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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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FM Sitharaman announces new stimulus measures for India's COVID-stricken economy

Among the many announcements made by the finance minister include a new job creation scheme

12 Nov 2020 4:16 PM

BJP's manifesto promises free coronavirus vaccine for Bihar

The announcement has triggered a political row in the state ahead of polls

23 Oct 2020 12:40 AM

As corona continues to haunt India, Rajya Sabha passes amendments to insolvency law

the government decided to suspend the provisions starting from March 25 for six months by promulgating an ordinance in June

19 Sep 2020 10:44 PM

Sitharaman assures Lok Sabha: Centre not reneging from responsibility on GST payment

Sitharaman also accused the Opposition of trying to twist her 'Act of God' remark.

19 Sep 2020 10:23 AM

FM Nirmala announces additional 40k crore under MGNREGS to boost employment

Top-100 universities will be permitted to automatically start online courses by May 30, 2020

17 May 2020 12:26 PM

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Sitharaman to announce fifth and final tranche of economic package at 11 am today

Finance Minister on Saturday said the government will introduce competition, transparency and private sector participation in coal sector

17 May 2020 9:45 AM

Nirmala Sitharaman announces reforms in mining, defence production in latest tranche

States are being ranked on investment attractiveness to compete for new investments, she said.

16 May 2020 5:20 PM

FM Nirmala Sitharaman's third tranche covers agriculture and allied activities

Financing facility of Rs 1,00,000 crore will be provided for funding agriculture infrastructure projects at farm-gate and aggregation points

15 May 2020 5:42 PM

AA Edit: Has PM Modi grown highly cautious about the economy?

The biggest announcement was the government’s decision to extend sovereign guarantee to Rs 3 lakh crores worth working capital loans

14 May 2020 6:29 PM

Finance ministry rubbishes reports of 20% cut in pensions to central government employees

The ministry clarified its position after reports that the government is planning to cut pensions

19 Apr 2020 2:27 PM

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