The human face of India's Union Budget 2021-22: Hits and Misses

To put India back on a recovery path following a deep recession induced by Covid-19 and the consequent lockdowns, the Budget this year had to be one "like never before", as was promised by the Finance Minister a few days back.?Here are a few hits and misses of the Union Budget 2021-22

Budget 2021: Rs 5.50 crore allocated to Central Information Commission and RTI

CIC's Construction of Head Office Building and DOPTs Propagation of the RTI Act received Rs 9.89 crore.

You didn't stop the guys: FM Nirmala Sitharaman defends woman reporter at Budget presser

You didn't stop the guys: FM Nirmala Sitharaman defends woman reporter at Budget presser

FInance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman patiently answered multiple questions by several reporters at the post-Budget press conference on Monday. However, it was her defence of a woman reporter during the event that went viral.?

Traders welcome Budget 2021, but concerns over GST remain

While the traders have welcome Budget 2021, concerns over Goods and Services Tax (GST) remain.

Union Budget 2021: Five key tax proposals ?

From no ITR filings for senior citizens to the abolishment of Income Tax settlement commission, here are five key tax proposals made in the Union Budget 2021.?

Bullion experts welcome gold exchange in India

Bullion experts have welcomed the budget announcement of setting up a gold exchange in India.


Chidambaram slams Budget, says nothing for people who are at bottom of the ladder

Senior Congress leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram today slammed the Union Budget 2021 stating that there is nothing for the people who are at the bottom of the ladder.

0.4%, not 19%, hike in capital expenditure as armed forces overshot last budget

The new defence budget only provides for 0.4% hike in capital expenditure in the defence budget as the Indian Armed forces had overshot their budget for capital expenditures by Rs 23,000 crore, last year.


Budget transparent and open, nothing pushed under the carpet: Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said the government has come out with open and transparent Budget and has not made any attempt to hide anything under the carpet.

Union Budget 2021: Odisha?govt raises?concern over drastic reduction of share in central taxes

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Pattnaik highlighted that the state would be hit by "drastic reduction of share in central taxes by about Rs 10,840 crore for the current year and as per the recommendations of the 15th Finance Commission the horizontal share will decrease from 4.629 perc ent to 4.528 per cent for coming 5 years."

Union Budget 2021: One crore more women to benefit under Ujjwala Yojna now

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that free gas LPG cooking scheme, Ujjwala will be extended to one additional crore beneficiaries.


Prakash Javadekar on how this Budget could help bring Covid-ravaged economy back on track

Watch as Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar shares his thoughts on how this Budget provides growth impetus to bring a Covid-ravaged economy back on track.