Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: G20 leaders to support strengthening WHO's mandate, pledge $5 trillion for global economy
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: G20 leaders committed to using all available policy tools to minimize economic and social cost of the COVID-19 pandemic and to restore global growth, market stability & strengthening resilience. G20 countries also committed to injecting over $5 trillion into the global economy.
Nirmala Sitharaman announcements on Coronavirus: FM unveils Rs 1.7 lakh crore relief package, gives free LPG, wheat, rice to poor; key takeaways
The Central government on Wednesday unveiled an economic package worth Rs 1.7 lakh crores primarily focussed at the poorest and most vulnerable sections of the society.
Coronavirus Outbreak: In Maharashtra, police disrupting farm produce supply chains impairs farmers, lack of labour stalls harvest
A farmer in Latur said the price of watermelons he has harvested has collapsed because of lack of mobility.
From affordable housing to relief for exporters, key takeaways from Nirmala Sitharaman's press conference
Nirmala Sitharaman announced Rs 10,000 crore special window to provide last-mile funding for completion of ongoing housing projects which are not NPAs or facing bankruptcy proceedings under NCLT
Nirmala Sitharaman's mega housing push of Rs 10,000-cr special window for stuck projects, relaxed ECB rules hits all right notes
The key highlight of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s presser on Saturday is the announcement that the government will set up a Rs10,000 crore special window to extend funding to incomplete housing projects that are in good shap
Nirmala Sitharaman press conference LIVE updates: GDP growth to improve in next quarter, won't put a number to it, says FM
Nirmala Sitharaman press conference LATEST updates: A special window will provide the last-mile funding requirement for housing projects that are non-NPA and non-NCLT projects and are stuck due to lack of funding, said Sitharaman.
Arun Jaitley admitted to AIIMS in New Delhi; hospital says former FM's blood pressure under manageable limits
Union ministers and top BJP leaders — including Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, and Rajnath Singh — rushed to AIIMS to enquire about Arun Jaitley's health, who was admitted to AIIMS on Friday morning
Railways received Rs 65,837 crore and highest ever outlay for capital expenditure amounting to Rs 1.60 lakh crore in the Budget for the year 2019-20.
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Budget 2019, Malaal movie review, West Indies' ICC World Cup run; today's must-read stories
The Union Budget 2019 was certainly not a non-event, as it carried several interesting proposals that are incremental in nature, consistent with Narendra Modi's government's reform agenda.
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
Nirmala Sitharaman to present Budget 2019: All you need to know about 2nd woman finance minister after Indira Gandhi
Nirmala Sitharaman holds the distinction of being India’s second woman defence minister and the first one to take charge of this key ministry full time; she was also commerce minister during the first tenure of the Modi govt in 2014
Arun Jaitley opts out of Narendra Modi's new Cabinet, writes to PM-elect that he would 'like to keep away from responsibility'
A day before Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi is set to take the oath of office, the finance minister in Modi's last Cabinet, Arun Jaitley, wrote a letter to him asking to be recused from the new government citing serious health reasons.
Disappointed with BJP over the lack of allocation of funds to Andhra Pradesh in the Union Budget 2018-19, TDP has called for an emergency meeting on Sunday.
Sonia Gandhi convenes Opposition meet, calls for joint strategy on national issues 'inside and outside Parliament'
Sonia Gandhi on Thursday called for Opposition unity on issues of national importance both inside and outside Parliament as she chaired a meeting of leaders of 17 non-NDA parties.
Mamata Banerjee calls Budget 2018 'hopeless, negative, super flop', says 'anti-people' BJP unfit for governance
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee dismissed the Union Budget presented on Thursday as "negative and a super flop show" and said the "anti-people" BJP government is not fit for governance.
The country's premier investigation agency CBI has been allocated Rs 698.38 crore in the Budget for 2018-19, a marginal increase of 2.79 percent compared to the ongoing fiscal.
Former finance minister P Chidambaram calls Budget 2018 'a big letdown', says Arun Jaitley failed fiscal consolidation test
Terming Budget 2018-19 "defeatist" and a "big letdown", the Congress on Thursday said the government has "thrown in the towel" and conceded that it has failed to address key issues in the economy.
Captains of the industry in the financial capital aren't particularly enthused by the Budget proposals and also raised concerns over the fiscal math.
Demonetisation: Money deposited in banks has lost its earlier anonymity says Finance minister Arun Jaitley
Describing the currency being deposited in banks following last month's demonetisation of high-value notes as money that has lost its earlier "anonymity", Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said these funds now available with the banks have strengthened the Indian banking system.