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Keeping close look at global inflationary pressure, divestment target is ‘more realistic’: FM

NEW DELHI : Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday during a post-Budget discussion said t......

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The week that was: Budget, Economic Survey and a record GST

Every Friday, Plain Facts publishes a compilation of data-based insights, complete with easy-to-re......

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Budget 2022: An attempt to boost compliance

On the personal tax front, the Finance Bill 2022 has left individual taxpayers feeling bittersweet......

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Policies keeping economy strong for 7 yrs, Budget to boost growth: PM

NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the country has to be self-relia......

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Fireballs juggled well; brickwork laid for growth

When people have hope, you have a middle class. The FY23 Union budget follows a simple rule: commi......

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Sensex rises 800 points after Budget. Experts recommend these stocks to buy

Stock market today: After tabling of Union Budget 2022 in the parliament, Indian secondary market ......

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Budget 2022: What are e-passports and how will the chip-based document work?

Presenting the Union Budget 2022-23, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced on Tuesday that......

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Centre to infuse ₹44,720 cr into BSNL in FY23

According to Budget documents, the Centre will be infusing ₹44,720 crore into loss-making state-o......

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From e-passports to digital currency: Budget 2022 aims at creating digital India

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented a 90-minute budget speech today. Keeping in line wit......

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The returns relief for late tax filers

The Union budget has opened a window of 24 months from the end of an assessment year to file a rev......

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Ten key things to know about the budget

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s budget speech was all of 9,701 words. This was around 43% sh......

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Budget 2022: Battery swapping policy big booster for electric vehicles

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her Budget speech in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday announced tha......

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Union budget pushes for animation, visual effects, gaming and comics sector

NEW DELHI : Union minister of finance Nirmala Sitharaman announced a push for the animation, vis......

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Union Budget 2022: How the automotive world responded

Martin Schwenk, MD and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India This Budget is overall growth oriented with a clea......

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Budget 2022: Digital university, 200 TV channels announced for schools. Read

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, during Budget 2022 speech in Parliament, announced the settin......

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Budget 2022: FM explains digital assets that are to be taxed at 30%

While explaining the difference between Digital Rupee, digital assets and cryptocurrencies, Financ......

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Budget 2022: Railway ministry gets ₹1,40,367.13 crore. See key announcements

The Union Budget presented on Tuesday allocated ₹1,40,367.13 crore to the railway ministry – ₹20......

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New crypto tax rules explained in 10 points

The government has taken a step closer to adopting cryptocurrencies as it plans to tax the income ......

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Budget 2022: Middle classes are disappointed for sure, says Kiran Shaw

As Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented her 4th Budget at the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, Kiran......

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Budget 2022: New ideas for farming but little money to seed them

From promoting chemical-free farming and funding agritech startups, to delivering digital services......

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Didn’t burden people by raising taxes during pandemic: Nirmala Sitharaman

The central government did not attempt to increase taxes in the last two years with the intention ......

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Niti Aayogs Rajiv Kumar highlights key takeaways from Budget 2022

Budget 2022 lays a robust foundation for the generation of employment opportunities, enhancing of ......

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What is a CBDC or Digital Rupee?

On the digital currency side, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her Budget 2022 speech mentio......

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Hospitality sector disappointed as it gets only ECLGS extension

NEW DELHI : The Union Budget for 2022-23 has extended the emergency credit line guarantee scheme......

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Budget 2022: Diamond, mobile phone get cheaper; pay more for imported items

Presenting the Union Budget 2022-23 on Tuesday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has proposed t......

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India warms to crypto with tax, digital currency: All you need to know

After years of wavering on its stance, India has finally taken a step closer to adopting cryptocur......

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Budget 2022: Govt expects lower dividend from RBI and banks in FY23

The union government is expecting a 27% lower dividend at ₹73,948 crore from the Reserve Bank of ......

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Budget 2022: Govt to charge additional ₹2 excise duty on unblended petrol

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, during her Budget 2022-23 speech today, said the government w......

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Budget 2022: ₹5.25 lakh cr allocated for defence, focus on domestic players

Union Budget 2022-23: The central government on Tuesday increased the defence budget to ₹5.25 lak......

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What the Budget 2022 has on offer for startups

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has proposed slew of measures to boost the startup ecosystem i......

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Budget 2022 grants tax relief to parent or guardian of disabled

Union Budget 2022 has proposed a tax relief for parent or guardian of a differently abled person, ......

