Union Budget 1959: When PM Nehru reduced the defence expenditure by Rs 25 crores and China attacked India three years later
The significant reduction in the defence budget was the first in a series of disastrous steps taken by PM Jawaharlal Nehru leading to the embarrassing defeat in 1962 war
Central university in Leh, more tribal schools: Here’s what FM Nirmala Sitharaman announced in Budget 2021 for education sector
Nirmala Sitharaman announces initiatives which will are expected to provide a big thrust to the education sector
The Finance Minister added that Indian Railways will monetize dedicated freight corridor assets after commissioning. Indian railways have prepared National Rail Plan for India 2030.
In first budget during Coronavirus pandemic, Sitharaman announces massive outlay for health and well-being with an increase of 137%
FM Sitharaman announced that Rs 35,000 crore were allocated for the COVID vaccines which were rolled out earlier this year. She said that more funds will be provided if needed.
Manmohan Singh tried to allocate Rs 100 crores to Rajiv Gandhi Foundation in the Union Budget when he was Finance Minister
The archived records of the Indian parliament's discussion of the Union Budget in 1991-92 shows a section when, after the then Finance Minister Manmohan Singh allocated a sum of Rs 100 crores to the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, there was a huge uproar from the opposition leaders.
Coronavirus outbreak: Congress demands a fresh Union Budget, claims the pandemic demands increased spending by the centre
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram in his column has argued that the present scenario has rendered the Union Budget declared in February irrelevant
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is expected to present the Union Budget 2020 on February 1, 2020, in the parliament.
Union Budget 2019: Govt imposes 10% custom duty on newsprint and 5% on printed books to encourage domestic industry
The duty would be levied on both the uncoated paper used for printing of newspapers and lightweight coated paper used for magazines.
P Chidambaram takes a dig at the Nirmala Sitharaman for bringing ‘Bahikhata’ for presenting the Union Budget
Massive hike in MSP by Modi govt: 150% MSP of Kharif crops among others, farmers ensured 50% profit margin
The increase is likely to cost an additional 33,500 crores.
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