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Budget To Offer More Fiscal Support To Economy Amid Uncertainty From Third Wave: Report

Jan 14, 2022 Press Trust of India

Budget 2021 had pegged the fiscal deficit at 6.8 per cent or Rs 12.05 lakh crore for FY22, down from 9.5 per cent in FY21 when also it had borrowed Rs 12 lakh crore but in percentage terms, it soared given the massive 7.3 per cent contraction of the economy in the year.

Ramesh, Cong Leaders Casting Aspersions On RS Chairman 'A Disfavour To Truth, Democracy': Joshi

Dec 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Joshi's remarks came after opposition members, including leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, said that Naidu could not do anything to resolve the differences between the opposition and the government.

Tamil Nadu Govt Slashes State Tax For Petrol By Rs 3 Per Litre

State Finance Minister P.T. Palanivel Thiaga Rajan, during his budget speech in the assembly, said that he had been instructed by Chief Minister M.K Stalin to provide some relief to the working class and middle class.

Assam Budget: Free Of New Taxes, Offers Few Surprises

Jul 16, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The budget was historic as it was presented by the first ever woman finance minister of the state, Ajanta Neog.

Economy Recovering Due To Targeted Fiscal Relief, Rapid Vaccination: Finance Ministry

About global economic growth, it said this has continued its upward trajectory in June 2021.

08 July, 2021

California Kicks Off 1.1 Billion USD Cleanup Plan To Create Jobs

Associated Press (AP)

Gavin Newson said that people who were formerly homeless or formerly incarcerated will be given priority for the jobs created by the three-year program

04 June, 2021

Kerala: Second Pinarayi Govt’s Maiden Budget Announces Rs 20,000 Cr Covid Package, Free Vaccine For All

Outlook Web Bureau

The previous government had allotted Rs 20,000 crore which had been fully utillised to face the pandemic, said finance minister KN Balagopal

19 March, 2021

Why Does J-K Budget Passed By Parliament Evoke No Interest In Kashmir?

Naseer Ganai

The most happening thing in the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir used to be the budget presented by different finance ministers, however, this time it evoked no response in the Valley.

12 March, 2021

In Haryana’s 1.55 Lakh Crore Budget Focus On Health, Agriculture

Outlook Web Bureau

Presenting budget estimates in the House, Manohar Lal Khattar said that the Covid-19 pandemic presented 'unprecedented challenges and taught us several lessons'.

22 February, 2021

Mayawati Calls UP Govt Budget “Extremely Disappointing”

Outlook Web Bureau

The Adityanath-led BJP government presented a Rs 5.5-lakh crore budget for 2021-22 in the Assembly with a target of making Uttar Pradesh self-reliant.

27 January, 2021

Budget 2021: A Call For Extraordinary Measures

Shshank Saurav

The corporate sector has already been given enough attention in previous budgets. It’s now time to give some much needed relief to salaried middle class.


20 January, 2021

PM Modi To Chair All-Party Meeting For Parliament's Budget Session

Outlook Web Bureau

The Budget session of Parliament is starting from January 29 and will be held in two parts.

20 January, 2021

All MPs To Undergo RT-PCR Tests For Covid-19 Before Budget Session: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla

Outlook Web Bureau

The Budget session will commence from January 29

14 January, 2021

Farmers’ Protests: What Can We Expect From Narendra Modi Government's Budget?

Alam Srinivas

The forthcoming Budget is expected to carry enhanced cash benefits, clarifications related to MSPs, new schemes to help the croppers, and changes in existing credit mechanisms

11 January, 2021

Bidding Adieu To Tradition: This Year’s Budget Session To Be Conducted Sans Paper

Outlook Web Bureau

The Finance Ministry has decided not to print budget documents in view of the pandemic

05 January, 2021

Budget Session Part 1 Expected To Be Held From January 29


The second part is expected to be held during March 8 and April 8.

04 December, 2020

Budget To Be Prudent and Growth-Oriented: RBI Governor


The economy is recuperating faster than anticipated, says RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das.


18 November, 2020

Real Madrid, Barcelona Could Face Transfer Struggle As Wage Budgets Are Slashed

Stats Perform

Barcelona's budget for 2020-21 has been cut by 43 per cent from last season, as the COVID-19 impact on the Camp Nou giants is revealed.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz