Union Budget

Slowdown concerns to be addressed in Budget: Sources

The concerns on the economy are in the areas of employment generation, boosting rural demand, consumption, as well as investment.

published on : 13th May 2019

Tax proposals aimed at helping poor and middle-class living on tight budget: Piyush Goyal

The interim Finance Minister also said that unlike the previous UPA dispensation, the Modi government in its interim budget did not reduce levies of SUVs which are used by rich persons.

published on : 12th February 2019

Union Budget is full of empty promises to hoodwink people: CM Pinarayi Vijayan

None of the remarks and promises in the budget are in line with reality, Pinarayi said pointing out the promise of job creation hasn’t reached anywhere. 

published on : 6th February 2019

MNM president Kamal Haasan describes union budget as "self-serving"

The Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) president said the promises made to farmers "might look impressive" but that it would amount to a "paltry sum," when broken down to per diem.

published on : 5th February 2019

None will believe this trailer and get cheated: AIADMK's Thambidurai on Modi's remarks on budget

Thambidurai, who turned a vocal critic of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the recent past, said an alliance for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls would only be with a party that would do good for Tamil Nadu.

published on : 3rd February 2019

Truck transportation sector left disappointed as no announcement on TDS, presumptive income on Union Budget

Ruing that the transport sector is completely ignored in the Budget, Malkit Singh stated that the transport fraternity is left with disappointment and resentment.

published on : 2nd February 2019

WATCH: Union Minister Jayant Sinha gets photobombed after Budget 2019, video goes viral

After the budget presentation, the Minister of State (MoS) for Civil Aviation was talking to reporters outside the Parliament, when a girl hilariously photobombed the interview.

published on : 2nd February 2019

Centre has asked states to soon identify small farmers for income support scheme: NITI Aayog

Under the 'Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman' which was announced in yesterday's Budget speech, farmers holding cultivable land of up to 2 hectares will be provided Rs 6,000 per year.

published on : 2nd February 2019

Budget 2019: Pre-Holi gift hamper with a heady dash of ideology

The Modi government, on its home stretch, had clearly taken an unabashed turn towards soft welfare economics.

published on : 2nd February 2019

Budget 2019: Rural economy to pick up, trigger consumption boom

FMCG players which are having a strong pan India presence reacted positively to the Budget. Shares of Dabur and Hindustan Unilever closed 1.93 per cent higher than previous day closing on the BSE. 

published on : 2nd February 2019

No ‘Sakhi’ for women; govt spends more on VVIP movement than ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’

The Union Budget for 2019 has seen a substantial cut in its allocations for Sakhi One Stop Crisis Centres (OSCC) and schemes for women helplines.

published on : 2nd February 2019

Union budget: AAP piqued over no hike in Central tax share

 The Delhi government was given Rs 472 crore as central assistance in the Interim Budget for 2019-20.

published on : 2nd February 2019

Industrialists express unhappiness, say Budget won’t promote growth

The Interim Budget - 2019 presented by the Narendra Modi-led NDA government evoked a mixed response from industry bodies in the State.

published on : 2nd February 2019

Tax-free gratuity limit hike to Rs 30 lakh a relief; no exclusive tax benefits for senior citizens

There are some tax benefits that actually help all classes of people.

published on : 2nd February 2019

‘Injustice to AP even in NDA’s last budget’

He also flayed the Centre for not mentioning the Special Category Status and AP Reorganisation Act in the budget.

published on : 2nd February 2019
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