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
Usually the duration of the presentation ranges from 90 to 120 minutes.
05 Jul 2019 8:51 AM
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
The survey pointed out that this will also help plan in advance for pensions and other retirement provisions.
04 Jul 2019 3:27 PM
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
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
In January-March, annual growth slumped to 5.8 per cent, the slowest pace in 20 quarters.
03 Jul 2019 1:56 PM
Finance Minister Nirmala Sithraman will be presenting her first full Union Budget on Friday.
03 Jul 2019 1:20 PM
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
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
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: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman may have to raise allocation for NREGA to alleviate agrarian crisis.
17 Jun 2019 3:44 PM
The public sector banks would also require capital for the credit growth, which has just started picking up.
16 Jun 2019 3:27 PM
Mercifully, the extent of this excess is not as yet so great as to cause major worries.
05 Feb 2019 2:04 AM
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
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
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
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
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
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