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Budget 2019: What to expect from Sitharaman's first Budget

In an economy that is losing growth momentum, all this bring the tightrope walk of balancing growth with fiscal prudence to the fore.

05 Jul 2019 8:57 AM

Budget 2019: Some relief for tax payers, focus 'gaon, gareeb aur kisan'

Usually the duration of the presentation ranges from 90 to 120 minutes.

05 Jul 2019 8:51 AM

Economic Survey: 'India leaps into era of high economic policy certainty,' says Ex FM

Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman earlier today tabled the Economic Survey 2018-19 in the Parliament.

04 Jul 2019 8:25 PM

Economic Survey: Retirement age set to rise due to higher life expectancy

The survey pointed out that this will also help plan in advance for pensions and other retirement provisions.

04 Jul 2019 3:27 PM

Modest rise in Indian military spending likely, modernisation on hold

Government allocated 4.31 trillion rupees (USD 62.27 billion) for defence, a 6.6 per cent rise over the previous year.

04 Jul 2019 10:03 AM


Economic Survey to chart out reform road map of Modi 2.0 govt

Govt might this year again slip on fiscal deficit front given sluggish GST collections and lower-than-expected growth in direct taxes.

04 Jul 2019 9:31 AM

India's budget likely to hike spending to combat slumping growth

In January-March, annual growth slumped to 5.8 per cent, the slowest pace in 20 quarters.

03 Jul 2019 1:56 PM

Need to increase funding for startups, simplify credit facilities in Budget: Experts

Finance Minister Nirmala Sithraman will be presenting her first full Union Budget on Friday.

03 Jul 2019 1:20 PM

Startups want taxes streamlined, less GST pain

As the start-up ecosystem matures, it faces several working capital issues which, in turn, hinder its long term growth.

29 Jun 2019 2:09 AM

Govt likely to let budget deficit rise as tax receipts fall short

Fiscal deficit target to as much as 3.6 per cent of GDP from an already upwardly revised target of 3.4 per cent.

21 Jun 2019 11:39 AM


FM discusses budget proposals with financial sector regulators

The Council also held consultations to obtain inputs and suggestions of the financial sector regulators for the Budget.

20 Jun 2019 10:28 AM

Budget 2019: Govt faces hard choice of 9 pc growth or 2 pc decline on MGNREGA

Budget 2019: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman may have to raise allocation for NREGA to alleviate agrarian crisis.

17 Jun 2019 3:44 PM

Govt likely to provide Rs 30,000 crore to PSU banks in Budget 2019

The public sector banks would also require capital for the credit growth, which has just started picking up.

16 Jun 2019 3:27 PM

Budget: An electoral ploy walks a tightrope

Mercifully, the extent of this excess is not as yet so great as to cause major worries.

05 Feb 2019 2:04 AM

Difficult for govt to maintain 3.4 pc fiscal deficit in FY'20: Moody's

The govt has pegged the fiscal deficit for the next financial year at 3.4 per cent of GDP, as against the original target of 3.1 per cent.

03 Feb 2019 6:04 PM


Cash to farmers can be increased if resources improve: Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley said state governments must support the centre on direct cash transfers to farmers in the spirit of cooperative federalism.

03 Feb 2019 4:39 PM

Welfare budget: Unconventional

The budget aims to contain the fiscal deficit to 3.4% 0.1% more than budgeted and in the next FY it is anticipated to be 3.3%.

03 Feb 2019 7:46 AM

People’s Budget and why not?

Taxpayers have always been at the receiving end of successive budgets even as the government constantly grappled with getting its fiscal math right.

03 Feb 2019 2:00 AM

Budget is part of BJP’s poll pitch

The tax sop is in line with the additional 10 per cent reservation announced for the Hindu upper castes earlier this month.

03 Feb 2019 12:21 AM

Tax rebates for middle class to benefit travel, tourism sector: Industry

The focus on tax rebates for the middle class has brought a sigh of relief for them and now they will be able to spend more on vacations.

02 Feb 2019 6:38 PM