Budget 2019: Demonetization helped undisclosed income to light and over 3 lakh shell companies deregistered, says Piyush Goyal
Acting Finance Minister Piyush Goyal highlighted the steps undertaken by the Modi government in his Budget 2019 speech
Government and Policy
Any worker working in the unorganised sector can avail the benefits of this scheme with workers between 18-28 age has to pay Rs 55 per month, while workers above 29 years will be paying Rs 100 per month.
Budget 2019: Numerous sops for farmers including interest subvention and welfare of Gau Mata features prominently
Budget 2019: The Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog will be set up to ensure the welfare of cows, including genetic improvement and sustainable development.
Economy and Finance
Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code has helped recover Rs 3 lakh crores so far for banks and creditors: Piyush Goyal
Piyush Goyal lauds the Modi government's efforts towards the banking sector.
Budget 2019: Piyush Goyal changes Congress line of ‘Muslim have first right on resources’ to ‘poor have first right on resources’
In December 2006, former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh had said that Muslims have the first claim on resources
Farmers with less than 2 hectares of land will be given ₹6,000 per annum
Government and Policy
As extraditions continue, Vijay Mallya claims DRT has attached more than he owed, alleges harassments by banks’ UK lawyers
Mallya was declared a fugitives economic offender in early January.
Piyush Goyal also remarked that the goal was to have a New India by 2022 where everyone had a house, where everyone has access to toilets and basic healthcare.
Here are 5 things that Congress might say after the Budget 2019 speech has been delivered
Activist Varavara Rao tests positive for Coronavirus, shifted to JJ hospital from Taloja central jail
Police lodges FIR after AMU student receives threats from another student, told she will be forced to wear “brass hijab”
Police file FIR after AMU students threaten female student for saying girls in the University are forced to cover themselves up in hostels
Curious Case of Mohan Nursing Home: Who killed Shahid and why was his body dumped anonymously by Muslims in front of a hospital
Chargesheet in Delhi riot case says that bullet that had hit Shahid could not have come from Hindu rioters as they too far away
Fact-check: Did the Rs 263 crore Sattar Ghat bridge in Bihar collapse within 29 days of construction?
The barbs were not limited to the opposition parties. Some netizens also blamed Bihar govt for the Sattar Ghat Bridge collapse
Karthik Srinivasan, who claims to be communications strategy consultant, recently took to LinkedIn to call out Scotch-Brite for their logo which stereotypes gender roles.
The curious case of ‘Drone Boy’ who has made 600 drones using broken mixer grinders and televisions. A fact-check
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While 'drone boy' Prathap NM has claimed to have made 600 drones using e-waste, not a single photo or video of them exist
Did you know Farooq Abdullah’s daughter Sara Abdullah had a rough time convincing her family for marrying ‘Hindu’ boy Sachin Pilot: Read details
Sara Abdullah had to suffer a lot of hardship to marry Sachin Pilot because her family did not want her to marry a 'Hindu' man.
At least 7 stand-up comedians deactivate or protect their Twitter accounts after netizens dredge up deplorable old tweets and videos
Unnerved by the possibility that they might be entrapped in a legal dispute, comedians deactivate/protect their Twitter account after users highlighted their reprehensible old tweets insulting Hindu Gods and Goddesses
Yuva Sena registered complaint against twitter user for calling Aaditya Thackeray "Baby Penguin" and Uddhav Thackeray "Aurangzeb"
AIB co-founder Rohan Joshi has deactivated his account after screenshots of his abusive tweets against politicians went viral .