Sitharaman’s #Budget2019 Speech Sounded A Lot Like Jaitley’s 2014 Budget

Mumbai: The broad contours of the Narendra Modi government’s commitments during the inaugural budg...

144% More Funds For Agriculture, But Not Enough To Quell Farm Unrest

New Delhi: Agriculture has got an unprecedented 144% rise in allocation in the interim budget announ...

India Has 10m Working Children, But Budget 2019 Has Slashed Outlay For Key Rehabilitation Project By 17%

Bengaluru: The central government has allocated Rs 90,594 crore for children in Budget 2019, a meagr...

Funding For Teacher Training Down 87% In 6 Years, As India’s Central Expenditure On Education Declines

Bengaluru: While higher education funding has seen a 28% increase in real terms, school education ha...

Rural Development, Health And Maternal Welfare Schemes Underfunded In Interim Budget

New Delhi: While presenting the first budget of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party government in 2014...

Interim Budget Makes Play For Farmers, Unorganised Sector Workers, Middle-Class Voters

Mumbai and Bengaluru: The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme announced as part of t...

Funds Not Used, Work Not Cleared in Key Schemes For India’s Burgeoning Cities

Mumbai: By 2050, India will record the world’s highest urbanisation rate--497 million more residen...

To Improve Quality Of School Education, India Must Spend More On Training Teachers

New Delhi: With nearly one in six elementary school teachers not professionally trained, India must ...

What Budget 2019 Needs To Do To Boost India’s Flailing Higher Education Institutions

Mumbai: India is not investing adequately in its demographic dividend--the world's largest--and its ...

Budget 2019 Must Tackle Missed Skill Development Targets Even As Ministry’s Funds Go Unutilised

Mumbai: Budgetary allocation to the ministry of skill development and entrepreneurship (MSDE) has wi...