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Budget 2019: Govt proposes to separate NPS Trust from PFRDA

The proposal to separate the two job roles was under consideration for last few years.

05 Jul 2019 4:49 PM

Budget 2019: Coal Ministry sees 48 pc jump in allocation to Rs 1,160 cr for 2019-20

The bulk of increase in the Budget allocation for 2019-20 is towards central sector schemes.

05 Jul 2019 4:46 PM

Govt to start raising part of its gross borrowings from external markets: FM

The government would start raising a part of its gross borrowing programme in external markets, said Nirmala Sitharaman.

05 Jul 2019 3:49 PM

Budget 2019: Govt enhances revenue collection from telecom sector to Rs 50,519 cr

Receipts from the telecom sector mainly relate to the licence fees from operators and spectrum usage charges.

05 Jul 2019 3:43 PM

Budget 2019: Amnesty scheme for excise, service tax cases to unlock Rs 3.75 lakh crore

The relief proposed under scheme varies from 40 pc to 70 pc of the tax dues for cases other than voluntary disclosure cases.

05 Jul 2019 3:26 PM

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Budget 2019: Govt to provide credit guarantee to PSBs to buy NBFC assets

The NBFC sector is currently undergoing a liquidity hurdle with a spate of defaults of companies.

05 Jul 2019 3:06 PM

Budget 2019: High-end income group people need to pay 3 pc to 7 pc more annually

Budget 2019 proposes to make return filing compulsory for persons, who have deposited more than Rs 1 cr in a current account in a year.

05 Jul 2019 2:57 PM

Budget 2019: For every rupee in govt kitty, 68 paise come from taxes

Corporation tax is the single largest source of income, contributing 21 paise to each rupee earned.

05 Jul 2019 2:57 PM

Budget 2019: Cess on petrol, diesel hiked by Re 1 per litre

Finance minister also announced TDS of 2 per cent on cash withdrawal of more than Rs 1 crore from a bank account.

05 Jul 2019 2:26 PM

Budget 2019: Govt to soon put in circulation new series coins of up to Rs 20

These new coins will be made available for public use shortly, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

05 Jul 2019 2:20 PM

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Budget 2019: Govt lower fiscal deficit target to 3.3 per cent for FY20

The fiscal deficit this year is 3.3 per cent brought down from 3.4 per cent.

05 Jul 2019 2:12 PM

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

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

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

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

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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: 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: 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

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

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