February 21, 2021 8:44 am
An ill-advised attempt to fudge the numbers and present a so-called ‘budget for growth’ is unpardonable.
February 15, 2021 4:33 am
Strategic sales of state-owned companies will help the government in funding the ambitious capital spending programmes, especially in the infrastructure and health sectors.
February 15, 2021 11:53 am
He was at the centre of the February 1 Budget that marked a shift in the govt’s financial strategy, with the economy still reeling from the shock of the pandemic and the lockdowns. He also holds the post of Revenue Secretary .
February 13, 2021 8:03 pm
Sitharaman said the new raft of reforms drew from the experiences of PM Modi during his time as Chief Minister of Gujarat and would mark a shift from the license quota raj and policies of socialism that restricted India's economy.
February 13, 2021 1:42 am
Sitharaman said it was a Budget that draws on the “experience, the administrative capacities and also the exposure that the Prime Minister has had during his long elected tenure both as Chief Minister and as Prime Minister of this country.
February 13, 2021 1:38 am
“In 70 years, the highest the unemployment rate has been is in the Narendra Modi government, and the gap between the richest and the poorest is the highest now,” he said.
February 12, 2021 5:09 pm
During her response to the upper house of parliament, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the Budget is looking towards maintaining sustainable economic growth in medium term.
February 10, 2021 11:44 am
"While the NEP says that six per cent of the GDP should be dedicated to education. The sector hardly got about three per cent. The Budget allocated to the education sphere was on the contrary reduced by Rs 6,000 crore than the funds allocated last year," said Sisodia.
February 10, 2021 8:55 am
The Finance Ministry expects inflation to stay benign. CPI Inflation moderated to 4.59% in December from 6.93% in November.
February 08, 2021 1:49 am
State general secretary Kuljeet Singh Chahal said all 280 mandal heads of the party will hold executive meetings to apprise people of the features of the Budget, and also pass a resolution thanking the Prime Minister and Finance Minister.