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Bengal Finance Minister Chandrima Bhattacharya presents a Rs 3.39 lakh cr budget for 2023-24

Kolkata: West Bengal Finance Minister Chandrima Bhattacharya on Wednesday presented a Rs 3.39 lakh crore Bengal budget for 2023-24.

Union Budget 2023-24: Gems and jewellery industry unhappy over 10 pc import duty on gold

New Delhi/IBNS: The gems and jewellery industry expressed disappointment over the Union Budget 2023-24 presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday (Feb 1), saying that it failed to address the industry’s core concerns.

Union Budget 2023: In polls-bound India, FM Sitharaman announces big relief to taxpayers, ramps up capital spending

New Delhi/IBNS: Ahead of the 2024 general elections in India and polls in key states this year itself, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday presented the annual budget offering a big relief to the taxpayers while emphasizing on job creations and ramping up capital spending.

ESOPDhan budget expectations on vested ESOPs of unlisted firms

Bengaluru: ESOPDhan co-founder Nitin Agarwal, an angel investor, has said he expects the upcoming Union Budget to reduce the holding period of ESOP shares of unlisted companies from two years to one year for purposes of capital gain.

Gross market borrowings of Centre, states seen at Rs. 24.4 trillion; fiscal deficit to dip to 5.8 pc of GDP in FY24: ICRA

New Delhi/IBNS: Credit ratings agency ICRA anticipates that the Indian government will peg its fiscal deficit in the FY24 Budget estimates at 5.8% of the GDP, a healthy moderation from the 6.4% of GDP projected for FY2023.

Centre's fiscal deficit touches 59 pc of full-year target in Nov end

New Delhi/IBNS: Centre’s fiscal deficit at the end of November touched 59 percent of the full-year budget target, showed the data released by the Controller General of Accounts (CGA) on Friday.

Fiscal deficit stands at 4.7 pc of GDP in first half of FY23

New Delhi: The Centre’s fiscal deficit stood at 4.7 percent of GDP in the first six months of FY23.

Nirmala Sitharaman holds pre-budget meeting with finance ministers of states & UTs

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday held a pre-budget meeting of finance ministers of all states and union territories for taking their inputs and suggestions for the 2023-24 Budget.

Govt may raise tax-free PF contribution limit to Rs 5 lakh for all salaried employees: Report

New Delhi/IBNS: In good news for salaried employees, the government may double the limit for tax-free contribution to the provident fund for salaried employees up to Rs 5 lakh per annum in the forthcoming Union budget 2022-23, in order to bring them at par with government employees.

Income Tax: Govt may increase standard deduction by 30-35 pc

New Delhi/IBNS: The government is mulling an enhancement in the tax bracket for the salaried individuals by 30-35 percent in the upcoming budget while keeping the existing income tax slabs unchanged, media reports said.

FM Nirmala Sitharaman to hold pre-budget meeting with state counterparts on Dec 30

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will hold a meeting with the finance minsters of states as part of the customary pre-budget consultations with various stake holders, media reports said.

West Bengal: FM Amit Mitra presents Rs 2, 55, 677 crore budget for FY 2020-21

Kolkata/UNI:  West Bengal Finance Minister Dr Amit Mitra on Monday placed a Rs 2, 55, 677 crore budget for the year 2020-21 and announced a slew of new welfare schemes.

SAIL Chairman appreciates Union Budget

New Delhi/IBNS: SAIL Chairman Anil Kumar Chaudhary appreciated the Union Budget and said it is promising and full of oppurtunities.

On Budget presentation day Sensex crashes 1,000 pts; Nifty slips below 11,700 pts

Mumbai/UNI: After Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget for 2020-21 the BSE Sensex plummeted 1050 points to sink below the 40,000 level in the late afternoon trade on Saturday, tracking a massive selloff in capital goods and financial stocks.

Union Budget: Rs 69,000 crore provided for health care in Union Budget 2020-21

New Delhi/IBNS: In order to achieve the holistic vision of health care that translate wellness of the citizen, about Rs. 69,000 crore have been provided for health care in Union Budget 2020-21. It includes Rs. 6400 crores for Prime Minister Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY).