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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: Government to improve youth skills in AI, robotics

Training of workforce with relevant skills will help address the severe skill shortage technology and IT companies are facing right now.

05 Jul 2019 12:55 PM

Budget 2019: 'Har Ghar Jal' for all rural houses by 2024, says Sitharaman

Union Minister for Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat had on July 1 launched 'Jal Shakti Abhiyan'.

05 Jul 2019 12:54 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

Union Budget 2019: 'India will be open-defecation free on Oct 2 this year,' says Sitharaman

The Swachh Bharat mission is one of the largest cleanliness drives in the world and is also an attempt to initiate behavioural change.

05 Jul 2019 12:52 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: Sitharaman proposes to expand Swachh Bharat Mission

Expressing happiness, she also announced that India will be made Open Defecation Free on October 2nd, 2019, as per the dream of PM Modi.

05 Jul 2019 12:51 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

Union Budget 2019: Electricity, cooking facility by 2022 to rural families, says FM

Sitharaman said that the government keeps 'Antodaya' (development of all) at the centre of all its programmes.

05 Jul 2019 12:33 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

Union Budget 2019: 'PPP to be unleashed to develop rail infrastructure,' says FM

Finance Minister said as the world's third largest aviation market, time is ripe to enter aircraft financing and leasing from Indian shores.

05 Jul 2019 12:12 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

Proud! Nirmala Sitharaman's parents attend her first budget speech

Savitri and Narayanan Sitharaman arrived in a separate car in Parliament.

05 Jul 2019 12:03 PM


Union Budget 2019: Parliament echoes with urdu couplet, quote from arthshastra

Breaking the tradition of carrying briefcase to the Parliament for presenting Budget, she posed outside the House with ledger book instead.

05 Jul 2019 12:01 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

Union Budget 2019: India to strengthen corporate bond market, says Sitharaman

There is also a proposal to increase minimum public shareholding in companies from 25 per cent to 35 per cent.

05 Jul 2019 11:55 AM

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

Budget 2019: Breaking tradition, Sitharaman leaves office without briefcase

For years, finance minister and their deep maroon or brown briefcases holding budget were a common sight.

05 Jul 2019 10:13 AM