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Budget 2022: Smartphone industry reacts and how, read here

Xiaomi India The budget 2022 announced today, will truly make India a digital-enabled and an Atman......

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No money in hands of buyers, rural demand to remain low

NEW DELHI : The Union budget for FY23 presented in the second year of the pandemic has done litt......

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Rural jobs scheme sees 25% fund cut even as Bharat struggles

NEW DELHI : At a time when rural India is grappling with low wages, high food prices, falling in......

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Capex hike to social sector cuts: The story of Budget 2022, in nine charts

An aggressive focus on government spending led on the capital side was the big theme of Finance Mi......

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Railway Minister explains Kavach technology announced in Budget 2022

Budget 2022-23: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday announced as a part of Atmanirbhar ......

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Gujarat International Finance Tech City gets additional impetus in budget

MUMBAI : Ever since the Bharatiya Janata Party came to power in 2014, Union budgets have regular......

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Battery swapping will expedite EV adoption, say industry experts

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the government will bring out a battery swappi......

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Metro projects get ₹19,130-cr in Budget 2022

The government on Tuesday allocated ₹19,130 crore in the Union Budget 2022-23 for various metro p......

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FM non-committal on plan to extend free grain scheme PMGKAY beyond March

NEW DELHI : Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday remained non-committal on whether the......

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What Budget has allocated for Union Cabinet, PMO, council of ministers. Details

Budget 2022-23: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday allocated ₹1,711.04 crore for expe......

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Budget has laid road map for long term development: Ashok Leyland

CHENNAI : The Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has laid the road ma......

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Indias big spending budget aims to sustain recovery

NEW DELHI : Indias Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday unveiled a federal budget, whi......

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Union Budget pegs fiscal deficit at 6.4% of GDP in FY23

Going slow on the fiscal glide path, the Union government has projected the fiscal deficit to narr......

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Infrastructure, innovation, inclusivity: OYOs Ritesh Agarwal on Budget 2022

OYO Founder Ritesh Agarwal on Tuesday said the Union Budget 2022 presented by Union Finance Minist......

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Modi calls budget progressive

NEW DELHI : Describing the Union budget as progressive and people-friendly, Prime Minister Naren......

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Budget 2022: Private consumption expenditure and demand

Slowdown in personal consumption is the single biggest problem facing our economy. Personal consum......

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Budget 2022 progressive, future-focussed: Tata Steel CEO

Tata Steel CEO and Managing Director T V Narendran on Tuesday welcomed the Union Budget, describin......

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Budget for FY23 is neither populist nor sensational

The Budget for FY23 is neither sensational nor populist, something that many thought the finance m......

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Budget’s focus is on disciplined spending

In the run-up to the budget, discussions centered around the swift V-shaped recovery in the growth......

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New thematic funds, cap on LTCG tax surcharge cheer startups, investors

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s budget proposals to launch new thematic funds, extend tax be......

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Green, digital blueprint for the 100-year mark

The Union Budget 2022-23 is a clear directional statement setting the tone for India@100; it talks......

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In the time of a pandemic, health sector gets a sugar pill

MUMBAI : India’s annual budget left the healthcare industry disappointed. The two areas that rec......

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A shot in the arm for the investor ecosystem in India

While the focus is on the edifice, the most impressive part of Budget 2022 is the foundation laid ......

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What the coming crypto tax means for you

In a much-awaited move, the government finally introduced a crypto tax regime where a blanket rate......

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Edtech companies set to get a boost from government’s digitization push

NEW DELHI : Giving a boost to India’s edtech sector that has grown exponentially over the last t......

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Imported wearables to become dearer; diamonds, gemstones cheaper

Custom duties on several items such as diamonds and gemstones were cut in the annual budget, while......

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Focus on capex will boost job opportunities

The Union Budget 2022-23 will prove to be a strong impetus to job creation. The employment will be......

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Subsidy estimate for FY23 kept lower, but government open to scaling up

NEW DELHI : The Union budget has kept the overall estimate for spending on major subsidies on fe......

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Budget sets sights on future, acknowledges need for speed

Amid lingering global headwinds and economic uncertainty, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman cont......

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Bond market stares at a massive government borrowing program

MUMBAI : Finance Minister Nirmala Seetharaman’s budget has served a jolt to the bond market with......

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Climate action plans get a shot of green energy

NEW DELHI : Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced a raft of carbon emissions- and in......

