Union Budget 2021

Budget focuses on growth, shows tax rate stability: Economic Advisory Council chief Bibek Debroy

He said that real growth sector comes from four different sources -- consumption, investment, government expenditure, and net exports.

published on : 5th March 2021

Highest ever spending under MNREGA during FY21: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Replying to the Budget debate in the Rajya Sabha, the minister attacked the opposition Congress failing to utilise the entire amount allocated in the Budgets when they were in power.

published on : 12th February 2021

Union budget instrument to attain Aatmanirbhar Bharat, says FM Sitharaman in Rajya Sabha

Besides providing 'quick short term solutions', Sitharaman said that the government is also looking at "long term sustainable growth".

published on : 12th February 2021

Opposition parties slam govt over Union Budget in Rajya Sabha, say nothing in it for common man

Congress leader Shaktisinh Gohil alleged that the budget helped the rich capitalists and was asking the poor, the oppressed and the downtrodden to become 'atmanirbhar' (self-sufficient).

published on : 12th February 2021

Budget 2021-22 reflects dismal state of India's economy: Opposition leaders in Rajya Sabha

Rejecting the budget, P Chidambaram hit out at the ruling dispensation, charging it with incompetent economic management.

published on : 11th February 2021

Lok Sabha proceedings extended till mid-night for discussion on Budget

Lok Sabha proceedings were extended till mid-night to accommodate members' participation in the discussion on Budget proposals.

published on : 11th February 2021

Opposition slams government in Lok Sabha for ignoring 'aam admi' in budget

Shashi Tharoor said the budget has reduced expenditure on defence and healthcare, and delivered a blow to the economic system.

published on : 10th February 2021

Rahul Gandhi still looking for flaws in Budget: Union Minister Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani said Rahul Gandhi was still looking for flaws in the Budget instead of supporting something that would save lives.

published on : 9th February 2021

Budget allocation for social security schemes disappointing: Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi

Gaurav Gogoi said the mid-day meal scheme has witnessed a decrease to Rs 11,000 crore compared to Rs 13,215 crore in 2014-15.

published on : 8th February 2021

Tax on EPF interest will not impact all salaried individuals

While this has caused concern to salaried people contributing to EPF, let’s have a look at who will be impacted by the move.

published on : 8th February 2021

Budgets and the impact of expectations

Suffice to say, nothing of that sort happened and owing to stretched valuations and the advent of Covid-19, the equity markets received a slam dunk after an initial uptick.

published on : 8th February 2021

How to make sense of too much information

Amid a flood of information, you may wonder about the limit to which you can process financial, economic or market data.

published on : 8th February 2021

We’ll achieve $5 trillion economy, says minister Anurag Thakur

MoS hails Central govt for converting adversities into opportunities and bringing about reforms in various sectors

published on : 7th February 2021

Rs 1,500 crore scheme to instill trust in digital payments

The Union Budget 2021 was promised to be a “never seen before” budget, especially  because it is the first Budget since the pandemic pushed down the global economy.

published on : 6th February 2021

'Budget reflects PM's vision for minimum govt, maximum governance': Union Minister Jitendra Singh

Union Minister Jitendra Singh said, as one of the six pillars of the visionary budget, it outlines plans for reforms as one of the core principles of minimum government, maximum governance.

published on : 5th February 2021
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