Investors can find no better place in the world than India; has best-skilled manpower, rule of law, says Nirmala Sitharaman
To a question on the slowdown in the Indian economy, Nirmala Sitharaman said the government is taking steps to address problems in the "stressed" sectors
RBI’s change in monetary policy stance is as good as additional 25 basis-point rate cut, says governor Shaktikanta Das
While the RBI has cut rates by 75 bps since the start of 2019, banks have only eased their key lending rate by 15-20 bps.
Union Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman presents ‘no-change’ Budget; one mustn't read too much into numbers
The Budget speech had spoken of what all has been given in the interim Budget and not made any concession here. Therefore, there is nothing specific for households here.
Fintech firms and startups expect the government to usher in a new set of reforms in the upcoming full Budget for the current fiscal
Union Budget 2019: India's income tax base not wide in proportion to population; taxpayers' number rises in past 5 years
Tax slabs serve as the threshold limit beyond which a person needs to pay a specific rate of tax to the government.
Union Budget 2019: Finance Minister should consider bringing down corporate tax rate for all companies, irrespective of turnover
In February 2019, the then Interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal adopted a pragmatic approach by providing a pro-growth and fiscally prudent Budget
A 'Vote on Account' deals only with the expenditure side of the government's budget
As part of the ritual, halwa is prepared in large quantities and served to the officers and support staff involved.
Union Budget 2019: Will Nirmala Sitharaman be able to stick to fiscal deficit target in her new role as finance minister
The interim Budget presented in February this year had revised upward the fiscal deficit target to 3.4 percent from 3.3 percent of the GDP estimated earlier for 2018-19.
Govt meets fiscal deficit target of 3.4% for FY19 by cutting expenditure, rolled over fuel subsidies
The government has managed to meet the revised fiscal deficit target of 3.4 percent of the GDP after it cut last minute expenditure and rolled over fuel subsidies to make up for the shortfall in tax collection
The government in the interim Budget in February revised upward the fiscal deficit target to 3.4 percent from 3.3 percent of GDP
PM-SYM pension scheme subscription to cross one-crore mark soon; 2.36 lakh service centres set up: Ravi Shankar Prasad
According to the labour ministry portal, as many as 10.95 lakh workers have already subscribed to the PM-SYM pension scheme.
Loan waiver, income scheme for farmers attractive from political outlook, but will damage economy in long-term
In April 2017, Uttar Pradesh announced a farm loan waiver for small and marginal farmers costing Rs 36,400 crore.
"We expect India's economy to grow around 7.3 percent in both years (2019, 2020)," Moody's said in its quarterly Global Macro Outlook for 2019 and 2020
Diesel demand to hit record highs in 2019 as country goes to polls; may help underpin oil, fuel prices
The implementation of a nationwide goods and services tax (GST) has also been beneficial for diesel demand.
Farm sector doles: Band-aid solutions hide jobless growth; India's agrarian economy needs liberalisation, not govt handouts
Instead of addressing the dwindling jobs and agrarian crisis, the government has responded by announcing a Targeted Basic Income (TBI) scheme for farmers.
Jaitley, who was the Finance Minister before the medical procedure led to the charge being temporarily taken away from him, missed presenting the sixth and final Budget of the Narendra Modi government before the general elections.
Under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme that Narendra Modi will launch, farmers cultivating up to 5 acres will get a direct cash support of Rs 6,000 annually, payable in three equal installments of Rs 2,000 each.
Investors' wealth plunges Rs 1.67 lakh cr as stocks tumble on renewed concerns over global trade, profit booking
Following the weak sentiment, the market capitalisation of BSE- listed companies dropped Rs 1,67,594.92 crore to Rs 1,41,07,190.48 crore.
With the intent of reducing tax burden on the middle-class and salaried individuals, the finance minister proposed a number of tax benefits.