Fri, Dec 08, 2023
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman sharply criticized the previous governments' schemes while addressing the Rajya Sabha on the current economic situation in India. She drew a clear distinction between the "Naam ke vaaste" (mere namesake) schemes of the past and the effective, impactful initiatives implemented by the current NDA government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Tue, Nov 28, 2023
The 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference or Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC, more commonly referred to as COP28, will be the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference, which will be held from November 30 until December 12, 2023, in Dubai.
Fri, Oct 20, 2023
In a scathing critique of global multilateral institutions, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that they've become less effective than a participation trophy. She called for a rethink of their role in the world, saying that they are no longer able to meet the challenges of the 21st century. The comments come as the world grapples with a number of crises, including the COVID-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine, and the climate crisis.
Wed, Jul 03, 2019
Budget 2019: To push PM Narendra Modi's Digital India campaign, which is one of the most ambitious programmes of the government, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is expected to make these announcements while presenting the budget.
In a bid to bring some large metro cities like Bengaluru under the PMAY aegis, real estate developers have demanded from the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman an increase in the threshold value of affordable housing.
The Budget of 2019 under Modi 2.0 should offer a carefully assessed approach to rationalise input costs, that can benefit both the real estate developer as well as the homebuyer.
B2B industry has appealed to the Modi 2.0 Government to bring in reforms in the e-commerce space to realign the industry’s goals to the entire ecosystem than to just benefit the e-tailers.
Tue, Jul 02, 2019
From two options in GST for restaurants to ITC (input tax credit) issues, the hospitality industry has put forth its demand list for Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
Budget 2019: While several industries have put forward their demands, the Real estate sector, which is the 2nd largest employment generator in India, has several expectations that it wants fulfilled by FM Nirmala Sitharaman. These include greater impetus for affordable housing and successful implementation of RERA in all states.
KEC International share price is bullish in the short-term, mid-term and long-term perspective. Investors can maintain add on dips strategy, say stock market experts.
The rise in tax deduction under Section 80(C), rise in home loan interest deduction under Section 24, rise in the ceiling for ESIC contribution are some common demands of the common man from budget 2019.
Budget 2019 expectations: Mayuresh Joshi lists out expectations from FM Nirmala Sitharaman
SBI Ecowrap in its research note on Tuesday said that emphasis should be on making country-mandated fiscal rules that are credible and achievable.
Creating a separate tax exemption for term insurance - Currently, the maximum tax exemption via Section 80C of the Income Tax Act is Rs 1.5 lakh.
The logistics industry is expecting that the new Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will initiate some remarkable steps to ease and escalate the growth of the logistics industry.
While several industries have put forward their demands, more and more voices have been asking for changes in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) asking for it to be simplified and also the companies which provide clean pre-reconciled purchase data should get input tax credit (ITC) immediately.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman should look to relax FDI guidelines for industries such as travel, tourism and hospitality which have higher GDP contributions when she presents the Union Budget in the Parliament on July 5, believes RailYatri CEO and Co-Founder Manish Rathi.
Union Budget 2019: Modi 2.0 government is all set to announce the full budget for this year. With the new Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman; Modi government is expected to deliver a lot this year.
Mon, Jul 01, 2019
Nirmala Sitharaman is set to present her first budget as finance minister on July 5. In the run-up to the exercise, we analyse some of the key sectors the government is likely to focus on, and what experts expect the FM to do to alleviate the pain in their respective sectors. We begin with real estate and construction, which is the second largest employer after agriculture, but which is stuck in a limbo because of low demand and high inventory.
FM Nirmala Sitharaman may announce some tax benefits in Income Tax limit, standard deduction under section 80(C), an exemption in housing loan interest rate etc.
The government may announce a big tax relief on home insurance. Sources aware about the development informed Anurag Shah, Zee Business, that the Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister can announce tax relief on home insurance while unveiling the Union Budget 2019 in the Parliament on July 5, 2019.
Sun, Jun 30, 2019
Union Budget 2019: Narendra Modi government will present the first Budget of the second term on July 5 and the Parliament is expected to start the Budget discussions on July 8, while voting on Demands for Grants is likely to held between July 11-17.
Sat, Jun 29, 2019
Budget 2019 expectations: Financial Year 2019 has started on a good note for the Fintech industry as it received support from both the Ministry of Finance and the RBI.
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