Union Budget 2021: Allocation of Rs 1,500 cr to boost digital payments will take fintech sector a higher notch
Recognising fintech as an industry would have been much sweeter but overall, it is a 360-degree growth for the fintech sector
The key to the efficient functioning of a bad bank is that it should never be looked at as a funding institution where bad loans are routinely transferred
This is no 1991, but Sitharaman's budget should boost growth, create jobs and stimulate a COVID-hit economy
The best part of Union Budget 2021, however, is that Nirmala Sitharaman resisted the temptation to slap more cess, surcharges on the taxpaying citizens and refrained from imposing a ‘wealth tax’ to raise revenue.
Union Budget 2021: Banking, health, infra sectors welcome announcements; hospitality, tourism regret lack of immediate support
Hospitality and Tourism roughly account for 10 percent of India's GDP and employ nearly 9 percent of India's working population and yet, it failed to find space in the Union Budget, FHRAI vice-president Gurbaxish Singh Kohli said
From a consumer and healthcare perspective, Union Budget 2021 has a lot of positives. On the healthcare side, COVID-19 pandemic had brought to light India's underspend in healthcare. Budget 2021 has done well by allocating over Rs 2 trillion holistically towards the health sector, a handsome increase of 137 percent.
Full text: FM Nirmala Sitharaman unveils Union Budget 2021; doubles healthcare spending, lifts caps on FDI
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday delivered her third Budget speech in the Parliament. Here's the full text of her speech in Lok Sabha
CEA asks govt to end forbearance window for borrowers, pitches for setup of 'bad bank' to deal with NPAs
A bad bank is a financial institution that takes over bad assets of lenders and undertakes resolution. Lenders have been making a case for a bad bank to ease pressure of bad loans in these difficult times
Statistics still reflect that across the majority of business sectors cash remains king.
Union Budget 2021: Govt should consider light touch regulatory regime to attract global lenders in IFSC
On the tax front, it is important to make it easy for both the lessor and lessee to avoid tax leakage.
Union Budget 2021: Detaching banks from attachments under economic offences laws is need of the hour
When the mortgaged property is attached for alleged violation of these laws, the banks become the unintended victims of crime exposing them to the perils of irrecoverable loans
Centre will present 'dressed-up' revised estimates for 2020-21 in upcoming Union budget, claims Congress
The Opposition party demanded a large fiscal stimulus to the economy, asserting that such a step alone will put money in the hands of people and stimulate demand
The credit target has increased consistently over time, with credit worth Rs 11.68 lakh crore being given to farmers in 2017-18, as opposed to the year’s Rs 10 lakh crore target, sources said
Sunil Kumar Sinha of India Ratings warned that even if the supply-side bottlenecks get restored on account of various RBI measures it may soon run into difficulties due to the lack of adequate demand
Union Budget 2021: Nirmala Sitharaman should give special focus on financial sector to kickstart economy
It is going to be a daunting task for the government and the finance minister is expected to take some crucial steps to kickstart the economy and bring the demand back to the pre-COVID-19 levels.
Union Budget 2021: Govt needs to pursue disinvestment seriously next fiscal, else it may be a flop show again
Unlike 2020-21, the government cannot afford for disinvestments to be a flop-show in 2021-22 as well.
Union Budget 2021: From going paperless to no briefcase, 5 differences in the way it will be presented this year
The Union Budget will be presented against the backdrop of the economy in recession due to COVID-19