Wednesday, May 18, 2022

CM Dhami seeks suggestions for Uttarakhand Budget 2022-23 at pre-budget dialogue

Nainital (Uttarakhand) | May 15, 2022 7:23:46 AM IST
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Saturday attended the dialogue program on the presentation of the state budget in Nainital and incorporated suggestions from all sections of the society.... read..

Gizfit 910 Pro Review: Feature loaded budget smartwatch for health-conscious consumers

New Delhi | May 5, 2022 6:53:58 PM IST
Aiming at consumers who place a high value on health tracking, smart accessories and audio brands, Gizmore recently launched a calling smartwatch Gizfit 910 Pro, at a price of Rs 2,499.... read..

Pakistan's budget deficit under Imran Khan-led PTI shot up to Rs 2.56 trillion

Islamabad | April 27, 2022 7:56:08 PM IST
Pakistan's budget deficit skyrocketed to Rs 2.56 trillion, 4 per cent of the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), during the nine months of the current fiscal under the Former Prime Minister Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government.... read..

Looking for a budget-friendly smartwatch? Gizmore's first 'Made in India' watch could be your pick!

New Delhi | April 27, 2022 2:23:44 PM IST
Planning to buy a smartwatch? Well, the search could be tough with the wide range of smartwatches available in the market, but fret not as Gizmore has launched it's first 'Made in India' smartwatch, called GIZFIT 910 PRO, which is packed with some great f... read..

Delhi govt passes budget of Rs 476 cr for development of mandis

New Delhi | April 15, 2022 4:22:31 AM IST
The Delhi government on Thursday passed a budget of Rs 476.89 crore for the development of various mandis in the national capital, including over Rs 175 crore for the Aazadpur market.... read..

FY22 tax collection exceeds budgetary estimate, rises to over Rs 27 lakh cr

New Delhi |Saturday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Accelerated economic recovery along with enhanced compliance pushed India's FY22 tax collection to Rs 27.07 lakh crore, almost Rs 5 lakh crore above the Union budget's estimate of Rs 22.17 lakh crore.... read..

Defence Ministry earmarks 25 pc of domestic capital procurement budget for private industry

New Delhi | April 9, 2022 12:52:17 AM IST
The Defence Ministry has decided that 25 per cent of the domestic capital procurement and acquisition budget amounting to Rs 21,149.47 crore, will be earmarked for domestic private industry in 2022-23.... read..

Delhi CM Kejriwal sets target to deliver 20 lakh jobs under 'Rozgaar Budget' in next 5 yrs

New Delhi | April 8, 2022 11:23:26 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal chaired a high-level review meeting on the progress of the 'Rozgaar Budget'. During the budget announcement, the government had set a target of generating 20 lakh jobs over the next five years.... read..

Tax revenues in 2021-22 exceed Budget estimates by Rs 5 lakh crore

New Delhi | April 8, 2022 5:54:01 PM IST
Tax revenue in the financial year ended March 31, 2022, rose to Rs 27.07 lakh crore, which is nearly Rs 5 lakh crore more than the budgetary estimate of Rs 22.17 lakh crore for the year, Union Finance Ministry said on Friday.... read..

Delhi CM Kejriwal to review progress of 'Rozgar Budget today

New Delhi | April 8, 2022 11:53:06 AM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will hold a meeting on Friday to review the progress of the 'Rozgar Budget', informed the Delhi government.... read..

Parliament passes 11 bills during budget session

New Delhi | April 7, 2022 7:52:28 PM IST
A total of 11 bills were passed by both houses of parliament during the budget session which was adjourned sine die on Thursday.... read..

PM Modi meets Sonia Gandhi, Farooq Abdullah, Mulayam Singh Yadav on conclusion of Parliament's Budget session

New Delhi | April 7, 2022 6:53:52 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav, National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah and other opposition leaders in the chamber of Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla after the conclusion of Parliamen... read..

RS clocks 99.80 pc productivity in Budget session, 3rd best since 2017

New Delhi | April 7, 2022 2:23:59 PM IST
Missing the 100 per cent productivity landmark by only 10 minutes, the Rajya Sabha clocked 99.80 per cent business during the Budget session that concluded on Thursday, setting a record for the third-best performing session during the last 14 sessions sin... read..

Six-fold hike in budget for security of Indo-China border over previous year: MHA

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
The budgetary allocation for the Indo-China border has been increased to six times in the the current fiscal under the Border Infrastructure and Management (BIM), the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) informed Lok Sabha on Tuesday.... read..

Six-fold hike in budget for security of Indo-China border over previous financial year, says MHA

New Delhi | April 5, 2022 5:53:26 PM IST
The Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday informed Lok Sabha that the budget for the Indo-China border in the year 2021-22 under the Border Infrastructure and Management (BIM) has been increased six times as compared to the previous financial year.... read..

TMC press for Women's Reservation Bill in last week of Budget session

New Delhi | April 4, 2022 11:52:34 AM IST
Submitting a notice under Rule 168 in the House on Monday Trinamool Congress Party (TMC) Rajya Sabha MP, Derek O'Brien has moved a motion to introduce the long-pending Women's Reservation Bill this week in Parliament.... read..

