Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 | Last Update : 10:32 PM IST


10 lakh patients treated under Ayushman Bharat scheme says Piyush Goyal

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said 10 lakh patients have been treated so far under the Ayushman Bharat scheme.

01 Feb 2019 12:39 PM

Union Budget: Here's what's good and bad

Goyal presented Budget in a last ditch bid to woo the electorate with several popular measures.

01 Feb 2019 12:39 PM

Road construction trebled under PMGSY: Piyush Goyal

As many as 1.53 crore houses were constructed during 2014-18 under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana.

01 Feb 2019 12:30 PM

Govt broke the back of high inflation: Piyush Goyal

Goyal said during the previous UPA government (2009-14), inflation averaged as high as 10.1 per cent.

01 Feb 2019 12:12 PM

Govt announces cash dole for small farmers

Rs 20,000 crore have been provided for current fiscal and also announced allocation of Rs 75,000 crore for the next fiscal.

01 Feb 2019 12:04 PM


Rs 3 lakh cr recovered from big corporate loan defaulters: Piyush Goyal

Maharashtra have been removed from the PCA (prompt corrective action) framework of the RBI.

01 Feb 2019 11:56 AM

Union Cabinet approves interim Budget 2019-20

A full-fledged Budget will be presented in Parliament once the new Central government is formed after the General Elections.

01 Feb 2019 11:20 AM

Jan sees fastest rise in factory orders since Dec 2017; mfg activity edges higher

The Nikkei India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index increased from 53.2 in December to 53.9 in January.

01 Feb 2019 11:10 AM

Interim Budget 2019: Highlights

Govt is set to step up rural welfare spending by 16 per cent for the fiscal year beginning April to 1.3 trillion rupees.

01 Feb 2019 9:33 AM

GDP growth rate for 2017-18 revised upwards to 7.2 per cent

Real GDP or GDP at constant (2011-12) prices for 2017-18 and 2016-17 stand at Rs 131.80 lakh crore and Rs 122.98 lakh crore.

31 Jan 2019 6:04 PM


PM Modi plans to raise rural spending by 16 pc to woo rural voters: sources

In its interim budget on Friday, the govt is set to earmark about 1.3 trillion for the Ministry of Rural Development.

31 Jan 2019 3:17 PM

India's share in global GDP rose to 3.3 pc in 2017: President Kovind

Country's GDP has been growing at a rate of 7.3 pc on an average, making India the sixth largest economy in the world.

31 Jan 2019 2:46 PM

Here's what to expect from 2019-2020 interim budget

The government is expected to project economic growth of around 7.5 per cent for the next financial year.

31 Jan 2019 2:16 PM

Fitch warns of fiscal slippage if govt goes for populist interim budget

Government still aims to adhere to a debt ceiling of 60 per cent of GDP by March 2025.

31 Jan 2019 12:51 PM

Centre likely to stick to FY20 fiscal target

“We expect a cut in capital expenditure by Rs 50,000 crore and postponing Rs 30,000 crore of revenue expenditure to the next year,” it said.

31 Jan 2019 7:27 AM


Goyal to present interim Budget 2019-20 on Feb 1

The last Budget of the present NDA government is likely to be presented by interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal in the Lok Sabha.

30 Jan 2019 5:35 PM

North Block finds ways to meet deficit target

As per 2018-19 budget projections, the Centre is likely to finance Rs 75,000 crore of fiscal deficit from small savings.

30 Jan 2019 10:30 AM

Basic income support to cost at least Rs 1.5 trillion to the nation

The support would cost the Centre Rs 14.68 trillion or (0.70 per cent of GDP)

29 Jan 2019 4:11 PM

S&P foresees 'credit risks' for PSUs supporting govt exchequer via share buybacks

The share buybacks announced so far, including the Rs 4,000-crore offering at Oil and Natural Gas Corp.

29 Jan 2019 2:48 PM

Goyal asks PSBs to step up lending to MSMEs, farmers

Govt-RBI-bankers meet discusses ways to boost loan recoveries, credit disbursal.

29 Jan 2019 10:53 AM