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Cabinet Committee Recommends Budget Session From Jan 31; Budget on Feb 1

Jan 09, 2020 IANS

The sources said that the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) has recommended holding the Budget Session in two phases from January 31 to April 3.

Budgets For Ladakh, Jammu And Kashmir To Be Finalised By October 14

Oct 11, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The budget for the current financial year has to be segregated in two parts.

Budget 2019: Sanitaryware Industry Urges Govt To Cut GST, Encourage Hygiene

The manufacturers hoped that the Union Budget, which is slated to be presented on Friday, would pave the way for the GST Council to take the measure.

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani Hails State Budget As 'Focused', Congress Dubs It 'Directionless'

Jul 03, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier in the day, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel, who handles the finance portfolio, presented the state budget for the fiscal 2019-20 in the assembly.

Budget 2019: CEA KV Subramanian To Table Economic Survey In Parliament on Thursday

The Economic Survey is an outlook of developments in the economy, that is presented a day before the Union Budget.

26 June, 2019

Budget 2019-20: Will It Lay Roadmap To Doubling Farmers' Income?

Jyotika Sood

Pre-Budget Analysis: With a second term to Narendra Modi and his government, and the current term’s fiscal journey starting next week, it remains to be seen what measures the government will take to achieve the goal of doubling farmers' income by 2022-23.

13 June, 2019

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Discusses NBFC Liquidity, NPAs Figures In Pre-Budget Meet

Outlook Web Bureau

A Finance Ministry statement said that capital infusion in public sector banks (PSBs) and a separate bond exchange were among the other issues discussed.

05 June, 2019

Pakistan Army Announces 'Voluntary' Budget Cut, PM Imran Khan Hails Move

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday that he was very appreciative of the Pakistan military's 'unprecedented voluntary initiative of stringent cuts in their defence expenditures' especially in light of the country's financial situation.

21 February, 2019

Telangana Govt To Present Vote-On-Account Budget In Assembly, Council Tomorrow

Outlook Web Bureau

The Telangana government is set to present vote-on-account budget in the Assembly and the Council Friday on the first day of the four-day session that will conclude with the adoption of the Appropriation Bill on the last day, February 25.

18 February, 2019

Punjab Assembly Witnesses 'War Of Words' Between Sidhu, Akali Dal MLAs; House Adjourned

Outlook Web Bureau

The Punjab Assembly witnessed a war of words between Sidhu and opposition Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MLAs which forced adjournment before the budget could be presented in the House on Monday.

12 February, 2019

Lok Sabha Clears Interim Budget Amid Walkout By Opposition

Outlook Web Bureau

Lok Sabha passes Interim Budget for 2019-20 amid uproar; Goyal Says It Will Benefit Every Citizen


02 February, 2019

2019 Interim Budget: The Magic Wand For Electioneering Success?

Robin Banerjee

The latest 1st Feb Budget did not have its usual brouhaha as it was supposed to be an Interim Budget till the new Government takes over in a few months.

01 February, 2019

With Interim Budget, BJP Has Launched Its Campaign For Lok Sabha Elections

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

While PM Modi had earlier announced 10% reservation for the economically backward class to keep them in good humour, middle class and farmers have been taken care of in the pre-poll budget.

01 February, 2019

Interim Budget 2019 'Second Surgical Strike': Ram Vilas Paswan

Outlook Web Bureau

Equating the Budget with cricket, Paswan said it was "a sixer" and the opposition would not be able "to find the ball" until the Lok Sabha elections.

01 February, 2019

Budget 2019: Piyush Goyal Allocates Rs 1.58 Lakh Crore For Railways, Highest Ever For National Transporter

Outlook Web Bureau

Last year, then finance minister Arun Jaitley had allocated an amount of Rs 1.48 lakh crore for the Railways in his budget.

01 February, 2019

'Thank You For Copying Congress': P Chidambaram Attacks Govt On Interim Budget 2019

Outlook Web Bureau

He also thanked Finance Minister Piyush Goyal for "copying" the Congress declaration that the poor will have the first right to resources of the country.

01 February, 2019

Budget 2019: Cash Dole For Small Farmers, Mega Pension Scheme For Unorganised Sector, IT Exemption Limit Doubled

Outlook Web Bureau

Piyush Goyal on Friday presented the interim budget 2019-20 in the parliament, marking the last budget of PM Narendra Modi-led BJP government ahead of 2019 General Elections.


01 February, 2019

From PM Modi To Rahul Gandhi: Who Said What On Interim Budget 2019

Outlook Web Bureau

Interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday presented Narendra Modi government's sixth and final Budget.

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.

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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.

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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.

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