Union Budget 2019

Timelines
Aadhaar-PAN linkage: Status, deadline, procedure, and other details

17 Aug 2019

Aadhaar-PAN linkage: Status, deadline, procedure, and other details

If your PAN is not linked with Aadhaar, it might get deactivated soon.

Name mismatch in Aadhaar and PAN? Here's how to rectify

18 Jul 2019

Name mismatch in Aadhaar and PAN? Here's how to rectify

If your PAN is not linked with Aadhaar latest by August 31, it might get deactivated.

#FinancialBytes: Now, use Aadhaar instead of PAN for these transactions

17 Jul 2019

#FinancialBytes: Now, use Aadhaar instead of PAN for these transactions

Earlier this month, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented her and the new Central government's first budget.

PAN not linked with Aadhaar? It will soon get deactivated

12 Jul 2019

PAN not linked with Aadhaar? It will soon get deactivated

If your PAN is not linked with Aadhaar, it might get deactivated soon.

Now, get an e-PAN within 10 minutes: Here's how

10 Jul 2019

Now, get an e-PAN within 10 minutes: Here's how

In a bid to make it easier and faster to get new Permanent Account Number (PAN) card, the Income Tax department has come up with a plan, under which e-PAN (electronic PAN) cards shall be allotted to applicants instantly, ie. within 10 minutes.

Who's Lord Basaveshwara, quoted by Nirmala Sitharaman in Budget speech

05 Jul 2019

Who's Lord Basaveshwara, quoted by Nirmala Sitharaman in Budget speech

As she presented her maiden Union Budget on Friday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman drew upon wisdom from India's past, quoting Swami Vivekananda, Mahatma Gandhi and even the ancient philosopher Chanakya.

Union Budget 2019: Know what became costlier and what cheaper

05 Jul 2019

Union Budget 2019: Know what became costlier and what cheaper

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman spoke for more than two hours in her maiden budget speech and promised a better future to countrymen.

Explained: How 'One Nation, One Grid' will change power sector

05 Jul 2019

Explained: How 'One Nation, One Grid' will change power sector

Among a slew of announcements which Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman made in her first federal budget, the one which got maximum attention was 'One Nation, One Grid'.

Union Budget 2019: What does it mean for common man?

05 Jul 2019

Union Budget 2019: What does it mean for common man?

Riding on an epic mandate, the Centre, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, revealed its budget for 2019-20 on Friday. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the budget and her speech went on for more than two hours.

Union Budget 2019: Sitharaman announces reforms for industries, start-ups

05 Jul 2019

Union Budget 2019: Sitharaman announces reforms for industries, start-ups

Thanking all taxpayers in her first budget speech on Friday, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said direct tax collection went up by over 78% from 2014 to 2019.

India will become $3 trillion economy in 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman

05 Jul 2019

India will become $3 trillion economy in 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman

In her maiden budget speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said India will become a $3 trillion economy in 2019 itself.

Union Budget 2019: 7 announcements which Nirmala Sitharaman could make

05 Jul 2019

Union Budget 2019: 7 announcements which Nirmala Sitharaman could make

India's first full-time female finance minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, will present the Union Budget in a short while from now.

Economic Survey 2019 proposes increasing investments, retirement age: Details here

05 Jul 2019

Economic Survey 2019 proposes increasing investments, retirement age: Details here

On Thursday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tabled her first Economic Survey, which shapes a roadmap for how the government could bring the economy back on track.

Union Budget 2019: What India expects from Nirmala Sitharaman

04 Jul 2019

Union Budget 2019: What India expects from Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is all set to present her first budget on Friday, July 5.

#Budget2019: Shooting in exotic locations becomes easier for Indian filmmakers

01 Feb 2019

#Budget2019: Shooting in exotic locations becomes easier for Indian filmmakers

Among several headline-inducing announcements which acting Finance Minister Piyush Goyal made on Thursday, he also made it easier for Indian filmmakers to shoot at exotic locations.

PM Modi says 'budget for new India' will benefit everyone

01 Feb 2019

PM Modi says 'budget for new India' will benefit everyone

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said all classes of society will benefit from the Union Budget 2019, which was presented by Piyush Goyal earlier in the day.

#Budget2019: BJP leaders hail 'robust announcements', Opposition dubs it 'jumla'

01 Feb 2019

#Budget2019: BJP leaders hail 'robust announcements', Opposition dubs it 'jumla'

The interim budget presented by acting Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday invited a flurry of reactions in the country.

Union Budget 2019: Key expectations, traditions and other questions simplified

31 Jan 2019

Union Budget 2019: Key expectations, traditions and other questions simplified

The Union Budget 2019 will be presented by interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday, February 1.

After RaGa's minimum-wage, now Modi mulling Universal Basic Income

29 Jan 2019

After RaGa's minimum-wage, now Modi mulling Universal Basic Income

The Narendra Modi government is planning to announce Universal Basic Income (UBI) in the budget which will be presented on February 1, IANS reports.

India's 9 richest-people hold as much wealth as poorest 50%

21 Jan 2019

India's 9 richest-people hold as much wealth as poorest 50%

In a country like India where half of the population is poor, the billionaires are getting richer every day, says the Oxfam Inequality Report 2019 released on Monday.

#Budget2019: Interim Budget to be presented on February 1

09 Jan 2019

#Budget2019: Interim Budget to be presented on February 1

The Budget session of the Parliament is likely to commence from January 31 and is slated to go on till February 13, reports have stated quoting government officials.