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Budget 2024: Breaking down the capex, revenue and fiscal deficit

The Centre's capital expenditure has been in focus in the past few years. Its surging revenues have created optimism, and its fiscal deficit targets are keenly watched, too. Let's look at how these key budget numbers are expected to pan out in FY25.

1 min read1 Feb 2024

Budget 2024: Here's why Nirmala Sitharaman talked about Ram Lalla

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the interim Budget 2024, mentioning the recently inaugurated Ram Mandir in Ayodhya.

2 min read1 Feb 2024

Budget 2024 Key Highlights: Income tax, infra, railways, EVs and more - 15 key takeaways from FM Sitharaman's speech

Budget 2024 Key Highlights: The Interim Union Budget for the financial year 2024-25 was tabled in the Parliament by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman earlier today. From income tax to green energy and tourism, let's take a look at the 14 key highlights of the 2024 Interim Budget.

11 min read1 Feb 2024

Interim Budget 2024: Six key areas to look out for

Budget 2024: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the interim Budget on February 1, with market observers expecting some major announcements.

1 min read24 Jan 2024

The Data Prove Government Is Spending Too Much

Federal and state layouts are vastly outpacing the combined rate of inflation and population growth.

3 min read4 Oct 2023

Old vs new income tax slabs after Budget: Which is better?

FM said, we are also making the new income tax regime as the default tax regime. However, citizens will continue to have the option to avail the benefit of the old tax regime.

9 min read1 Feb 2023

Govt plans record borrowing in FY24 to bridge revenue gap

The Modi government plans to borrow a record ₹15.4 lakh crore from dated securities in FY24

1 min read1 Feb 2023

Budget 2023: Capital outlay of ₹2.4 lakh crore provided for Indian Railways

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced that capital outlay of ₹2.4 lakh crore provided for Railways; highest-ever allocation since 2013-14

1 min read1 Feb 2023

Budget 2023 may peg gross borrowing under ₹16 trillion: Report

India's federal government is likely to keep its gross market borrowing below ₹16 trillion ($196 billion) for 2023/24 as it does not want to destabilise the bond market with any negative surprises, the report said

1 min read29 Jan 2023

Budget may put India's missing middle in Ayushman Bharat

Non-poor segments may be included in health insurance scheme.

3 min read18 Jan 2023
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The Paytm Saga

When Paytm listed in 2021, it was seen as a watershed moment for India’s fintech sector. Paytm was interchangeable with the UPI system; its audio boxes with a store’s QR code became ubiquitous across the country’s massive unorganised retail sector. But since its listing, the company’s journey has soured — much like its stock price. Regulatory hurdles have seemingly come in the way of its rapid progress. Most recently, the Reserve Bank of India’s strictures over several non-compliances resulted in Paytm losing both investor and employee confidence. Read Mint’s reporting of the fintech, its leadership, governance, and workplace issues here:

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