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Budget 2019: Goyal lambasts opposition, highlights NDA's achievements in last 5 yrs

Government successfully reduced inflation rate to 4.5 per cent from 10 per cent.

01 Feb 2019 6:27 PM

Farmers, middle class-friendly Budget to boost economic growth: India Inc

Farmers and workers in unorganised sector leading to more disposable income in their hands, India Inc.

01 Feb 2019 4:39 PM

Budget 2019: 'Giving Rs 17 a day, an insult to farmers,' says Rahul Gandhi

Goyal said farmers will be provided Rs 6,000 per year, which amounts to Rs 16.44 daily, in three instalments under central govt scheme.

01 Feb 2019 4:06 PM

Budget 2019: 'Interim Budget just trailer for India's development,' says PM Modi

PM Modi said that there has always been a demand to exempt those with annual income up to Rs 5 lakh and Modi government fulfilled it.

01 Feb 2019 3:56 PM

Budget 2019: GST exemption doubled from Rs 20 to 40 lakhs for small traders

GST rate has been continuously reduced, providing relief of about Rs 80,000 crore annually to consumers.

01 Feb 2019 2:59 PM


Budget 2019: Full text of finance minister Piyush Goyal’s speech in Parliament

Union finance minister Piyush Goyal presented the interim Budget for 2019-20 in the Lok Sabha on Friday.

01 Feb 2019 2:47 PM

Poll Budget 2019: Tax relief for middle class, dole to small farmers

‘India is solidly back on track and marching towards growth and prosperity.’

01 Feb 2019 2:24 PM

Inflation hidden, unfair tax on poor; govt broke the back of high prices: FM

The average rate of inflation during 2009-2014 was a back-breaking 10.1 per cent, Goyal said.

01 Feb 2019 2:17 PM

Budget 2019: 15.56 lakh loans sanctioned under Mudra scheme, says Goyal

More than 70 per cent of Mudra yojna beneficiaries were women, said Interim Finance Minister, P.Goyal.

01 Feb 2019 2:12 PM

Budget 2019: Railways gets Rs 1.58 lakh cr, highest ever for national transporter

No railway fare hike was announced in the Railway Budget for 2019.

01 Feb 2019 1:53 PM


Congress' Manish Tewari claims Budget leak to media houses

‘Government sources have been sending budget pointers to media houses,’ Congress spokesperson Manish Tiwari said.

01 Feb 2019 1:50 PM

Budget 2019: FM Piyush Goyal says no tax on income up to Rs 5 lakh

Around 3 crore middle-class taxpayers will get tax exemption due to this measure.

01 Feb 2019 1:29 PM

Budget 2019: Sensex rallies over 500 points; Nifty nears 11,000 mark

The 30-share Sensex was trading 506.21 points, or 1.40 per cent, higher at 36,762.90.

01 Feb 2019 1:16 PM

Goyal announces 2 pc interest subvention for farmers hit by natural calamities

Government has fixed MSP for 22 notified crops at 50 per cent higher than cost of production.

01 Feb 2019 12:50 PM

FM announces pension for informal workers, hikes tax-free gratuity to Rs 30 Lakh

The scheme will provide assured monthly pension of Rs 3,000, with contribution of 100 rupees per month.

01 Feb 2019 12:41 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

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