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Budget lays down roadmap for India to get back on high growth track: Jaitley

India's economic growth slowed to a five-year low of 5.8 per cent in the January-March quarter.

06 Jul 2019 12:29 PM

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: Rs 3.18 lakh crore allocated to Defence budget

The outlay for defence sector almost remained unchanged compared to what was allocated in the interim budget on February 1.

05 Jul 2019 5:52 PM

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Budget 2019: Here's how the industry reacted to Modi 2.0's first budget

Banking high on infrastructure, the government aimed to collect more revenue to increase growth.

05 Jul 2019 5:29 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 National Research Foundation, Sports Education Board

To boost jobs, the government announced 10 million youth to take skill training under the Kaushal Vikas Yojana.

05 Jul 2019 5:00 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

Budget 2019: LED bulbs distributed under Ujala scheme saving Rs 18,342cr annually

She further said that India is going to be free of incandescent bulbs and govt will promote use of solar stoves and battery chargers.

05 Jul 2019 4:33 PM

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Budget 2019: GST processes to be simplified, automated GST refund to be implemented

The Budget proposes to move to electronic invoice system wherein invoice details will be captured in central system at the time of issuance.

05 Jul 2019 4:20 PM

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

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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

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

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