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Budget 2019


The Interim Budget proposal to hike tax deducted at source (TDS) limit on interest earned is likely to make bank deposits attractive, which can even take some sheen off equities and mutual funds, states analysts. Real estate investment may also pick up following the Budget sops, they alleged Among many popular announcements created in the …

The Congress on Friday stated that the government presented a full-fledged budget instead of an interim one, and said it was not a vote on account, but an “account for votes”. Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, addressing a press conference after the government presented the interim budget, alleged Finance Minister Piyush Goyal tested patience by …

Piyush Goyal

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal Friday said the NDA government has organized a transparent auction of natural resources including coal and has “walked the talk”. Presenting the Budget for 2019-20 in the Lok Sabha, Goyal said “we organized a transparent auction of natural resources including coal and spectrum. We have walked the talk”. Goyal stated this …

Northeast India has hailed the interim budget for 2019-20 published by Union Minister for Finance, Piyush Goyal. Assam finance minister, HimantaBiswaSarma said the budget 2019-20 has significantly grown the allocation of Northeast India and Assam is going to get a large chunk of it. Allocation for the North Eastern Areas is being proposed to be …

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Friday welcomed the “pro-poor, pro-farmer and pro-common man” interim Union Budget 2019-20, which the Opposition denounced as a mere “gimmick” ahead of the Lok Sabha polls. The Congress dubbed the budget as the BJP’s “jumlebaz (filled with gimmicks) manifesto” for the polls, while the NCP treated it as a “lollipop”. …

BJP ally and Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan Friday dubbed the budget as the government’s “second surgical strike”, STATING the first used bullets against the country’s external enemies while this will use ballots to decimate the ruling NDA’s rivals in the general election. “This is not budget but surgical strike. The first utilized bullets to …

Today, India needed a budget that grew jobs, supported farmers, and empowered and uplifted the poor and marginalized. What we got was one that hid facts, faked statistics, used poor maths, and made bad promises that make for good press. It is transparent that the interim budget is targeted at winning over particular groups of …