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union budget 2020

No big bang effect for auto sector

To kickstart demand the government needs to put more money in the hands of the consumer to buy automotive products.

02 Feb 2020 7:27 AM

Budget 2020 seeks to perk up agriculture sector

Concepts like Kisan Rail, Kisan Udaan, Dhaanyalakshmi, 1 product 1 district set to lift rural economy.

02 Feb 2020 7:24 AM

‘Schemes potential enough to boost farm sector’

Support to farm nutrients beyond chemical fertilizer is another encouraging proposition.

02 Feb 2020 7:20 AM

FM’s booster dose to rev up rural economy

Proposal for 112 medical colleges on Public-Private-Partnership basis would certainly help reduce the shortage of doctors being faced by the country.

02 Feb 2020 7:13 AM

Budget 2020: Blow to defence modernisation

The budget has allocated Rs 32,392 crore to the Indian army for its modernisation plans against Rs 29,666 crore given in the revised budget last year.

02 Feb 2020 7:08 AM


It’s a credible balancing act by a pragmatic FM

The Budget has adopted just the right approach for catalysing growth with social inclusion.

02 Feb 2020 6:43 AM

Budget 2020: India is cruising for a bruising

Unemployment is rising sharply, consumption, savings and investment are down and inflation is rearing its ugly head again.

02 Feb 2020 6:39 AM

Sitharaman Budget: Long in form, short in content

Indirect taxes involve a bigger population cohort considering that the consumer finally pays the GST. Thus, even a matchbox results in tax revenues.

02 Feb 2020 6:36 AM

Non-taxpaying NRIs will be taxed as Indian residents

The Budget also proposed to reduce the period of stay in India to 120 days from 182 days earlier for PIOs to be categorised as NRIs.

02 Feb 2020 5:43 AM

New tax regime gives with one hand, takes away with the other

Analysts claim there won’t any great savings under new tax regime.

02 Feb 2020 5:39 AM


Mega talkathon Budget

Fiscal deficit pegged at 3.5%; Nominal GDP to be 10%; Capex scaled to 21%.

02 Feb 2020 5:23 AM

Union Budget 2020: Sensex nosedives 900 pts, gives up 40k level

Experts said the Budget has been below par considering investors had extremely high expectations from the government to revive the economy

01 Feb 2020 4:46 PM

Markets react negatively to Sitharaman's Budget 2020

Sensex was trading over 150 points higher ahead of the Budget presentation

01 Feb 2020 1:53 PM

Budget 2020 provides big income tax relief for individuals

The digital revolution will play a big role in delivering services to the people in India in the coming days, says FM.

01 Feb 2020 10:39 AM