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India's Apr-Feb fiscal deficit at Rs 15.01 lakh cr, reaches 86.5% of FY24 target

New Delhi: India's fiscal deficit for the period between April and February of FY24 amounted to Rs 15.01 lakh crore, nearly 86.5 percent of the target set for the entire financial year.

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.

A visionary stride for women-led development in India’s 2024 budget

Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has offered a progressive vision for the nation’s women through the interim budget which prioritized empowering women ("Nari Shakti") through entrepreneurship, making their lives easier, and ensuring their dignity.

'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.

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.

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.

Sitharaman's Interim Budget 2024: No change in tax rates, focus stays on capex

New Delhi/UNI: Presenting the interim budget for 2024-25, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday kept the tax rates unchanged and continued to focus on public spending to boost growth.

Budget 2024: Next five years to see unprecedented development, says Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi/UNI: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said the next five years will be years of unprecedented development to realise the goal of India becoming a developed country by 2047.

Sitharaman proposes housing scheme for 'deserving' section of middle class

New Delhi/UNI: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday proposed to launch a scheme for 'deserving' sections of the middle class to help them buy or build their own houses.

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.

India’s fiscal deficit during Apr-Dec narrows to Rs 9.82 lakh cr

New Delhi: India’s fiscal deficit for the first nine months of the Financial Year 2024 stood at Rs 9.82 lakh crore, which ist 55% of the annual fiscal deficit estimate, according to government data.

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.

Govt allows direct listing of shares of Indian firms on GIFT City's exchanges

New Delhi: The government on Wednesday officially announced the direct listing of shares for Indian companies on the exchanges at GIFT City.