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‘Income tax rate cut under consideration’

‘Income tax rate cut under consideration’

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said the government is working on more steps, including rationalisation of per...Read More

After Nirmala Sitharaman, another Union Minister says, 'I am vegetarian, have never tasted onion'

After Nirmala Sitharaman, another Union Minister says, 'I am vegetarian, have never tasted onion'

After a video of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman saying, "I don't eat much of onion-garlic. I come from such a family which doesn't h...Read More

Govt of India's state-run banks reported Rs 95,760 crore fraud in six months, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Govt of India's state-run banks reported Rs 95,760 crore fraud in six months, says Nirmala Sitharaman

The total number of fraud cases are 5,743 during the period of April to September.

FM denies slump, says India 'fastest-growing economy' among G-20 nations

FM denies slump, says India 'fastest-growing economy' among G-20 nations

The finance ministry on Monday said that India's economic growth has decelerated but still remains the fastest-growing economy among G-20...Read More

Bye bye Maharaj? FM says Modi govt will sell Air India and Bharat Petroleum by March 2020

Bye bye Maharaj? FM says Modi govt will sell Air India and Bharat Petroleum by March 2020

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that the government is planning to sell the state-run airline Air India and the oil ...Read More

FM announces RS 25,000 crore alternative fund for stalled housing projects

FM announces RS 25,000 crore alternative fund for stalled housing projects

New Delhi: Providing relief to home buyers and seeking to boost the real estate sector, the union cabinet on Wednesday approved establish...Read More

Rajan reminds Sitharaman: Two-third of his tenure as RBI Governor was under BJP

Rajan reminds Sitharaman: Two-third of his tenure as RBI Governor was under BJP

New Delhi: Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, who faced a stinging attack from Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for presiding over th...Read More

World Bank to continue with USD 6 bn annual lending support to India

World Bank to continue with USD 6 bn annual lending support to India

New Delhi: World Bank President David Malpass on Saturday said the multi-lateral funding agency will continue with USD 6 billion lending ...Read More

Indian public sector banks had 'worst phase' under Manmohan Singh, Raghuram Rajan:Sitharaman

Indian public sector banks had 'worst phase' under Manmohan Singh, Raghuram Rajan:Sitharaman

Sitharaman further pointed out that if there is a feeling that there's been a centralised leadership now

Finance Minister’s Friday Blockbuster Announcements

Finance Minister’s Friday Blockbuster Announcements

FM announces a cut in corporate tax rate for domestic companies and new domestic manufacturing companies along with other fiscal relief m...Read More

“I've been working on the economy, tweets FM after criticism

“I've been working on the economy, tweets FM after criticism

Reminds Biocon chief of govt's fiscal steps on growth revival

5 changes in income tax provisions that will come into effect from September 1

5 changes in income tax provisions that will come into effect from September 1

The government proposed many changes in income tax provisions for this year. Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in her maiden budget, k...Read More

Act on global cos abusing Indian firms: Sitharaman to CCI

Act on global cos abusing Indian firms: Sitharaman to CCI

The minister, who is also in charge of corporate affairs, said the CCI should be ready with a 2.0 action plan to meet the challenges of f...Read More

FPIs demands rollback of higher surcharge; Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman refrains from comment

FPIs demands rollback of higher surcharge; Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman refrains from comment

Capital market participants and foreign institutional investors presented a charter of demands to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, wh...Read More

Modi government to invite contestants to run railway routes

Modi government to invite contestants to run railway routes

In the days since, it is becoming clear that to begin with, the government will be inviting private companies to own and operate trains o...Read More

Air India freezes promotions, new appointments amid stake sale preparations

Air India freezes promotions, new appointments amid stake sale preparations

Air India has stopped giving promotions for its employees and recruiting new personnel as the government prepares for the disinvesment o...Read More

Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill

Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill

Finance Minister Sitharaman said that the tax proposals in the Finance Bill 2019 are aimed at improving the ease of living and reducing p...Read More

Budget proposals aimed at improving ease of living: FM

Budget proposals aimed at improving ease of living: FM

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said that the tax proposals in the Finance Bill 2019 are aimed at improving the ease of l...Read More

7 indirect taxation-related laws being amended: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

7 indirect taxation-related laws being amended: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Thursday said seven legislations under indirect taxation are being amended to ensure great...Read More

Finance Ministry to look into 20% tax applicability on share buybacks by listed companies

Finance Ministry to look into 20% tax applicability on share buybacks by listed companies

Finance Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg, speaking at a CII event, said the proposed tax on listed companies is aimed at discouraging share...Read More

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