Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman,

Boosting demand, The Nirmala way

Boosting demand, The Nirmala way

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday came out with a scheme to boost demand in the market by giving money to the central staff t...Read More

Special interest-free festival advance of Rs 10K for government employees

Special interest-free festival advance of Rs 10K for government employees

Coming festive season government employees will receive interest-free advance of Rs 10,000 each that will help generate demand worth Rs 8...Read More

Andhra Pradesh again tops 'ease of doing business' ranking of states, UTs

Andhra Pradesh again tops 'ease of doing business' ranking of states, UTs

Andhra Pradesh has retained the top position in the ranking of states and union territories (UTs) based on the implementation of the busi...Read More

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman discusses US-India commercial ties with USISPF Board members

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman discusses US-India commercial ties with USISPF Board members

The Finance Minister of India Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday engaged in a virtual discussion with US-India Strategic Partnership Forum's ...Read More

GST compensation: Centre tells states that they are on their own

GST compensation: Centre tells states that they are on their own

However, states insist Centre can't wiggle out of its commitment

FPJ Exclusive: It’s statutory commitment of GoI to compensate states, says Puducherry CM

FPJ Exclusive: It’s statutory commitment of GoI to compensate states, says Puducherry CM

In an exclusive interview with Free Press Journal, Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, who represented the Union Territory at the G...Read More

FM Sitharaman to meet bankers on loan recast on Thursday

FM Sitharaman to meet bankers on loan recast on Thursday

Ahead of the roll out of one-time debt recast for resolution of COVID-19 related stress in bank loans, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharama...Read More

Can’t borrow for GST shortfall… Hands tied, says Centre

Can’t borrow for GST shortfall… Hands tied, says Centre

Days after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman called the coronavirus pandemic an “act of God” and asked states to borrow money to bridge...Read More

Centre absolves itself of any responsibility to compensate states for GST shortfall, tells them to borrow from RBI

Centre absolves itself of any responsibility to compensate states for GST shortfall, tells them to borrow from RBI

Under the law that governs GST, states have been guaranteed payment for loss of revenue in the first five years since the tax regime came...Read More

From working as sales girl in London to becoming finance minister: 10 interesting things to know about Nirmala Sitharaman

From working as sales girl in London to becoming finance minister: 10 interesting things to know about Nirmala Sitharaman

August 18 marks the 61st birthday of India's finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman. From working as a national spokesperson for the Bhartiy...Read More

Watch: Female banker attacked by a constable in Surat, Nirmala Sitharaman demands strict action

Watch: Female banker attacked by a constable in Surat, Nirmala Sitharaman demands strict action

In a shocking incident on Tuesday morning, a policeman slapped and manhandled a lady banker in Surat leaving the woman with a fracture. T...Read More

GST Council gives more time to taxpayers to revive cancelled registration

GST Council gives more time to taxpayers to revive cancelled registration

Accordingly, the council, which met under the chairmanship of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman through video conference, decided to al...Read More

Healthcare and medical education: Blighted vision

Healthcare and medical education: Blighted vision

NITI Aayog has not done its homework. The present schemes are neither sensible, nor atma nirbhar.

FPJ Edit: Economic package: Policy reforms sans cash

FPJ Edit: Economic package: Policy reforms sans cash

There is a distinct feeling of let-down about the earth-shaking promise of Rs. 20 lakh crore economic salvage package. How we wish the Pr...Read More

Anil Deshmukh counters FM’s claim on Centre bearing 85% Shramik Train cost

Anil Deshmukh counters FM’s claim on Centre bearing 85% Shramik Train cost

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh has slammed Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for her statement that the Centre bore 85 per cen...Read More

Decoding Nirmala Sitharaman's fifth and finale tranche of economic package

Decoding Nirmala Sitharaman's fifth and finale tranche of economic package

MGNREGA allocation to provide for 2 crore migrants, 100 days employment

Hospitality and Tourism sector feel FM Nirmala Sitharaman let them down

Hospitality and Tourism sector feel FM Nirmala Sitharaman let them down

The hospitality and tourism sector were expecting a relief package from the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. But even in her fifth an...Read More

From defence to mining: Old wine in new bottle which FM Nirmala Sitharaman passed off as COVID-19 announcements

From defence to mining: Old wine in new bottle which FM Nirmala Sitharaman passed off as COVID-19 announcements

Over the last five days, the finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, had announced a series of measures to give a boost to the Indian econom...Read More

From criticising MGNREA to allocating additional Rs 40,000 cr: Modi govt's U-turn on pet UPA scheme

From criticising MGNREA to allocating additional Rs 40,000 cr: Modi govt's U-turn on pet UPA scheme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (in 2015) had called the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREA) as a ‘living monume...Read More

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