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.
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.
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.
The budget was historic as it was presented by the first ever woman finance minister of the state, Ajanta Neog.
About global economic growth, it said this has continued its upward trajectory in June 2021.
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
The previous government had allotted Rs 20,000 crore which had been fully utillised to face the pandemic, said finance minister KN Balagopal
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.
Presenting budget estimates in the House, Manohar Lal Khattar said that the Covid-19 pandemic presented 'unprecedented challenges and taught us several lessons'.
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.
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.
The Budget session of Parliament is starting from January 29 and will be held in two parts.
The Budget session will commence from January 29
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
The Finance Ministry has decided not to print budget documents in view of the pandemic
The second part is expected to be held during March 8 and April 8.
The economy is recuperating faster than anticipated, says RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das.
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.
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
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.
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.
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.
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.