Budget 2021

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Narendra Modi pitches for privatisation, assures govt commitment to asset monetisation
India

Narendra Modi pitches for privatisation, assures govt commitment to asset monetisation

The PM said around 100 under-utilised or un-utilised assets, such as airports, will be monetised to create Rs 2.5 lakh crore of investment opportunities

Privatisation of CPSEs during recession 'horrible idea', says former chief statistician Pronab Sen
Business

Privatisation of CPSEs during recession 'horrible idea', says former chief statistician Pronab Sen

Speaking at an event organised by industry body PHDCCI, Sen said Nirmala Sitharaman did not mention world 'employment' in her Budget speech

Budget 2021: Scientific social responsibility policy to be announced in coming months
India

Budget 2021: Scientific social responsibility policy to be announced in coming months

Union Minister for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Harsh Vardhan said there has been a 30 percent increase in the budget for these ministries.

First phase of Budget session ends; Amit Shah terms J&K Centre's 'top priority', Sitharaman speaks on push for 'self-reliance'
India

First phase of Budget session ends; Amit Shah terms J&K Centre's 'top priority', Sitharaman speaks on push for 'self-reliance'

The Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 8 March on Friday. Both Houses of Parliament will reconvene for the second leg of the Budget session on 8 March

Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha adjourned till 8 March; J&K reorganisation amendment bill passed
India

Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha adjourned till 8 March; J&K reorganisation amendment bill passed

Parliament LIVE Updates: Congress MP Manish Tewari spoke about the military coup in Myanmar. He urged the Centre to put international pressure to restore democracy in the country

Sitharaman accuses Oppn of creating 'false narrative' in Rajya Sabha; Lok Sabha passes arbitration amendment bill
India

Sitharaman accuses Oppn of creating 'false narrative' in Rajya Sabha; Lok Sabha passes arbitration amendment bill

The Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 8 March with Chairman Venkaiah Naidu saying that the Upper House clocked 99 percent productivity during the two-week-long sitting of the two-phased Budget session

Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha adjourned for the day; Sitharaman to reply on Budget debate at 10 am tomorrow
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Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha adjourned for the day; Sitharaman to reply on Budget debate at 10 am tomorrow

Parliament LIVE Updates: Meanwhile, BJP MP Sanjay Jaiswal moved a Privilege Motion Notice against Congress MP Rahul Gandhi, citing "serious breach of privilege and contempt of the House on 11th February 2021"

'Budget not for damads of country, but for poor,' says Sitharaman in Rajya Sabha, accuses Oppn of creating false narrative
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'Budget not for damads of country, but for poor,' says Sitharaman in Rajya Sabha, accuses Oppn of creating false narrative

Hitting out at the Congress for taking the credit for MGNREGA, the Union finance minister said, "You may have given birth to the scheme but you left it in a mess."

Parliament Updates: Budget neither farmer-friendly nor growth-oriented, says Congress MP; LS adjourned till 4 pm
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Parliament Updates: Budget neither farmer-friendly nor growth-oriented, says Congress MP; LS adjourned till 4 pm

Parliament Updates: Congress' Anto Antony said that the budget had nothing for migrant workers, and made no provisions to write off farmers' loans

Parliament Updates: BSP's Shyam Singh Yadav says farm laws should be repealed; LS session extended till 12.30 am
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Parliament Updates: BSP's Shyam Singh Yadav says farm laws should be repealed; LS session extended till 12.30 am

Parliament Updates: If the prime minister has assured that MSP was, is and will remain, then why isn't MSP being brought as a legal provision, Yadav questioned

Parliament Updates: Opposition targets Centre over farm laws; legislations give freedom to farmers, says MoS Agriculture
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Parliament Updates: Opposition targets Centre over farm laws; legislations give freedom to farmers, says MoS Agriculture

Parliament Updates: MoS Agriculture Kailash Choudhary also claimed that the Modi government has significantly hiked the MSP on all crops and increased the agriculture budget

Budget Session: Farm laws, outcry over Modi's 'andolan-jivi' remark dominate LS; RS bids farewell to Ghulam Nabi Azad
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Budget Session: Farm laws, outcry over Modi's 'andolan-jivi' remark dominate LS; RS bids farewell to Ghulam Nabi Azad

Union Home Minister Amit Shah assured both Houses that the Centre is taking every possible step to rescue people and bring back life to normalcy in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand following the destruction caused by the avalanche that occurred on Sunday

Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha adjourned after extended discussion on Motion of Thanks on President's address
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Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha adjourned after extended discussion on Motion of Thanks on President's address

Parliament LIVE Updates: Meanwhile, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Modi's use of the term 'andolan jeevi' in his Parliament speech on Monday

Budget Session: In RS, Modi asks farmers to end stir; LS logjam ends after Rajnath urges Opposition to 'not let traditions break down'
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Budget Session: In RS, Modi asks farmers to end stir; LS logjam ends after Rajnath urges Opposition to 'not let traditions break down'

The Rajya Sabha passed The Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 that seeks to replace the ordinance to merge the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) cadre of civil services officer with the Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Mizoram Union Territory cadre

Rahul Gandhi slams Union Budget as 'crony-centric', says MSMEs were 'betrayed'
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Rahul Gandhi slams Union Budget as 'crony-centric', says MSMEs were 'betrayed'

In his first reaction to the budget on Monday, Gandhi had alleged that the Narendra Modi government plans to handover the country's assets to crony capitalists

RS concludes debate on Motion of Thanks to President's speech; LS sees another day of near washout
India

RS concludes debate on Motion of Thanks to President's speech; LS sees another day of near washout

Session in the Rajya Sabha could only progress after the Opposition parties in the Upper House agreed to the government's proposition of raising farmers' issues as part of debate on Motion of Thanks. The Lok Sabha, however, has seen no headway

Parliament Updates: Day 5 of Budget Session in LS near washout; House adjourned due to protest on farm laws
India

Parliament Updates: Day 5 of Budget Session in LS near washout; House adjourned due to protest on farm laws

Parliament LIVE Updates: Lok Sabha has been adjourned for the day amid Opposition's protests and sloganeering. No legislative business was conducted today, but the Question Hour could be held for about 15 minutes. Some members also managed to lay papers on the table of the House amid din

Parliament Updates: Oppn corners Centre over farmers' protests, says govt should stop 'monologues'
India

Parliament Updates: Oppn corners Centre over farmers' protests, says govt should stop 'monologues'

Attacking the govt, Opposition parties said trenches have been dug, barbed wires put up and spikes installed at the sites of farmers' protests, whereas bridges should have been built to win over them

Union Budget 2021:  India's realty sector nearly cripples for want of liquidity as FM spurs hope
Business

Union Budget 2021: India's realty sector nearly cripples for want of liquidity as FM spurs hope

The real estate industry, passing through a protracted recession even before the pandemic which worsened it manifold

Budget Session Day 3: RS resolves deadlock to debate farm issues; Lok Sabha fails to function over repeated Opposition protests
India

Budget Session Day 3: RS resolves deadlock to debate farm issues; Lok Sabha fails to function over repeated Opposition protests

Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned four times on Wednesday as the protesting opposition members demanded a separate discussion on the farm laws issue