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Union Budget 2019 Page-5

Budget 2019-20: Those without PAN can now file returns using Aadhaar

On Thursday, the Lok Sabha passed by voice vote the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019.

05 Jul 2019 2:02 PM

Budget 2019: PAN, Aadhaar interchangeable for filing of IT returns, says FM Nirmala

Aadhaar card for NRIs with Indian passports will be issued after their arrival in India, without waiting for the mandatory 180 days.

05 Jul 2019 1:59 PM

Middle class will progress; this budget is one of hope: PM Modi

He also ensured that the development work will expedite even more and the tax structure will simplify and infrastructure will modernise.

05 Jul 2019 1:57 PM

Budget 2019: Antrix Corp likely to be replaced by NSIL

NSIL would be the financial arm of the state-run Indian Space Research Organisation.

05 Jul 2019 1:53 PM

Additional tax deduction of Rs 1.50 lakh on interest on home loans proposed

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


Union Budget 2019: FM draws attention to women of India with 'Naari tu Narayaani'

Sitharaman announced that a woman in every SHG will be made eligible for loan upto Rs 1 lakh under the government's Mudra scheme.

05 Jul 2019 1:36 PM

Budget 2019: India to organise Annual Global Investors' Meet every year: FM

She also said that the Centre has planned structural reforms to kickstart foreign, domestic investment.

05 Jul 2019 1:33 PM

Budget 2019: Firms with turnover of Rs 400 cr to pay lower 25 pc corporate tax

Only 0.7 per cent of the companies will now remain outside the 25 per cent corporate tax bracket, says Sitharaman.

05 Jul 2019 1:26 PM

Budget 2019: 'Gandhipedia' being developed to inform youth on Gandhian values

The Swachh Bharat mission is one of the largest cleanliness drives, as well as an attempt to effect behavioural change, in the world.

05 Jul 2019 1:25 PM

Union Budget 2019: Govt to develop 75,000 entrepreneurs in agro-rural industries

The Finance Minister also asserted that 'Ease of Doing Business' and 'Ease of Life' should be applicable for farmers too.

05 Jul 2019 1:16 PM


Budget2019: Sitharaman earmarks Rs 70,000 crore for public sector banks

Public sector banks will use technology for enabling the customer of one PSB to access service across all PSBs as well.

05 Jul 2019 1:12 PM

Budget 2019: Government sets the disinvestment target at Rs 1.05 lakh crore

Strategic disinvestment of select public sector undertakings will remain a priority area, FM said.

05 Jul 2019 1:12 PM

Budget 2019: India to open new diplomatic missions, including 18 in Africa

She also proposed to issue Aadhar cards to Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) holding Indian passports after their arrival in India.

05 Jul 2019 1:09 PM

Budget 2019: Pension benefit to be extended to around 3 cr retail traders

Rs 350 crore allocated for 2 per cent interest subvention for all GST-registered MSMEs on fresh or incremental loans.

05 Jul 2019 1:07 PM

Budget 2019: Govt proposes doing away with 180-day rule for NRIs to get Aadhaar

As on May 31, 2019, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) had generated total of 123.82 crore Aadhaar to residents of India.

05 Jul 2019 1:02 PM


Budget 2019: NPAs worth Rs 4 lakh crore recovered in past four years

Government-owned and private banks besides non-banking financial companies have been saddled with huge NPAs.

05 Jul 2019 12:59 PM

Budget 2019: Government to improve youth skills in AI, robotics

Training of workforce with relevant skills will help address the severe skill shortage technology and IT companies are facing right now.

05 Jul 2019 12:55 PM

Budget 2019: 'Har Ghar Jal' for all rural houses by 2024, says Sitharaman

Union Minister for Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat had on July 1 launched 'Jal Shakti Abhiyan'.

05 Jul 2019 12:54 PM

Budget 2019: FM announces 2 pc interest subvention for GST-registered MSMEs

Sitharaman proposed the setting up of a payments platform for MSMEs for payment of bills.

05 Jul 2019 12:53 PM

Union Budget 2019: 'India will be open-defecation free on Oct 2 this year,' says Sitharaman

The Swachh Bharat mission is one of the largest cleanliness drives in the world and is also an attempt to initiate behavioural change.

05 Jul 2019 12:52 PM