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Monday, Feb 17, 2020


Feb 01, 2020 22:21
The FM made a good faith attempt to present her vision. But the budget lacked a diagnosis of what is wrong, a prescription to address it, and made baffling choices read more
Feb 01, 2020 22:19
It did not have a bold demand stimulus, a public investment stimulus or any supply-side stimulus read more
Feb 01, 2020 22:18
Transparency on data, effort to boost growth, and tax cuts are welcome. But will it be enough? read more
Feb 01, 2020 22:14
It strikes a fine balance in giving investment a push, while remaining fiscally prudent. The markets will recognise it read more
Feb 01, 2020 20:13
Here’s a round-up of Hindustan Times coverage of the Union Budget 2020-21 summarised in 15 stories curated for you. read more
Feb 01, 2020 18:54
The Swachh Bharat Mission was allotted Rs 9,638 crore in the revised estimate in FY2019-20. Presenting India’s first general budget in the new decade, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman allotted Rs 12,294 crore for the programme, a hike of 27.5%. read more
Feb 01, 2020 17:35
The Prime Minister said it will generate employment in the sector and will open opportunities for the youth in the fields of fish processing and marketing. read more
Feb 01, 2020 17:26
Budget 2020: The move has the potential to give a breath of fresh air for the youth of the country, who have been stuck in the vicious cycle of recruitment exams and an indefinite wait for jobs. read more
Feb 01, 2020 16:55
Health Infrastructure upgradation has been the focus this year, with many announcements made by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman meant to improve the quality of medical colleges, especially at the district level, and also to increase the number of... read more
Feb 01, 2020 16:54
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion curated for you. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. read more
Feb 01, 2020 16:40
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented her second Budget on Saturday, and gave the longest-ever Budget speech in Parliament. read more
Feb 01, 2020 16:29
To become a non-resident, an Indian will now have to stay out of the country for 240 days instead of 180 days that was the norm earlier. read more
Feb 01, 2020 15:07
Announcing the Union Budget for 2020-2021, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that a scheme to encourage mobile phones manufacturing, semiconductor packaging and electronic equipment is in the pipeline. read more
Feb 01, 2020 14:58
She couldn’t finish the last two pages and had to cut short the speech. read more
Feb 01, 2020 13:44
These taxes include value added tax (VAT), electricity duties and fuel used for transportation, which are not getting exempted or refunded under any other existing mechanism. read more