FillBudget 2024 Live Updates: Nirmala Sitharaman Presents Interim Budget, No Change In Tax Slabs  in some text

This is Nirmala Sitharaman's sixth Union Budget. The full-fledged budget will be presented by the new government that comes to power after the elections.

The interim budget - a short-term financial plan - seeks Parliament nod for a grant in advance to meet the government's essential expenditure for the first four months of the new financial year 

"Reducing government's footprint in bond market has made room for private borrowing. Funds will likely now be available for private capex, " Shankar Iyer on interim budget 

FilWithdrawal of outstanding direct tax demands up to ₹ 25,000 pertaining to period up to financial year 2009-10 and up to ₹ 10,000 for financial years 2010-11 to 2014-15. Will benefit a crore taxpayers, says Nirmala Sitharaman

No proposals to be made on tax rates - direct or indirect, says Nirmala Sitharaman 

Rooftop solarisation to give 1 crore households 300 units of free electricity per month, says Nirmala Sitharaman