Articles about Budget Session

BJP MPs chant "Modi-Modi" in Parliament as Budget session resumes

14 Mar 2022

India
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.

Budget session to resume tomorrow; Congress unsure of Opposition unity

13 Mar 2022

Politics
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.

Owaisi offered Z category security, he should accept: Amit Shah

07 Feb 2022

Politics
Owaisi offered Z category security, he should accept: Amit Shah

Addressing the Rajya Sabha on Monday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah appealed to Hyderabad MP and All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi to accept the Z category security which was offered to him.

PM to reply on motion of thanks in LS today

07 Feb 2022

India
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.

'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).

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.

#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: Everything you should know about Centre's 'Drone Shakti' initiative

01 Feb 2022

Technology
#Budget2022: Everything you should know about Centre's 'Drone Shakti' initiative

Presenting the Union Budget 2022 on Tuesday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the "Drone Shakti" project to promote startups in the country.

#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: 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.

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: President Kovind lauds India's vaccination program

31 Jan 2022

India
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.

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.

Parliament to function in two shifts during Budget Session

25 Jan 2022

India
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.

Rajya Sabha adjourned after Congress demands discussion on fuel prices

08 Mar 2021

India
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.

Rahul Gandhi becoming 'doomsday man' for India: Nirmala Sitharaman

13 Feb 2021

Politics
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.

Opposition tears into Centre over farm reforms; Lok Sabha adjourned

05 Feb 2021

Politics
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.

India allocates Rs. 7,148 crore as aid for several countries

02 Feb 2021

India
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.

Sensex zooms over 1,700 points after Union Budget 2021

01 Feb 2021

Business
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.

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.

President Kovind condemns R-Day violence in address to Parliament

29 Jan 2021

India
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.

Budget Session: 17 Opposition parties to boycott President's address

29 Jan 2021

Politics
Budget Session: 17 Opposition parties to boycott President's address

As many as 17 Opposition parties have decided to boycott President Ram Nath Kovind's address to both Houses of Parliament, indicating that the Budget Session will be replete with confrontations.

Parliament canteen's subsidy ends; non-veg buffet now costs Rs. 700

28 Jan 2021

Politics
Parliament canteen's subsidy ends; non-veg buffet now costs Rs. 700

Ahead of the Budget session, the Parliament has ended subsidies on the food in the canteen. Food in the Parliament canteen has been a contentious subject for many years as the menu offered meals at throwaway prices.

MP: BJP's plea regarding floor test reaches SC, Congress confident

17 Mar 2020

Politics
MP: BJP's plea regarding floor test reaches SC, Congress confident

Both Congress, which is governing Madhya Pradesh for the last 15 months, and BJP, which ruled the state for 15 years before December 2018, are confident they have the numbers to run the Assembly.

Violence in name of protests weakens country, says President Kovind

31 Jan 2020

India
Violence in name of protests weakens country, says President Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind believes violence under the garb of protests weakens the nation and the strengthening of democracy is paramount.

Do you know who presented independent India's first Union Budget?

30 Jan 2020

India
Do you know who presented independent India's first Union Budget?

In a couple of days from now (February 1 to be exact), Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the budget.

Home Minister Amit Shah to visit J&K after August 7

04 Aug 2019

Politics
Home Minister Amit Shah to visit J&K after August 7

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is likely to visit Jammu & Kashmir after the Parliament's Budget Session concludes on August 7.

Ahead of Budget Session, PM Modi holds first all-party meeting

16 Jun 2019

Politics
Ahead of Budget Session, PM Modi holds first all-party meeting

Ahead of the first session of the newly-elected Lok Sabha, PM Narendra Modi held the first all-party meeting at the Parliament after reclaiming power at the Center.

Mulayam Singh Yadav wants Modi as PM again

13 Feb 2019

Politics
Mulayam Singh Yadav wants Modi as PM again

In the latest shift to happen in the Indian political landscape, Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav has voiced his support for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, tipping him for another term.

Sensex jumps over 100 points ahead of Budget 2019

01 Feb 2019

Business
Sensex jumps over 100 points ahead of Budget 2019

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) benchmark Sensex today jumped over 100 points ahead of the Budget presentation by acting Finance Minister Piyush Goyal amid heavy buying by foreign portfolio investors.

Rafale jets to improve IAF's strike capability: President Kovind

31 Jan 2019

India
Rafale jets to improve IAF's strike capability: President Kovind

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is preparing to welcome the new generation ultra-modern Rafale fighter aircraft in its fleet to strengthen its strike capabilities, President Ram Nath Kovind said today in New Delhi.

Here's your 'Weekly Industry Insight' for all your stock decisions

02 Jul 2018

Business
Here's your 'Weekly Industry Insight' for all your stock decisions

Thinking of making money by investing in stocks? But which stocks would give you the highest returns throughout this week? And which ones should you avoid?

Here's your 'Weekly Industry Insight' for all your stock decisions

25 Jun 2018

Business
Here's your 'Weekly Industry Insight' for all your stock decisions

Thinking of making money by investing in stocks? But which stocks would give the highest returns throughout this week? And which ones should you avoid?

Delhi Assembly session: All BJP MLAs stage walkout

03 Apr 2018

Politics
Delhi Assembly session: All BJP MLAs stage walkout

All four BJP MLAs today walked out of the Delhi Assembly to lodge their protest after Speaker Ram Niwas Goel turned down the request of Leader of Opposition Vijender Gupta for a discussion on the condition of "jhuggis" in the city.

4 reasons why India's military preparedness is suffering

16 Mar 2018

India
4 reasons why India's military preparedness is suffering

Recently, Indian Army told a Parliamentary panel that even as China and Pakistan are modernizing their military, a financial crunch is deterring India from improving its combat capabilities.

12.9% of total households in Maharashtra headed by women: Survey

08 Mar 2018

India
12.9% of total households in Maharashtra headed by women: Survey

According to an Economic Survey tabled in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly on Thursday, at least 12.9% of the total households in the state are headed by women.

Budget Session: No work and only protests dominate Parliament

07 Mar 2018

Politics
Budget Session: No work and only protests dominate Parliament

Proceedings continue to be stalled in Parliament on day 3 of the Budget session.