Nirmala Sitharaman,

Finance Minister says still in talks with PMO in reviving sentiment

Finance Minister says still in talks with PMO in reviving sentiment

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said her officials are in discussions with their counterparts in the PMO and once the talks ar...Read More

PMO, Finance Ministry officials to discuss steps for economic revival tomorrow

PMO, Finance Ministry officials to discuss steps for economic revival tomorrow

The Finance Ministry's first priority is handling the FPI tax which is turning the market upside down with flight of capital further aggr...Read More

Important to have dialogue between FinMin, tax officials: Nirmala Sitharaman

Important to have dialogue between FinMin, tax officials: Nirmala Sitharaman

Use of technology and faceless assessment is the need of the hour in tax administration today said Sitharaman

Narendra Modi reviews economy with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, officials

Narendra Modi reviews economy with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, officials

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reviewed the state of economy and the likely steps to arrest the current slowdown with Finance M...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

Government and RBI are in it together, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Government and RBI are in it together, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Few days back, Reserve Bank governor Shaktikanta Das said that the government and the central bank are working together to bring back the...Read More

‘Economic Affairs Secretary to soon hold discussions with FPI representatives’

‘Economic Affairs Secretary to soon hold discussions with FPI representatives’

The government said it will soon hold discussions with representatives of foreign portfolio investors, amid continuing overseas fund outf...Read More

RBI's MPC meeting starts with expectation of another rate cut

RBI's MPC meeting starts with expectation of another rate cut

The Monetary Policy Committee headed by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das Monday started deliberations on the third bi-monthly policy review o...Read More

35 per cent min shareholding norm for listed firms may be put on hold

35 per cent min shareholding norm for listed firms may be put on hold

Amid rising concerns post Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman's proposal to increase the minimum level of public shareholding in listed c...Read More

Business failures should not be looked down upon: FM Nirmala Sitharaman on CCD founder VG Siddhartha’s death

Business failures should not be looked down upon: FM Nirmala Sitharaman on CCD founder VG Siddhartha’s death

Responding to a debate on the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) in the Lok Sabha, Sitharaman said that businessmen should get honourab...Read More

Nirmala Sitharaman says no rethink on forex sovereign bonds: Report

Nirmala Sitharaman says no rethink on forex sovereign bonds: Report

On Thursday, Reuters had reported that the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) wanted the finance ministry to reassess the idea of issuing fore...Read More

Companies Amendment Bill: Government de-registers 4 lakh shell cos

Companies Amendment Bill: Government de-registers 4 lakh shell cos

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said government has de-registered 4 lakh shell companies as the Lok Sabha approved a bill s...Read More

Nirmala Sitharaman seeks 'exemplary action' against Azam Khan, calls it ‘utterly condemnable conduct’

Nirmala Sitharaman seeks 'exemplary action' against Azam Khan, calls it ‘utterly condemnable conduct’

Sitharaman said that "it is very encouraging to see members stand up, all wanting to speak in one voice, about what happened yesterday in...Read More

Demonetisation deterred terror funding, boosted digitalisation: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Demonetisation deterred terror funding, boosted digitalisation: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

The average growth rate of notes in circulation has also decreased, it said.

Nirmala Sitharaman asks taxmen to deal firmly with evaders

Nirmala Sitharaman asks taxmen to deal firmly with evaders

While she stressed that taxpayers should treat tax payment as contribution towards nation building and not as punishment.

Challenges to India’s USD 5 trillion economy goal

Challenges to India’s USD 5 trillion economy goal

It was in January 2018 at Davos, Switzerland, that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had first spoken about his ambition of seeing India as a...Read More

'We are not a suitcase-carrying government': Nirmala Sitharaman

'We are not a suitcase-carrying government': Nirmala Sitharaman

Speaking at the International Business Conference of Nagarathar, she said: "For Budget 2019, I did not carry a suitcase. We are not a sui...Read More

‘Bank NPAs fall by Rs 1.02 lakh crore’

‘Bank NPAs fall by Rs 1.02 lakh crore’

The government has instituted a comprehensive 4R's strategy for recognition of non-performing assets (NPAs) transparently.

Budget 2019 backed with plan, estimates are realistic, asserts Nirmala Sitharaman

Budget 2019 backed with plan, estimates are realistic, asserts Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: Answering critics of her maiden Budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said every estimate in the Budget 2019-20 w...Read More

448 entities withdrew over Rs 100 crore each, prompting TDS levy

448 entities withdrew over Rs 100 crore each, prompting TDS levy

Just 448 entities withdrew over Rs 100 crore each taking the cumulative withdrawal to Rs 5.56 lakh crore in cash from bank accounts in on...Read More

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