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By Manish Sen On Saturday, July 6th, 2019
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A day after tax revision, fuel prices hiked by over Rs 2

New Delhi: Fuel prices were revised across the country on Saturday, a day after the announcement of additional excise duty and cess of Re 1 per litre on petrol and diesel. Representative image. In Delhi, petrol More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, July 5th, 2019
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BJP lauds Budget, Congress calls it ‘old wine in new bottle’

New Delhi: Top BJP leaders including several ministers hailed the government for presenting a “futuristic” budget after coming back to power, while opposition Congress termed it as a “repackaging More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, July 5th, 2019
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Highlights of Union Budget for 2019-20

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presenting Union Budget 2019-20 in the Lok Sabha on Frida New Delhi: Highlights of the Union Budget for 2019-20 presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Parliament More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, July 5th, 2019
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Modi-2.0 Budget: Petrol, diesel price hiked, customs duty raised on 75 items, new tax on super-rich

New Delhi: The Modi 2.0 government’s maiden Budget Friday hiked petrol and diesel prices, raised import duty on dozens of items and increased tax on the super-rich as it sought to spur growth through higher More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, July 5th, 2019
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Budget 2019-20: Here is what favours you and what does not

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday presented the first budget of the new Narendra Modi government. Announcing key measures for the common man, Sitharaman More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, July 5th, 2019
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Over Rs 235 crore budget for training of bureaucrats abroad and in India

New Delhi: Over Rs 235 crore has been allocated to the Personnel Ministry in the Union Budget for domestic and foreign training of bureaucrats and augmenting necessary infrastructure during the ongoing fiscal.  More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, July 5th, 2019
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Budget: Marginal increase in allocation for CBI

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), probing several sensitive, high-profile corruption and banking scam cases, got Rs 781.01 crore in Union Budget for 2019-20, a marginal increase of Rs 2.08 crore More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, July 5th, 2019
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Budget 2019-20: Addtional cess of one rupee on petrol, diesel

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said an additional excise duty and road and infrastructure cess of one rupee will be imposed on petrol and diesel. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, July 5th, 2019
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Ahead of Budget presentation, Sitharaman calls on President Kovind

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday called on President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan before presenting her first Union Budget. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman calls More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, July 5th, 2019
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Nirmala Sitharaman drops traditional budget briefcase photo op, goes swadeshi

New Delhi: On the day of the Union Budget presentation, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman decided to go with the swadeshi ‘bahi khata’ instead of the traditional budget briefcase. Finance Minister More...