Budget 2019

Telangana Government shifts focus from Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme to Palamuru-Rangareddy Lift Irrigation Scheme in Budget

With work on KLIS Links 1 and 2 over, govt to focus on Palamuru-Rangareddy project

published on : 11th August 2019

Modi government 2.0's budget has set too big a task for taxmen

North Bloc mandarins headed by former finance secretary S C Garg decided to use older inflated figures of tax collections to work out targets for the current year.

published on : 27th July 2019

PMO asks Finance Ministry to conduct detailed study on issuance of overseas sovereign bonds

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Budget 2019-20 announced that the government would start raising a part of its gross borrowing programme from external markets in foreign currencies.

published on : 25th July 2019

Indian Newspaper Society meets Goyal, urges him to withdraw customs duty on newsprint

The delegation was led by the Society's President Jayant Mammen Mathew, executive editor of Malayala Manorama Group.

published on : 25th July 2019

Carried red cloth because Modi government doesn't indulge in suitcase exchange: Sitharaman

Ahead of presenting the budget on July 5, Sitharaman carried a red-coloured cloth bag instead of a leather briefcase which went viral on various social media platforms.

published on : 20th July 2019

No relief for Foreign Portfolio Investors unless they turn corporates

Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPI) can register themselves as companies to avoid the super-rich tax surcharge imposed in this year’s budget.

published on : 19th July 2019

Cash withdrawal from multiple accounts to be aggregated for levying 2 per cent TDS

The Finance Bill amendment replaced "an account" to "one or more accounts".

published on : 18th July 2019

2019 Union Budget: Government seeks to allay fears on surcharge on super rich with budget

The Finance Bill has raised the surcharge on the super rich the top-end of the income brackets -- for incomes between Rs 2 crore and Rs 5 crore.

published on : 18th July 2019

Budget proposals like higher FDI and public shareholding can fetch USD 25 billion: Morgan Stanley

The move to increase the minimum statutory limit for FPI investment in a company from 24 percent to sectoral foreign investment cap will alone increase the weight of the country in the EM index.

published on : 17th July 2019

Rajasthan BJP against state government move to enact fresh laws against mob lynching, honour killing

The saffron party claimed that when strict laws against mob lynching and honour killing are already in existence, it is pointless to bring any fresh law.

published on : 17th July 2019

‘Only developers who are lean and mean will survive’, says President of National Real Estate Development Council

In the midst of an extended slowdown, the country’s real estate sector has been having a hard time over the past few years.

published on : 16th July 2019

Avoiding India's super-rich tax won't be easy for foreigners

The government has maintained that it is not specifically targeting overseas investors and that the increase in surcharge applies to individuals and entities.

published on : 14th July 2019

Ex-RBI chief Raghuram Rajan flags risks for India’s overseas debt plan

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's plan to sell bonds overseas comes as PM Modi faces shrinking options to raise funds.

published on : 13th July 2019

Andhra budget 2019: Home department allotment increases by 19 per cent

The budget laid special importance on developing institutional capacities, intelligence strengthening, security, armed forces, welfare of police personnel, implementation of women protection units.

published on : 13th July 2019

Jagan government's Budget sans direction, says TDP supremo Naidu

'Budget failed to address issues pertaining to State development and welfare of the poor,' says TDP Supremo and opposition leader Chandrababu Naidu.

published on : 13th July 2019
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