Friday, February 21, 2020

Gehlot spells out 7 priorities in budget for FY21 (Lead)

Jaipur |Friday, 2020 6:15:05 AM IST
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot here on Thursday presented the 2020-21 budget with focus on education, health and infrastructure as well as women, social security, youth and farmer.... read..

Mizoram CM presents tax-free Rs 10,715 crore budget

Aizawl |Thursday, 2020 10:20:54 AM IST
Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga on Wednesday presented a tax-free budget with an outlay of Rs 10,715 crore for 2020-21.... read..

BJP to explain 'Budget goodies' in all 732 districts of India

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
If you thought the government is done with the Budget after presenting it, think again.... read..

Punjab to present budget now on Feb 28

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
The Punjab Assembly on Thursday extended the Budget session till March 4. Also, the Budget would be presented on February 28, not on February 25 as decided earlier.... read..

Odisha FM presents Rs 1.50 lakh cr Budget for 2020-21

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
Odisha Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari presented a Rs 1.50 lakh crore Budget for 2020-21 in the Assembly on Tuesday, apart from a separate Agriculture Budget of Rs 19,408 crore.... read..

Farmer's issue unaddressed in UP budget, says Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

New Delhi | February 19, 2020 12:11:24 PM IST
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday targeted the Central Government over the budget and said that the issues pertaining to farmers have not been addressed in the state budget, which was presented yesterday by the Yogi Adityanath ... read..

Apple's budget iPhone may face delay due to coronavirus

San Francisco |Wednesday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
Apple's next iPhone -- the iPhone 9 or iPhone SE2 -- is likely to see a delay in launch in the wake of the deadly coronavirus outbreak in China.... read..

UP govt presents Rs 5,12,860 Cr budget for 2020-21

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | February 18, 2020 6:41:47 PM IST
The Yogi Adityanath government presented a budget of Rs 5,12,860.72 crore for the financial year 2020-21 on Tuesday.... read..

UP budget is anti-poor, anti-students and anti-farmers: Samajwadi Party

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | February 18, 2020 7:11:23 PM IST
Leader of Opposition in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly and Samajwadi Party leader Ram Govind Chaudhary on Tuesday called the budget brought out by the state government as anti-poor, anti-students and anti-farmers.... read..

Yogi's budget fucuses on infrastructure, welfare

Lucknow |Tuesday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
The Yogi Adityanath government, on Tuesday, tabled its fourth budget for the year 2020-2021 of Rs 5.12 lakh crore.... read..

LG brings quad cameras to its budget 2020 K series

Seoul | February 18, 2020 10:11:33 PM IST
LG is bringing the quad-camera experience to the budget segment with its 2020 K series lineup that includes the K61, K51S, and K41S.... read..

UP Budget hold out no hope for people, says Akhilesh Yadav

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | February 18, 2020 11:11:26 PM IST
Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday hit out at the BJP government in the state over the budget saying there is no hope for people from it.... read..

Congress protests in UP assembly premises ahead of annual budget session

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | February 18, 2020 12:41:26 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee president Ajay Kumar Lallu along with other leaders from the party on Tuesday staged a protest in the state assembly premises ahead of the annual budget for the 2020-21 session in the state legislature.... read..

Odisha Budget session: House adjourned thrice amid ruckus over lottery system

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | February 17, 2020 9:11:30 PM IST
The Odisha Assembly was on Monday adjourned thrice after BJP MLAs created a ruckus for not executing a lottery system for members to ask questions.... read..

ICA to look for office in Bengaluru; new budget cut down to Rs 6 cr

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
The Indian Cricketers' Association (ICA) after its meeting on Monday decided to look for an office in Bengaluru with Ahmedabad and Kolkata as the other options if a suitable place is not found in the Garden City. This apart, the budget to be presented to ... read..

Left parties to hold protest against Union Budget on Feb 18 in Delhi

New Delhi | February 16, 2020 7:41:21 PM IST
Left parties will take out a rally on February 18 to stage a protest against the Union Budget 2020-2021 presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Parliament.... read..

Budget would not cause inflation: RBI Governor

New Delhi |Sunday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das on Saturday said he does not see any inflationary impact of the Budget FY21.... read..

RBI's customary post-budget meeting held in Delhi

New Delhi | February 15, 2020 12:41:28 PM IST
A customary post-budget meeting of Central Board of Directors' Reserve Bank of India (RBI) was held here on Saturday.... read..

After CAA, BJP to reach out to masses to publicise 'pro-people Budget'

By Pragya Kaushika

New Delhi | February 15, 2020 9:41:22 AM IST
Facing criticism over the economic slowdown, Bharatiya Janata Party chief JP Nadda has directed party leaders to reach out to experts and masses to create awareness on the Union Budget's pro-people policies announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi govern... read..

We are open to feedback from experts on Budget: FM Sitharaman

New Delhi | February 14, 2020 4:11:26 PM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday that she is willing to accommodate feedback given by economists and industry experts while making changes in the Union Budget proposals for 2020-21.... read..

Russia amends 2020-2022 budget to fund Putin's initiatives

Moscow |Friday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST
The new Russian government has approved amendments to the 2020-2022 federal budget aimed at funding measures outlined by President Vladimir Putin in his address to the Federal Assembly last month.... read..

FM Sitharaman, NITI Aayog CEO participate in 'Budget and Beyond' session

New Delhi | February 14, 2020 1:41:29 PM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday attended an interactive session titled 'Budget and Beyond' with professionals from asset management, wealth advisory, tax consultancy and other related industries here at NITI Aayog.Secretaries of the Finance ... read..

Sitharaman to visit Hyderabad, Bengaluru to hold interactive sessions on Budget 2020-21

New Delhi | February 14, 2020 10:11:21 AM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be on a two-day official visit to Hyderabad and Bengaluru on February 16 and 17 to hold interactive sessions with various stakeholders on Union Budget 2020-21.... read..

We are open to tweaking inside & outside Budget: FM

New Delhi |Friday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that she is open to more tweaking inside and outside the Budget for economic growth based on the feedback given by economists and experts.... read..

Rs 2,500 cr for industrial incentives in Tamil Nadu budget

Chennai |Friday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Friday said the state will come out with a new industrial policy offering GST regime-compatible incentives.... read..

Odisha Assembly Budget session likely to be stormy

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
The budget session of Odisha Assembly, scheduled to begin on Friday, is likely to be stormy, with Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress planning to corner the state government over several issues.... read..

Rs 8876.57 cr allocated to police department in Tamil Nadu's budget

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | February 14, 2020 11:41:35 AM IST
The Tamil Nadu government has allocated a total amount of Rs 8876.57 Crores for the police department in the budget for this financial year.... read..

Kerala Budget's 'green' touch': Ban on CFL, filament bulbs

Thiruvananthapuram |Friday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Issac on Friday presented the state Budget 2020-21 in the Assembly, giving it a 'green' touch by proposing total ban on CFL and filament bulbs, use of solar boats and subsidies for e-autos.... read..

Haryana to train inmates in zero-budget natural farming

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
In a unique social initiative, Haryana Jails Minister Ranjit Singh has decided to train over 20,000 inmates in state's 19 jails in the zero-budget natural farming.... read..
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