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  • Centre neglecting Bengal in Railway budget

    Centre neglecting Bengal in Railway budget

    He said the Modi Government had broken a 92-yearold tradition of not presenting separate Railway Budgets for the last three years.

    March 17, 2020
  • UP government tables annual budget focusing on infrastructure, welfare projects

    UP government tables annual budget focusing on infrastructure, welfare projects

    He also said Rs 250 crore has been set aside for the "One District, One Product" scheme.

    February 18, 2020
  • Women’s empowerment may be hit by Budget cuts

    Women’s empowerment may be hit by Budget cuts

    The Oxfam Report specifically recommended higher support for programmes like creches, sanitation, domestic water supply and kitchen gas stoves as well as other schemes which help women to save time and avoid too much fatigue in daily work.

    February 14, 2020
  • Left parties to organise nationwide protest against BJP’s divisive politics

    Left parties to organise nationwide protest against BJP’s divisive politics

    BJP's politics of divisiveness, communalism had caused enmities between religion groups while development has taken the back seat, Left Front chairman Biman Bose said in a statement.

    February 13, 2020
  • Subaltern’s Budget?

    Subaltern’s Budget?

    It thus comes about that the Rs 2,55,677- crore outlay with a small deficit of Rs 8 crore provides for a welter of schemes in the social sector for the listed classes and the almost chronically aggrieved tea garden workers, pre-eminently a pension scheme that will benefit 25 lakh people.

    February 13, 2020
  • Bengal bucks national trend; uptick in economy

    Bengal bucks national trend; uptick in economy

    There is also an uptick in state revenue, shooting up of the state's capital expenditure, a marked rise in-state plan expenditure in agriculture and allied services and other sectors.

    February 11, 2020
  • CM urges PM to work together with Opposition parties to revive economy

    CM urges PM to work together with Opposition parties to revive economy

    She even alleged that the Centre has deprived Bengal of around Rs 89 crore which could have helped the state in undertaking more development work.

    February 11, 2020
  • Bengal Budget introduces slew of social sector projects

    Bengal Budget introduces slew of social sector projects

    State finance minister Amit Mitra in his Budget for 20-21 with an outlay of Rs 2,55,677 crore announced a host of social schemes especially for scheduled caste, scheduled tribe and tea garden workers.

    February 11, 2020
  • Conflicting Signals

    Conflicting Signals

    Small savings provide long-term, risk-free funds for investment by the Government; a further fall in household savings could result in a resource crunch. Viewed in this perspective, the Government's efforts to stimulate consumption by discouraging savings by small taxpayers may not be a very good idea.

    February 11, 2020
  • Govt for continuous engagement with industry, business: FM

    Govt for continuous engagement with industry, business: FM

    Interacting with trade and industry representatives, she said the budget presented by her in Lok Sabha on February 1 had several features related to the tax administration like faceless appeals which would become a reality with the aid of new technology.

    February 9, 2020
  • New disputes between Guv, state over Budget speech

    New disputes between Guv, state over Budget speech

    As per norm, the Budget session will commence with the address by the Governor and the Budget will be placed by state finance minister Amit Mitra sometime later during the session.

    February 6, 2020
  • A Nutritious Budget?

    A Nutritious Budget?

    While the hunger is actual, the size of the economy must remain a consummation to be devoutly wished for or even just a pie in the sky amidst the slowdown.

    February 5, 2020
  • Missed opportunities

    Missed opportunities

    Too much has been attempted and resources have been spread rather thinly. The Finance Minister had the opportunity to disregard doomsday prophets and present a development-oriented benign budget aimed at reviving demand by increasing the disposable income of taxpayers and non-taxpayers alike.

    February 5, 2020
  • Fair price shop owners dissatisfied over union budget

    Fair price shop owners dissatisfied over union budget

    The ration shop dealers lamenting over the fund allocation of rupees 11,569,88 crores for Public Distribution System, said that the amount was ‘inadequate and farcical.’

    February 4, 2020
  • Gold, jewellery sector badly disappointed by Union Budget

    Gold, jewellery sector badly disappointed by Union Budget

    The industry has been hoping that the import duty on gold would be slashed from 12.5 per cent to 4 per cent in this year’s budget which would have brought much relief to the sector which has been reeling due to liquidity crunch.

    February 3, 2020
  • Tea industry not happy with budget

    Tea industry not happy with budget

    A Tea Association of India (TAI) representative said: “Though the withdrawal of 2 per cent TDS on withdrawal cash of more than Rs 1.00 crore is a major demand of the tea industry, there is no relief in the budget."

    February 2, 2020
  • Mamata slams Union Budget proposal for LIC divestment

    Mamata slams Union Budget proposal for LIC divestment

    Taking to Twitter, Miss Banerjee said: “I am shocked and appalled to see how the Central government plans to ambush the heritage and legacy of public institutions. It’s the end of sense of security. Is it also an end of an era?”

    February 2, 2020