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Budget 2022 seeks to establish steadiness and predictability, says FM

The Union budget for 2022-23 seeks to increase private investment, incentivize the use of technolo......

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A budget to fire up all growth engines: Kumar Birla

Budget 2022 is a landmark budget that can rev up all engines of economic growth, including capital......

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Centre sets course on road to bolster infra spending

NEW DELHI : Infrastructure development will be the key theme for the government as it proposed a......

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India Inc welcomes focus on growth, capex, sustainability

MUMBAI : The Union budget for FY23 was warmly welcomed by leaders of India Inc., who appreciated......

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Budget sets up digital pitch for India to bat on

The pandemic has left India at an interesting crossroads. On the one hand, India is the fastest-gr......

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AtmaNirbharta to zero fossil-fuel: The budget in 26 letters

AtmaNirbharta Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman mentioned ‘AtmaNirbhar’ six times during her spe......

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Budget 2022 grants tax relief to parents, guardians of differently-abled

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday announced tax relief for people with disabilities a......

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Consistency and stability to revive, sustain growth

The Union budget will aid growth and take India towards its aspirational goals even as the economi......

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How the budget is balanced

While Budget 2021 trod the fine line between protection and growth, Budget 2022 is about forging a......

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How Budget 2022 proposals will affect various sectors

Amid lingering global headwinds and economic uncertainty, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman cont......

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How the budget proposals will impact you

The 2022 Union Budget has kept slabs and tax rates unchanged for the vast majority of individuals.......

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From  tech  talk  to action; Union budget lays  out  digital  roadmap

NEW DELHI : From digital assets and payments, blockchain and artificial intelligence, to drones ......

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Vande Bharat trains, Kavach will help improve experience: Ashwini Vaishnaw

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Tuesday said that Union Budget has a provision of ₹1.37 lakh......

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30% cryptocurrency income tax: It’s like the cherry on cake for crypto investors

The crypto ecosystem has welcomed Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharamans proposal for a 30 per cent ......

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Eco Survey cautions downside risks to trade

NEW DELHI : While India’s total exports are estimated to grow by a robust 16.5 per cent in 2021-......

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Next 10 years to see very high level of capex in railway sector: Economic Survey

The next 10 years will see a very high level of capital expenditure in the railway sector as capac......

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Economic Survey shifts to 1-vol from 2-vol format first seen during 91-92 crises

The Economic Survey 2022-23 presented on Monday switched from a two-volume format to a single volu......

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Eco Survey says govt e-market place is beating Amazon, Flipkart on discounts

The Economic Survey 2022 has said that prices on government e-marketplace (GeM) were lower compare......

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Eco Survey: Why Atal Pension Yojana is gaining popularity among youngsters

NEW DELHI : The Atal Pension Yojana (APY) scheme is gaining popularity among youngsters and the ......

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Centre to take balanced view on cryptocurrency: Sanjeev Sanyal

Principal Economic Adviser Sanjeev Sanyal on Monday said the Central Government will take a balanc......

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Economic Survey: India needs patent friendly environment, says Kiran Mazumdar

Referring to the low number of patents filed in India as cited by the Economic Survey 2021-22, Bio......

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Govt setting up National Land Monetisation Corp: Eco Survey

NEW DELHI : The government is setting up the National Land Monetisation Corporation with an init......

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Even with conservative estimate on growth, India would still be the fastest growing economy: Sanjeev Sanyal

Principal Economic Advisor Sanjeev Sanyal on Monday said that the Indian economy may not yet be ou......

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Budget should create a roadmap for sustainable growth for express logistics

The express logistics sector has emerged as one of the fastest-growing logistics segments with a r......

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Corporates can spur investments in agriculture: Economic Survey

NEW DELHI : Greater participation of the corporate sector can spur investments and growth in agr......

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Economic Survey: Life insurance industry registered a premium growth of 9.74% during 2020-21

During 2020-21, Life insurance industry recorded a premium income of ₹6.29 lakh crore , as agains......

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Govt’s four pronged approach helped tackle economic disruptions caused by Covid: CEA

Summing up the contents of the Economic Survey 2021-22, the newly appointed Chief Economic Advisor......

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40% taxpayers may switch to new tax regime if rates slashed this much: Survey

Budget 2022: 40% taxpayers are likely to switch to new income tax structure if the government redu......

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Economic Survey highlights chip shortage-induced supply disruptions

NEW DELHI : The global semiconductor shortage, commonly referred to as chip shortage which has s......

