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Defensive strokes, dropped catches, no balls in Budget: Shashi Tharoor

New Delhi: The Union Budget has "unnecessarily defensive strokes, dropped catches ..

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Union Budget ignored Kerala; CPM to observe July 9 as protest day
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Modi says budget will empower downtrodden, Cong slams it as insipid
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Union Budget completely disappointing for Kerala: Thomas Isaac
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Additional tax deduction of Rs 1.50 lakh on interest on home loans taken up to Mar 2020 proposed

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said the government is proposing additional tax deduction of Rs 1.50 lakh on ..

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Jaitley, Rajnath Singh lauds union budget

New Delhi: Former union finance minister Arun Jaitley took to twitter to appreciate the Union Budget 2019. He congratulated Prime Minister ..

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Cess on petrol, diesel hiked by Re 1/lt; customs duty on gold increased

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday raised cess on petrol and diesel by Re 1 per litre, while customs duty on gold ..

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PAN, Aadhaar interchangeable for filing of IT returns: FM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said PAN and Aadhaar have been made interchangeable, allowing those who do not ..

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Firms with turnover of Rs 400 cr to pay lower 25 pc corporate tax: FM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday proposed to raise the annual turnover limit from Rs 250 crore to Rs 400 crore ..

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Govt to infuse Rs 70,000 cr into state-owned banks

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday announced that the government will pump in 70,000 crore into public sector banks ..

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Panel to be set up to evaluate ways to encourage women participation in economy: FM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said a committee will be set up to evaluate, suggest measures to encourage and ..

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Scheme to modernize fishery sector: Sitharaman

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced a 'Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana to modernize the fishery ..

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Govt aims to build 1.95 cr houses under PMAY-Gramin in 2 years

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said the government will build 1.95 crore houses under the Pradhan Mantari Awas ..

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Internet connectivity under BharatNet to be fast-tracked with USOF support: FM

New Delhi: The pace of providing internet connection in rural India under BharatNet project will be expedited with the support of universal ..

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FM proposes starting exclusive channel for startups

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said an exclusive television channel is proposed to be set up for startups that ..

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Sitharaman's 'power' push: UDAY scheme to be improved, new package soon

New Delhi: The beleagured power sector may get some relief as Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman on Friday said that the government ..

SEBI

Sitharaman proposes increase of minimum public shareholding to 35 pc

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said the time is right to consider increasing minimum public shareholding ..

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India to become hub for higher education: Finance Minister

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said during the budget presentation that India can become hub for higher education. ..

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Comprehensive restructuring of National Highways Programme on cards: FM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said there will be a comprehensive restructuring of National Highways Programme ..

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Sitharaman announces creation of 'social stock exchange'

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced the setting up of a social stock exchange under the Securities and ..

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100% FDI in insurance intermediaries, says Finance Minister

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman informed that India's FDI flow has grown 6 percent to $64.37 bn. She was presenting ..

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Programmes will be accelerated, red tape reduced: FM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said the NDA government had set the ball rolling for a 'New India' in ..

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Sitharaman highlights infra projects bridging rural urban divide in Budget 2019-20

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday announced a slew of steps to scale up India's infrastructure including augmenting ..

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Modi interacts with economists, industry experts ahead of Budget

New Delhi: Ahead of the next month's Union Budget, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday interacted with economists and industry ..

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Rs 93,847.64 crore allocated for education sector in interim budget

New Delhi: The Centre Friday earmarked Rs 93,847.64 crore for the education sector for 2019-20, an increase of over 10 per cent from ..

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CM Pinarayi Vijayan terms union budget as "disappointing"

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Friday termed the union budget 2019-20 as "disappointing" and ..

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Here is how to calculate your income tax benefits

New Delhi: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday doled out tax sops to middle class including doubling of income tax exemption limit ..

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Budget 2019: relief to farmers, pension for unorganised sector, I-T exemption limit doubled

New Delhi: Reaching out to a large electorate ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, the Modi government Friday announced a cash dole for small ..

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15.56 lakh loans worth Rs 7.23 lakh cr sanctioned under Mudra scheme: FM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal Friday said the government has sanctioned 15.56 lakh loans amounting Rs 7.23 lakh crore under ..

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Government announces 'Kamdhenu Yojana' for cows

New Delhi: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday announced that the Centre will set up "Kamdhenu Yojna" for the welfare ..

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Goyal announces pension scheme for unorganised sector workers

New Delhi: The Government Friday decided to hike the gratuity limit from Rs 10 lakh to Rs 30 lakh and also announced a Mega Pension ..

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Poor have the first right over nation's resources: FM

New Delhi: Pitching for bridging urban-rural divide, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal Friday said the country's poor have the first ..

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Govt announces cash dole for small farmers

New Delhi: The Government on Friday announced Rs 6,000 per year cash support to small and marginal farmers that will cost the exchequer ..

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Rs 3 lakh cr recovered from big corporate loan defaulters: FM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal Friday said Rs 3 lakh crore have been recovered from big corporate loan defaulters. Presenting ..

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Fiscal deficit to be at 3.4% of GDP this year: Goyal

New Delhi: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said the fiscal deficit will be at 3.4 per cent of GDP this year. Presenting the ..

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India brightest spot in the world; GDP growth fastest in last 5 yrs: FM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal Friday said India has emerged as the brightest spot in the world in the last five years during ..

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Prospects for Budget 2019

Lets start with the facts. While developing economies lose momentum, India's momentum seems to tell another story: * The Reserve ..

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Piyush Goyal to present interim budget today

New Delhi: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal will present Narendra Modi government's sixth and final Budget, which will be an interim ..