Union budget

Net direct tax mop up exceeds revised estimates at Rs 9.45 lakh crore in FY21

During the fiscal, the net corporate tax collection stood at Rs 4.57 lakh crore, while net personal income tax was Rs 4.71 lakh crore.

published on : 9th April 2021

Government pegs borrowing at Rs 7.24 lakh crore in April-September

The central government’s fis.cal deficit at the end of February worked out to be 76 per cent of the revised estimate.  The deficit stood at Rs 14.05 lakh crore

published on : 1st April 2021

Reform to transform education  

The Centre had announced an NEP that was welcomed by most. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education has recently completed a comprehensive review process

published on : 11th March 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

Union Budget a fraud, says T Harish Rao

The Minister alleged that the BJP government was privatising public sector undertakings and rendering many people jobless.

published on : 2nd March 2021

Government facilitator, private sector driver of growth: FM Nirmala Sitharaman on Budget 2021-22

Sitharaman underlined that the nation's growing and aspiring needs and demands across the various sectors cannot be served just by the state government and central governments put together.

published on : 21st February 2021

Green hydrogen auctions in 3-4 months: R K Singh 

The Centre is planning for green hydrogen auctions within the next 3-4 months to further this agenda, said Power Minister R K Singh.

published on : 20th February 2021

Faceless Income Tax Appellate Tribunal not in keeping with Indian legal system?

Thee Union Budget has now taken this ambitious measure that would consequentially eliminate the most decisive part in promoting justice – the 'Oral Hearing'.

published on : 13th February 2021

COVID-19 didn't deter Centre from taking reforms to ensure India's long-term growth: Nirmala Sitharaman

She reiterated that India's approach to the COVID-19 resulted in a retraction in the pandemic.

published on : 13th February 2021

Govt plots fiscal deficit reduction with GDP growth

The Union budget is aimed at ensuring development, growth and reform, says FM

published on : 13th February 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
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