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‘Indian economy’s strength is its ability to change and adapt’

The real strength of the Indian economy is its ability to change and adapt on the back of adequate......

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Follow the Budget action with Mint

The Union Budget 2022-23 comes at an important juncture for the Indian economy. As the country rec......

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The big hopes from the Union budget

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Union budget today. She may choose to priorit......

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Economic survey bats for green financing framework

NEW DELHI : The Economic survey 2021-22 has made a strong case for boosting green financing, emp......

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Economic Survey uses satellite images, data to showcase development

A little-known but growing trend of using satellite data by policymakers in India has been highlig......

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Economy to grow at 8.5% in FY23: Survey

The Economic Survey projected the Indian economy to expand 8.5% in FY23, continuing its world-beat......

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Budget 2022 LIVE Updates: FM Nirmala Sitharaman arrives at North Block

Budget 2022 Live News: All eyes will be on Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as she rises today ......

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Income tax rebate to PPF, top 5 budget 2022 announcements expected

Budget 2022 expectations: After Economic Survey painting India in an optimistic light with good ma......

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Budget 2022 Live Streaming: When and where to watch FM Sitharamans speech

Budget 2022 India: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is all set to present her fourth Budg......

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FM Nirmala Sitharaman to present Union Budget 2022-23 today. 5 points

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present Union Budget for the year 2022-23 in parliament t......

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Budget 2022: India to lay out plan for keeping world’s fastest-recovery going

India is set to present an annual budget topping $500 billion Tuesday, in one of its most keenly w......

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Budget 2022 LIVE Updates: Infra, pandemic-hit sectors likely to be in focus

Budget 2022 Live News: All eyes will be on Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as she rises today ......

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How Sensex and Nifty have fared on Budget Days since 2012

The government has the fiscal space to spend money on asset creation, and keep the economy on trac......

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PPF calculator: How raise in Section 80C of income tax can relieve a common man

Budget 2022 expectations: As it is less than 48 hours for Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharama......

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Budget 2022: Healthcare industry seeks increase in fund allocation to 3% of GDP

The government should look at according priority status to the healthcare segment while increasing......

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Crypto taxation, hike in 80C limit: Market expectations from Budget 2022

Ahead of the upcoming Union Budget on 1 February, all eyes would be on how the Centre balances out......

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Budget 2022 should bring more PLI rates to boost job creation: Industry body CII

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) today pitched for additional incentive rates to be incl......

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Economic Survey 2022: What is it and why it is significant? Explained here

Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will table the Economic Survey for 2021-22 in the Lok Sa......

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Fixed income: Market in a transitionary phase

More than at any time in the past, the market seems to be in a transitionary phase. The effect of ......

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New income tax regime should be made more attractive

In Union Budget 2020, the Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman inserted Section 115BAC to the ......

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Harsh Goenka shares some useful calculations ahead of Budget. See post

Business tycoon Harsh Goenka regularly shares interesting and informative posts for his followers ......

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Economic Survey 2022: When, where and how to watch. All details here

The Budget Session of Parliament will begin at 11 am on Monday with the President addressing both ......

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The great Indian longing for a welfare state

NEW DELHI : Politics, economics and human behaviour in India is a strange concoction of parabl......

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Unfolding this week: Budget, Economic Survey, GDP estimates

Every Monday, Mint’s Plain Facts section features key data releases and events to track in the com......

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What to look out for in the Economic Survey

The Economic Survey for 2021-22 will be released today, a day ahead of the Union Budget 2022-23. E......

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Centre may boost capital expenditure to boost growth

NEW DELHI : The Union budget for FY23 may propose increased government spending on infrastructur......

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Budget Session of Parliament starts today. 10 points

The Budget Session of Parliament will begin today and is scheduled to conclude on April 8. Preside......

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Budget 2022: These stocks are likely to benefit from Sitharaman’s announcements

Infrastructure, rural development and health-care stocks are among analysts’ top picks as India’s ......

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Budget 2022: Thomas Isaac expects these three lines of action in Union Budget

Union Budget 2022: Ahead of the Union Budget announcements, Former Kerala Finance Minister Thomas ......

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Claiming HRA and home loan income tax benefits simultaneously - Explained

I got possession of my house in October, 2021. I currently live in another rented house.  Can I c......

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Budget 2022: Policy framework and development of 5G tech to get more priority

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Union Budget on Tuesday and experts have urge......

