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BJP calls budget 'forward looking', Congress calls it 'Trishanku'

New Delhi, July 8 (UNI): The Modi government's maiden budget after recent polls presented in Parliament on July 5 has predictably evoked mixed reactions from members in the Lok Sabha with the treasury bench hailing it as being forward looking while the Opposition slammed it calling a Trishanku and pro-corporate Budget.

Union Budget is fraudulent: Sitaram Yechury

New Delhi, July 5 (IBNS): Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Sitaram Yechury criticised the Union Budget and described it as 'fraudulent'.

Parliament Session to begin on June 17, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to present her first budget on July 5

New Delhi, June 1 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in its first meeting, has approved the summoning of the 17th Lok Sabha on June 17 and subject to the exigencies of Government Business, the Session will conclude on July 26.

Mamata, Left slam Modi government over interim union budget

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): Despite a populist interim union budget presented by acting Finance Minister, Piyush Goyal, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the Left raised questions on the feasibility of the measures taken by the Narendra Modi government just few months before the 2019 General Elections.

The budget for 'New India' will energise the nation, says PM

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has lauded the budget and said it suited the 'New India' which will energize the nation.

Allocation for the North Eastern areas is being proposed to be increased by 21% in 2019-20 BE over 2018-19 BE: Goyal

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): While presenting the Interim Budget 2019-20 in Parliament on Friday the Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs, Railways & Coal, Piyush Goyal said that the allocation for the North Eastern Areas is being proposed to be increased by 21% to Rs 58,166 crore in 2019-20 Budget Estimates over 2018-19 BE.

This is a budget for all Indians: Narendra Modi

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): Praising his government's budget, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday described it as a 'budget for all Indians'.

Piyush Goyal's budget pro-growth, pro-farmer, pro-poor : Arun Jaitley

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS) : Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday described the interim budget present by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal as "pro-growth, pro-farmer and pro-poor."

Government passes budget in Lok Sabha through voice vote

New Delhi, Mar 14 (IBNS): The government has passed the union budget for fiscal year 2018-2019 in Lok Sabha through  voice vote, media reports said.

Rajasthan CM Raje goes for pro-farmers budget ahead of state election

Jaipur, Feb 12 (IBNS): Rajasthan Chief Minister and Finance Minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday went all out to impress the farmers in her last budget ahead of the Assembly poll, which is expected to be held late this year, media reports said.

BJP ally TDP dissatisfied with Union Budget, Naidu calls party meeting

Hyderabad, Feb 2 (IBNS): Arun Jaitley's Union budget may have targeted the poor section of the society, but it has not gone down well with the Telegu Desam Party (TDP), an ally of BJP at the Centre, which rules Andhra Pradesh, media reports said.

Budget will fulfill people's dream: PM Modi

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said this year's budget will fulfill the dreams of all people, media reports said.

Budget will give flight to India's economy: PM Modi

New Delhi, Jan 29 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said the union budget will give a new flight to the fast growing economy of the country as the budget session is commencing on Monday.

Uncertainity over budget after lawmaker E Ahamed dies

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is likely to present his fourth budget on Tuesday.

Budget: Defence allocation raised to Rs 2,29,000 crore

New Delhi, July 10 (IBNS) Allocation for defence in this year’s General Budget has been raised to Rs 2,29,000 crore.