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Parliament approves Finance and other appropriation bills after discussion

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: The Parliament Thursday gave its nod to the Narendra Modi government's interim Budget with Rajya Sabha returning the Finance Bill 2024 and related appropriation bills after discussion.

AI has changed skilled jobs and hiring of new recruits: Nirmala Sithraman

New Delhi: Artificial Intelligence (AI) has disrupted the requirement for skilled jobs and hiring equally, apart from the current situation of global economic slowdown, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told Network18 Editor-in-Chief Rahul Joshi in an interview.

Govt open to divesting stake in SBI, ONGC: Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday stated that the government is open to the concept of disinvesting equity stakes in prominent Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), including the likes of State Bank of India (SBI) and Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC).

'Growth, welfarism and fiscal restraint': NSE MD on Interim Budget

The Interim Budget FY25 presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman focused on growth, welfarism and fiscal restraint, while ensuring continuity on policies and taxation.

DIPAM Secretary explains why Budget FY25 has no fixed disinvestment target

New Delhi: Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) Secretary Tuhin Kanta Pandey on Thursday said the government has intentionally not set up a specific disinvestment target for the fiscal year 2024-25, media reports said.

Anand Mahindra praises Interim Budget, lauds Nirmala Sitharaman for high tax-GDP ratio

Mumbai: Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra took to social media to laud the Interim Budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday.

Interim Budget 2024-25: Govt raises Capex allocation to Rs 11.1 lakh cr

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmal Sitharaman announced an allocation of Rs 11.1 lakh crore as capital expenditure for the next fiscal year in the Interim Budget FY-25, emphasising the continuation of India’s focus on infrastructure development.

FM Nirmala Sitharaman presents Interim Budget 2024-25: Industry reacts

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said India's economy is undergoing a profound shift as she presented the final budget of the Narendra Modi government before the Lok Sabha polls scheduled for May. Emphasising the government's commitment, Sitharaman highlighted a focus on enhancing conditions for marginalised groups, including the poor, women, youth, and farmers, laying the groundwork for forthcoming welfare schemes in these sectors during her Budget 2024 address.

Projecting a Modi return, FM Sitharaman presents poll-bound 'no disruption' unchanged tax rate Interim Budget, estimates fiscal deficit at 5.1% of GDP

Exuding confidence that the Modi government will return to power in 2024, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented an interim "national election year" budget of "no disruption" keeping tax slabs unchanged, focusing on inclusivity, continued economic reforms and listing the achievements of the NDA in the past ten years while refraining from any new populist announcement.

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to present interim budget today

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the interim budget on Thursday, months ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.

Why Economic Survey was not released on January 31 this year

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is set to present the interim Union Budget for 2024 on Thursday, February 1. Traditionally, a key component of Parliament's Budget session is the presentation of the Economic Survey on January 31.

Budget 2024: Shyam Steel suggests areas of principal focus for growth of steel industry

Mumbai: Ahead of the unveiling of the Interim Budget 2024 by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on February 1, Shyam Steel Industries Ltd Director Lalit Beriwala made a string of suggestions to ease disruptions and propel the steel industry’s growth.

Budget 2024: Expectations of real estate sector

As the government prepares to unveil the Union Budget for the fiscal year 2024-25, the real estate sector takes center stage in expectations, hoping for impactful policy measures to boost its growth and enhance transparency. Major players in the industry are advocating for targeted interventions to rejuvenate the sector, address housing shortages, and strengthen the positive trajectory initiated by recent reforms.

Budget Expectations: Jindal Stainless advocates long-term duty exemption on ferro nickel and ferro molybdenum for raw material access

New Delhi/Gurugram: Ahead of the Budget 2024-25, Jindal Stainless, India’s largest stainless steel manufacturer has sought continuation of zero customs duty on stainless steel scrap and steel scrap besides pure nickel.

Nirmala Sitharaman to match Morarji Desai's record when she presents sixth straight budget on Feb 1

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is all set to match the record of former Prime Minister Morarji Desai when she presents her sixth straight budget on February 1.