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Budget 2022: Covid-hit hotel industry eyes these measures to recuperate

The hospitality sector in India is eagerly waiting for Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to anno......

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Budget 2022 expectations: Insurers seek separate income tax deduction limit

Budget 2022 expectations: Union budget 2022 date is fast approaching and various industry insiders......

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Online skill gaming hopeful of a positive impetus from 2022 Budget

For most industries, 2021 was a year of marginal recovery and slow growth. Amidst these predomina......

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A relook into the existing taxation structure with a clear focus on direct tax needed: Mercedes-Benz India

A relook into the existing taxation structure with a clear focus on the direct tax changes to boos......

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Budget 2022: No zero, question hour in first two days of parliament session

The budget session of parliament will have no zero and question hours in both houses on 31 January......

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Budget 2022: India may boost spending with near-record debt

India, which is set to regain the world’s fastest-growing major economy title, will likely priorit......

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Union Budget 2022: Date, time, where to watch and other details

As the countdown begins for the Union Budget 2022, all eyes are now on Union Finance Minister Nirm......

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Budget 2022 expectations: Insurance players seek reduction in GST

Budget 2022 expectations: In a bid to make health insurance more affordable, industry insiders hav......

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Economic Survey may project 9% GDP growth for 2022-23

The finance ministry is likely to project economic growth rate of around 9% for the next financial......

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Budget expectation 2022: Taxpayers await changes in income tax slabs, rates

One of the most keenly awaited announcements in the union budget every year is related to personal......

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Petrol, diesel prices in India could be cut further, says Goldman Sachs

India might need to cut fuel taxes further to ease inflation pressures if global oil prices shoot ......

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Budget 2022: What FM Sitharaman can do to make taxpayers life easier?

With many Indian households still struggling with the financial stress caused by the covid-19 pand......

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Finding calm in the stock market chaos

Global markets are in the midst of a selloff this week, primarily due to the expectations of Feds ......

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Govt to allocate $40 billion for food, fertiliser subsidy in Budget 22: Report

India is likely to set aside about 3 trillion rupees ($40 billion) on food and fertiliser subsidie......

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Two things that can help Modi govt cut the clutter around Budget 2022

When it comes to the focus of its Feb. 1 annual budget, the government of Indian Prime Minister Na......

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Budget 2022: Stock market experts seek measures to attract foreign investors

As Union Budget 2022 date is fast approaching, various industry experts are busy forwarding their ......

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Budget 2022: HelpAge India seeks attention on income, social security for elderly

NEW DELHI : In view of the consequences of Covid-19 pandemic which has brought elder vulnerabili......

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Govt seen boosting budget spending on infrastructure

NEW DELHI : India plans to raise spending on infrastructure in its annual budget next week to set ......

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Telecom sector seeks input tax credit for telecom towers

With North Block fast giving the finishing touches to the upcoming Union Budget scheduled to be p......

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From GST cut to more tax sops on home loans, what real estate sector wants

Until 2021, the real estate sector was one of the hardest hit sectors in the country due to advers......

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What the tech sector wants from Budget 2022

In the current environment, COVID-19 has accelerated technology and digital adoption across indus......

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Union Budget 2022-23 to be presented by FM in paperless form. Full details here

The Union Budget 2022-23 will be presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on 1st February,......

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FY23 budget to be presented on 1 February

NEW DELHI : Union budget for FY23 will be presented in paperless form on 1 February and all docu......

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Centre may revise duty on electronics, phone parts

NEW DELHI : The government is likely to rejig customs duties on components or sub-parts of consu......

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Tourism industry seeks sops from budget to reboot sector

NEW DELHI : NEW DELHI: The travel and tourism industry, which has been badly hit by the pandemic......

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Budget 2022 will go green

NEW DELHI\ : Indias annual Budget will go green this year too, cutting down on the vast printing......

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Budget:Insurers urge higher 80C investment limit; GST on health products reduced

MUMBAI : Insurance companies are seeking a separate deduction limit of ₹1 lakh for insurance pr......

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Budget may propose record 7K km of track electrification

NEW DELHI : The Union budget to be presented on 1 February may propose a record 7,000 km of rail......

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Budget to incentivize green energy shift even as auto firms bat for more PLI sops

NEW DELHI : The budget for fiscal year 2023 will likely lay out a roadmap for transitioning to g......

