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Union Budget


Managing the fiscal shock of the Russia-Ukraine conflict

April 30, 2022 11:43 pm

Madan Sabnavis writes: There has been considerable speculation on whether the fiscal targets will be altered due to the evolving conditions. The government, however, is quite sure of the numbers and has not spoken about the need to revisit them.

Six states to get Rs 200 crore incentive every year for incentivising education sector

March 24, 2022 12:00 pm

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan also said giving importance to local language and mother tongue is one of the primary strategies of NEP.

Second leg of Budget session begins Monday; Congress doubtful of Opposition unity in House

March 13, 2022 4:21 pm

At a meeting convened by Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge is learnt to have expressed doubts that some parties may not join if the Congress convened a meeting given the changed political scenario after the Assembly election outcome.

Filling the physical gaps in India’s digital push

March 07, 2022 9:41 am

Non-tech elements like community engagement and governance are important to realise utility for digital platforms

Need 'vocal for local' in farm sector too, curb import of food items: PM

February 24, 2022 8:11 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also urged officials to rope in the corporate and financial world, start-up and technological firms in this effort

A roadmap for India’s natural farming ambitions

February 24, 2022 9:28 am

Abhishek Jain writes: Government should facilitate creation of support system to help farmers make the transition.

Digital University can solve issue of limited seats in higher education institutes: PM Modi

February 22, 2022 9:44 am

The webinar, organised by the government, also saw discussions on issues ranging from development of cloud-based platforms for a Digital University to allowing only top foreign universities to set up campuses in India

Union Education Budget 2022 Webinar Updates: Digital University one of its kind, can solve issue of limited seats, says PM Modi

February 22, 2022 9:45 am

PM Modi Webinar Today Updates, Union Budget on Education Sector News: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing a webinar today on the Union Education Budget 2022-23 today i.e February 21.

Centre’s loans for capex push ties our hands, say Opposition states

February 21, 2022 11:03 am

States are flagging specific concerns about how the 50-year loans, specifically earmarked for capex in the budget for next fiscal, will “tie them up” as per the Constitutional obligation under Article 293 (3), under which they need to seek the Centre’s permission for any borrowing in future.

Naushad Forbes, Co-chairman, Forbes Marshall: The first step for recovery is to create more jobs and put enough money into people’s hands

February 21, 2022 7:31 am

Industry leader and author Naushad Forbes analyses the Budget, argues for more Government spending in the social sector, zero-tariff trade and explains why corporates don’t speak up as much as they should. The session was moderated by National Business Editor Anil Sasi


Budget 2016-17: What's become cheap, what's become costly

March 01, 2016 1:08 pm

Here is a complete list of items that will turn costly and items that will turn cheap as a result of the Union Budget 2016-17 tabled on Monday by FM Arun Jaitley.

Budget 2014-15: The build-up

June 26, 2014 3:34 pm

The Narendra Modi led-NDA government is likely to table the Union Budget in July.


Explained: Here's how the Modi govt budgeted for elections

June 22, 2020 6:03 pm

Budget 2019: Indian Express Rural Affairs Editor Harish Damodaran and Consulting Editor Shaji Vikraman take a deep dive and explain fine prints of the Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal in Lok Sabha today.

Budget 2019: India shouldn't take protectionist steps like raising customs duties

June 22, 2020 6:04 pm

Saloni Roy, Senior Director, Deloitte India (Indirect Tax) says that she hopes that India won't raise customs duties in the Vote on Account on February 1 since it would mean taking a more protectionist stance.

To boost Make in India, Budget 2019 shouldn't raise customs duties

June 22, 2020 6:04 pm

Saloni Roy, Senior Director, Deloitte India (Indirect Tax) says that measures other than customs duties should be used to provide a boost to the Make in India campaign.

Budget 2019 may not make many changes to customs duties

June 22, 2020 6:04 pm

Description:Saloni Roy, Senior Director, Deloitte India (Indirect Tax) says that not many changes are expected to be announced in customs duties since it is a Vote on Account.

Petrol price reduced, diesel hiked

March 01, 2016 3:48 am

New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): The government on Monday lowered the price of petrol by Rs 3.02 per litre while the price of diesel was raised by Rs 1.47 per litre. The revised prices will take effect from the midnight of February 29 and March 1. The revision in fuel prices comes on a day when Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget for 2015-16 in the Parliament. With this change, the price of Petrol in Delhi will become Rs. 56.61/litre while diesel will be available at Rs. 46.43/litre. People across the nation welcomed the reduction of petrol price, and hoped for further reduction in fuel price.