Health Sector Budget: Rs 62,659-cr outlay announced, highest in the past 2 FYs; Rs 6,400-cr earmarked for AB-PMJAY
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday during the Union Budget 2019 announced Rs 62,659.12 crore outlay for the health sector in 2019-2020 fiscal, the highest in the last two financial years.
Union Budget 2019: CBI receives Rs 781.01 crore, a marginal increase of Rs 2.08 crore from last year's allocation
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), probing several sensitive, high-profile corruption and banking scam cases, got Rs 781.01 crore in Union Budget for 2019-20, a marginal increase of Rs 2.08 crore from last year.
Union Budget 2019: Govt proposes additional income tax deduction of Rs 1.5 lakh on electric vehicle loans
The government on Friday proposed to provide additional income tax deduction of Rs 1.5 lakh on the interest paid on loans taken to purchase electric vehicles as part of efforts to accelerate the adoption of eco-friendly mobility solutions
Union Budget 2019: Govt announces 'Study in India' programme, proposes to set up National Research Foundation and Sports Education Board
The Centre Friday allocated Rs 400 crore for setting up world-class education institutes and announced 'Study in India' programme that will aim at attracting foreign students to the country during the Union Budget 2019
Union Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman proposes steps to resolve tax woes for start-ups; Centre to relax I-T scrutiny in bid to encourage growth
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her maiden Union Budget, proposed a series of steps to remove angel tax woes of start-ups and relaxation from income-tax scrutiny
NBFC Sector Budget 2019: Govt to provide one-time partial credit guarantee to PSBs to buy financially sound NBFC assets
The NBFCs are playing an important role in sustaining consumption demand as well as capital formation in small and medium industrial segment, she said in her maiden Budget Speech in Parliament.
Budget impact on stock markets: Sensex cracks over 450 points, Nifty declines 122 points in volatile session; power, metal stocks sink
Sensex was trading 458.94 points, or 1.15 percent, lower at 39,449.12 at 1330 hours
Petrol and Diesel Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman hikes fuel tax, levies additional surcharge on super rich to spur growth
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday hiked tax on petrol and diesel, raised import duty on gold, levied an additional surcharge on super rich
Union Budget 2019: Govt announces more incentives for businesses embracing digital payments in bid to promote cashless transactions
In a bid to promote cashless transactions, the govt during the Union Budget 2019 said that businesses with an annual turnover of over Rs 50 crore can offer low-cost digital modes of payments and no charges or MDR will be imposed on them or their customers.
Narendra Modi describes Union Budget 2019 as citizen friendly and future oriented, says it will provide better future to youth
Terming the Budget a "green budget", Narendra Modi said it focuses on the environment and pitches for green and clean energy
Nirmala Sitharaman bats for women-led initiatives in Budget speech, proposes Rs 1 lakh for one woman in every SHG under Mudra scheme
Sitharaman proposed to expand the Women SHG interest subvention programme to all districts in India. She hailed the Naarendra Modi government for its encouragement in women entrepreneurship through schemes like Mudra scheme, Startup India and self-help group support.
Real Estate Sector Budget 2019: Additional tax deduction of Rs 1.50 lakh on interest on home loans taken up to Mar 2020 proposed
Government is proposing additional tax deduction of Rs 1.50 lakh on interest paid on home loans taken up to March 2020
Union Budget 2019: Govt proposes to create payment platform for MSMEs to enable filing of bills, facilitate timely payments
Investment in MSMEs will receive a big boost if these delays in payments are eliminated, Sitharaman said
Nirmala Sitharaman announced fund infusion of Rs 70,000 crore into PSBs to strengthen them and enhance lending capacity
Tourism Sector Budget 2019: Govt plans to transform 17 'iconic sites' into world-class destinations to boost tourism sector, says Nirmala Sitharaman
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday during the Union Budget 2019 said 17 "iconic sites" will be transformed into world-class destinations to give a boost to the tourism sector.
Infra Budget 2019: Rs 100 lakh crore allotted for infrastructure in next 5 years, projects to bridge urban-rural divide highlighted
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced during the Union Budget 2019 a slew of steps to scale up India's infrastructure including augmenting 1,25,000 kilometres of rural roads
Petrol and Diesel Budget 2019: Cess on petrol, diesel hiked by Re 1 per litre; customs duty on gold increased
Sitharaman proposed to increase special additional excise duty and road and infrastructure cess each one by 1 rupee a litre on petrol and diesel.
Union Budget 2019 PDF: Full text of Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden Budget speech in Parliament; download here
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented her maiden Budget speech in Parliament on Friday. She started by thanking the voters for re-electing the Narendra Modi-led NDA government, while adding that India has stamped its approval on a performing government as BJP worked to empower the citizens, following the motto of Mazboot Bharat ke liye Mazboot Nagarik.
Industry Leaders Reaction on Budget 2019: Adi Godrej says Budget is not growth-oriented; stock market comes down considerably
The first Union Budget by the Modi 2.0 government has introduced several benefits for the MSME sector
Union Budget 2019: KYC norms for FPIs to be eased; listing norms for social enterprises: Nirmala Sitharaman
Sitharaman said investments by FIIs and FPIs in debt securities would be allowed to be transferred and sold to domestic investors in a timely manner.