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Budget 2021


Assam budget: Rs 1 lakh compensation to Covid victim families, hospitals in rural areas and more

July 16, 2021 11:08 pm

Terming it a “historic day” as it was the first time a woman finance minister was placing the budget in the state Assembly, Sarma said the budget was “welfare oriented”, “pro-poor” and would “greatly strengthen the Covid-ravaged economy of Assam”.

PF contribution cap for tax-free income doubled

March 26, 2021 4:36 pm

The new amendment brings no change for the private sector employees as their tax-exemption on interest income will remain capped on EPF contributions of up to Rs 2.5 lakh in a year.

Maharashtra allots Rs 1,000 crore for Gosikhurd project

March 12, 2021 11:16 pm

The state’s second-largest dam project, which was given the national status in 2009, is still facing financial ordeal even after 37 years.

Parliament Today Highlights: Both Houses adjourned for the day as opposition protests fuel price hike

March 08, 2021 8:01 pm

Parliament Today Highlights: Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge raised the issue of sharp rise in prices of petrol, diesel and LPG in Rajya Sabha on Monday, and demanded that the Upper House discuss this "burning subject" as people are suffering.

AAP to kick off year-long ‘deshbhakti’ festival, funds to find place in Budget

March 06, 2021 4:42 am

AAP government sources said Friday that the upcoming Delhi budget, slated to be tabled on March 9, will have a special ‘deshbhakti’ (patriotism) segment on allocation made for the planned celebrations.

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.