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A medium to long-term vision for India’s economy

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has endeavoured to address most of the issues with a medium to long-term vision.

04 Feb 2020 6:26 AM

Dekho, Budget aaya!

The finance minister recently announced the first budget of the new decade.

03 Feb 2020 5:28 AM

A ‘make-do’ Budget that adjusts to the slowdown

The Economic Survey of 2019-20, placed on the table of the LS on Jan 31, was arguing that there should be minimal state intervention in the economy.

03 Feb 2020 12:19 AM

Budget lacks vision, a golden chance wasted

Another great disappointment in the Budget was the new income-tax regime.

03 Feb 2020 12:08 AM

It’s a credible balancing act by a pragmatic FM

The Budget has adopted just the right approach for catalysing growth with social inclusion.

02 Feb 2020 6:43 AM

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Sitharaman Budget: Long in form, short in content

Indirect taxes involve a bigger population cohort considering that the consumer finally pays the GST. Thus, even a matchbox results in tax revenues.

02 Feb 2020 6:36 AM

Dividend will be taxed in hands of investors: FM

The removal of DDT will lead to estimated annual revenue forgone of Rs 25,000 crore.

02 Feb 2020 5:50 AM

New tax regime gives with one hand, takes away with the other

Analysts claim there won’t any great savings under new tax regime.

02 Feb 2020 5:39 AM

Mega talkathon Budget

Fiscal deficit pegged at 3.5%; Nominal GDP to be 10%; Capex scaled to 21%.

02 Feb 2020 5:23 AM

Budget 2020: PM Modi praises vision, action in schemes

BJP national president J.P. Nadda said that the document is the “testimony of the vision of PM Narendra Modi for the “New India.”

02 Feb 2020 4:34 AM

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Archaeological sites to be developed into iconic sites

In this context, the Budget proposed to develop five archaeological sites as iconic sites with onsite museums.

02 Feb 2020 4:26 AM

Finance minister takes care of many concerns of MSMEs

According to the minister, more than five lakh MSMEs have benefitted from restructuring of debt permitted by RBI in the last year.

02 Feb 2020 4:02 AM

Affordable housing gets tax holiday

In order to ensure that more persons avail this benefit and to further incentivise the affordable housing.

02 Feb 2020 3:37 AM

Fiscal deficit target 3.8 per cent

The deficit target for the coming fiscal year starting April 1 was widened to 3.5 per cent.

02 Feb 2020 3:32 AM

Budget 2020: Bank deposits insured till Rs 5 lakh

All deposits of a depositor maintained across all branches of the failed bank are insured upto Rs 1 lakh only on the aggregate amount.

02 Feb 2020 3:01 AM

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Budget 2020: LIC to get listed on stock exchange

After two capital infusions, the government owns a substantial part of IDBI Bank (46.5 per cent stake) which will be completely sold off.

02 Feb 2020 2:49 AM

Start-up crowd loves Budget 20-21, but education capitalists swoon

For the digital skills guys, Nirmala Sitharaman opened with a roar but then…

01 Feb 2020 6:09 PM

Fiscal deficit target raised to 3.8 pc from 3.3 pc for FY20

This fiscal path commits us to the path of fiscal consolidation without compromising the needs of investment out of public funds.

01 Feb 2020 2:48 PM

Markets react negatively to Sitharaman's Budget 2020

Sensex was trading over 150 points higher ahead of the Budget presentation

01 Feb 2020 1:53 PM

Budget 2020 provides big income tax relief for individuals

The digital revolution will play a big role in delivering services to the people in India in the coming days, says FM.

01 Feb 2020 10:39 AM

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