Parliament Budget Session: RS adjourned for the day following repeated disruptions over inflation, fuel price hike

New Delhi | April 4, 2022 3:52:37 PM IST
The Rajya Sabha was on Monday adjourned for the day following repeated disruptions over rising prices of petroleum products and essential commodities with the Opposition protesting on the issue as their demand to hold a discussion on the matter was reject... read..

Budget session: 7 key Bills on Rajya Sabha agenda for last week

By Payal Mehta

New Delhi | April 2, 2022 12:23:53 PM IST
Seven key Bills, including "The Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill" and "The Delhi Municipal Corporation (Amendment) Bill", have been listed on the agenda of the Rajya Sabha for the last week of the ongoing Budget session.... read..

India contributes USD 500,000 to UN Women's core budget

New York | April 2, 2022 9:24:20 AM IST
India has contributed USD 500,000 to the UN Women, the United Nations agency for gender equality and women empowerment for their core budget.... read..

37 pc increase in Odisha Budget for industries, MSMEs is boost for sectors, says Managing Director IPICOL

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | April 1, 2022 3:52:26 AM IST
The allocation of Rs 1,635 crore in the State budget for 2022-23 will boost the development of world-class infrastructure and incentivise the industries, MSME and start-ups in Odisha, said Bhupendra Singh Poonia, Managing Director, Industrial Promotion an... read..

Odisha hikes sports budget to Rs 602 crore, thrust on infrastructure development

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 31, 2022 2:23:21 AM IST
As part of efforts for the development of the sports sector in the state, the Odisha government enhanced its sports budget to Rs 602 crore in the annual budget 2022-23 presented in the state assembly on Wednesday.... read..

Sonia Gandhi urges Centre to ensure proper MGNREGA budget allocation

New Delhi | March 31, 2022 2:53:09 PM IST
Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday urged the Central government to ensure proper budget allocation for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) while also making payment of wages to labourers within 15 days ... read..

Goa CM presents state Budget, allocates funds for free LPG cylinders

Panaji (Goa) | March 31, 2022 4:52:09 AM IST
Newly-elected Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday presented the state Budget for 2022-23 in the legislative assembly and allocated an amount of Rs 40 crore for providing three LPG cylinders free of cost to the people of the state.... read..

India to provide USD 1 million to BIMSTEC to increase its operational budget

New Delhi | March 30, 2022 11:52:41 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced that India will provide USD 1 million to the 'Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) secretariat to increase its operational budget.... read..

Delhi Budget focuses completely on employment: Kejriwal

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Referring to Delhi Budget 2022-23, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said for the first time since independence, a budget has been prepared with the main focus on employment.... read..

Kejriwal terms Delhi Budget as India's first 'Rozgaar Budget'

New Delhi | March 29, 2022 7:22:07 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that keeping employment as the central focus, the Delhi budget is the country's first 'Rozgaar Budget'.... read..

Yogi govt 2.0 likely to present first budget of over Rs 6.5 lakh crore focusing on BJP's poll promises

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | March 28, 2022 9:53:37 PM IST
The newly sworn-in Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar is likely to present its first Budget of over Rs 6.5 lakh crore focusing on fulfilling BJP's poll promises "for the empowerment of the poor, farmers, youth and women", said the Chief Minister's Office... read..

The FY 2022-23 Budget for J&K - Towards better tomorrow

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 28, 2022 5:53:18 PM IST
The latest Budget for the Union Territory (UT) of J&K could be a matter of envy for the people on the other side of the border, PoK, as the Indian Parliament approved (March 23) a mammoth Rs. 1.42 lakh crore for FY 2022-23 with several new development... read..

Have advised Imran to call elections post Budget: Pak Minister

Islamabad |Sunday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Pakistan Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid said on Saturday that he has advised Prime Minister Imran Khan to call elections after presenting the federal Budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year, as his popularity has increased following the Opposition's submissio... read..

Health research budget insufficient to meet existing, future challenges: Parliamentary panel

New Delhi |Saturday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare in its report has said that the increase in the health research budget year on year is very meagre and is not commensurate with the tasks DHR-ICMR are entrusted to deal with. The allocated ... read..

Sisodia to present annual budget in Delhi Assembly today

New Delhi | March 26, 2022 5:53:53 AM IST
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Manish Sisodia will present the annual budget for the financial year 2022-23 in the Delhi Assembly on Saturday.... read..

Under 'Rozgaar budget' Delhi govt aims to generate 20 lakh more jobs in next 5 years

New Delhi | March 26, 2022 12:53:07 PM IST
Delhi Government aims to generate 20 lakh more jobs in the next five years through 'Rozgaar budget'.... read..

Delhi's 'bold, innovative' Budget 2022-23 will solve unemployment, inflation problems, says CM Kejriwal

New Delhi | March 26, 2022 5:23:12 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday called the Budget 2022-23 presented in the UT Assembly by Finance Minister Manish Sisodia "bold and innovative" and said that it brings a solution to the problem of unemployment and inflation for the people... read..

Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill, completes budgetary exercise

New Delhi |Saturday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
The Lok Sabha on Friday approved the Finance Bill, thereby completing the budgetary exercise for fiscal year FY23.... read..

Manish Sisodia to present annual budget in Delhi Assembly tomorrow

New Delhi | March 25, 2022 11:23:49 PM IST
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Manish Sisodia will present the annual budget for the financial year 2022-23 in the Delhi Assembly on Saturday.... read..

Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill 2022, marks completion of Budget exercise

New Delhi | March 25, 2022 6:23:34 PM IST
The Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Finance Bill, 2022, marking the completion of the budgetary exercise for the financial year 2022-23.... read..

Budget session: Rajya Sabha misses 2019 record run of adjournment free sittings

New Delhi | March 22, 2022 12:53:33 PM IST
The continuous run of 12 consecutive full sittings of the Rajya Sabha during the second half of the Budget session without forced adjournments was interrupted on Tuesday after the Upper House was adjourned by Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu following the ruckus... read..

TN Budget 2022: Rs 10 crore allocated for early flood warning systems

Chennai |Saturday, 2022 1:15:11 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Finance Minister PTR Palanivel Thiagarajan has allocated Rs 10 crore for early flood warning systems in the budget for 2022-23 presented in the legislative assembly on Friday.... read..

Mixed views on TN Budget 2022-23

Chennai |Saturday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Mixed views were voiced by politicians, economists and others on the 2022-23 budget for Tamil Nadu that was presented by Finance Minister Palanivel Thiagarajan in the Assembly on Friday.... read..

Tripura Governor fails to complete his customary address as Opposition stages walkout at beginning of the Budget session

Agartala (Tripura) | March 18, 2022 5:52:57 AM IST
Disruption marred the beginning of Tripura Assembly's five-day budget session, as members of the Opposition parties staged a walkout soon after Governor Satyadeo Narayan Arya started delivering his customary address to mark the beginning of the business o... read..

TN Budget Session: AIADMK stages walkout, alleges Stalin govt registering false cases against Oppn leaders

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 18, 2022 11:52:13 AM IST
AIADMK MLAs staged a walkout on the first of the Budget session on Friday alleging that the Tamil Nadu government is registering false cases against the Opposition leaders.... read..

Nagaland Assembly Budget session to begin tomorrow

Kohima (Nagaland) | March 18, 2022 11:22:19 PM IST
The weeklong Budget session of the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly will commence from Saturday.... read..

Tamil Nadu Finance Minister P Thiaga Rajan presents state budget 2022-23 in state Assembly

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 18, 2022 1:22:04 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Finance Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan presented the state Budget for 2022-23 and highlighted that the revenue deficit of the state has come down for the first time in eight years.... read..

Tripura Deputy CM tables Rs 26,893 crore tax-free deficit budget, emphasis on social pension, welfare

Agartala (Tripura) | March 17, 2022 9:52:49 PM IST
Tripura Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma, who also holds the charge of the State Finance department on Thursday presented his fifth budget in the state assembly for the fiscal year 2022-23.... read..

Tripura CM chairs meeting to deliberate on House's strategy for State Assembly Budget session

Agartala (Tripura) | March 17, 2022 6:52:51 AM IST
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Wednesday chaired a pre-budget session meeting with the state cabinet ministers and the MLAs of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura (IPFT).... read..

Assam FM presents deficit Budget, proposes green tax for old vehicles

Guwahati |Thursday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Assam Finance Minister Ajanta Neog on Wednesday presented a Rs 2,83,494.64 crore tax-free Budget for FY 2022-23, in which he proposed to levy green tax on the use of old vehicles.... read..

Parliament Budget Session: Lok Sabha proceedings to resume at 11 AM today

New Delhi | March 16, 2022 7:23:31 AM IST
The Lok Sabha will resume its proceedings from 11 am on Wednesday after it was adjourned by Speaker Om Birla late on Tuesday.... read..

Odisha Budget session to be held with Covid curbs

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Even though the Covid-19 situation has improved in the state, the budget session of Odisha Assembly will be held with strict adherence to Covid restrictions, Speaker S.N. Patro said here on Tuesday.... read..

It's wrong to term people-friendly budget as populist: R'sthan official

Jaipur |Wednesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
At a time when populist budgets and announcements have become the order of the day for poll bound states, Rajasthan seems to be no exception.... read..

LG Sinha hails J-K Budget, expresses confidence that inclusive growth has been underlined

New Delhi | March 15, 2022 9:52:16 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday hailed the Centre's Budget for Union Territory, Jammu and Kashmir for the financial year 2022-23 and said that he is confident that inclusive growth has been clearly underlined.... read..

Budget session: MEA Jaishankar to make statement on Ukraine situation in RS today

New Delhi | March 15, 2022 8:22:01 AM IST
Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will make a statement on the prevailing situation in Ukraine at 2.30 pm in Rajya Sabha today.... read..
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