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Fresh stimulus shot in offing? Finance minister drops a big hint

Fresh stimulus shot in offing? Finance minister drops a big hint

She held a virtual meeting with secretaries of coal and petroleum & natural gas, along with the chairman and managing directors (CMDs) of...Read More

Govt capex increased by Rs 25K Cr, total FY21 spend rises to Rs 4.38L Cr

Govt capex increased by Rs 25K Cr, total FY21 spend rises to Rs 4.38L Cr

Accordingly, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced that Centre's capital expenditure budget for current fiscal has been...Read More

Taxation bill not introduced in LS as finance minister not present

Taxation bill not introduced in LS as finance minister not present

A bill to give effect to various compliance relief measures for taxpayers, including extending time limits for filing returns and linking...Read More

Finance Minister asks banks to roll out loan restructuring scheme by Sep 15

Finance Minister asks banks to roll out loan restructuring scheme by Sep 15

The minister urged lenders to immediately put in place a board-approved policy for resolution at the review meeting with heads of schedul...Read More

Two-wheelers neither luxury nor sin goods, merit GST rate revision: FM

Two-wheelers neither luxury nor sin goods, merit GST rate revision: FM

According to a statement issued by CII, which was also issued by the finance ministry's spokesperson, Sitharaman said a rate revision pro...Read More

Nirmala Sitharaman Birthday Special: When FM started a food war by saying she didn't eat onions

Nirmala Sitharaman Birthday Special: When FM started a food war by saying she didn't eat onions

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is celebrating her 61st birthday today (August 18). A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) politician a...Read More

Brokers wary of direct D-St access plan, move SEBI, FM

Brokers wary of direct D-St access plan, move SEBI, FM

Stock brokers have petitioned the Finance Ministry and SEBI on circulars which if implemented is feared that it will have the effect of r...Read More

Govt working with RBI on restructuring of loans: FM

Govt working with RBI on restructuring of loans: FM

"The focus is on restructuring. Finance ministry is actively engaged with RBI on this. In principle, the idea that there may be a restruc...Read More

Govt sanctions five proposals worth Rs 3,090 cr under Aatmanirbhar Bharat

Govt sanctions five proposals worth Rs 3,090 cr under Aatmanirbhar Bharat

New Delhi: The Central government on Friday said that the Special Liquidity Scheme of Rs 30,000 cr for Non-Banking Financial Companies (N...Read More

COAI urges govt for cut in levies, seeks relief measures

COAI urges govt for cut in levies, seeks relief measures

In a letter to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the Cellular Operators' Association of India (COAI) also made a plea for refund of th...Read More

Govt notifies changes in rules disallowing global tender for procurement up to Rs 200 cr

Govt notifies changes in rules disallowing global tender for procurement up to Rs 200 cr

"Govt has notified the amendments to the General Financial Rules 2017 to ensure that henceforth global tenders will be disallowed in gove...Read More

Surge in growth will happen gradually: Nirmala Sitharaman

Surge in growth will happen gradually: Nirmala Sitharaman

Exploring all the options to finance the economic package, says finance minister

Nirmala Sitharaman Press Conference Updates: Govt introduces One Nation One Ration Card

Nirmala Sitharaman Press Conference Updates: Govt introduces One Nation One Ration Card

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses her second press conference to detail the second set of measures under the economic package...Read More

From MSME to Real Estate: Key takeaways from Nirmala Sitharaman’s big press conference

From MSME to Real Estate: Key takeaways from Nirmala Sitharaman’s big press conference

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday sought to clear the air around Prime Minister's self-reliance call, saying it does not m...Read More

FM's big announcement: Anubhav Sinha asks 'where do I send my bank details', gets 'digital Thappad'

FM's big announcement: Anubhav Sinha asks 'where do I send my bank details', gets 'digital Thappad'

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday held a press conference at 4 pm to discuss the economic stimulus package of Rs 20 lakh c...Read More

Finance Minister announces Rs 30k cr support for NBFCs, HFCs, MFIs

Finance Minister announces Rs 30k cr support for NBFCs, HFCs, MFIs

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday announced a Rs 30,000 crore special liquidity scheme for non-banking financia...Read More

From redefining the idea of MSMEs to address tax-related proposals, here are highlights of Nirmala Sitharaman's press conference

Highlights of Nirmala Sitharaman's press conference

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday held a press conference at 4 pm to discuss the economic stimulus package of Rs 20 lakh c...Read More

Twitter can't keep calm after Nirmala Sitharaman tweets Rs 20 lakh instead of Rs 20 lakh crore

Twitter can't keep calm after Nirmala Sitharaman tweets Rs 20 lakh instead of Rs 20 lakh crore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressed the nation on COVID-19 related issues.In the main highlight of his speech, PM Modi spok...Read More

Women Jan Dhan a/c holders to receive next installment from Monday

Women Jan Dhan a/c holders to receive next installment from Monday

Women Jan Dhan bank account holders will start getting the second installment of Rs 500 from Monday in line with the announcement made by...Read More

Coronavirus outbreak: FM Nirmala Sitharaman announces relief package worth Rs 1.7 lakh crore

Coronavirus outbreak: FM Nirmala Sitharaman announces relief package worth Rs 1.7 lakh crore

Amid coronavirus outbreak, on Thursday Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced relief package worth Rs 1.7 lakh crore.The Finance M...Read More

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