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Budget 2019: Government will invest widely in agri infrastructure: Sitharaman

Every rural family, except those unwilling to take connection, will have electricity and LPG connection by 2022, said Sitharaman.

05 Jul 2019 12:52 PM

Budget 2019: Internet connectivity under BharatNet to be fast-tracked, says FM

The government aims to connect all 2.5 lakh village panchayats with high speed broadband by March 2020.

05 Jul 2019 12:47 PM

Budget 2019: 1.95 cr houses to be provided in second phase of PMAY-Gramin

Government keeps Gaon, Garib, and Kisan at the centre of everything we do, of every programme by 2022, says Sitharaman.

05 Jul 2019 12:43 PM

Budget 2019: Programmes to be accelerated, red tape reduced in 'New India': FM

NDA in its first term set the ball rolling for 'New India' with strident commitment to fiscal consolidation, said Sitharaman.

05 Jul 2019 12:33 PM

Budget 2019: Sensex gives up gains, falls over 400 points

The 30-share index was trading 428.10 points, or 1.07 per cent, lower at 39,479.96.

05 Jul 2019 12:14 PM


Budget 2019: Our job creators are our wealth creators: Sitharaman praises India Inc

Earlier she said that the objective her government was to empower citizens for a strong nation.

05 Jul 2019 12:09 PM

Budget 2019: Govt contemplating higher FDI in aviation, media, says Sitharaman

Global FDI flow slipped by 13 per cent in 2018 to USD 1.3 trillion, from 1.5 in the previous year.

05 Jul 2019 12:06 PM

Budget 2019: Rail infra requires Rs 50 lakh cr till 2030, says Sitharaman

Udaan scheme will improve India's infrastructure, enable connectivity, and bridge the rural and urban divide,

05 Jul 2019 12:00 PM

Need structural reforms to reach USD 5 trillion economy: Sitharaman

Indian economy has reached USD 2.7 trillion now, and is within capacity to reach USD 5 trillion in the next few years.

05 Jul 2019 11:50 AM

India on upward growth trajectory, says Arun Jaitley

Economic Survey projected India's growth to rise to 7 pc in the current fiscal, from five-year low of 6.8 pc in 2018-19.

05 Jul 2019 9:14 AM


Virtuous cycle of savings, investment & exports can drive GDP growth

The presence of a triggering macro-economic “key driver” that catalyses the economy into a virtuous cycle is critical.

05 Jul 2019 1:56 AM

Economic Survey: Indian economy grows to USD 2.75 trn despite slowing global economy

India continued to remain the fastest-growing major economy in the world in 2018-19.

04 Jul 2019 5:12 PM

Economic Survey: A blue print for growth and jobs over next 5 years, says Debroy

EAC-PM welcomes the emphasis of the Survey on fiscal consolidation, fiscal discipline and investments.

04 Jul 2019 4:20 PM

Economic Survey: India must spend USD 200 bn on infra annually

As the country has only been able to put USD 100 to 110 billion annually into infrastructure development.

04 Jul 2019 4:11 PM

Economic Survey: FinMin makes progress in strategic sale of 28 CPSEs

DIPAM had raised about Rs 85,000 crore from CPSE disinvestment in 2018-19.

04 Jul 2019 3:45 PM


Economic Survey: Debt recovery strengthened, claims of Rs 1.73 lakh cr settled

The Survey said that IBC has initiated a cultural shift in the dynamics between lender and borrower, promoter and creditor.

04 Jul 2019 3:31 PM

Economic Survey: Govt calls for new policies to improve water efficiency in farm sector

The agriculture sector had investment rate much less than half of that of services and industry sectors.

04 Jul 2019 3:23 PM

Economic Survey: GDP ratio dips to 10.9 pc on shortfall in indirect tax revenues

In 2018-19, direct taxes grew by 13.4 per cent owing to improved performance of corporate tax.

04 Jul 2019 3:11 PM

Economic Survey: Govt may further ease FDI norms to bridge current account deficit

The deficit increased to USD 57.2 billion or 2.1 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) in 2018-19.

04 Jul 2019 3:02 PM

Economic Survey: Rationalisation of burgeoning food subsidy bill

Govt had pegged food subsidy bill at Rs 1,84,220 crore for 2019-20 as against Rs 1,71,298 crore last year.

04 Jul 2019 2:16 PM