what plagues the Indian economy


03 February 2020
The Good And Not So Good Of Union Budget 20-21

The Good And Not So Good Of Union Budget 20-21

Too much should not be read into it, except it does reflect the Government’s directional thinking in its focus areas of spends and its revenue generation...


01 February 2020
Budget 2020: Sitharaman's Immediate Policies To Revive Economy Come With Riders

Budget 2020: Sitharaman's Immediate Policies To Revive Economy Come With Riders

As she doled out benefits to individuals and companies with one hand, she took away most of it with another.


01 February 2020
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'We have made several special efforts in this Budget to promote employment generation in the field of technology,' PM Modi said.


03 February 2020
Budget 2020: What The New Income Tax Structure Means For Individuals

Budget 2020: What The New Income Tax Structure Means For Individuals

Individuals who have been availing higher deductions under various schemes in the existing tax regime may not get net benefit in the new regime.


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01 February 2020
Budget 2020: Will Private Sector Respond To Government’s 'Clarion Call'?

Budget 2020: Will Private Sector Respond To Government’s 'Clarion Call'?

The Union Budget can be considered government’s clarion call to private sector, a senior government official said.


03 February 2020
Budget 2020: Govt Allocating Rs 35,600 Crore For Nutrition-Related Programmes A Welcome Move

Budget 2020: Govt Allocating Rs 35,600 Crore For Nutrition-Related Programmes A Welcome Move

The move assumes significance as India accounts for 46.6 million or one-third of the world's stunted children.


01 February 2020
'Visionary, Action Packed': PM Modi Lauds Nirmala Sitharaman For Second Budget

'Visionary, Action Packed': PM Modi Lauds Nirmala Sitharaman For Second Budget

'We have made several special efforts in this Budget to promote employment generation in the field of technology,' PM Modi said.


01 February 2020
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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday presented the Union Budget 2020-21 in the Parliament and deleivered a 2.5 hour-long speech. The Budget proposed...


01 February 2020
Government Allocates Rs 2826.92 Crore To Sports Budget, Rs 50 Crore Increase From Last Year

Government Allocates Rs 2826.92 Crore To Sports Budget, Rs 50 Crore Increase From Last Year

The government gave a substantial hike of Rs 291.42 crore to its flagship Khelo India programme for development of sports at the grassroot and youth level,...


01 February 2020
Modi Govt 'Does Not Believe' In Structural Reforms: Chidambaram On Union Budget 2020

Modi Govt 'Does Not Believe' In Structural Reforms: Chidambaram On Union Budget 2020

There is nothing in the Budget that leads one to believe that growth will revive in 2020-21 and the claim of 6 to 6.5 per cent growth next year is 'astonishing...


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01 February 2020
'No Direction, Strategy, Or Real Solution': Opposition Slams Govt Over Union Budget 2020

'No Direction, Strategy, Or Real Solution': Opposition Slams Govt Over Union Budget 2020

Opposition parties have strongly criticised the budget for not addressing unemployment issues and lacking a concrete roadmap to reverse the economic slowdown.


01 February 2020
Union Budget 2020: What Becomes Expensive And What Becomes Cheaper

Union Budget 2020: What Becomes Expensive And What Becomes Cheaper

Union Budget 2020: Here's a list of items for which you will have to pay less and those for which you will have to pay more.


01 February 2020
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi reacted over the Union Budget 2020 and said that it was a hollow Budget. “Maybe this was the longest Budget speech in history...


01 February 2020
Union Budget 2020: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Fails To Lift Spirits

Union Budget 2020: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Fails To Lift Spirits

Much was not expected from Nirmala Sitharaman as the economy was already witnessing a slowdown.


01 February 2020
Budget 2020: Finance Ministry Cuts Income Tax Rates; To Spend More On Agriculture To Boost Growth

Budget 2020: Finance Ministry Cuts Income Tax Rates; To Spend More On Agriculture To Boost Growth

The proposed tax structure will provide significant relief to taxpayers and more so to those in the middle class, Sitharaman said.


01 February 2020
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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the full Budget of the second term of the Narendra Modi government. Presenting Union Budget for financial year...


01 February 2020
Budget 2020: Govt To Sell Part Of Its Holding In LIC Via IPO

Budget 2020: Govt To Sell Part Of Its Holding In LIC Via IPO

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said insurance behemoth LIC will be listed as part of the government disinvestment initiative.


01 February 2020
'Didn't See Any Concrete Idea': Congress On Union Budget 2020

'Didn't See Any Concrete Idea': Congress On Union Budget 2020

The Congress said the government's annual financial statement comprises piecemeal measures.


01 February 2020
After Feeling Unwell, Sitharaman Cuts Short Budget Speech; Still Delivers Longest Ever

After Feeling Unwell, Sitharaman Cuts Short Budget Speech; Still Delivers Longest Ever

Sitharaman delivered a record-long speech by speaking for 160 minutes in the Lok Sabha.


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