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When Indira Gandhi took a jibe at smokers in Budget speech
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When Indira Gandhi took a jibe at smokers in Budget speech

New Delhi: The 1970-71 Union Budget was presented by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi who was also the Finance Minister during that time for a year.  Among a host of announcements, Gandhi also “touched” the “smoker’s pocket”.  In her speech, she apologised for altering the prices for cigarettes. “I am sorry that the smoker’s pocket has…

Dr. Manmohan Singh had delivered longest-ever Budget speech
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Dr. Manmohan Singh had delivered longest-ever Budget speech

Often criticised for not speaking much, Singh spoke 18,177 words in 1991 New Delhi: Nirmala Sitharaman is the second woman to present Union Budget. Indira Gandhi was the first. But Indira Gandhi was the Prime Minister who held the finance portfolio with her. Nirmala Sitharaman is different in that sense. She presents the Union Budget…

Budget allocates Rs. 1.5 lakh crore for Brand Bengaluru project
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Budget allocates Rs. 1.5 lakh crore for Brand Bengaluru project

Bengaluru: Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, who holds the Finance Portfolio, presented the State Budget for 2019-2020 this morning in the Assembly. This is the second Budget of the coalition government he heads along with Congress. The timing he chose to present the Money Bill was 12.35 pm, after the Rahu Kala ended and the timings…

No tax for income up to Rs. 5 lakh
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No tax for income up to Rs. 5 lakh

Budget gives big relief for tax-payers New Delhi: In a clear move to woo middle class voters in the run up to the General Elections, Interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal this morning enhanced the limit of individual Income Tax from Rs. 2.5 lakh to Rs. 5 lakh per annum. Goyal started his maiden Budget speech…

MUDA presents Rs. 645 cr. Budget
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MUDA presents Rs. 645 cr. Budget

Mysuru: The Mysuru Urban Development Authority (MUDA) has presented a Budget of Rs. 645.05 crore for the financial year 2018-2019. The Budget was presented at MUDA office this morning by Commissioner P.S. Kantharaju in the presence of Chairman D. Dhruvakumar and others.   In the forthcoming financial year, MUDA expects a revenue of Rs. 323.35…

MCC’s Rs.712.54 cr. Budget
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MCC’s Rs.712.54 cr. Budget

Mysuru:  The Mysuru City Corporation presented a surplus Budget of Rs.7.07 crore. The Budget for the financial year 2018-19 was presented by Finance and Taxation Standing Committee Chairman K.P. Ashwini at Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar Hall in the MCC premises this morning. The Budget was tabled under the chairmanship of Mayor B. Bhagyavathi. The size of…

Siddharamaiah to present record 13th Budget tomorrow
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Siddharamaiah to present record 13th Budget tomorrow

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddharamaiah, who also holds the Finance portfolio, would set a record of sorts tomorrow by presenting his 13th State budget and 6th in a row. He will present the Budget for 2018-19 though it will not be a full-fledged one but a vote-on-account Budget in view of the upcoming election. The…

ZP  budget: Rs. 368 cr. plan outlay
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ZP  budget: Rs. 368 cr. plan outlay

Mysuru: Mysuru Zilla Panchayat President Nayeema Sulthana presented the 2017-18 Budget at the ZP Hall here this morning. Reading out the 55-page Budget document without any break, Nayeema Sulthana said that the plan outlay stands at Rs. 368.19 crore with Rs. 114.32 crore to be spent towards salary account and Rs. 253.87 crore towards non-salary…

MCC’s Rs. 869 crore budget
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MCC’s Rs. 869 crore budget

Finance and Taxation Panel Chairman K.V. Mallesh presents Rs. 4.70 crore surplus budget; Rs. 26.7 crore to fill potholes; Rs. 126.5 crore for new roads A surplus budget of Rs. 4.70 crore was presented at the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) this morning. The budget for the financial year 2017-2018 was presented by Chairman of Finance…

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