Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Union Budget

‘Digital payments incentive to boost fintech’

Startups and MSMEs termed the Budget as pro-growth and pro-technology and will usher in the digital payments era of the country.

Editorial: Budget loaded with political message

By announcing massive infra push in poll-bound States, Sitharaman has sent a clear political message

Budget 2021 dampens middle class families’ hopes

However, in a major relief, senior citizens above 75 years of age are now exempted from filing tax returns.

Anti-people budget by BJP: Mamata Banerjee

Iterating the demand for withdrawal of the new farm laws, Banerjee wondered if the Centre can waive off NPAs running into crores of rupees then why is it hesitant to write-off farm loans.

Gehlot unhappy with Budget, says people left disappointed

He said the entire focus of the budget was only on the electoral states. It seems to be more 'five electoral state budgets' than the Union Budget.

Union Budget introduces Rs 64,180 cr scheme to upgrade healthcare infrastructure

Sitharaman said that the main interventions under the scheme will support over 17,000 rural and 11,000 urban wellness centres.

Ujjwala scheme to be extended to 1 cr more beneficiaries: FM

Presenting the Union Budget for 2021-22, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said fuel supplies were kept running without interruption during COVID-19 lockdown.

Govt proposes to increase FDI cap in insurance sector to 74 pc     

In the first paperless Union Budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also said investor charter would be introduced as a right of all financial investors across all financial products.

Govt to revise definition of small companies: Finance Minister           

In the Union Budget for 2021-22, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed setting up of investor charter across financial products.

FM announces Rs 18,000 cr scheme for public transport in urban areas

In the first paperless Union Budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said there will be 100 per cent electrification of broad gauge rail tracks by December 2023.

Sitharaman replaces Swadeshi ‘bahi khata’ with tablet as Union Budget goes digital

Finance Minister had launched the "Union Budget Mobile App" for hassle-free access of Budget documents by Members of Parliament (MPs) and the general public.

Sensex, Nifty open higher ahead of Budget presentation

On the Sensex chart, IndusInd Bank, ICICI Bank, HDFC, ONGC, Titan and HDFC Bank were prominent gainers.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to present Union Budget 2021 today

This year, the Union Budget will be delivered in paperless form for the first time.

Sensex rebounds over 400 points tracking Asian peers; Nifty above 13,900

On the Sensex chart, IndusInd Bank, Mahindra and Mahindra, L&T, ONGC, Bajaj Finance, HDFC Bank and Bajaj Auto were prominent gainers.

Finance Minister Sitharaman to table Economic Survey 2020-21 today

The Budget Session will begin today with an address by President Ram Nath Kovind to the joint sitting of two houses of Parliament.

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