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AA Edit | Small savings U-turn: Bad economics, bizarre optics

The government may have calculated that if the interest rates are pushed down, it can borrow on better terms to meet its needs

02 Apr 2021 8:48 AM

Status quo on small savings interest rate

The decision to rollback was taken hours after the government announced the steepest cut in the rate on small savings schemes on Wednesday

02 Apr 2021 4:10 AM

Government withdraws cut in rate on small savings schemes

Orders issued by oversight shall be withdrawn, Sitharaman said in a early morning tweet

01 Apr 2021 9:47 AM

Rajya Sabha adjourned briefly amid Opposition uproar over Insurance Amendment Bill

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman moved a bill in the Upper House to consider for further amendment of the Insurance Act 1938

18 Mar 2021 3:52 PM

Nationwide bank strike continues to impact PSB services on Day 2

Government transactions related to treasury as well as business transactions will also be impacted

16 Mar 2021 11:40 AM

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Karan Thapar | Decoding the numbers: What the FM didn’t say

When you dig into details and ponder over the implications, the Budget feels rather different to what you’ve heard

19 Feb 2021 4:51 AM

Govt to bring amendments to two Acts to enable privatisation of PSU banks

Finance Minister announced privatisation of Public Sector Banks (PSBs) as part of disinvestment drive to garner Rs 1.75 lakh crore

16 Feb 2021 10:42 PM

Aakar Patel | Vital areas in kids’ health left ignored in Budget 2021

Poshan Abhiyan, the flagship programme meant to improve nutritional outcomes by 2022, was also damaged

16 Feb 2021 7:27 AM

FM slams critics who saw Budget tilting to ‘cronies’

Calls Rahul ‘doomsday man of India’

14 Feb 2021 4:15 AM

Budget will ensure long-term and sustainable economic growth: Finance Minister

She also said that Budget was an instrument for promoting Atma Nirbhar Bharat when economies across the world had suffered due to Covid-19

13 Feb 2021 1:26 AM

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AA Edit | To save public money, start to disinvest fast

This move reaffirms the government’s intent, announced last year, to exit all non-strategic sectors

11 Feb 2021 4:27 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | No new taxes? Budget’s Mahabharata lessons

Even in a much smaller economy like India, in the ultimate analysis it’s the state of the economy that determines political longevity

04 Feb 2021 7:20 AM

Budget 2021: India opens purse strings

The Budget also focused broadly on vaccines, nutrition, infrastructure, education and farmers

02 Feb 2021 12:17 PM

Chandrajit Banerjee | Game-changer that will help enable growth with inclusion

This is a development-oriented and pragmatic Budget which will help reset growth while promoting social inclusion

02 Feb 2021 7:24 AM

Poll-bound states get big allocations

Budget for economic corridors and fisheries too announced

02 Feb 2021 4:15 AM

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Sensex zooms over 1,700 pts after Budget 2021; Nifty reclaims 14K

On the Sensex chart, IndusInd Bank was the top gainer, rallying over 11 per cent, followed by ICICI Bank, SBI, HDFC, M&M and Axis Bank

01 Feb 2021 1:52 PM

Budget Expectation

Experts call for additional tax rebates to healthcare investors

30 Jan 2021 4:15 AM

FM gave four-five mini-budgets in 2020, upcoming budget will be seen as part of that series: PM Modi

Modi said the first session of this decade commences on Friday

29 Jan 2021 5:54 PM

DC Edit l Budget: A challenge and an opportunity

There is a hope among people and businesspersons that the government would come out in support of the economy

29 Jan 2021 4:15 AM

Sanjaya Baru | Sitharaman’s Third Act: What’ll be her Big Idea?

The FM can spend money and secure early results and Ms Sitharaman has promised to spend a trillion rupees on infrastructure investment

11 Jan 2021 7:18 AM

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