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
Over 70% industry respondents expect Budget to hike standard deduction limit for salaried individuals, says KPMG survey
Of the 250 respondents across sectors who participated in the KPMG in India's pre-budget Survey 2021-22, a small number said that they expect a new COVID-19 cess in Union Budget 2021
Union Budget 2019 key points: Nirmala Sitharaman presents 10-point vision for the decade to take India towards $5 trillion economy
The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman made her maiden Budget Speech today and presented the Union Budget 2019-20 before the Parliament. These are the key highlights of Union Budget 2019.
Union Budget Highlights 2019-20: Key takeaways from Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden Budget speech
Union Budget Highlights 2019-20 | Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman became only the second woman in the history of Independent India to present the Union Budget. Fifty-nine-year-old Sitharaman presented the Modi 2.0 government's maiden budget in the Lok Sabha. Prior to the presentation, the Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the Budget for 2019-20.
The ruling BJP in Gujarat has hailed the Union Budget as "inclusive and pro-development" while the Congress has termed it "disappointing". The Opposition party claimed the budget has failed to offer any solace to common people who are being "crushed" under inflation.
Budget 2018 updates: Amit Shah says Narendra Modi govt's Budget in spirit of 'Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas'
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Union Budget 2018-19 on Thursday which may see new rural schemes and stepping up of funding towards existing programmes.
If the budget carries a subdued populist streak, it has to do with the spate of assembly elections coming up this year. Also, there are chances that the minority government surviving on outside support could collapse anytime later this year.