Budget Session: News
07 Apr 2023Parliament
Parliament session concludes: Lok Sabha productivity 34%, Rajya Sabha 24.4%
The Budget Session of Parliament came to an end on Thursday as both the Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha adjourned sine die (for an indefinite period).
28 Mar 2023Income Tax Return
10 income tax rule changes from April 1: Know here
The new financial year 2023-24, which starts on Saturday (April 1), will see the Ministry of Finance bring about many changes to the income tax rules.
24 Mar 2023Lok Sabha
Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill without debate amid Opposition's ruckus
The Lok Sabha passed the Finance Bill 2023 on Friday without debate as Opposition MPs raised slogans demanding a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to probe the allegations of fraud against the Adani Group.
13 Mar 2023Mallikarjun Kharge
Opposition parties meet to strategize before Budget Session resumes today
Ahead of the second leg of the Parliament's Budget Session, as many as 16 opposition parties reportedly met at Congress chief and Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge's office at around 10:00 am on Monday to chalk out their floor strategy.
07 Mar 2023West Bengal
'Chop off my head': CM Mamata Banerjee over DA protests
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday that the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) government could not give more dearness allowance (DA) to the state government employees, even if they "chop off" her head, reported ANI.
05 Mar 2023Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
In Sisodia's absence, Gehlot to present Delhi budget this month
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led Delhi government is slated to present its budget for the financial year 2023-24 on March 21.
13 Feb 2023Jagdeep Dhankar
Rajya Sabha adjourned amid ruckus over Adani-Hindenburg row by Opposition
Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday adjourned the House till March 13 amid ruckus and sloganeering by the Opposition over the Adani-Hindenburg row.
12 Feb 2023Samajwadi Party
Jaya Bachchan's 'finger-pointing gesture' toward Jagdeep Dhankhar angers BJP
Samajwadi Party (SP) MP Jaya Bachchan sparked controversy with her alleged improper behavior in Rajya Sabha last week, a video of which is doing the rounds on social media.
03 Feb 2023Mallikarjun Kharge
Adani-Hindenburg row: Kharge huddles with Opposition leaders to corner government
As many as 16 Opposition parties met at the office of Parliament's Leader of Opposition (LoP) Mallikarjun Kharge after he called an urgent meeting on Friday to jointly strategize for demanding accountability from the government on the risk to Indian investors.
01 Feb 2023Union Budget
Union Budget 2023-24: Key announcements for women
India's Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday announced a one-time small saving scheme for women called "Mahila Samman Saving Certificate," which will stay available until March 2025.
01 Feb 2023Nirmala Sitharaman
Budget 2023-24: What gets costlier, what's cheaper? Details here
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman delivered her fifth annual budget to Parliament on Wednesday.
01 Feb 2023Union Budget
Union Budget 2023-24: Key takeaways for education sector
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman officially presented the Union Budget 2023-2024 on Wednesday in Parliament.
Union Budget 2023 presentation: Tax cuts, manufacturing incentives expected
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Union Budget for 2023 in Parliament on Wednesday as people are hoping for reduced taxes, better social security, and financial incentives to boost production.
31 Jan 2023Droupadi Murmu
What President Droupadi Murmu said during her first Parliament address
In her first address to the Parliament as the President on Tuesday, as the Budget Session began, Droupadi Murmu lauded numerous decisions taken by the central government, including the abrogation of Article 370 and abolishment of triple talaq.
Budget Session: Nirmala Sitharaman tables 2023 Economic Survey in Parliament
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday tabled the Economic Survey 2022-23 in Parliament, following President Droupadi Murmu's maiden address to a joint session of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, marking the start of the Budget Session.
31 Jan 2023Parliament
Parliament Budget Session begins; President Murmu calls government fearless, decisive
The Budget Session of the Parliament kicked off on Tuesday with President Droupadi Murmu's maiden address to a joint sitting of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to present 2023 Economic Survey today
The central government is set to table the 2023 Economic Survey on Tuesday, a day before the Union Budget 2023-24 presentation.
