The government is widely expected to raise spending on infrastructure and cut some personal tax to spur consumer demand and investment.
In July last year, Sitharaman had said that the Modi government is not a "suitcase-carrying government", in an apparent jibe at the past dispensations.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called for a focussed effort from all stakeholders to achieve the target...
The Budget session of the Parliament will commence on January 31 and will conclude on April 3, sources said on Thursday.
This is an annual exercise done by Niti Aayog before the budget. Last year, Prime Minister Modi had a meeting with top 40 economists of the country in June, said an official statement.
The amendment provides for a reduction in the tenure of chairpersons of national and state human rights bodies to three years from the current five years.
Union Budget 2019 meets the expectations and aspirations of the people of the country. This budget is for economic development and supports the farmers, youth, poor and other communities of the country
The GDP has not been mentioned at all, we don't have any real idea if they will match the figures given in the economic survey, last year's figures were not matched this year. I am not optimistic the figures will be matched. There is a gap between rhetoric and reality with this government
Transport and MSME Minister Nitin Gadkari said the promotion of electric vehicles and allied infrastructure is set to transform the economy and logistics sector. He termed it as one of the biggest steps to curb pollution and move towards sustainable development.