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Customs duty rejig, easier import compliance among likely budget steps

NEW DELHI : The Union budget may further overhaul customs duties and procedures with the twin ob......

budget 2022-01-27 Livemint

The Budget 2022 tightrope: spending still needs priority

A week from now, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the second consecutive Union Bud......

budget 2022-01-26 Livemint

Budget 2022: Retailers seek schemes to boost consumption among salaried

NEW DELHI: Retailers Association of India, or RAI, said it was hoping that the government will ann......

budget 2022-01-26 Livemint

An enabling framework to drive the technology sector’s growth

The strong third-quarter results announced by India’s technology companies in an otherwise seasona......

budget 2022-01-26 Livemint

A reckoner of big issues to watch out for in the next Union budget

Readers of Mint gearing up for the budget on 1 February will hear the finance minister list out a ......

budget 2022-01-26 Livemint

Union budget likely to give rail fare hike a pass

The Union budget is likely to keep railway freight rates and passenger fares unchanged, two people......

budget 2022-01-26 Livemint

A prudent budget would address India’s current and future needs

The Indian economy has shown commendable resilience in the face of the covid pandemic. However, th......

budget 2022-01-25 Livemint

What investments need: Stability, predictability

As pent-up demand runs its course, growth could begin to slow around the second half of the year. ......

budget 2022-01-25 Livemint

How to explain the budget to a teenager

NEW DELHI : Ma, we have a problem, said the 14-year-old, as soon as her economist mother came ......

budget 2022-01-25 Livemint

We need a simplified direct taxes code that will remove exemptions: Bibek Debroy

When GST was originally formulated, the revenue-neutral rate was expected to be around 18%, today ......

budget 2022-01-25 Livemint

Awareness needed to expand financial inclusion: Experts

MUMBAI : Although India has created a strong public infrastructure for digital payments and fina......

budget 2022-01-25 Livemint

Budget should support innovation in pharma sector, say experts

The budget should offer incentives for innovation in the pharmaceutical sector to encourage new dr......

budget 2022-01-25 Livemint

Panellists call on govt to get industry onboard for free trade talks

The government should allow greater participation of businesses in negotiations for free trade agr......

budget 2022-01-25 Livemint

Budget may push ESCO to cut emissions

NEW DELHI : The Union budget to be presented next month may give a push to the energy service co......

budget 2022-01-25 Livemint

Economists bat for boost to jobs and public investments

NEW DELHI : Rarely do economists agree on public policy. But, at the Mint Budget Roundtable, pro......

budget 2022-01-25 Livemint

Fiscal, non-fiscal incentives key for the revival of FMCG demand

The government needs to address inflation, build digital infrastructure, put more money in the han......

budget 2022-01-25 Livemint

Infra sector could see 25% rise in allocations for capex

NEW DELHI : The budget is expected to be implementation-heavy for the infrastructure sector as t......

budget 2022-01-25 Livemint

Experts call for targeted policies, new tech laws to boost economy

Business chiefs, and policy and legal experts called upon the Indian government, at the tech polic......

budget 2022-01-25 Livemint

Manufacturing needs government support to meet ambitious targets

MUMBAI : Schemes such as production-linked incentives (PLI)—part of the Make in India vision -- ......

budget 2022-01-25 Livemint

Budget 2022: Pharma industry seeks enhanced funds for healthcare sector

NEW DELHI : The domestic pharmaceutical industry is expecting an increase in the overall fund al......

budget 2022-01-24 Livemint

Consumer electronics makers seek customs duty hike on finished goods imports, incentives on R&D

The domestic appliances and consumer electronics industry expects an increase in customs duty on f......

budget 2022-01-24 Livemint

Budget 2022: Assocham urges govt to remove custom duty on copper concentrate

Industry body Assocham has urged the government to reduce the customs duty on copper concentrate f......

budget 2022-01-24 Livemint

Budget 2022: Sensex, Nifty likely to remain volatile during this week

MUMBAI : As the countdown to the Union Budget 2022-23 has begun, the Indian equities market is l......

budget 2022-01-24 Livemint

Budget 2022: CII for additional 1% CSR levy to provide vaccine booster shots

NEW DELHI : Industry body CII has suggested the government include an additional 1% corporate so......

budget 2022-01-24 Livemint

Budget may peg railways’ operating ratio under 96%

NEW DELHI : The Union budget is likely to peg Indian Railways’ operating ratio at 96% or lower, ......

budget 2022-01-24 Livemint

Budget 2022 expectations: Stock market players seek removal of LTCG Tax

Budget 2022 expectations: As Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is all set to present her t......

