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Explained: In crisis of confidence, step towards regaining trust

Sitharaman clubbed the 33 measures into five buckets: taxation, banks/ NBFCs/ SMEs, financial markets, infrastructure, and the automotive sector, which has visibly been one of the worst hit leading to many direct and indirect job losses.

Nirmala Sitharaman quotes Tamil poem in her Budget speech; here is what it means

While delivering her maiden Budget, Nirmala Sitharaman quoted a verse from the poem ‘Purananuru’, a Tamil Sangam-era literature piece which deals with the life of a King. 


Punjab: GST cut may push e-bike production, but manufacturers worry over flat sales

The E-bikes, which runs on a battery, has seen a low success rate for several reasons. The price, ranging from Rs 20,000 to Rs 1 lakh being one. The other is lack of charging points.

Union Budget 2019-20: No new announcements for Maharashtra

BJP to leverage pension Scheme for traders as poll plank, opposition hits out hile in tax on petrol and diesel.

Budget 2019: Govt plans to turn 17 'iconic' tourist sites into world-class destinations

The Union Budget has allocated marginally more — a rise of 1.82 per cent and 7 per cent, respectively - to tourism and culture ministries.

No goals can be achieved if states and Centre don’t work in cohesion: FM

Delhi Finance Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday said the Capital has been getting only Rs 325 crore for the last 18 years from central taxes, whereas the share should be at Rs 6,000 crore. He sought a rise in the grant to and creation of a separate fund for Delhi municipal corporations on the lines of other state civic bodies.


GST rollout biggest reform taken as part of systemic reform: Nirmala Sitharaman

In her address at the Tamil Nadu government's second Global Investors' Meet (GIM), the Defence Minister said the government has ensured that systemic reforms were taken up with 'courage.'

Ask UPA Defence minister why he wrote ‘something probably not alright’ with Rafale deal file: Nirmala Sitharaman

Without naming the Defence minister under the previous government, Nirmala Sitharaman said the note was written before the government went out of power in 2014.

Congress questioned Ram's existence, now wants to be identified with Pandavas: BJP

Sitharaman said Congress leaders mock Hindus because they have to “appease only some other sections and not the Hindus”.

Note ban choked flow of funds to terrorists, Naxals: Nirmala Sitharaman

Sitharaman said the terrorists are "really running short of funds. There have been a lot of attempted bank robberies and it clearly shows that demonetisation or withdrawal of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes has affected the flow of funds for terrorism."