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India Inc expects lowering personal income tax rates

India Inc expects lowering personal income tax rates

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will increase the income tax exemption limit from Rs 2.5 lakh per annum currently

Budget 2020: FM kicks off the countdown with 'Halwa' ceremony

Budget 2020: FM kicks off the countdown with 'Halwa' ceremony

The ritual marks the beginning of printing of documents relating to Union Budget 2020-21.

Realistic nominal GDP target at 9.5-10% likely: Nirmala Sitharaman

Realistic nominal GDP target at 9.5-10% likely: Nirmala Sitharaman

Mumbai: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is likely to stay conservative about the nominal gross domestic product (GDP) growth and set ...Read More

Twitter user panned for referring to Nirmala Sitharaman as 'sweetie'

Twitter user panned for referring to Nirmala Sitharaman as 'sweetie'

Terms of endearment are all very well, but it is perhaps better to refrain from calling the Finance Minister of India 'sweetie' on Twitte...Read More

Second round of cap infusion for Non-Life insurers likely

Second round of cap infusion for Non-Life insurers likely

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman may announce second-round capital infusion for public sector general insurance companies i...Read More

'PM does not understand economics, he should make me FM': Subramanian Swamy  criticises Sitharaman, Rajan

'PM does not understand economics, he should make me FM': Subramanian Swamy criticises Sitharaman, Rajan

Talking about the economy, he said that the economy is in a serious problem right now.

FM Nirmala Sitharaman holds pre-budget consultation with BJP leaders

FM Nirmala Sitharaman holds pre-budget consultation with BJP leaders

New Delhi: The BJP on Thursday expressed confidence that a "pro-people" Union budget will be presented on February 1, as Finance Minister...Read More

'Where is our Finance Minister?': Shashi Tharoor asks after Modi-Shah meet top economists without Nirmala

'Where is our Finance Minister?': Shashi Tharoor asks after Modi-Shah meet top economists without Nirmala

Sources said the Prime Minister took suggestions on boosting consumption and generating demand in the economy.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman participates in CAA awareness campaign

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman participates in CAA awareness campaign

Accompanied by post-holders of state BJP and elected representatives, she undertook a public outreach programme

Nirmala Sitharaman goes door-to-door in Muslim-dominated neighbourhoods to explain CAA

Nirmala Sitharaman goes door-to-door in Muslim-dominated neighbourhoods to explain CAA

Nirmala Sitharaman undertook a public outreach programme and also addressed party cadre on the issue of CAA.

FPJ Edit: Big spending plan with scarce resources

FPJ Edit: Big spending plan with scarce resources

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launched an ambitious Rs 102 trillion investment programme on Wednesday. Termed the National Infrastr...Read More

GST collections jump by 16% YoY to Rs 1.03 lakh crore in December

GST collections jump by 16% YoY to Rs 1.03 lakh crore in December

Of this amount, the Central GST was Rs 19,962 crore, State GST Rs 26,792 crore and Integrated GST Rs 48,099 crore (including Rs 21,295 cr...Read More

Rs102 lakh crore infra in pipeline

Rs102 lakh crore infra in pipeline

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, on the last day of the year, unwrapped a ‘gift’ announcement of Rs 102 Lakh crore i...Read More

Finance Minister Sitharaman announces Rs 102 lakh crore of infra projects for next five years

Finance Minister Sitharaman announces Rs 102 lakh crore of infra projects for next five years

Speaking at the National Media Centre, she said that 70 different stakeholder consultations were held over a short period of four months ...Read More

Do not fear '3 Cs', FM tells bankers

Do not fear '3 Cs', FM tells bankers

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG), and Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) are com...Read More

Tight revenue position may rule out sops

Tight revenue position may rule out sops

"Government is not averse to put growth as a top priority over fiscal prudence and spending will happen where it has a direct bearing on ...Read More

War on black money? FinMin refuses to share details of Swiss bank accounts of Indians

War on black money? FinMin refuses to share details of Swiss bank accounts of Indians

In reply to an RTI query, the ministry also refused to disclose the details of black money received from other foreign countries

Despite dropping GST collection, Finance Ministry sets Rs 1.1 lakh crore monthly target

Despite dropping GST collection, Finance Ministry sets Rs 1.1 lakh crore monthly target

Finance Ministry on Tuesday set a a Rs 1.1 lakh crore monthly Goods and Services Tax (GST) mop-up target for the remaining four months of...Read More

Nirmala Sitharaman asks for Budget 2020 suggestions, Twitter has savage replies

Nirmala Sitharaman asks for Budget 2020 suggestions, Twitter has savage replies

Party colleague Subramanian Swamy wastes no time in claiming that she ‘doesn’t know any economics’.

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