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TMC Fears Lack Of Attention To Budget After EC Announces Schedule Of State Polls

Jan 08, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Parliament's Budget Session usually begins in the last week of January every year.

Centre Likely To Raise Farm Credit Target To Rs 18 Lakh Crore In Upcoming Budget Session

Jan 02, 2022 PTI

The government has been increasing the credit target for the farm sector every year and this time also, the target is likely to be increased to Rs 18-18.5 lakh crore for 2022-23.

Indian Banks Reclaimed Rs.13,100 Crores From Assets Sale of Fugitives

Responding to various issues, including price rise, raised by the Opposition during the debate, the Finance minister said the government is taking measures to cool down prices of edible oil and other essential commodities.

Jammu and Kashmir Administration Sets Forth Austerity Measures For The Promotion Of Fiscal Discipline

Dec 07, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Financial Commissioner (additional chief secretary) Of Jammu and Kashmir, Finance Department Atal Dulloo has issued guidelines in a three-page order addressed to the government departments and autonomous bodies funded by the government and have further instructed the administrative secretaries to ensure compliance with the measures.

Asset Monetization Expected To Be A Key Theme Of Budget 2022-23

One of the themes of the Union Budget 2022-23 is expected to be asset monetization and fixing of targets for the same.

23 November, 2021

Indian Government To Get Back All Money Taken Away From Banks: Union Finance Minister

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Sitharaman reached Jammu on the second leg of her two-day tour from Kashmir and also inspected various stalls put up by various beneficiaries of government schemes.

01 June, 2021

Indian Economy Grew Before Covid Second Wave Struck; Contracts 7.3% In FY21


The GDP in Asia's third-largest economy grew by 1.6% in the January-March period, up from 0.5% in the previous quarter when India began pulling out of a steep pandemic-induced recession in the earlier six months.

09 March, 2021

Delhi Budget 2021-22: AAP Govt Allocates Rs 50 Crore For Free Covid Vaccine At Its Hospitals

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Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, while presenting a Rs 69,000-crore budget, said Rs 9,934 crore has been allocated to the healthcare sector.

06 March, 2021

Himachal Budget: 30,000 Govt Jobs, Hemp Cultivation, And Rs 60,500 Cr Debt Liability

Ashwani Sharma

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has tried to please everyone, but sceptics remain

22 February, 2021

Mayawati Calls UP Govt Budget “Extremely Disappointing”

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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.

01 February, 2021

Union Budget Is 100% Visionless With Theme 'Sell India': TMC

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The remarks came after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman read out the Union Budget speech in the Lok Sabha.


01 February, 2021

Congress MPs From Punjab Express Solidarity With Farmers, Wear Black Robes During Budget Speech In Parliament

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The three MPs from Punjab have been sitting on a dharna at Jantar Mantar in Delhi for two months now demanding the repeal of the three farm laws.

01 February, 2021

Rajnath Singh Lauds Union Budget 2021, Says Its For 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat'

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Senior BJP leader and defense minister Rajnath Singh asserted that this will strengthen the economy.

01 February, 2021

Union Budget 2021: Pensioners Above 75 Years Old To Be Exempted From Filing Tax Returns

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Niramala Sithraman also said that income tax return filers increased to 6.48 crore in 2020 from 3.31 crore in 2014.

01 February, 2021

Dissecting Union Budget 2021: Here’s What The Experts Say

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Union Budget 2021 has gained mixed reviews and here’s what the experts feel

01 February, 2021

For Budget 2021, FM Nirmala Sitharaman Opts For Traditional 'Bahi Khata' Once Again

Outlook Web Bureau

The first time, Nirmala Sithraman had in July 2019 ditched the colonial legacy of a Budget Briefcase for the traditional Bahi-Khata to carry Union Budget Papers.

01 February, 2021

Union Budget 2021: Here Are The Numbers You Need To Keep An Eye On

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Union budget 2021: This year's budget is widely expected to be an 'economic vaccine' for the pandemic-battered economy.


01 February, 2021

Union Budget 2021: Here’s How You Can Download Budget Document

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For the first time since independence, the Union Budget 2021 is going to be completely paperless. In the wake of the ongoing pandemic, the budget papers will not be printed.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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