Articles about Union Budget

Major financial changes coming into effect from April 1

31 Mar 2022

Business
Major financial changes coming into effect from April 1

Several new financial changes are expected to come into effect from Friday (April 1)—the first day of the fiscal year 2022-23.

Taxing cryptocurrency is government's sovereign right: FM Sitharaman

11 Feb 2022

Business
Taxing cryptocurrency is government's sovereign right: FM Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said the government has sovereign right to tax profit made from cryptocurrency transactions.

'How many of 2cr promised jobs were provided?' asks Kharge

02 Feb 2022

Politics
'How many of 2cr promised jobs were provided?' asks Kharge

Mallikarjun Kharge, the leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, on Wednesday, flagged the issue of unemployment in India during the Budget Session of Parliament.

National Tele-Mental Health program to reduce stigma: NIMHANS Director

02 Feb 2022

India
National Tele-Mental Health program to reduce stigma: NIMHANS Director

The National Tele-Mental Health program announced in the Union Budget 2022-23 will help identify mild forms of mental illness, said Dr. Pratima Murthy, Director of the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS).

'Nal se Jal' scheme gets budgetary boost. What is it?

02 Feb 2022

India
'Nal se Jal' scheme gets budgetary boost. What is it?

The Indian government has allocated Rs. 60,000 crore to the "Har Ghar Nal se Jal" scheme for the financial year 2022-2023, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said while presenting the annual budget in Parliament.

Motion of thanks: Rahul Gandhi to open debate in LS

02 Feb 2022

India
Motion of thanks: Rahul Gandhi to open debate in LS

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will be the first speaker from the Opposition to reply to the debate on the motion of thanks to the President's address in Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

Union Budget 2022: Here are the key takeaways

01 Feb 2022

Business
Union Budget 2022: Here are the key takeaways

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday (February 1) presented the Budget for the upcoming fiscal year, 2022-2023.

#Budget2022 people friendly, says PM; Rahul Gandhi calls it zero-sum

01 Feb 2022

Business
#Budget2022 people friendly, says PM; Rahul Gandhi calls it zero-sum

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday hailed the Union Budget 2022-23 as "people-friendly and progressive."

#Budget2022: What gets costlier, what's cheaper? Check full list

01 Feb 2022

Business
#Budget2022: What gets costlier, what's cheaper? Check full list

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday (February 1) presented her fourth annual budget in Parliament.

#Budget2022: Taxpayers can file updated ITR within 2 years

01 Feb 2022

Business
#Budget2022: Taxpayers can file updated ITR within 2 years

During her Budget speech, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Tuesday that the newly updated provisions will be introduced for income tax returns.

#Budget2022: 5G mobile services rollout in FY2022-23, says FinMin Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022

Business
#Budget2022: 5G mobile services rollout in FY2022-23, says FinMin Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget 2022-23 in Parliament on Tuesday.

#Budget2022: ECLGS to be extended till March 2023, says Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022

Business
#Budget2022: ECLGS to be extended till March 2023, says Sitharaman

The Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) will be extended till March 2023, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced on Tuesday.

#Budget2022: 400 Vande Bharat trains to be introduced, says Sitharaman

01 Feb 2022

Business
#Budget2022: 400 Vande Bharat trains to be introduced, says Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday announced that 400 new Vande Bharat Express trains will be introduced in the next three years.

Union Budget 2022: What the common man is expecting?

31 Jan 2022

India
Union Budget 2022: What the common man is expecting?

With just one day to go for the Budget 2022 presentation, the common man is relying on Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for subsidies, incentives, and tax deductions, among other benefits.

Budget session 2022: What to expect on Day 1?

31 Jan 2022

India
Budget session 2022: What to expect on Day 1?

The Budget session of the Parliament kicked off on Monday with President Ram Nath Kovind's address to both houses.

2021 Union Budget sets pace for 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat': Nirmala Sitharaman

13 Feb 2021

India
2021 Union Budget sets pace for 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat': Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said the Union Budget 2021-22 has set the pace for India to become Aatmanirbhar Bharat, replying to debate on the Budget in Lok Sabha.

Government could reserve 10% of LIC IPO for policyholders

03 Feb 2021

Business
Government could reserve 10% of LIC IPO for policyholders

In her annual Budget speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the initial public offering (IPO) of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) will be launched this year.

Shatrughan Sinha 'unhappy' with film industry being ignored in Budget

02 Feb 2021

Entertainment
Shatrughan Sinha 'unhappy' with film industry being ignored in Budget

Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha is not pleased with the 2021 Union Budget, announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

Nirmala Sitharaman increases outlay for AIIMS by Rs. 310 crore

02 Feb 2021

India
Nirmala Sitharaman increases outlay for AIIMS by Rs. 310 crore

The All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) took a bright spot in the Union Budget as Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman gave it an additional Rs. 310 crore.

Farmers plan to block roads across the nation on Saturday

02 Feb 2021

India
Farmers plan to block roads across the nation on Saturday

Agitating farmers have announced that they will block state and national highways for three hours on February 6, Saturday, to lodge protest against three farm laws, suspension of internet services in select areas, as well as the Union Budget presented yesterday.

Budget 2021: Rs. 1.1 lakh crore plan for Indian Railways

01 Feb 2021

Business
Budget 2021: Rs. 1.1 lakh crore plan for Indian Railways

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced a record sum of Rs. 1.10 lakh crore for the Indian Railways in her Budget 2021 speech.

