Nirmala Sitharaman,

Need complete trust between industry, govt to sustain growth amid Covid situation: Sitharaman

Need complete trust between industry, govt to sustain growth amid Covid situation: Sitharaman

Sitharaman, addressing a seminar organised by the Merchants' Chamber of Commerce & Industry here, said the Centre has taken several steps...Read More

Bank privatisation drive: What is the progress so far?

Bank privatisation drive: What is the progress so far?

The growing number of COVID-19 cases has put a hold or say slowed down the government’s privatisation drive. Along with Public Sector Ban...Read More

Government working to save lives, livelihood: FM Nirmala Sitharaman tells India Inc amid COVID-19 surge

Government working to save lives, livelihood: FM Nirmala Sitharaman tells India Inc amid COVID-19 surge

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said she has taken inputs from various industry chambers on concerns of India Inc with rega...Read More

Salary income of Indian workers in Gulf exempt from Income Tax: Nirmala Sitharaman

Salary income of Indian workers in Gulf exempt from Income Tax: Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said salary income earned by non-resident Indians in Gulf countries would continue to be ...Read More

Cruel joke on April Fool's Day? Centre rolls back small savings interest rate cuts

Cruel joke on April Fool's Day? Centre rolls back small savings interest rate cuts

The government on Thursday rolled back small savings interest rate cuts within hours of a notification, attributing it to a mystifying ‘o...Read More

Government gets Rs 32,835 crore from disinvestment in FY21

Government gets Rs 32,835 crore from disinvestment in FY21

The Centre has received a total of Rs 32,825 crore through disinvestment in the financial year 2020-21.As the disinvestment processes wer...Read More

Govt slashes rates on small savings schemes by up to 1.1%, PPF down to 6.4%

Govt slashes rates on small savings schemes by up to 1.1%, PPF down to 6.4%

The government on Wednesday cut interest rates on small savings schemes, including NSC and PPF, by up to 1.1 per cent for the first quart...Read More

Audit trail of transactions from April 1 - Here's what will change for companies

Audit trail of transactions from April 1 - Here's what will change for companies

Come April 1, corporate houses and companies will not be able to hide their unaccounted for transactions which they use to generate black...Read More

'It speaks about nyay': Nirmala Sitharaman releases BJP’s manifesto for Puducherry assembly elections

'It speaks about nyay': Nirmala Sitharaman releases BJP’s manifesto for Puducherry assembly elections

Ahead of the Puducherry elections, the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday released its manifesto. Finance Minister and BJP leader Nirm...Read More

Govt exempts DFI from taxation to allow higher fund mobilisation

Govt exempts DFI from taxation to allow higher fund mobilisation

In her reply in the debate on the Union Budget FY22 in the Parliament, she said that the government has created an infrastructure pipelin...Read More

New tax-free ceiling on PF for employees in firms without employer contribution

New tax-free ceiling on PF for employees in firms without employer contribution

Presenting the Budget 2021-22, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had earlier proposed to restrict tax exemption for the interest income...Read More

IT earnings, increasing exports and revival: Three things Teji Mandi investors should know on March 22, 2021

IT earnings, increasing exports and revival: Three things Teji Mandi investors should know on March 22, 2021

Accenture's result and indications for Indian IT: Global IT services major Accenture plc has improved its operating profit margins in the...Read More

No change in petrol and diesel prices for three weeks

No change in petrol and diesel prices for three weeks

Petrol and diesel prices are at standstill across the country. The prices of fuel have not been revised for three weeks now. This was aft...Read More

Rajya Sabha passes bill to raise FDI in insurance to 74%

Rajya Sabha passes bill to raise FDI in insurance to 74%

Rajya Sabha on Thursday approved a bill to raise the foreign investment limit in the insurance sector to 74 per cent with Finance Ministe...Read More

Permission for new pvt banks to participate in govt biz will be based on RBI guidelines: FM

Permission for new pvt banks to participate in govt biz will be based on RBI guidelines: FM

Sitharaman, during the Question Hour in the Rajya Sabha, said the government has now "only indicated" the RBI to allow other private bank...Read More

Union Cabinet approves Bill to set up DFI with capital infusion of Rs 20,000 cr

Union Cabinet approves Bill to set up DFI with capital infusion of Rs 20,000 cr

The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved a bill to set up a Development Finance Institution (DFI) to generate funds for investment in the in...Read More

From USD 61,000-mark to a low of USD 53,350 in two days: Is India moving Bitcoin’s valuation?

From USD 61,000-mark to a low of USD 53,350 in two days: Is India moving Bitcoin’s valuation?

On March 14, bitcoin traded at a new high of USD 61,556.59 mainly due to US President Joe Biden announcing USD 1.9 trillion fiscal stimul...Read More

SFIO probe shows Sahara Q Shop investments being converted into schemes of Sahara group's societies: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

SFIO probe shows Sahara Q Shop investments being converted into schemes of Sahara group's societies: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

A probe by the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) has so far revealed that Sahara Q Shop investments were being converted into oth...Read More

No proposal to bring petrol, diesel, ATF, gas under GST: FM Sitharaman

No proposal to bring petrol, diesel, ATF, gas under GST: FM Sitharaman

When the GST was introduced on July 1, 2017, amalgamating over a dozen central and state levies, five commodities - crude oil, natural ga...Read More

10 lakh bank employees prepare to go on strike on March 15, 16: All you need to know

10 lakh bank employees prepare to go on strike on March 15, 16: All you need to know

Private banks, like HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Axis Bank and IndusInd Bank, will be functioning normally

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