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Sunday, Feb 23, 2020


Feb 02, 2020 13:57
In Budget 2020-21,finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has proposed an expansion of the existing partial credit guarantee scheme, first announced last year, to cover securities issued by NBFCs and housing finance companies (HFCs). read more
Feb 02, 2020 13:43
The present Rs 1 lakh deposit insurance covers 90% of the total savings accounts. According to the SBI report, an insurance of Rs 2 lakh would cover 70% of the term deposits. read more
Feb 02, 2020 13:31
The announcements were part of a plan meant to encourage a “new economy” that made use of technology such as artificial intelligence, Internet-of-Things, and data analytics. read more
Feb 02, 2020 12:33
People favoured the government’s decision to establish hospitals and medical colleges in every districts through PPP model. Read on to know more... read more
Feb 02, 2020 11:57
In the Budget 2020-21 presented by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the government has retained its focus on affordable housing but did not make any specific announcement to revive housing. read more
Feb 02, 2020 09:14
Under the proposed “Vivad Se Vishwas” scheme, a taxpayer would be required to pay only the amount of the disputed taxes and will get complete waiver of interest and penalty provided he pays by 31st March, 2020. read more
Feb 02, 2020 08:59
According to Budget documents, Rs 109 crore has been earmarked for setting up the museums and an additional Rs 180 crore for the development of the existing ones. read more
Feb 02, 2020 08:05
In her budget speech, Nirmala Sitharaman said the FASTag mechanism aimed at reducing congestion along toll plazas at national highways and increasing digital transactions “encourages us towards greater commercialisation of our highways so that NHAI can... read more
Feb 02, 2020 07:14
Besides being in the highest GST slab of 28 per cent, cigarettes attract higher compensation cess under the new indirect tax regime. read more
Feb 02, 2020 06:37
Divyang is a term that means a person with a divine body and was suggested by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for describing people with disabilities. read more
Feb 02, 2020 06:13
In her budget speech, Sitharaman announced a new task force, which will recommend in six months policy prescriptions to lower India’s maternal mortality rate. read more
Feb 02, 2020 06:01
Addressing the Lok Sabha while presenting her second Union Budget, Sitharaman said she had received references saying that the levy on newsprint has put additional burden on the print media at a time when it is going through a difficult phase. read more
Feb 02, 2020 03:15
During her budget speech in Parliament on Saturday, Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the country’s commitments will be executed in various sectors “by the departments\/ministries concerned through the normal budgeting process”. read more
Feb 02, 2020 02:31
It also welcomed raising of turnover threshold for audit from Rs 1 crore to Rs 5 crore. read more
Feb 02, 2020 02:19
Slashed fertiliser subsidy is likely to impact farmers directly by increasing cultivation costs. read more