Budget: TN CM says it’s a good one; Stalin terms it as poll manifesto

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and DMK chief M K Stalin have reacted to the Union budget presented by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday. Continue Reading

Budget 2019: Perfect ten is our vision, says Finance Minister

“We are poised to become a $five trillion economy in the next five years,” Interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal said and added that the government’s vision is to make India a $10 trillion in next eight years. Continue Reading

Interim Budget has plenty to cheer for farmers, workers & tax-payers

With just a few months left for general elections, Interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal today tabled Interim Budget for 2019-2020 that has plenty to cheer for farmers, working class and tax-payers. Continue Reading

Pension for informal workers, tax-free gratuity hiked to Rs 30 Lakh

Presenting the Interim Budget for 2019-20 in the Lok Sabha, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal today announced launch of Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan (PMSYM) scheme to provide unorganised workers an assured monthly pension of Rs 3,000 after 60 years of age. Continue Reading

Budget: Goyal pitches for bridging urban-rural divide

Presenting the Interim Budget for 2019-20 in the Lok Sabha, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal today said the country’s poor have the first right over nation’s resources and pitched for bridging the urban-rural divide. Continue Reading

India’s GDP growth fastest in last 5 years: Goyal

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal Friday said India has emerged as the brightest spot in the world in the last five years during which the country witnessed the fastest GDP growth higher than under any previous governments. Continue Reading