It is the maiden budget for Sitharaman. She is the second woman finance minister after Indira Gandhi to do so in the history of independent India. Indira Gandhi held the Finance portfolio while being the Prime Minister.
Asserting that India will be made open-defecation free (ODF) on October 2, 2019, she said to mark this occasion, "Rashtriya Swachhta Kendra" will be inaugurated at "Raj Ghat, on 2nd October 2019
Presenting the first full-fledged Union Budget of Narendra Modi 2.0 government in Parliament, Sitharaman said from no single Indian institute in top 200 universities ranking until five years ago, the country has three institutions in the top 200 global institutions bracket.
9.6 crore toilets have been constructed since October 2, 2014. More than 5.6 lakh villages have become open defecation free. We have to build on this success. I propose to expand the Swachh Bharat mission to undertake sustainable solid waste management in every village
Nirmala Sitharaman, nation’s first full-time woman finance minister, is widely expected to boost spending and provide tax relief in the much-anticipated Union Budget.
Currently, those with income of upto Rs 2.5 lakh are exempted from tax net. However, this limit may be raised to 3 lakh in the upcoming Budget. The proposed tax will put at least Rs 2,500 more money in the hands of taxpayers, thereby giving an indirect impetus to the economy.
A press release issued by the Parliament Office secretary states, "A meeting of the BJP Parliamentary Party will be held at 9:30 am on July 2, 2019, in the GMC Balayogi Auditorium of Parliament Library Building (PLB).
Talking about the proposed offer on tax rebate for individuals earning up to Rs 5,00,000 under Section 87A of the Income Tax Act, Jaitley said the middle class has been strengthened and it will "make up close to 44 percent of the population by 2024".
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the Interim Budget is a merely a “trailer” of what...
Hailing the Union Budget 2019, the BJP President Amit Shah on Friday said that Modi government is dedicated to the aspirations of the country's youths, farmers and poor.