Saturday, 25 June, 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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Bucket hat meet feather boa Photographer: Kevin Winter/Getty Images North America

1990s house music and fashion are back — unfortunately, so is a 1970s economy

It may be fear of recession that’s driving today’s obsession with all things early ‘90s. The period was characterised by a dismal economy and large-scale unemployment.
Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai | Bloomberg File Photo

Three charts show trouble for Indian stocks and why its unlikely to end anytime soon

The S&P BSE Sensex Index has fallen more than 15% from its October high, nearing the 20% loss that denotes a bear market.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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