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Need complete trust between industry, govt to sustain growth amid Covid situation: Sitharaman

Need complete trust between industry, govt to sustain growth amid Covid situation: Sitharaman

Sitharaman, addressing a seminar organised by the Merchants' Chamber of Commerce & Industry here, said the Centre has taken several steps...Read More

Government not going for lockdown in a big way to tackle COVID-19, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Government not going for lockdown in a big way to tackle COVID-19, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Amid surging coronavirus cases in India, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday made it clear that the government would not go fo...Read More

Govt exempts DFI from taxation to allow higher fund mobilisation

Govt exempts DFI from taxation to allow higher fund mobilisation

In her reply in the debate on the Union Budget FY22 in the Parliament, she said that the government has created an infrastructure pipelin...Read More

Permission for new pvt banks to participate in govt biz will be based on RBI guidelines: FM

Permission for new pvt banks to participate in govt biz will be based on RBI guidelines: FM

Sitharaman, during the Question Hour in the Rajya Sabha, said the government has now "only indicated" the RBI to allow other private bank...Read More

Cairn wants India to honour its word and pay $1.4 bn, shareholders to seek enforcement

Cairn wants India to honour its word and pay $1.4 bn, shareholders to seek enforcement

"Our shareholders are watching," Cairn CEO Simon Thomson said in a Twitter post. "They expect India to honour its obligations and to quic...Read More

$1.4 bn Cairn arbitration award: FM Sitharaman says its her duty to appeal

$1.4 bn Cairn arbitration award: FM Sitharaman says its her duty to appeal

Last year, the government lost two high-profile arbitrations over the levy of taxes on British firms, using legislation that gave it the ...Read More

Recent NSE glitch cost immensely, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Recent NSE glitch cost immensely, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Days after the National Stock Exchange had to halt trading on its platform for around four hours, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman sai...Read More

Budget: 'Govt is facilitator, pvt sector driver of growth'

Budget: 'Govt is facilitator, pvt sector driver of growth'

The most important component or input required here is the participation of the private sector. Unless the private sector is energised en...Read More

State and Centre should talk to bring down fuel prices, says FM Nirmala Sitharaman

State and Centre should talk to bring down fuel prices, says FM Nirmala Sitharaman

In order to address the rising fuel prices in the country, the state and centre should talk and find a middle ground to bring down the fu...Read More

Budget 2021: FM Nirmala Sitharaman hits privatisation button; two PSU banks, one insurance firm to be privatised

Budget 2021: FM Nirmala Sitharaman hits privatisation button; two PSU banks, one insurance firm to be privatised

Announces privatisation of two PSU banks and 1 general insurance company. Budgets Rs 1.75 lakh crore from stake sale in public sector com...Read More

Budget 2021: Senior citizens above 75 years having only pension, interest income not required to file tax returns

Budget 2021: Senior citizens above 75 years having only pension, interest income not required to file tax returns

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday neither gave relief nor effected any change in the income tax rates, except for ...Read More

Kerala Budget: FM  promises 8 lakh jobs

Kerala Budget: FM promises 8 lakh jobs

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Finance Minister TM Thomas Isaac on Friday presented the state's Budget of the Pinarayi Vijayan-led LDF govern...Read More

Govt rejects demand for further extending date of filing returns beyond Feb 15

Govt rejects demand for further extending date of filing returns beyond Feb 15

In case of return for tax audit cases, the date was extended to February 15, from the earlier January 31. It was for the third time the t...Read More

In a first, Union Budget 2021 to go paperless

In a first, Union Budget 2021 to go paperless

This is a historic move as it will be for the first time in the history of independent India that the budget papers will not be printed.

Budget 2021: More cess to hurt household budget

Budget 2021: More cess to hurt household budget

The finance ministry is considering additional cess in the Union budget

ITR Deadline: Due date is almost here, I-T Department reminds taxpayers

ITR Deadline: Due date is almost here, I-T Department reminds taxpayers

The extended due date to file ITR for individuals ends on January 10,2021

Budget 2021: What individuals expect from Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman?

Budget 2021: What individuals expect from Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman?

When Modi government and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the budget 2021 next month, common man is expecting more incent...Read More

Centre puts IBC on hold till March 2021

Centre puts IBC on hold till March 2021

This suspension of the IBC is not applicable to any default committed before March 25, 2020.

Government to press ahead with PSU stake sale: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Government to press ahead with PSU stake sale: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

The government will press ahead with the sale of public sector companies that have been approved by the Cabinet, Finance Minister Nirmala...Read More

Rs 20L-Cr pandemic package: Barely 10% disbursed, says RTI

Rs 20L-Cr pandemic package: Barely 10% disbursed, says RTI

As it turned out later, the celebrations were apparently premature and the net sanction was very modest compared with the astronomical am...Read More

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