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Union Budget: Govt must take measures to lower ATF prices to help aviation sector reeling under Covid-19, say experts

Mumbai/IBNS: The aviation sector has suffered unprecedented losses due to Covid-19 pandemic and still continues to cast its shadow on the sector.

Finance Minister launches “Union Budget Mobile App” to provide easy and quick access to Union Budget information to all stakeholders

New Delhi: The Halwa ceremony, marking the final stage of the Budget making process for Union Budget 2021-22, was held in North Block here today afternoon in the presence of Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

Government intends to simplify tax regime: Nirmala Sitharaman

Mumbai/IBNS: Neary a week after presenting her second Union Budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said her government intends to simplify the tax regime of the country.

Govt committed to Faceless Tax Assessment to build trust between tax administrator and tax payer: ASSOCHAM

Kolkata/IBNS: ASSOCHAM Chairman PC Mody, while talking about the thought process that went in drafting Budget 2020 at the body's Post-Budget Conference to analyse tax-related proposals, said their focus was on promoting voluntary tax compliance, facilitate the compliant taxpayer and go after the delinquent ones.

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).

Union Budget: Tourism sector proposed to get Rs 2,500 Crore in union budget 2020-21

New Delhi/IBNS: To make India an attractive destination for both international and domestic tourists, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed to allocate Rs 2,500 crores in 2020-21 for the tourism sector.

Wanted to simplify income tax process: Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said her government proposed to provide the middle-class taxpayers an optional regime in order to ensure that the money is placed in the hands of people and simplify the income tax process.

Nirmala Sitharaman presents budget with big income tax cuts for middle class

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday presented a budget to boost the sagging economy offering middle class tax payers an optional regime that vastly reduces the rates while promising to infuse big money in the farm sector and infrastructure that included building of 100 new airports in the next few years. However, the stock market tanked as the FM continued her budget speech.

Union Budget: 100 more Airports to be developed by 2024 to support UDAAN Scheme

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman, while presenting the Union Budget 2020-21, in Parliament, on Saturday said that infrastructure was crucial to the theme of “Economic development” and hence the Budget which is dedicated to provide “Ease of Living” to all citizen. She said 100 more airports would be developed by 2024 to support Udaan scheme

FM Nirmala Sitharaman assures depositors money is safe in banks

New Delhi/UNI: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday sought to assure the people that schedule commercial banks and depositors money is absolutely safe and that a robust mechanism is in place to monitor them.

India to build 100 new airports by 2024: Finance Minister

New Delhi/IBNS: India will set up 100 more airports to be developed by 2024, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced in her budget speech on Saturday.

FM Nirmala Sitharaman to present Union Budget today

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Union Budget on Saturday.

Union Budget: Finance Ministry hosts halwa ceremony

New Delhi/UNI: With 11 days to go for the presentation of Union Budget 2020-21 in Parliament, the customary `Halwa' ceremony was held at the North Block headquarters of the Union Finance Ministry here on Monday.

Total wealth of 63 Indian billionaires higher than last year’s Union Budget of India 2018-2019: Oxfam

New Delhi/IBNS: The combined total wealth of 63 Indian billionaires is higher than the total Union Budget of India for the fiscal year 2018-19 which was at INR 24,42,200 crore, a new report from Oxfam said ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.

Nirmala Sitharaman holds Pre-Budget consultation with Finance Ministers of State or UTs

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman held the Pre-Budget consultations with Finance Ministers of States and UTs (with legislature) here today.