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From farm sector to personal finance, here’s The Indian Express’ full coverage of Budget 2020

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, flanked by her deputy Anurag Thakur (to her right) and a team of officials, shows a folder containing the Union Budget documents as she arrives at Parliament Facing one of the steepest slides in growth and just into the first year of its second term, the NDA-2 government decided to play safe when it came ... Read More »

Budget 2020: Halwa ceremony to be held in Finance Ministry

Desi sweet dish halwa, which is part of most auspicious ceremonies or events held in the country, has been prepared and distributed among staff and members by successive governments before kick-starting the printing of budget documents. The ceremonial distribution of halwa will be held on January 20 as it marks the official beginning of Budget 2020. The halwa ceremony will be ... Read More »

Budget 2020 | AMFI hands over wishlist to Finance Ministry

With the Union Budget just around the corner, the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) has put forth a wishlist on behalf of the mutual fund industry to the Finance Ministry. “AMFI’s suggestions have been in the Budget proposal list for a few years. We are hoping this time our long pending submissions get addressed, which would help take the Indian ... Read More »

Watch | The Budget Roundtable with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. (Photo: PTI) India Today TV is hosting The Budget Roundtable with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday night. India Today TV News Director Rahul Kanwal will act as the moderator for the roundtable, which is being held at the Oberoi Hotel in Delhi. Also taking part in the roundtable will be managing director of Kotak Mahindra ... Read More »

Budget 2019: Education sector gets ₹94,854 crore, research gets leg up

NEW DELHI: The union budget Friday allocated ₹94,853.64 crore for education sector in 2019-20, an increase of nearly₹10,000 crore of what 2018-19 budget estimates had pegged for the sector. While in 2018 budget estimate had pegged ₹85,010 crore, the revised budget had curtailed this number to ₹83,625.86 crore, the budget documents showed Friday. Of the total ₹94,853. 64 crore education budget, ₹56, 536.63 crore has been pegged for ... Read More »

Budget 2019: Halwa ceremony held at finance ministry, printing of budget documents starts

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman serving halwa to her colleague Anurag Thakur. (Photo: Twitter/Finance Ministry) Preparations for the Union Budget 2019-20 are on full swing with the Union finance ministry organising the traditional ‘halwa ceremony’ today. Every year a halwa ceremony is organised at the finance ministry to mark the beginning of printing of documents related to the Union budget. ... Read More »

Budget 2019 likely to boost India’s education sector

ndia’s Annual Budget decides the way ahead for different sectors in the country. In this year’s Budget, the Government has emphasised on education along with other sectors. How the Budget 2019-20 will pave way for improvement in education sector, observes Akhil Shahani, Managing Director, The Shahani Group, for Elets News Network (ENN). Akhil Shahani, Managing Director, The Shahani Group The acting Finance ... Read More »

Union Budget 2018: Govt to set up 24 new medical colleges, other highlights

run Jaitley, Finance Minister of India, today has announced some measures to be undertaken in the education sector of India. This year, the budget mission is to strengthen agriculture, rural development, health and education. According to Jaitley, it was the National Democratic Alliance government’s fifth and arguably the toughest budget of all time. TOP EDUCATION HIGHLIGHTS OF BUDGET 2018-19: Digital ... Read More »

Budget bike prices may jump Rs 5000-10,000 under BS-VI in 2020

Prices of all two-wheelers will sky rocket post implementation of Bharat Stage VI (BS-VI) in 2020 but the budget bike segment will perhaps be most impacted, making them unaffordable to a large section of the buying class. Meeting BS-VI emission standards is mandatory for all vehicle makers post April 1, 2020 and doing so will entail investing in electronic fuel ... Read More »

ZTE Z982 found on GFXBench: 6″ screen and 2160p video recording on a budget

Earlier this year, ZTE released the MAX XL, a 6” smartphone on a budget. That is more of a carrier phone, however, and its camera can’t shoot 2160p video. What if that could change? A ZTE Z982 appeared on GFXBench with a similar 6” 1080p screen and Android 7.1 Nougat. It seems to use the same Snapdragon 435 chipset as well ... Read More »