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Monday, August 08, 2022

Union Budget 2021


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.

Second leg of Budget Session begins today

March 08, 2021 8:16 am

The government made it clear that it was ready for discussions on any subject but asserted that the priority would be passage of various demands for grants for 2021-22 and the Finance Bill which carries several tax proposals.

Junk your old car and get about 5 pc rebate from automakers on new purchase: Nitin Gadkari

March 07, 2021 7:57 pm

The voluntary vehicle scrapping policy announced in the Union Budget for 2021-22 provides for fitness test after 20 years for personal vehicles while commercial vehicles would require it after the completion of 15 years.

Must expand India's agriculture sector to global market for processed food: PM Modi

March 01, 2021 12:24 pm

PM Modi endorsed private sector participation in agriculture. "Till today, mostly the public sector has contributed towards R&D in farm sector. Now the time has come to increase private sector participation in it," he said.

Budget marks directional change for Indian economy: Sitharaman

February 25, 2021 5:15 pm

"We inherited a system from the USSR, where glories of socialism were spoken about... That only socialism can take care of the welfare of the entire population. They say welfare state is a socialist prerogative," she said.

Budgeting for welfare

February 23, 2021 11:39 pm

Education and rural development gets a boost in Bihar budget, but expectations fall short in allotment to health sector.

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.

Budgeting for women

February 15, 2021 8:45 pm

Budgetary allocations geared towards addressing women’s concerns need a further boost

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.

‘Bad bank’ idea: Govt guarantee for ARC paper likely

February 13, 2021 7:43 am

The ARC, according to government officials, is likely to take over Rs 2-2.5 lakh crore of stressed assets that remain unresolved in around 70 large accounts. Stressed loan accounts of more than Rs 500 crore each are expected to be transferred to the new entity.


Union Budget 2021: Covid-19 vaccine push, FDI in insurance, tax relief for seniors

February 01, 2021 6:04 pm

The Finance minister in her Budget 2021 speech announced a slew of taxation reforms, along with increased spending on healthcare, with Rs 35,000 crore earmarked for Covid-19 vaccine development.