The budget includes new schemes of Rs 27,598.40 crore to make Uttar Pradesh 'atmanirbhar' and ensure all round development of the state, says UP finance minister
Indian higher education institutions will be able to collaborate with foreign ones and offer joint degree and dual degree programmes.
Addressing the NITI Aayog meeting, PM Modi said that the initiatives taken by the government would provide an opportunity for everyone to participate in nation-building to its full potential.
The Trinamool Congress alleged that it recommended two names to discuss the Union Budget and Trivedi's name was not one of them.
The Finance minister also said the challenges of the pandemic did not deter government from undertaking reforms for maintaining long term goals of the country.
Leaders of parties like Congress, BSP, AAP, and the Left attacked the government for allegedly selling off the country's assets and PSUs to big industrialists.
Chidambaram said that the budget is meant for only 'one percent of India's population that controls 73 percent of the country's wealth'.
Modi also said that he will be open Ghulam Nabi Azad's suggestions on political matters even after his retirement.
'Today, the world appreciates India's efforts in saving humanity. We should be proud of it,' said PM Modi
Taking on the criticism by the Congress on the lowering of the MGNREGA expenditure in the Budget for 2021-22, Anurag Thakur said this government has been increasing expenditure.
The vehicle scrapping policy announced in the Union Budget for 2021-22 will boost economy, benefit automobile sector but also check vehicular pollution
The demands of the outfit include universalization of PDS, hot cooked meals for children under three years and pregnant and lactating women, minimum wages for anganwadi workers and helpers and ASHAs
While presenting Union Budget 2021 Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed to provide Rs. 1,000 crore for the welfare of tea workers
Budgetary allocation is directed towards reviving growth and government preferred growth over fiscal prudence.
The INR 2.2 lakh crore budget allocation by the finance minister for the health sector and for the wellbeing of the nation was much needed and is highly appreciative.
The budget appears to have done an excellent balancing act between the acute pressures of government spending needed at this time of the pandemic. However, the budget seems to continue the regime of penalising all non-UPI stack digital payment mechanisms.
The unique paperless budget, the first in history will impact the daily lives of Indians as it witnesses several reforms in major segments, from health to infrastructure.
A similar project failed to take off in 2011 because of difficult terrain and cost escalation
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.