Budget Session of Parliament

PM Modi reiterates 'sabka saath, sabka vikaas' mantra ahead of Interim Budget 2019

Modi said that the government is ready to debate on all issues.

Jan 31, 2019, 12:43 PM IST

Watch: PM Modi addresses media ahead of budget session of Parliament

PM Modi addresses media ahead of a budget session of Parliament and urges Opposition to cooperate. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 31, 2019, 12:10 PM IST

Second part of Budget Session of Parliament to begin shortly

The Budget Session of Parliament will resume today. The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha will meet after a month-long recess in the session. The second part of Parliament's Budget Session is likely to start on a stormy note with the Congress giving an adjournment notice on nearly Rs 12700 crore PNB scam.

Mar 05, 2018, 12:16 PM IST

Morning Breakfast: Second part of Budget Session of Parliament will resume today

The Budget Session of Parliament will resume today. The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha will meet after a month-long recess in the session. The second part of Parliament's Budget Session is likely to start on a stormy note with the Congress giving an adjournment notice on nearly Rs 12700 crore PNB scam.

Mar 05, 2018, 09:44 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi's speech in Lok Sabha was not the longest: List of other recent long speeches

Budget speeches are usually the longest in Parliament.

Feb 07, 2018, 17:10 PM IST

Live: We don't need new economic policies, just focus on what we started, says CEA

he Survey has pegged 2018-19 GDP growth at 7-7.5 percent saying that current high oil prices remains a major concern.

Jan 29, 2018, 09:42 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi hopes for breakthrough on GST legislation

As the Budget session of Parliament resumed Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoped there will be a breakthrough on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill and that issues will be discussed in a democratic manner.

 

Mar 09, 2017, 21:38 PM IST

Note ban shaves off GDP growth rate by up to 0.5% in FY'17

Demonetisation will shave off the economic growth for the current fiscal by 0.25 percent to 0.50 percent though it will have long-term benefits for the economy by reducing interest rates and eliminating corruption, besides bringing in more activities in the formal sector.

Jan 31, 2017, 14:26 PM IST

Labour, tax reforms to boost apparel, leather sectors: Economic Survey 2017

Labour and tax reforms are needed to boost employment creation in apparel and leather sectors as the two segments can become vehicles for broader social transformation in the country, the Economic Survey for 2016-17 said on Tuesday.

Jan 31, 2017, 14:01 PM IST

Economic Survey 17: Here are the key highlights

Following are the highlights of Economic Survey 2016-17 tabled in Parliament.

Jan 31, 2017, 13:58 PM IST

Economic Survey moots formation of public sector asset rehabilitation agency

The Economic Survey 2016-17 tabled in Parliament on Tuesday by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has mooted the formation of a centralised public sector asset rehabilitation agency (PARA).

Jan 31, 2017, 13:50 PM IST

Economic Survey 2017 advocates reforms to unleash economic dynamism, social justice

India needs an evolution in the underlying economic vision across the political spectrum and further reforms are not just a matter of overcoming vested interests that obstruct them, the Survey said.

Jan 31, 2017, 13:14 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi hopes for comprehensive discussions during Budget session

Ahead of the start of the Budget session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday hoped for a comprehensive discussion in Parliament.

Jan 31, 2017, 12:00 PM IST

Budget session of Parliament: Over Rs two lakh crore sanctioned under Mudra scheme, says President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said the government has provided over Rs two lakh crore through 5.6 crore loans sanctioned under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana.

 

Jan 31, 2017, 11:45 AM IST

Budget session of Parliament 2017 historic: President Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said the Budget Session of Parliament was historic as it heralded the advancement of the budget cycle as also the merger of the railway budget with general budget.

Jan 31, 2017, 11:27 AM IST

Economic Survey 2017 Overview: India's GDP to grow between 6.75-7.5% in FY 2017-18

A day before the presentation of Union Budget 2017, the Economic Survey on Tuesday pegged the country's economic growth at a conservative level of  6.75-7.5 percent for the next fiscal.

Jan 31, 2017, 11:03 AM IST

Budget session of Parliament to begin today

The Budget session of Parliament will begin on Tuesday, a day before the presentation of Union Budget 2017-18.

Jan 31, 2017, 10:14 AM IST

Govt convenes all-party meet ahead of Budget Session

The government has convened an all-party meeting on Monday ahead of the Budget Session of Parliament to seek opposition`s support for the smooth conduct of proceedings in both the Houses.

Jan 30, 2017, 09:02 AM IST

Finance Ministry keen to present Budget on February 2 or earlier

Looking at advancing the date of Budget presentation to February 2 or even earlier, the Finance Ministry Thursday briefed a Parliamentary panel on the proposed change as also the government's decision to merge railway budget with general budget.

Oct 06, 2016, 16:18 PM IST

Hope to pass GST, bankruptcy bill this session: Arun Jaitley

The GST bill has already been passed by the Lok Sabha and is pending ratification by the Upper House, where the ruling NDA does not have a majority. After it is approved by the Rajya Sabha, the legislation needs to be ratified by half of the 29 states so as to roll out GST possibly by October 1.

Mar 13, 2016, 13:39 PM IST