FM NIrmala Sitharaman

Keep lending to MSMEs, but support other businesses too: FM to PSBs

Keep lending to MSMEs, but support other businesses too: FM to PSBs

The directive comes a day after the Finance Minister, while addressing the FICCI National Executive Committee members, clarified that the...Read More

Congress veteran Prithviraj Chavan demands supplementary budget from FM Nirmala Sitharaman in June

Congress veteran Prithviraj Chavan demands supplementary budget from FM Nirmala Sitharaman in June

Mumbai: Former Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan has said that the annual budget presented by the Finance Min...Read More

Government to auction six more airports under PPP model: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Government to auction six more airports under PPP model: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: The government will soon start auctioning of six more airports under public private partnership and additional investment by p...Read More

FM Nirmala Sitharaman announces brings affordable housing again at the centre stage

FM Nirmala Sitharaman announces brings affordable housing again at the centre stage

Affordable housing has again come to a centre stage with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s announcement to launch affordable rental h...Read More

National Floor Wage: Nirmala Sitharaman proposes change in labour law

National Floor Wage: Nirmala Sitharaman proposes change in labour law

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced changes in labour codes. She said the government is looking at universalisation of the righ...Read More

Lockdown: Renewal date of health, motor insurance policies extended

Lockdown: Renewal date of health, motor insurance policies extended

Third party motor vehicle insurance and health insurance policyholders whose policies were to be renewed between Mar 25 and May 3 can now...Read More

If everything goes wrong, India could be staring at de-growth of 8-9%

If everything goes wrong, India could be staring at de-growth of 8-9%

McKinsey has taken into consideration three different scenarios while preparing the report which is very interesting. The most extreme sc...Read More

Lockdown: FADA writes to PM, seeks immediate financial support

Lockdown: FADA writes to PM, seeks immediate financial support

The Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA) has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking immediate financial support ...Read More

COVID-19: ADB assures $ 2.2 bn support package to India

COVID-19: ADB assures $ 2.2 bn support package to India

Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Masatsugu Asakawa on Friday assured Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of USD 2.2 billion (about ...Read More

Sources say govt considering another package to minimize lockdown impact

Sources say govt considering another package to minimize lockdown impact

The government has started working out the possible post-lockdown scenarios and is considering another booster shot to minimize the impac...Read More

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: DCM Ajit Pawar writes to Nirmala Sitharaman, urges GST waiver on masks, PPE kits and ventilators

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: DCM Ajit Pawar writes to Nirmala Sitharaman, urges GST waiver on masks, PPE kits and ventilators

Pawar’s letter comes on the heels of NCP chief Sharad Pawar, his daughter and party MP Supriya Sule and Maharashtra Minister of State for...Read More

Covid-19: CAIT writes to FM for trade relief package, interest waiver

Covid-19: CAIT writes to FM for trade relief package, interest waiver

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has written to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to seek a relief package for trade...Read More

Govt may raise part of FY21 market borrowing via gilt ETF: Source

Govt may raise part of FY21 market borrowing via gilt ETF: Source

The government may raise a small portion of its 2020-21 (Apr-Mar) market borrowing through the newly-proposed debt exchange traded fund, ...Read More

Vijay Mallya asks FM to consider his offer to repay Kingfisher Airlines' dues

Vijay Mallya asks FM to consider his offer to repay Kingfisher Airlines' dues

Embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya, on Tuesday asked Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to consider his repeated "offer to repay 100 pe...Read More

Coronavirus Lockdown: What rescue measures does India need to take amid COVID-19 outbreak?

Coronavirus Lockdown: What rescue measures does India need to take amid COVID-19 outbreak?

Despite bitter political bickering, the United States passed its highest ever relief package to support the economy. It is valued at 2.2 ...Read More

PM, FM, India Inc welcome RBI 'bazooka' of interest rate cut, liquidity measures

PM, FM, India Inc welcome RBI 'bazooka' of interest rate cut, liquidity measures

From Prime Minister Narendra Modi to rating agencies and economists, all welcomed the Reserve Bank of India's steps to reduce the cost of...Read More

Sitharaman appreciates RBI words on financial stability, asks for quick transmission of rate cut

Sitharaman appreciates RBI words on financial stability, asks for quick transmission of rate cut

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman lauded the Reserve Bank of India's rate-cut action, saying she appreciates Governor Shaktikanta Das's...Read More

FM Nirmala Sitharaman announces Rs 1.70 lakh crore economic stimulus package

FM Nirmala Sitharaman announces Rs 1.70 lakh crore economic stimulus package

"No one will go hungry", she declared and added that the immediate focus is on alleviating the hardships of the migrant workers and the u...Read More

From Finance Ministry's relief package to losses suffered by private airlines -- taking stock of coronavirus outbreak in India

From Finance Ministry's relief package to losses suffered by private airlines -- taking stock of coronavirus outbreak in India

While India takes care of its poor; the market pins its hope on the RBIThe finance minister's most awaited package did a good job of taki...Read More

Package for India Inc on cards, hints FM

Package for India Inc on cards, hints FM

The Rs 1,70,000 crore package, aimed at providing food security to the poor and money in their hands to fight the Covid-19 pandemic issue...Read More

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