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Budget 2019: Not Big Bang, but comprehensive focus on corporates to rural India

Finance Minister Niramala Sitharaman's maiden budget received mixed response from critics and industry experts.

05 Jul 2019 8:46 PM

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee terms Union Budget as 'completely visionless'

FM Sitharaman said an additional excise duty and road and infrastructure cess of one rupee will be imposed on petrol and diesel.

05 Jul 2019 7:44 PM

Budget 2019 -- long on talk, short on delivery: Punjab Finance Minister Badal

He said that Rs 1 lakh crore is to be invested in infrastructure sector, but there was no mention about any master plan to be implemented.

05 Jul 2019 6:43 PM

Budget 2019: Petrol price to rise by Rs 2.5, diesel by Rs 2.3 after FM raises tax

A litre of petrol costs Rs 70.51 in Delhi and Rs 76.15 in Mumbai.

05 Jul 2019 5:08 PM

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

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Budget 2019: Highlights from FM Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden speech

Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman made her maiden Budget Speech and presented it in Lok Sabha.

05 Jul 2019 3:43 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: What is getting more expensive, what's cheaper?

A large number of imported items like books, plastic items and imported auto parts are set to be costlier.

05 Jul 2019 3:25 PM

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

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Budget 2019: What does this budget hold for homebuyers?

FM said said the Centre would take substantial steps to promote rental housing for which government would make amendments in rental laws.

05 Jul 2019 2:48 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 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

Budget 2019: Antrix Corp likely to be replaced by NSIL

NSIL would be the financial arm of the state-run Indian Space Research Organisation.

05 Jul 2019 1:53 PM

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Union Budget 2019: FM draws attention to women of India with 'Naari tu Narayaani'

Sitharaman announced that a woman in every SHG will be made eligible for loan upto Rs 1 lakh under the government's Mudra scheme.

05 Jul 2019 1:36 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

Budget 2019: Government sets the disinvestment target at Rs 1.05 lakh crore

Strategic disinvestment of select public sector undertakings will remain a priority area, FM said.

05 Jul 2019 1:12 PM

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

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