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  • Wanted to keep Budget Speech shorter but ended up breaking own record: Nirmala Sitharaman Feb 05, 2020 08:44 AM IST

    Wanted to keep Budget Speech shorter but ended up breaking own record: Nirmala Sitharaman

    Sitharaman had on February 1 given a curtailed 161-minute speech presenting the Budget 2020-21. This bettered the record of the previous longest Budget Speech made by her in July last year.

  • Govt may raise $10 billion from overseas bond sale Jul 25, 2019 11:14 AM IST

    Govt may raise $10 billion from overseas bond sale

    The sale, being considered for October, would be in either the yen, euro or the dollar

  • The Moneycontrol Show | Union Budget 2019 Jul 06, 2019 09:27 AM IST

    The Moneycontrol Show | Union Budget 2019

    Poorva Prakash, Senior Director – Deloitte India, also joins in to tell us how life changes for individual taxpayers after the Union Budget and how much the additional surcharge announcement will impact the HNIs.

  • Budget 2019 responds comprehensively to banking & financial sector, resolves liquidity issues Jul 06, 2019 08:53 AM IST

    Budget 2019 responds comprehensively to banking & financial sector, resolves liquidity issues

    Overall, the budget has responded comprehensively to the sector’s requirements by way of adequate fund allocation, better understanding of regulatory shortcomings and streamlining foreign investments into the economy.

  • Post-Budget 2019, Canara Bank, Bajaj Electricals & Fiem Industries are top picks Jul 06, 2019 08:01 AM IST

    Post-Budget 2019, Canara Bank, Bajaj Electricals & Fiem Industries are top picks

    Clear winners from the Budget are NBCC, L&T; and Cement manufactures such as UltraTech Cement, ACC. Infrastructure push to continue with more rigour

  • Budget 2019 highlights: Catch all the action from FM Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden speech Jul 05, 2019 08:17 PM IST

    Budget 2019 highlights: Catch all the action from FM Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden speech

    Live updates of FM Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden Aam Budget — first for the Modi government 2.0 — and the subsequent developments

  • Budget 2019 | FM Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden speech rich in divine quotes, local wisdom Jul 05, 2019 07:26 PM IST

    Budget 2019 | FM Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden speech rich in divine quotes, local wisdom

    While laying emphasis on various reforms for women empowerment, Sitharaman quoted from a letter by Swami Vivekananda

  • Budget 2019 | Cow welfare gets leg up with primacy on dairy economy Jul 05, 2019 06:13 PM IST

    Budget 2019 | Cow welfare gets leg up with primacy on dairy economy

    In the Interim Budget for 2019-20 presented on February 1, 2019, the government had allocated Rs 500 crore to the Kamdhenu Aayog.

  • FM Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden Budget big on ambition Jul 05, 2019 03:03 PM IST

    FM Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden Budget big on ambition

    She pressed the accelerator on fiscal consolidation, lowering the fiscal deficit target to 3.3 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), from an already upwardly revised 3.4 percent pegged in the Interim Budget on February 1.

  • Budget 2019: Key takeaways from FM Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden Budget Jul 05, 2019 01:42 PM IST

    Budget 2019: Key takeaways from FM Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden Budget

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presents her maiden Budget in Parliament today. Here are the key takeaways from the Budget speech.

  • Budget 2019: FM makes PAN redundant as ITR filing to be made possible only with Aadhaar Jul 05, 2019 01:30 PM IST

    Budget 2019: FM makes PAN redundant as ITR filing to be made possible only with Aadhaar

    Individuals who do not have PAN will soon be able to file their ITR by quoting their Aadhaar number.

  • Budget 2019: Government takes steps to revive NBFC sector Jul 05, 2019 01:17 PM IST

    Budget 2019: Government takes steps to revive NBFC sector

    Financially sound NBFCs should continue to get funds without investors being risk averse, FM Nirmala Sitharaman said.

  • Budget 2019 | New coins in denominations of Rs 1, 5, 10 and 20 to be available soon: FM Nirmala Sitharaman Jul 05, 2019 01:14 PM IST

    Budget 2019 | New coins in denominations of Rs 1, 5, 10 and 20 to be available soon: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

    The RBI will issue coins that will be easily distinguishable by the visually impaired.

