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Sitharaman: Will consider cut in personal income tax on merit

Sitharaman: Will consider cut in personal income tax on merit

Washington: The government will consider a cut in personal income tax on its own merit and will not try to reduce them only to bring a pa...Read More

Sitharaman seeks Parliament nod for additional spending of Rs 21,246 cr

Sitharaman seeks Parliament nod for additional spending of Rs 21,246 cr

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday sought Parliament approval to spend an additional Rs 21,246.16 crore, includin...Read More

FM seeks Parliament nod for additional spending of Rs 21,246 cr

FM seeks Parliament nod for additional spending of Rs 21,246 cr

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday sought Parliament approval to spend an additional Rs 21,246.16 crore, includin...Read More

Five major announcements made by Nirmala Sitharaman on disinvestments of PSUs

Five major announcements made by Nirmala Sitharaman on disinvestments of PSUs

Bringing an end to months of anticipation over the government lowering its stake in major public sector undertakings (PSU), the Union Cab...Read More

Government mulls raising insurance cover on bank deposits: Finance Minister

Government mulls raising insurance cover on bank deposits: Finance Minister

These legislations will be brought during the Winter Session of Parliament starting coming Monday, the minister told reporters here.

'Well done': Nirmala Sitharaman leads praises for Sunanda Vashist's speech on Kashmir in US Congress

'Well done': Nirmala Sitharaman leads praises for Sunanda Vashist's speech on Kashmir in US Congress

After Sunanda Vashisht's speech at Tom Lantos HR Commission hearing, she was praised on social media.On Thursday, columnist Sunanda Vashi...Read More

Finance Minister reviews state of economy with RBI, other regulators

Finance Minister reviews state of economy with RBI, other regulators

The 21st meeting of FSDC comes against the backdrop of the economy hitting a six-year low growth rate of 5% in the first quarter of 2019-20.

‘We will not miss the bus again, next wave of reforms soon’: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

‘We will not miss the bus again, next wave of reforms soon’: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Mumbai: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the government will soon use its strong electoral mandate to usher in the nex...Read More

Breaking: SC Grants Bail To Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in INX Media case filed by CBI

Breaking: SC Grants Bail To Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in INX Media case filed by CBI

On Tuesday, Supreme Court granted bail to former finance minister P Chidambaram in INX Media corruption case lodged by CBI. Supreme Court...Read More

COMBATING SLOWDOWN: Finance Minister calls for 'concerted action'

COMBATING SLOWDOWN: Finance Minister calls for 'concerted action'

New Delhi: Speaking at the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank in Washington, Finance Minister Nirmala...Read More

Sitharaman responds to Manmohan Singh remark on 'blame game'

Sitharaman responds to Manmohan Singh remark on 'blame game'

New Delhi: The spectacle of the government and opposition trading charges on economic policy continued on Friday with Finance Minister Ni...Read More

FM urges G-20 to take steps to revive growth, create second wave of reforms

FM urges G-20 to take steps to revive growth, create second wave of reforms

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday called on G-20 nations to undertake steps to revive global growth and create sec...Read More

Cut in corporate tax to spur investment: FM

Cut in corporate tax to spur investment: FM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman sees recent measures announced by the government, especially the move to reduce corporate ...Read More

Rajan, Manmohan left stink of corruption: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Rajan, Manmohan left stink of corruption: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Arul LouisNew York: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has accused former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of leaving behind "a nasty stink...Read More

PMC Bank Scam: FM says RBI assured depositors top priority

PMC Bank Scam: FM says RBI assured depositors top priority

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said the Reserve Bank of India has assured her that the central bank will keep concerns o...Read More

PMC Bank scam: Will make amendments if they help in better regulation, says FM

PMC Bank scam: Will make amendments if they help in better regulation, says FM

Mumbai: Facing flak from several quarters on the PMC Bank fraud case, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said that if amendm...Read More

Govt constitutes committee to suggest measures to augment GST revenue

Govt constitutes committee to suggest measures to augment GST revenue

New Delhi: The government has constituted a committee of officers to suggest measures to augment GST revenue collections and administrati...Read More

Government waiting for clarity in PMC Bank issue: Nirmala Sitharaman

Government waiting for clarity in PMC Bank issue: Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday responded to the ongoing crisis in PMC Bank, saying that the government is wat...Read More

No liquidity issue after 'tonic-like' meet with banks: FM Sitharaman

No liquidity issue after 'tonic-like' meet with banks: FM Sitharaman

New Delhi: Describing her meeting with the bankers as a "tonic", Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday that there are no l...Read More

Maruti Suzuki cuts prices of select models by Rs 5,000

Maruti Suzuki cuts prices of select models by Rs 5,000

New Delhi: Following the announcement of reduction in corporate taxes by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Indias largest car company,...Read More

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