Live: FM Sitharaman briefs media on Union Budget 2020

Congress slams budget as ‘insipid’ and lacking in stimulus for growth Calling the Union budget “insipid” and lacking in stimulus for growth, the Congress has said the government’s annual financial statement comprises piecemeal measures, repackaged schemes, jugglery of tax slabs and has no real solutions to solve the economic crisis.

Live: Will it be a middle class budget?

Government considering hike in customs duty on toys, certain paper, footwear products in Budget With a view to promote ‘Make in India’ and boost manufacturing growth, the government may increase customs duty on several products like paper, footwear, rubber items and toys in the forthcoming Budget.

IIT-Kanpur alumnus Arvind Krishna to lead IBM

BENGALURU: IBM just added to the roster of Indian-origin executives leading some of the foremost technology companies in the world. IIT-Kanpur alumnus Arvind Krishna will lead the 108-year-old American company — which posted annual revenue of $80 billion in 2018 — from April 6, when CEO Virginia Rometty steps down […]

Court defers Nirbhaya case hangings

NEW DELHI: Redress of grievances through procedure established by law is the hallmark of any civilised society, said a Delhi court on Friday and “postponed till further orders” hanging of the four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya case. Additional sessions judge Dharmendra Rana stated, “The courts of this country cannot […]

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