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Thursday, March 04, 2021

Budget 2021


Numbers do not lie

February 21, 2021 8:44 am

An ill-advised attempt to fudge the numbers and present a so-called ‘budget for growth’ is unpardonable.

Part-time EAC-PM member Sajjid Chinoy to discuss post-Budget growth at Explained.Live

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.

Ajay Bhushan Pandey: 'Should govt be in the business of business? It should be a catalyst, enabler... Budget indicative of this strategy'

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 .

Pandemic didn't deter govt from taking up reforms necessary for long-term growth: Nirmala Sitharaman

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.

Budget provides stimulus for growth: Nirmala Sitharaman

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.

One nation one everything so why two mandis: Deepender Hooda

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.

Oppn creating 'false narrative' to accuse govt of working only for cronies: Sitharaman in RS

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.

Budget allocation to education does not match vision of NEP 2020: Sisodia

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.

Finance Ministry’s Monthly Economic Report: ‘Driven by reforms, policy push, growth to come back in FY22’

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.

BJP plans outreach to break down the Budget for masses

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.