Budget Speech 2019 Highlights: Income tax relief for common man, assured cash for farmers in FM's 'roadmap for development'
As Interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal presents he Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government's sixth and final budget before the Lok Sabha polls, here are the highlights of his speech.
Budget 2019: Piyush Goyal announces structural income for farmers at Rs 6,000 per annum in 3 instalments
The scheme for farmers has a budget outlay for Rs 75,000 crore for FY19.
Union Budget 2019: Narendra Singh Tomar says PM's ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas’ vision will be reflected in Interim Budget
Union minister for Parliamentary Affairs Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas' will be reflected in the Interim Budget.
Narendra Modi govt has decisive mandate to continue reforms, moving towards New India by 2022: Piyush Goyal
Piyush Goyal stepped in as interim finance minister after Arun Jaitley had to fly to New York for medical treatment.
Union Budget 2019: Congress' Manish Tewari alleges Budget 'leak', claims govt sources sent major points to media houses
On Twitter, Congress leader Manish Tewari posted images of the pointers, and wrote: "These pointers are being circulated to the media by government sources. If all this or substantive amount of these proposals find reflection in the Budget, would it not tantamount to a Budget leak?"
Union Budget 2019: Manoj Sinha says increased investment in Railways expected; lauds installation of CCTV cameras, WiFi
Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Friday said that he was expecting more investment in railways from the Interim Budget for 2019-20, which Finance Minister Piyush Goyal will present in the Lok Sabha at 11 am.
Budget 2019: From lowering personal income tax rate to rationalisation of GST rates, industry hopes Piyush Goyal can tackle pending issues
Startup founders want the government removes the startup tax in all forms from the Budget
Union Budget 2019: Essential glossary of terms to decode Piyush Goyal's Interim Budget speech at 11 am
Finance Minister Piyush Goyal will present the the Interim Budget for 2019, the last financial exercise by Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Central government before the general election, on Friday at 11 am.
Piyush Goyal to present Union Budget 2019 today: Difference between Vote on Account and a full Budget
A Vote on Account is a formal request for approval of funds for essential government spending for a limited period. This is sought in an election year, while a full-fledged Budget is presented by the new government.
Budget 2019 expectations: Farm relief package, tax exemptions, discount on loans for business; hopes abound from Piyush Goyal
In Union Budget 2019, the government is expected to project economic growth of around 7.5% for the next financial year, while expanding capital spending on railways, roads and ports by 7-8%