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Health Sector Budget: Rs 62,659-cr outlay announced, highest in the past 2 FYs; Rs 6,400-cr earmarked for AB-PMJAY
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Petrol and Diesel Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman hikes fuel tax, levies additional surcharge on super rich to spur growth
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

Budget 2019: PSU bank shares jump up to 5% as govt to infuse Rs 70,000 cr
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Budget 2019: PSU bank shares jump up to 5% as govt to infuse Rs 70,000 cr

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.