13 Jan 2023Narendra Modi
Budget session of Parliament from January 31 to April 6
The Budget Session 2023 of Parliament will commence on January 31 and continue till April 6, Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Prahlad Joshi informed on Friday.
02 Jan 2023Supreme Court Of India
'Not flawed': Supreme Court upholds government's 2016 decision of demonetization
Upholding the Centre's 2016 decision of demonetization, the Supreme Court on Monday junked all 58 petitions challenging it, saying the financial decision taken by the government can't be overturned.
21 Nov 2022Nirmala Sitharaman
Union Budget 2023: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman begins pre-budget talks
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday, as part of pre-Budget 2023-24 consultations, virtually held discussions with experts and industry leaders in infrastructure and climate change areas.
14 Mar 2022Narendra Modi
BJP MPs chant "Modi-Modi" in Parliament as Budget session resumes
The second leg of Parliament's Budget session began on Monday, with proceedings continuing in both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
13 Mar 2022Sonia Gandhi
Budget session to resume tomorrow; Congress unsure of Opposition unity
The second leg of the Parliament's Budget session of Parliament will begin on Monday.
07 Feb 2022Narendra Modi
PM to reply on motion of thanks in LS today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will, on Monday, reply to the debate on the Motion of Thanks in the Parliament.
02 Feb 2022Parliament
'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.
02 Feb 2022India
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).
02 Feb 2022Lok Sabha
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.
01 Feb 2022Narendra Modi
#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."
01 Feb 2022Parliament
#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.
01 Feb 2022Nirmala Sitharaman
#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.
01 Feb 2022Nirmala Sitharaman
#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.
31 Jan 2022Nirmala Sitharaman
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.
31 Jan 2022India
Budget Session 2022: President Kovind lauds India's vaccination program
Addressing the Budget Session of the Parliament, President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday lauded the role of India's vaccination program in the fight against COVID-19.
31 Jan 2022Lok Sabha
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.
25 Jan 2022Lok Sabha
Parliament to function in two shifts during Budget Session
Amid the third wave of COVID-19, the Parliament will resort to a shift system for the first phase of the Budget Session that begins January 31.
08 Mar 2021Fuel Price Hike
Rajya Sabha adjourned after Congress demands discussion on fuel prices
The second half of Parliament's Budget Session began on a heated note today as the Opposition led by Congress demanded a discussion on the rise in fuel prices, leading to the adjournment of the House until 1 pm.
13 Feb 2021Rahul Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi becoming 'doomsday man' for India: Nirmala Sitharaman
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday hit out at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi saying he is becoming a "doomsday man" for India by constantly insulting constitutional functionaries and creating fake narratives on issues.
05 Feb 2021Lok Sabha
Opposition tears into Centre over farm reforms; Lok Sabha adjourned
Bedlam continued inside the Lok Sabha on Thursday and in the Rajya Sabha, the Opposition berated the Centre over the three agricultural reforms and the farmers' agitation, which has been continuing since November.
02 Feb 2021Ministry Of External Affairs
India allocates Rs. 7,148 crore as aid for several countries
India, on Monday, set aside over Rs. 7,100 crore in its Union Budget for 2021-22 as development assistance for several countries, with Bhutan getting the maximum allocation of Rs. 3,004 crore while Rs. 100 crore will be given to the Chabahar Port project in Iran.
01 Feb 2021Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)
Sensex zooms over 1,700 points after Union Budget 2021
The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex zoomed over 1,700 points and National Stock Exchange Nifty reclaimed the 14,000-level driven by gains in financial stocks on Monday after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget, which analysts believe is growth-oriented.
29 Jan 2021Pranab Mukherjee
President Kovind condemns R-Day violence in address to Parliament
On Friday, President Ram Nath Kovind addressed both Houses of the Parliament amid a sweeping boycott by 17 Opposition parties.