Union Budget 2019: Will Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman be able to salvage the agriculture sector?
With 50 percent of the population dependent on agricultural incomes—fully or partly—farm distress has the potential to pull down consumption,
Govt unlikely to get into a twist over budget propriety by replacing fertiliser subsidy with cash transfers
This year’s budgeted fertiliser subsidy is Rs 70,079 crore. So there will be a change in the form of expenditure, but not of substance.
Amit Shah said Union Budget gives new wings to aspirations of poor as he cited measures aimed at giving a boost to farmers, infrastructure, rural sector
Jaitley, like finance ministers and governments of the past, continues to molly coddle, the rich farmers