• Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath on Budget 2021

    Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath on Budget 2021

    Feb 01, 2021, 03:00 PM IST

    The Union Budget 2021 presented in the parliament will direct Indian economy towards growth: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

  • Budget 2021 : Sitharaman focuses on Infra, Health, Agri sectors and poll-bound states

    Budget 2021 : Sitharaman focuses on Infra, Health, Agri sectors and poll-bound states

    Feb 01, 2021, 01:28 PM IST

    Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has presented Union Budget 2021-22 in Parliament on Monday. With no changes in personal income tax slabs and a slew of hike in customs duty to benefit Make in India, the Budget speech focussed on Centre's Atmanirbhar Bharat vision.

  • Rs 1,500 cr earmarked for scheme to incentivise digital payments

    Rs 1,500 cr earmarked for scheme to incentivise digital payments

    Feb 01, 2021, 01:40 PM IST

    FM Nirmala Sitharaman said that Rs 1,500 cr earmarked for scheme to incentivise digital payments

  • Ujjwala Scheme to be extended to cover 1 cr more beneficiaries

    Ujjwala Scheme to be extended to cover 1 cr more beneficiaries

    Feb 01, 2021, 12:40 PM IST

    Ujjwala Scheme will be extended to cover 1 cr more beneficiaries. Will add 100 more districts in the next 3 years for city gas distribution

  • FM Nirmala Sitharaman announces infra push for poll-bound states

    FM Nirmala Sitharaman announces infra push for poll-bound states

    Feb 01, 2021, 12:47 PM IST

    Sitharaman announces Rs 1.18 Lakh crore for Road Transport Ministry. She also announced new economic corridors planned to boost road infra. Highway infra work proposed include building 8,500-km of highways by March 2022.

  • PM Atmnirbhar Swasthya Yojana with outlay of Rs 64,180 crore to be launched

    PM Atmnirbhar Swasthya Yojana with outlay of Rs 64,180 crore to be launched

    Feb 01, 2021, 12:20 PM IST

    FM Sithraman said that health investment has increased in the last few years. She announced the launch of PM Atmnirbhar Swasthya Yojana with outlay of Rs 64,180 crore

  • Budget 2021: Total financial impact of Aatmanirbhar Bharat packages more than 13% of GDP

    Budget 2021: Total financial impact of Aatmanirbhar Bharat packages more than 13% of GDP

    Feb 01, 2021, 12:21 PM IST

    Total financial impact of Aatmanirbhar Bharat packages more than 13% of GDP Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman begins Budget 2021 speech by recounting the unprecedented circumstances through which the nation and the world had to go through and recognizing the service rendered by COVID Warriors during the crucial months of the pandemic Aatmanirbhar Bharat Ka Budget. She said that the total financial impact of all Aatmanirbhar Bharat packages, including measures taken by RBI was about Rs 27.1 lakh crore, more than 13% of GDP.

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Budget 2021: Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaches Parliament

    Budget 2021: Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaches Parliament

    Feb 01, 2021, 11:00 AM IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached the Parliament. He will chair the Union Cabinet meet and then Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Budget for 2021-22.

  • FM Nirmala Sitharaman to present and read out the Budget speech from

    FM Nirmala Sitharaman to present and read out the Budget speech from 'Made In India' tab

    Feb 01, 2021, 11:15 AM IST

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Union Budget for 2021-22 on Monday. Sitharaman is expected to announce measures to revive the pandemic-hit economy with focus on higher spending on healthcare, infrastructure and defence.

  • In a first, Budget to be paperless due to COVID-19

    In a first, Budget to be paperless due to COVID-19

    Feb 01, 2021, 09:45 AM IST

    All members of Parliament will receive the soft copies of the Union Budget, the official added.

  • Delhi: Nirmala Sitharaman arrives at the Ministry of Finance

    Delhi: Nirmala Sitharaman arrives at the Ministry of Finance

    Feb 01, 2021, 09:44 AM IST

    Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman arrives at the Ministry of Finance. She will present the #UnionBudget 2021-22 in the Parliament today.

  •  Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to present budget today at 11 am

    Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to present budget today at 11 am

    Feb 01, 2021, 06:47 AM IST

    India is ready to unveil Budget "like never before" on Monday, February 1. The countrymen are awaiting the moment when Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will rise up in Parliament to present the ninth budget under the Modi government. In her first budget in 2019, Sitharaman had replaced the decades-old leather briefcase used for carrying budget documents with a traditional red cloth 'bahi-khata'. Economists and experts say that the budget will be the starting point for picking up the pieces after the economic destruction caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman poses with the Budget team

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman poses with the Budget team

    Jan 31, 2021, 08:12 PM IST

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman with the Budget team; she will present the Union Budget 2021-22 tomorrow.

  • Special Report: What farmers will get in Budget 2021

    Special Report: What farmers will get in Budget 2021

    Jan 31, 2021, 01:40 PM IST

    The first part of the Budget Session of Parliament is likely to end on February 13 instead of February 15, sources said on Friday, underling that the total number of working days would however remain the same.

  • Special Report: Decoding PM Modi

    Special Report: Decoding PM Modi's Budget 2021

    Jan 30, 2021, 08:25 PM IST

    The Indian economy can contract by 7.7 per cent in current financial year ending on March 31 and the growth could be 11 per cent in the next financial year, according to the Economic Survey tabled in Parliament by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

  • Watch PM Modi

    Watch PM Modi's plan for Union Budget 2021

    Jan 30, 2021, 10:40 AM IST

    The Indian economy can contract by 7.7 per cent in current financial year ending on March 31 and the growth could be 11 per cent in the next financial year, according to the Economic Survey tabled in Parliament by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. The contraction in FY21 is mainly due to coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic and the visible damage caused by the subsequent countrywide lockdown to contain it.

  • Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to present Budget 2021 on Feb 1

    Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to present Budget 2021 on Feb 1

    Jan 29, 2021, 12:43 PM IST

    Nirmala Sitharaman is all set to present the Budget 2021 on February 1. This year, February 2 (Friday) will mark the beginning of the Budget Session of the Parliament.

  •  Budget Session 2021: President Kovind addresses joint session of Parliament

    Budget Session 2021: President Kovind addresses joint session of Parliament

    Jan 29, 2021, 12:35 PM IST

    After extensive deliberations, the Parliament passed three important farm reforms. The agri reforms will benefit more than 10 crore small farmers immediately. Many political parties had given full support to these reforms from time to time only after realizing these benefits to small farmers. At present, the implementation of these laws has been stayed by the country's highest court. My government will respect and follow the Supreme Court's decision in full respect.

  • This decade is very important for the bright future of India:  PM Modi at the Parliament

    This decade is very important for the bright future of India: PM Modi at the Parliament

    Jan 29, 2021, 10:57 AM IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the coming decade is vital for India’s progress and that "we have to remember the vision and dreams of the greats who fought for our nation’s freedom". He said that "a golden opportunity has come before the nation to fulfill the dreams seen by the freedom fighters".

  • Budget 2021: 18 opposition parties to boycott President Kovind

    Budget 2021: 18 opposition parties to boycott President Kovind's joint address

    Jan 29, 2021, 10:45 AM IST

    The crucial Budget session of Parliament is set for a stormy start. The session will start with the President Ram Nath Kovind's address to a joint sitting of both Houses.