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Union Budget 2019: ‘Jumla Budget a mockery of farmers & only more burden for common man’, says Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder 

Trashing the Union Budget for 2019-20 as a 'Jumla budget' of the Modi government, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder on Friday described it as hogwash, with nothing for the farmers and youth, while putting more burden on the common man. Reacting to the last budget of the 'Jumla sarkar’, the Chief Minister said it was… Continue reading Union Budget 2019: ‘Jumla Budget a mockery of farmers & only more burden for common man’, says Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder 

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Budget 2019: Govt increases Gratuity limit from Rs 10 lakh to 30 lakh 

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal announced some middle class and lower-middle-class friendly sops. The government increased the gratuity limit from Rs 10 lakh to Rs 30 lakh. He was speaking in the context of the 7th Pay Commission. Previously, the last Gratuity Amendment Act of 2018 had brought in two major changes. The first related to… Continue reading Budget 2019: Govt increases Gratuity limit from Rs 10 lakh to 30 lakh 

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Budget 2019: Modi govt’s new scheme offers Rs 6,000 directly into farmers’ bank accounts

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal in its Budget speech announced a direct income support Rs 6,000 per hectare which will be transferred directly into the farmers' bank accounts. Farmers, who own up to 2 acres of land, will be given a direct income support Rs 2,000 every four months a year, which equals to Rs 6,000.… Continue reading Budget 2019: Modi govt’s new scheme offers Rs 6,000 directly into farmers’ bank accounts