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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman assures industry of government's support amid second wave of COVID-19

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman assures industry of government's support amid second wave of COVID-19

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman urged the industry to wait and watch for next few days to assess the situation amid the second ...Read More

Privatisation of banks: Has the government taken a U-turn in the case of IDBI Bank?

Privatisation of banks: Has the government taken a U-turn in the case of IDBI Bank?

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had in her Budget speech in 2021 said that other than IDBI Bank, the governemnt proposes to take up t...Read More

Ready to discuss bringing petrol, diesel under GST at Council meet: Nirmala Sitharaman

Ready to discuss bringing petrol, diesel under GST at Council meet: Nirmala Sitharaman

The Centre also taxes and the states also tax. If there is this concern about the fuel tax, I think based on today’s discussion - many o...Read More

FM Nirmala Sitharaman leans slightly towards blockchain, bitcoins or cryptocurrency

FM Nirmala Sitharaman leans slightly towards blockchain, bitcoins or cryptocurrency

The fear that Indian government is inclined towards a complete ban on cryptocurrency was put to rest by the finance minister Nirmala Sit...Read More

Budget 2021: A booster for affordable housing in Navi Mumbai

Budget 2021: A booster for affordable housing in Navi Mumbai

Developers welcome extension of the tax holiday in affordable housing

Budget 2021: Jewellers delighted with central government's decision to reduce import duty on gold and silver

Budget 2021: Jewellers delighted with central government's decision to reduce import duty on gold and silver

Mumbai crime watch: 4 arrested for cheating jewellers with fake gold

Realty industry expects booster shot in the 2021-22 union budget

Realty industry expects booster shot in the 2021-22 union budget

Budget 2021: Industry expects 10% increase in budgetary allocation to various ministries in infrastructure sector

In a pandemic year, no less than 
a bold, big-bang Budget would 
be right for the Indian economy

In a pandemic year, no less than a bold, big-bang Budget would be right for the Indian economy

Two weeks ahead of the Union Budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has promised what she called a ‘a post-pandemic budget never see...Read More

Madhya Pradesh: CIBIL rating shouldn't be mandatory for street vendors for loans, CM SS Chouhan urges Sitharaman

Madhya Pradesh: CIBIL rating shouldn't be mandatory for street vendors for loans, CM SS Chouhan urges Sitharaman

The Madhya Pradesh government introduced 'Grameen Street Vendor Yojana' aiming to provide street vendors interest-free loan worth Rs 10,0...Read More

FM announces Rs 900 crore grant for COVID-19 vaccine research

FM announces Rs 900 crore grant for COVID-19 vaccine research

Sitharaman said the grant does not cover the actual cost of vaccine and distribution expenses, which will be made separately as and when ...Read More

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

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