Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicBudget 2022

Topic: Budget 2022

Crypto trade isn’t illegal. Otherwise our agencies would’ve acted by now: Revenue Secy Bajaj

In an interview with ThePrint, Bajaj says new tax regime on digital assets will be implemented from 1 April but the government can tax these assets even today.

‘Budget reflects India’s commitment towards green future in every sector’, says PM Modi

Speaking at the ICRISAT golden jubilee celebrations in Hyderabad, Narendra Modi said that climate action was given more importance in this year’s budget.

Budget, poll campaigning, NYT report on Pegasus — what made Page 1 of Urdu press this week

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

Why Modi govt is betting on the construction sector to rebuild economy & create jobs

The big capex push will not only create productive assets, but also more jobs. This, in turn, will create sustainable demand as well as crowd in private investment and push growth.

LIC IPO inflow will be larger than budgeted, ‘done’ by March this year: Economic Affairs Secy

So far, the govt has raised Rs 12,029 cr from disinvestments in FY22, Budget has revised target down to Rs 78,000 cr. Assumption is that the rest will be brought in via LIC IPO.

The importance of being Nirmala Sitharaman — only BJP minister facing media line of fire

At the post-Budget press conference, Sitharaman was sharp as nails when the need arose.

Past, present & future of India, and how Budget pushes for middle-class self-reliance

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Voters can be convinced China is defeated, but how do you convince jobless they’re earning?

When presenting a Budget like 2022, political management is a bit of a problem. Here, Nirmala Sitharaman needs more than good English and bad Economics.

India is pushing to become solar powerhouse without reliance on China

Grants of Rs 19,500 crore are being added to spur local equipment production, while there’ll also be a 40% tax on imports of solar modules and 25% on cells from next fiscal.

Modi government crypto tax aims to maximise state revenue, deter low-income investors

The Budget gave a crypto tax scheme to meet several policy goals. But here are the loopholes that you're missing.

On Camera

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File photo of Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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