budget 2022-01-23 Livemint

Income tax deductions and benefits that the salaried expect from Budget 2022

Budget 2022 is round the corner. Standard deduction hike, income tax relief, tax relief for saving......

budget 2022-01-23 Livemint

Budget 2022: Healthcare sector awaits a booster dose from FM Nirmala Sitharaman

As Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is scheduled to present Union Budget 2022 on February......

budget 2022-01-23 Livemint

Budget 2022: Fintech, NBFCs seek relaxations in tax norms, liquidity assistance

Budget 2022 expectations: As Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is all set to present her t......

budget 2022-01-23 Livemint

Indian Railways may look at capacity, infrastructure expansion in Budget 2022

The year 2022 looks to be a promising year for the Indian Railway when it comes to Union Budget, ......

budget 2022-01-23 Livemint

Positive surprises that stock market participants expect from Budget 2022

All eyes are on the announcement of Budget 2022 that will be introduced in the Parliament on Febru......

budget 2022-01-21 Livemint

Budget 2022: Govt calls all-party meet on Jan 31

The government has called an all-party meeting, which will likely to be held at 3 PM on 31st Janua......

budget 2022-01-21 Livemint

Budget 2022: Payments industry urges govt to abolish zero MDR regime

MUMBAI: Digital payments industry has urged the Centre to roll back the zero MDR regime for unifie......

budget 2022-01-21 Livemint

Increase in income tax exemption limit among top expectations from Budget: KPMG

New Delhi: As the Finance Minister is set to present the Union Budget for FY23 on February 1, an i......

budget 2022-01-21 Livemint

Budget 2022: ISSDA seeks level playing field for stainless steel industry

NEW DELHI: Indian Stainless Steel Development Association (ISSDA), representing the domestic stain......

budget 2022-01-21 Livemint

Budget: Hotels seek simplification of taxes, licence procedures for a revival

NEW DELHI : The hospitality industry has urged the Centre to consider waiving licence fees, lowe......

budget 2022-01-21 Livemint

Bring EV financing under priority sector lending, allocate sufficient funds for R&D: SMEV

NEW DELHI : Electric vehicles must be considered for priority lending by the government to accel......

budget 2022-01-21 Livemint

Budget: Nikhil Kamath says govt should abolish STT to encourage new investors

NEW DELHI : Nikhil Kamath, co-founder of True Beacon and Zerodha,  Thursday urged the government......

budget 2022-01-21 Livemint

Budget 2022: Real estate sector hopes for help to sustain growth momentum

For the Indian real estate sector, the year 2020 was a testing year but it made a strong comeback ......

budget 2022-01-21 Livemint

The budget should help channel savings into appropriate sectors

As on 31 December, India’s mutual fund (MF) industry had ₹37.72 trillion in assets under manageme......

budget 2022-01-21 Livemint

Assocham calls for govt focus on MSEs

NEW DELHI : With the third wave of covid wreaking havoc on small businesses, Vineet Agarwal, pre......

budget 2022-01-21 Livemint

Budget may target over 6% fiscal deficit

NEW DELHI : The Union budget due to be presented next month may see the FY23 fiscal deficit targ......

budget 2022-01-21 Livemint

Additional borrowing nod to states enabling higher capex: FinMin

The Finance Ministry on Wednesday said giving permission to states for additional open market borr......

budget 2022-01-20 Livemint

Budget 2022: Expectations for the EV Industry

Last weeks revised guidelines and standards for charging infrastructure for EV promulgated by Mini......

budget 2022-01-20 Livemint

Budget 2022: Consumer companies seek schemes to help lift demand

NEW DELHI : At a time when input costs are rising and demand is falling, consumer goods companie......

budget 2022-01-20 Livemint

Budget shouldnt focus too much on fiscal goals, economy needs support: SBI

SBI in-house economists have urged the government to not focus on fiscal consolidation too much in......

budget 2022-01-20 Livemint

India budget gap could narrow to 6.3% next year, SBI says

India is on track to meet its budget deficit target this year and will likely aim to narrow the ga......

budget 2022-01-20 Livemint

Budget FY23 can provide predictability and stability to revive investments: HSBC report

NEW DELHI : As the economy struggles to recover amid a fresh wave of Covid-19, the upcoming Unio......

budget 2022-01-20 Livemint

The budget must aim at reforms and create new shock absorbers

The Union Budget for 2022-23 is being announced in exceptional circumstances—a nascent economic re......

