Reddy also criticised the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s tall claim on five trillion-dollar economy by 2024
13 Jul 2019 2:05 AM
Sitharaman said inflation has not been allowed to raise its head and keeping it under control is “a powerful tool to gauge” achievement of the govt.
13 Jul 2019 12:49 AM
While the Budget presented on July 5 projected a nominal GDP growth of 12% for financial year 2019-20, the Economic Survey pegged this figure at 11%.
11 Jul 2019 6:25 AM
Railways will need Rs 50 lakh crore between 2018 to 2030 to complete the sanctioned projects, Sitharaman said.
07 Jul 2019 6:08 PM
In Budget presented on Friday, government lowered the fiscal deficit target to 3.3 pc of the GDP for 2019-20.
07 Jul 2019 6:00 PM
Announcement of streamlining multiple labour laws into 'four labour codes' is a progressive step, said TV Narendran.
07 Jul 2019 4:51 PM
Following increase in surcharge, effective income tax rate for individuals with income of Rs 2-5 crore will go up to 39 pc.
07 Jul 2019 4:00 PM
Analysts said that now that the much-awaited Budget is over, focus will shift to first quarter earnings starting mid-July.
07 Jul 2019 3:05 PM
Launching his party’s membership drive, Mr Modi said it will further connect people from all walks of life with the saffron party.
07 Jul 2019 7:08 AM
The firmer political constituency the budget seems to address in no uncertain terms is the elastic middle class, and it makes no bones about it.
07 Jul 2019 12:03 AM
In a series of tweets, Kumaraswamy criticised the budget and said it is a 'big blow' to the state's economy.
06 Jul 2019 4:13 PM
President of US India Strategic and Partnership Forum, Aghi said that policy decisions are encouraging for American companies.
06 Jul 2019 10:22 AM
FM said that the financial gains from cleaning of the banking system are clearly visible and that NPAs have reduced by over Rs 1 lakh crore last year.
06 Jul 2019 8:06 AM
A draft legislation for setting up Higher Education Commission of India (HECI), would be presented in the year ahead.
06 Jul 2019 8:05 AM
Central Government may notify the persons to whom these provisions shall not be applicable in consultation with the Reserve Bank of India.
06 Jul 2019 8:03 AM
Public sector banks will be provided with Rs 17,000 crore to boost credit.
06 Jul 2019 8:00 AM
The push towards e-mobility with a tax concession of 1.5 lakh for loans taken for buying e- vehicles is a welcome move.
06 Jul 2019 7:57 AM
The FM has incentivised the people buying affordable houses by increasing fiscal incentives on a home loan.
06 Jul 2019 7:54 AM
The Budget has set the ground for the government to execute its reforms over the next five years.
06 Jul 2019 7:50 AM
We asked Delhi-hites what they thought of the Union Budget unveiled by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharam yesterday. Here’s what they had to say.
06 Jul 2019 7:42 AM