  • Budget 2019 | Time has come to harness India's space power commercially: FM Nirmala Sitharaman Jul 05, 2019 12:52 PM IST

    Budget 2019 | Time has come to harness India's space power commercially: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

    "India has emerged as a major space power. Time has come to harness this ability commercially. NSIL will spearhead commercialisation of various space products, including the marketing of space products," she said.

  • Budget 2019 | 81 lakh houses sanctioned under Housing for All in urban areas: FM Nirmala Sitharaman Jul 05, 2019 12:42 PM IST

    Budget 2019 | 81 lakh houses sanctioned under Housing for All in urban areas: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

    Rapid urbanisation is an opportunity rather than a challenge, Sitharaman said.

  • Budget 2019| Massive railway station modernisation programme to be launched this year: FM Nirmala Sitharaman Jul 05, 2019 12:32 PM IST

    Budget 2019| Massive railway station modernisation programme to be launched this year: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

    She said railway infrastructure would need an investment of Rs 50 lakh crore between 2018 and 2030 and PPP will be used to unleash faster development and delivery of passenger freight services.

  • Budget 2019 | 1.95 crore houses to be provided under PMAY from FY20-22 Jul 05, 2019 12:07 PM IST

    Budget 2019 | 1.95 crore houses to be provided under PMAY from FY20-22

    Rs 80,250 crore will be invested to upgrade roads under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana

  • Budget 2019: Swachh Bharat Mission 2.0 to focus on rural solid waste management Jul 05, 2019 12:05 PM IST

    Budget 2019: Swachh Bharat Mission 2.0 to focus on rural solid waste management

    The government intends to ensure 100 percent disposal of liquid waste, with an emphasis on faecal sludge management and reuse of wastewater.

  • Budget 2019 | 10,000 new farmer producer organisations to be set up, says FM Nirmala Sitharaman Jul 05, 2019 11:49 AM IST

    Budget 2019 | 10,000 new farmer producer organisations to be set up, says FM Nirmala Sitharaman

    She also announced that the government would invest widely in agricultural infrastructure and support private entrepreneurships in driving value-addition to farmers' produce from the field.

  • Budget 2019: Government to push ‘One Nation One Card’ to enable seamless mobility Jul 05, 2019 11:44 AM IST

    Budget 2019: Government to push ‘One Nation One Card’ to enable seamless mobility

    The NCMC standard developed is an inter-operable transport card allows holders to pay for their bus travel, toll taxes, parking charges, retail shopping and withdraw cash, Sitharaman said.

  • Budget 2019: Govt has to strike a tight balance between growth and fiscal discipline, says Adrian Mowat Jul 05, 2019 09:16 AM IST

    Budget 2019: Govt has to strike a tight balance between growth and fiscal discipline, says Adrian Mowat

    The first budget after a general election should see the most fiscal discipline because the political cost is the lowest, he said in an interview with CNBC-TV18.

  • Budget 2019: Focus on healthcare and education, says JPMorgan's Jahangir Aziz Jul 05, 2019 08:53 AM IST

    Budget 2019: Focus on healthcare and education, says JPMorgan's Jahangir Aziz

    "Cannot keep blaming GST and demonetisation for slowdown," Aziz said.

  • Budget 2019 Live Streaming: When and where to watch FM Nirmala Sitharaman's speech live Jul 05, 2019 07:28 AM IST

    Budget 2019 Live Streaming: When and where to watch FM Nirmala Sitharaman's speech live

    As newly elected Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presents the Budget, she will be making history as the first full-time woman finance minister in India to do the same

  • Union Budget 2019-20 LIVE: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to present her 1st Budget today; here's what to expect Jul 05, 2019 06:04 AM IST

    Union Budget 2019-20 LIVE: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to present her 1st Budget today; here's what to expect

    Good Morning Dear Readers and welcome to our exhaustive coverage of Budget 2019, which comes in the backdrop of falling employment, farm distress, tepid growth and a liquidity crisis in the NBFC space. Globally, too, things are not looking that great with trade wars, rising crude oil prices, growth slump, and an overall fall in key economic indicators. But it’s not all gloom. With the Modi government winning the recently held general elections with a decisive mandate, expectations are running high that Modi 2.0 will deliver in Budget 2019

  • Opinion | Expected focus on farmers, unexpected bonanza for urban rich Feb 01, 2019 07:15 PM IST

    Opinion | Expected focus on farmers, unexpected bonanza for urban rich

    The new government would do well to understand that farm sector faces peculiar challenges in different regions of India and they need to be understood and tackled differently.

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