budget 2022-01-20 Livemint

Govt asks ministries to restrict expenses to maintain fiscal deficit

Ahead of the Union Budget 2022-23, the finance ministry has asked ministries and departments to re......

budget 2022-01-20 Livemint

Budget 2022: Govt  may  give  grants for energy storage, offshore  wind  plants

NEW DELHI : India may offer viability-gap funding or grants to companies for building energy sto......

budget 2022-01-20 Livemint

Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray bats for lower import duty for EVs in letter to Sitharaman

NEW DELHI : Tesla CEO Elon Musk has found a friend in Aaditya Thackeray, the Minister for Touris......

budget 2022-01-20 Livemint

Income tax benefits: Section 80TTB of ₹1 lakh suggested by SBI Research

SBI Research has suggested the Government should promote savings by increasing the tax exemption f......

budget 2022-01-20 Livemint

What stock markets want from Budget 2022

The market wants a Budget that should be reformist and pro-growth where last year’s Budget headed ......

budget 2022-01-19 Livemint

A record budget for the Railways on track

NEW DELHI : The budget allocation for the railways is set to hit a record level next fiscal as......

budget 2022-01-19 Livemint

Union budget likely to offer a bonanza for home buyers

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman may propose higher tax deductions on home loans in the budget ......

budget 2022-01-19 Livemint

Aviation sector hopes for tax sops in budget

NEW DELHI : India’s civil aviation industry is hoping that the government will cut taxes on jet ......

budget 2022-01-19 Livemint

Govt may offer taxpayers incentives to shift to new income tax regime

NEW DELHI : The budget may sweeten the optional income-tax regime of lower tax rate without exem......

budget 2022-01-19 Livemint

Union Budget 2022: What MSMEs expect from FM Nirmala Sitharamans budget

Nirmala Sitharaman, the finance minister of India is all set to present the Union Budget for the f......

budget 2022-01-13 Livemint

Covid-battered hospitality sector demands infra status for hotels

With the fresh wave of COVID-19 plunging the hospitality sector back into uncertainty, industry bo......

budget 2022-01-10 Livemint

Union Budget 2022: Venkaiah Naidu, LS speaker seek Covid protocol review

NEW DELHI : Amid rising cases of Covid-19 in the Houses of Parliament, Rajya Sabha Chairman M Ve......

budget 2022-01-10 Livemint

Budget Expectations 2022: Real estate sector expecting relaxation in taxes

The residential sector is seeing a strong bounce back from the coronavirus pandemic crisis. Reside......

budget 2022-01-09 Livemint

What the healthcare sector expects from Union Budget 2022

As Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is scheduled to present Union Budget 2022 on 1 February, th......

budget 2022-01-09 Livemint

Govt spending should go on, says Tata Steel’s TV Narendran

NEW DELHI : Government spending on infrastructure should continue until private investment retur......

budget 2022-01-07 Livemint

Centre may extend infra tag to tourism, realty

NEW DELHI : The Union government may bring more sectors under the ambit of infrastructure segm......

budget 2022-01-07 Livemint

Budget 2022 will aim to stem tax litigation, increase compliance

NEW DELHI : The Union budget for FY23 is likely to announce steps to reduce tax litigation, bo......

budget 2022-01-06 Livemint

Union Budget 2022: Expectations from the hospitality industry

As Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is scheduled to present the Budget for the financial year 2......

budget 2022-01-06 Livemint

Sops for affordable homes may be extended by a year

NEW DELHI : The government is likely to extend incentives for purchases of affordable homes, t......

budget 2022-01-05 Livemint

Budget 2022: Govt may hike agri credit target to about ₹18 lakh crore

With a view to give a boost to the agriculture sector, the government is likely to raise farm cred......

budget 2022-01-02 Livemint

Finance Minister concludes pre-Budget meetings for Union Budget 2022-23

Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman concluded pre-budget meetings wi......

budget 2021-12-22 Livemint

Budget 2022: FM Sitharaman to hold consultations with economists today

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will hold pre-budget consultations with prominent econom......

budget 2021-12-22 Livemint

PM Modi meets large global investors as Budget 2022 prep begins

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met with leading private equity/venture capital players to ......

budget 2021-12-18 Livemint

Govt unlikely to announce capital infusion for PSU banks in Budget 2022-23

NEW DELHI : The government is unlikely to announce capital infusion for public sector banks (PSB......

budget 2021-12-12 Livemint