Oct 18, 2021 11:19 AM IST
From IMF to Moody’s, the phraseology is bullish about India. The condition is perfect for the Budget to help regain the status of the fastest growing economy on a sustained basis
- Apr 20, 2021 07:16 PM IST
FY21 had witnessed a record highway construction and awarding activity with roads sector stocks rising in the range of 80- 180 percent. The performance was better than the benchmark indices such as the Nifty and the Sensex which rose by about 75 percent. Increased allocation in the Union Budget towards road construction also led to robust outlook for the sector resulting in outperformance by road sector companies. Watch the video to know which stocks to pick up in FY22?
- Mar 16, 2021 07:27 AM IST
Under the new scrappage policy, each state will have a model vehicle fitness centre.
- Feb 17, 2021 10:18 AM IST
Over the last 12 months, midcaps are up 16 percent compared to a rise of 14 percent for the Nifty. Although they have underperformed benchmark over the last five years.
- Feb 15, 2021 03:30 PM IST
This will be for the first time that the build-operate-transfer (BOT) model will be introduced in a railway infrastructure project
- Feb 10, 2021 06:05 PM IST
The government will focus on R&D and demand creation and find ways to use it in industry, create an eco-system including policies and bring industry on board along with international partnerships
- Feb 07, 2021 08:33 AM IST
Stating that the budget was historic as it was presented in the backdrop of the COVID-19 challenges, he said Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman emphasised on the health sector and increased its allocation by 137 per cent.
- Feb 05, 2021 08:38 AM IST
Gerry Rice, Director of Communications at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), at a press conference here said the Union Budget rightly focuses on health, education, public infrastructure and, if fully implemented, can help increase India's growth potential.
- Feb 01, 2021 09:24 PM IST
Despite tight fiscal situation, Nirmala Sitharaman has been considerate enough not to come out with new measures to compensate the treasury through significant additional levies.
- Feb 01, 2021 08:30 AM IST
Budget 2021-22: The aam aadmi, industry and market's expectations assume greater significance this time due to the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on income levels, businesses and the economy.
- Feb 01, 2021 07:20 AM IST
Budget 2021: In 2019, FM Nirmala Sitharaman broke an age-old tradition of carrying a briefcase for the Union Budget presentation and instead carried a ‘bahi khata’. Will the tradition continue? Or, will the finance minister come up with yet another medium to carry the documents?
- Feb 01, 2021 07:08 AM IST
Budget 2021-22: Here are the most significant income tax changes made in Union Budgets presented by the Narendra Modi government.
- Feb 01, 2021 07:02 AM IST
The Budget for the next fiscal year will be announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today
- Feb 01, 2021 04:50 AM IST
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on February 1 presented the Union Budget 2021 and revised the expenditure target for FY 2021 at Rs 34.50 lakh crore. She allocated Rs Rs 2,23,846 crore for health, Rs 1.18 lakh crore for road infra, Rs 1,10,055 crore for Railways, Outlay over Rs 3 lakh crore for power and set the divestment target for FY22 at Rs 1.75 lakh crore, among other things. This blog is now closed.
- Jan 30, 2021 06:04 PM IST
The coronavirus outbreak has ravaged businesses. While some have begun to emerge from the blow, many are still struggling. Can the Budget help? Read on
- Jan 30, 2021 01:34 PM IST
The Economic Survey 2020-21, authored by a team led by CEA Krishnamurthy Subramanian, was released on January 29. The document details the state of the economy and reforms that should be undertaken to accelerate growth. Here are some snapshots
- Jan 29, 2021 03:44 PM IST
The Economic Survey 2021 argues that the problem of 'overregulation' and 'opacity in Indian administrative processes' flows from the emphasis on having complete regulations that account for every possible outcome.
- Jan 29, 2021 12:58 PM IST
The barriers to women’s equal participation in the economy and in public life need to be considered in policymaking and budgeting priorities
- Jan 29, 2021 11:08 AM IST
Most Opposition parties have said they will boycott the president’s Address over the contentious agricultural reform laws that farmers across multiple states are protesting against.
- Jan 29, 2021 07:55 AM IST
Budget 2021 Highlights: Economic Survey 2021 has forecast India's economy to contract 7.7 percent in 2020-21
- Jan 26, 2021 10:56 AM IST
The industry feels this will allow policyholders to diversify their investments into various life insurance products to meet their financial goals while availing of tax benefits. Currently, life insurance premium is eligible for tax exemption under Section 80C, which has a limit of Rs 1.5 lakh annually, but also clubs other investment options such as PPF, EPF, and NSC, among others.
- Jan 24, 2021 01:15 PM IST
The draft National Rail Plan 2024, released by the Railway Ministry, has proposed an 8,000-kilometre high speed rail network by 2051.
- Jan 12, 2021 09:32 AM IST
Though the industry had not been given direct incentives in the last couple of Budgets, the government has provided indirect support by way of the Make in India initiative and focus on rural economy and infrastructure
- Jan 08, 2021 11:50 AM IST
We risk losing hard-won gains in school education and ending up with a lost generation of children if education financing is not prioritised in the upcoming Budget
- Jan 06, 2021 04:45 PM IST
With the Finance Minister set to present the Budget in a few weeks, it is important for the government to announce measures that will unshackle the large capital held with households in the form of gold