Budget 2021: What gets more expensive and what gets cheaper?

01 Feb 2021

Business
Budget 2021: What gets more expensive and what gets cheaper?

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday presented the Union Budget for the financial year 2021-2022.

Budget 2021: Nirmala Sitharaman says government committed to farmers' welfare

01 Feb 2021

India
Budget 2021: Nirmala Sitharaman says government committed to farmers' welfare

While presenting her third Union Budget today, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government is committed to the development of farmers, while also assuring that procurement of produce at the minimum support price (MSP) will continue steadily.

#Budget2021: Budget allocation for healthcare sector sees a 137% rise

01 Feb 2021

India
#Budget2021: Budget allocation for healthcare sector sees a 137% rise

With the COVID-19 pandemic still raging in India, healthcare has gained the prime focus in the Union Budget 2021-22 presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday.

Budget 2021: What is the voluntary vehicle scrappage policy?

01 Feb 2021

Business
Budget 2021: What is the voluntary vehicle scrappage policy?

During her Union Budget 2021 speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced a voluntary vehicle scrappage policy.

With eye on education, Sitharaman announces Central University, Sainik schools

01 Feb 2021

India
With eye on education, Sitharaman announces Central University, Sainik schools

In her annual Budget speech, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a slew of education-related measures, like setting up a Central University in Leh and the establishment of 100 new Sainik schools.

Budget 2021: Infrastructure gets big boost

01 Feb 2021

Business
Budget 2021: Infrastructure gets big boost

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday unveiled India's first post-COVID-19 Union Budget for the financial year 2021-2022.

#Budget2021: Senior citizens with only pension/interest income exempted from ITR

01 Feb 2021

Business
#Budget2021: Senior citizens with only pension/interest income exempted from ITR

In her third Union Budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced that senior citizens above 75, who rely only on pension and interests for income, will be exempted from filing Income Tax Returns.

Budget 2021: Centre to incentivize incorporation of one-person companies

01 Feb 2021

Business
Budget 2021: Centre to incentivize incorporation of one-person companies

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has presented the much-awaited Union Budget 2021-22 on Monday at a time when the Indian economy strives to recover from the COVID-19-induced crisis.

Union Budget 2021: Government to launch LIC IPO in FY22

01 Feb 2021

India
Union Budget 2021: Government to launch LIC IPO in FY22

In a major disinvestment push, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced that the government plans to take control of two public sector banks and one general insurance company for stake sale in 2021-22.

Union Budget 2021: Sitharaman announces Rs. 35,000 crore for vaccines

01 Feb 2021

Business
Union Budget 2021: Sitharaman announces Rs. 35,000 crore for vaccines

On Monday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget, her third one so far and the first one amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Nirmala Sitharaman to present 'Budget like never before' shortly

01 Feb 2021

Business
Nirmala Sitharaman to present 'Budget like never before' shortly

At 11 am, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present her third Union Budget. With the minister earlier declaring that this Budget "will be like never before," the expectations of a coronavirus-battered nation are already high.

Offer to suspend farm-laws for 18 months stands: PM Modi

30 Jan 2021

India
Offer to suspend farm-laws for 18 months stands: PM Modi

Addressing an all-party meeting on Saturday, PM Narendra Modi reiterated the Centre stands by the offer made by Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar to farmers to suspend the three new farm laws for 18 months.

Sitharaman tables Economic Survey; FY22 GDP growth pegged at 11%

29 Jan 2021

Business
Sitharaman tables Economic Survey; FY22 GDP growth pegged at 11%

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday tabled the Economic Survey 2021 in the Parliament.

SFJ announces $350K reward for unfurling 'Khalistani flag' on Parliament

27 Jan 2021

India
SFJ announces $350K reward for unfurling 'Khalistani flag' on Parliament

The banned pro-Khalistani group, Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), has announced a reward for unfurling the "Khalistani flag" on the Indian Parliament on February 1, when the Union Budget 2021-2022 will be presented.

India to hike import duties on smartphones, electronics, etc.: Report

19 Jan 2021

Business
India to hike import duties on smartphones, electronics, etc.: Report

India is reportedly considering a hike in import duties by 5-10% on smartphones, electronic components, and appliances among more than 50 items in the upcoming Union Budget.

Union Budget 2021 on February 1: Here are key expectations

14 Jan 2021

Business
Union Budget 2021 on February 1: Here are key expectations

As India hopes to recover from the COVID-19-induced economic crisis, all eyes are now on the Union Budget for the upcoming financial year.

COVID-19: Budget documents will not be printed this year

11 Jan 2021

India
COVID-19: Budget documents will not be printed this year

For the first time since 1947, the Union Budget documents will not be printed this year owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.

India's 2020-21 GDP to shrink 7.7%, biggest contraction since 1952

07 Jan 2021

Business
India's 2020-21 GDP to shrink 7.7%, biggest contraction since 1952

India's economy is estimated to contract 7.7% in the fiscal year 2020-21, according to the first advance estimates released by the National Statistical Office (NSO), the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MoSPI).

Union Budget 2021-2022 to be presented on February 1: Report

05 Jan 2021

India
Union Budget 2021-2022 to be presented on February 1: Report

The Union Budget for the fiscal year 2021-22 will be presented on February 1, sources were quoted as saying by PTI on Tuesday.

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