FICCI felt there was little done to address the economic slowdown while health and education did not get the required filip.
05 Jul 2019 8:01 PM
In the previous reporting week, the reserves had surged by USD 4.215 billion to USD 426.42 billion.
05 Jul 2019 7:45 PM
Many, however, rued that real estate sector was not given 'industry' status and no stress fund got created for stalled projects.
05 Jul 2019 7:17 PM
Infrastructure financing needs have been estimated at around Rs 20 lakh crore a year, said Nirmala Sitharaman.
05 Jul 2019 5:48 PM
The current customs duty on stainless steel products is 5 per cent.
05 Jul 2019 5:32 PM
A litre of petrol costs Rs 70.51 in Delhi and Rs 76.15 in Mumbai.
05 Jul 2019 5:08 PM
PM-KISAN aims to give Rs 6,000 annually in three equal installments to 12.6 crore small and marginal farmers.
05 Jul 2019 4:58 PM
The proposal to separate the two job roles was under consideration for last few years.
05 Jul 2019 4:49 PM
The bulk of increase in the Budget allocation for 2019-20 is towards central sector schemes.
05 Jul 2019 4:46 PM
The government would start raising a part of its gross borrowing programme in external markets, said Nirmala Sitharaman.
05 Jul 2019 3:49 PM
Receipts from the telecom sector mainly relate to the licence fees from operators and spectrum usage charges.
05 Jul 2019 3:43 PM
The relief proposed under scheme varies from 40 pc to 70 pc of the tax dues for cases other than voluntary disclosure cases.
05 Jul 2019 3:26 PM
The NBFC sector is currently undergoing a liquidity hurdle with a spate of defaults of companies.
05 Jul 2019 3:06 PM
Budget 2019 proposes to make return filing compulsory for persons, who have deposited more than Rs 1 cr in a current account in a year.
05 Jul 2019 2:57 PM
Corporation tax is the single largest source of income, contributing 21 paise to each rupee earned.
05 Jul 2019 2:57 PM
Finance minister also announced TDS of 2 per cent on cash withdrawal of more than Rs 1 crore from a bank account.
05 Jul 2019 2:26 PM
These new coins will be made available for public use shortly, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
05 Jul 2019 2:20 PM
The fiscal deficit this year is 3.3 per cent brought down from 3.4 per cent.
05 Jul 2019 2:12 PM
On Thursday, the Lok Sabha passed by voice vote the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019.
05 Jul 2019 2:02 PM
Government will also provide income tax deduction of Rs 1.5 lakh on interest paid on loans for purchase of electric vehicles.
05 Jul 2019 1:38 PM