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Union Budget 2021

UP Govt Presents Rs 5,50,270 Crore Budget In Assembly To Boost 'Atmanirbhar' Programme

Feb 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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

UGC Paves Way For Tie-Ups Between Indian And Foreign Higher Education Institutions

Feb 20, 2021 Prakash Kumar

Indian higher education institutions will be able to collaborate with foreign ones and offer joint degree and dual degree programmes.

Centre, States Should Work Together For Nation's Progress: PM Modi At NITI Aayog Meet

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.

Dinesh Trivedi 'Allowed' To Used Rajya Sabha Floor For 'Devious Political Ends': TMC

Feb 14, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Trinamool Congress alleged that it recommended two names to discuss the Union Budget and Trivedi's name was not one of them.

'Union Budget 2021 Sets Pace For Aatmanirbhar Bharat': Nirmala Sitharaman In Lok Sabha

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.

12 February, 2021

Opposition Parties Slam Union Budget, Say 'Nothing For Common Man'

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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.

11 February, 2021

Budget For The Rich, Of The Rich, By The Rich: Chidambaram Rejects Budget 2021-2022

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Chidambaram said that the budget is meant for only 'one percent of India's population that controls 73 percent of the country's wealth'.

09 February, 2021

PM Modi Tears Up In His Farewell Address To Old Friend Ghulam Nabi Azad

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Modi also said that he will be open Ghulam Nabi Azad's suggestions on political matters even after his retirement.

08 February, 2021

Dubbed As ‘Third-World’, India Is Now Helping World With Vaccines: PM Modi

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'Today, the world appreciates India's efforts in saving humanity. We should be proud of it,' said PM Modi

07 February, 2021

Anurag Thakur Says Government Will Increase MNREGA Spend If Need Arises

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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.

07 February, 2021

Voluntary Vehicle Scrapping Policy To Be A Boon For New Buyers: Nitin Gadkari


The vehicle scrapping policy announced in the Union Budget for 2021-22 will boost economy, benefit automobile sector but also check vehicular pollution


05 February, 2021

Right To Food Campaign Says Union Budget 2021-22 Ignored Women And Children 

Prakash Kumar

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  

03 February, 2021

Will Boost Industry; Tea Bodies Welcome Budget Proposals

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While presenting Union Budget 2021 Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed to provide Rs. 1,000 crore for the welfare of tea workers

03 February, 2021

Budget 2021: Bold And Beautiful But Needed Some Balancing

Shshank Saurav

Budgetary allocation is directed towards reviving growth and government preferred growth over fiscal prudence.

03 February, 2021

Union Budget 2021: Addresses All The Major Mobility Challenges Of India

Paresh Rawal

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.

02 February, 2021

Why This Kolavari – The Budget And Digital Payments

Dr Jaijit Bhattacharya

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.

02 February, 2021

Union Budget 2021: What Got Cheaper, What Got Costlier, Check Full List

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


01 February, 2021

Why Is The Kashmir Gas Pipeline Project A Pipe Dream?

Naseer Ganai

A similar project failed to take off in 2011 because of difficult terrain and cost escalation

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 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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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.

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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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