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Union Budget 2019: Faster loans, lower interest for MSMEs

Further loans up to Rs one crore will be provided to MSMEs within 59 minutes through a dedicated online portal.

06 Jul 2019 2:21 AM

Railways infrastructure needs Rs 50 lakh crore till 2030: Nirmala Sitharaman

Sitharaman proposed to enhance the metro railway initiatives by encouraging more PPP initiatives and ensuring completion of sanctioned works.

06 Jul 2019 2:19 AM

Union Budget 2019: Start-ups get own channel, easy terms

The Budget proposed to start a television channel within the DD bouquet of channels exclusively for start-ups.

06 Jul 2019 2:19 AM

Budget 2019: Massive Rs 2 lakh cr push to infrastructure, connectivity

Budget finds that the country needs to develop waterways to shift a significant portion of inland cargo movement from road and rail.

06 Jul 2019 2:16 AM

Union Budget 2019: Disinvestment target hiked to Rs 1.05L cr, PSU consolidation set to continue

Centre has been following the policy of disinvestment in non-financial public sector.

06 Jul 2019 2:13 AM


Union Budget 2019: Option traders get tax relief

Securities transaction tax will now be levied only to the difference between settlement and strike price in case of exercise of options.

06 Jul 2019 2:08 AM

Union Budget 2019: Energy sector to be fit for future

The focus on group captive can trigger massive interest of large international utilities to invest in the power sector, they feel.

06 Jul 2019 2:06 AM

Sitharaman hits all the buttons, sticks to basics

Despite a long speech there were no magic bullets presented to kickstart a virtuous cycle of investment, growth and jobs.

06 Jul 2019 1:07 AM

Nirmala’s Budget fullof political flourishes

The Budget speech was a political declamation, but there were strong signs of the government’s desperate bid to “kickstart” the economy.

06 Jul 2019 12:00 AM

Budget 2019: Not Big Bang, but comprehensive focus on corporates to rural India

Finance Minister Niramala Sitharaman's maiden budget received mixed response from critics and industry experts.

05 Jul 2019 8:46 PM


Budget 2019: Little done to address economic slowdown, says FICCI Karnataka

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

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee terms Union Budget as 'completely visionless'

FM Sitharaman said an additional excise duty and road and infrastructure cess of one rupee will be imposed on petrol and diesel.

05 Jul 2019 7:44 PM

Budget 2019: KYC norms relaxation, other proposals for FPIs to boost economy: Experts

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Budget for 2019-20 proposed easing KYC norms for foreign portfolio investors.

05 Jul 2019 7:32 PM

Budget 2019: Tax deduction on home loan interest to boost housing demand: realtors

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

Budget 2019 -- long on talk, short on delivery: Punjab Finance Minister Badal

He said that Rs 1 lakh crore is to be invested in infrastructure sector, but there was no mention about any master plan to be implemented.

05 Jul 2019 6:43 PM


Budget 2019: Markets snap winning run as public float proposal spooks investors

Sitharaman said it was the right time to consider increasing minimum public shareholding from 25 pc to 35 pc.

05 Jul 2019 6:16 PM

Budget 2019: Rs 3.18 lakh crore allocated to Defence budget

The outlay for defence sector almost remained unchanged compared to what was allocated in the interim budget on February 1.

05 Jul 2019 5:52 PM

Budget 2019 stresses on massive infra investments to grow into USD 5 trillion economy

Infrastructure financing needs have been estimated at around Rs 20 lakh crore a year, said Nirmala Sitharaman.

05 Jul 2019 5:48 PM

Budget 2019: Govt hikes customs duty on stainless steel items, alloy steel

The current customs duty on stainless steel products is 5 per cent.

05 Jul 2019 5:32 PM

Budget 2019: Here's how the industry reacted to Modi 2.0's first budget

Banking high on infrastructure, the government aimed to collect more revenue to increase growth.

05 Jul 2019 5:29 PM