Highlights of Budget 2019: Chidambaram claims Budget 'bereft of any reforms', says chief economic adviser must be most disappointed
Budget 2019 LIVE Updates: At a press conference, former finance minister P Chidambaram claimed that the Union Budget was "bereft of any reforms". "The most disappointed person must be the chief economic adviser. The only investment-related proposal was the to increase the FPI percent. The Modi government treats India as one big state government. Apparently the prime minister believe that only his government can deliver basic public goods and services. It is not good to reduce state government to local administrations," he said.
Budget 2019 income tax calculator: No changes in slabs; here is how to calculate your income tax for fiscal 2019-20
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Union Budget 2019-20, proposed an additional Rs 1.5 lakh deduction on interest paid for affordable housing loans till March 2020