Nirmala Sitharaman,

'Haven't closed option for another stimulus': Sitharaman on economic situation amid pandemic

'Haven't closed option for another stimulus': Sitharaman on economic situation amid pandemic

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said the government has begun an exercise to assess the impact of the pandemic on the econo...Read More

Baby steps to boost demand: 
Something better than nothing

Baby steps to boost demand: Something better than nothing

Clearly, the Government is alive to the lack of demand in the economy post-Covid-19, but it seems determined not to cross the 'Lakshman r...Read More

Govt capex increased by Rs 25K Cr, total FY21 spend rises to Rs 4.38L Cr

Govt capex increased by Rs 25K Cr, total FY21 spend rises to Rs 4.38L Cr

Accordingly, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced that Centre's capital expenditure budget for current fiscal has been...Read More

GST Council meet ends without reaching consensus on compensating states

GST Council meet ends without reaching consensus on compensating states

The panel, which is the highest decision-making body on indirect taxes, for the second time in a week failed to reach a consensus on the ...Read More

Fresh stimulus to push economic activity: Niti Vice-Chairman

Fresh stimulus to push economic activity: Niti Vice-Chairman

The fresh stimulus package announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to boost domestic demand will give a much-needed push to eco...Read More

FPJ Explains: What is LTC cash voucher scheme and is it only for Central govt employees?

FPJ Explains: What is LTC cash voucher scheme and is it only for Central govt employees?

The government on Monday announced giving out cash vouchers to central government employees this year in lieu of leave travel concession ...Read More

Central government employees to get cash vouchers in lieu of LTC this year: FM Sitharaman

Central government employees to get cash vouchers in lieu of LTC this year: FM Sitharaman

In a bid to stimulate demand in the economy, the government on Monday announced giving out cash vouchers to central government employees ...Read More

Contract farming will not be detrimental to farmers: Nirmala Sitharaman

Contract farming will not be detrimental to farmers: Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said that contract farming will not be detrimental for farmers and alleged that Co...Read More

Farm laws were long-waiting reforms, MSP to continue: Nirmala Sitharaman

Farm laws were long-waiting reforms, MSP to continue: Nirmala Sitharaman

Chennai (Tamil Nadu): Amid protests over the recently enacted farm Laws in different parts of the country, Union Finance Minister Nirmala...Read More

GST dispute: Lack of 
cooperative pragmatism

GST dispute: Lack of cooperative pragmatism

Quite aside from the avoidable pressure on the already frayed Centre-State relations, the deadlock at the latest meeting of the GST Counc...Read More

Rs 20,000 crore collected under compensation cess to be disbursed to states tonight: Sitharaman

Rs 20,000 crore collected under compensation cess to be disbursed to states tonight: Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that the Centre will tonight release Rs 20,000 crore that has been collected under the...Read More

Sitharaman reminds Congress of its poll promise as Sonia Gandhi asks states to overrule Centre's Farm Laws

Sitharaman reminds Congress of its poll promise as Sonia Gandhi asks states to overrule Centre's Farm Laws

Amid uproar over the Farm Laws, on Tuesday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman reminded Congress of the promise they made in their Manif...Read More

Finance Ministry may provide capital support to some PSBs in third quarter

Finance Ministry may provide capital support to some PSBs in third quarter

The Finance Ministry is likely to provide capital support from the Rs 20,000 crore fund approved by Parliament in recently concluded sess...Read More

Parliament passes bill to amend the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

Parliament passes bill to amend the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

The Parliament on Monday passed a bill that temporarily suspends initiation of corporate insolvency resolution process under the IBC, for...Read More

Chetan Bhagat urges youth to 'shut your phones and ask questions about economy'; Shashi Tharoor applauds

Chetan Bhagat urges youth to 'shut your phones and ask questions about economy'; Shashi Tharoor applauds

Author Chetan Bhagat on Sunday urged the youth of the nation to put down their phones and ask the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led govern...Read More

Failure of economy: Raut slams FM for blaming gods

Failure of economy: Raut slams FM for blaming gods

The minister's comments did not suit India which calls itself an emerging economic superpower, says Raut

What kind of Hindutva is this?': Sanjay Raut on Nirmala Sitharaman's 'act of god' comment

What kind of Hindutva is this?': Sanjay Raut on Nirmala Sitharaman's 'act of god' comment

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday alleged that Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was blaming gods for failure of India's economy...Read More

FPJ Edit: Virus-hit economy needs booster shot

FPJ Edit: Virus-hit economy needs booster shot

The GDP numbers for the June quarter should not have surprised anyone. The April-June period was the peak of the Covid-19 lockdown. Why, ...Read More

FPJ Edit: Financial stress aggravates tensions between Centre and States

FPJ Edit: Financial stress aggravates tensions between Centre and States

At the best of times, there is a degree of tension between the Centre and the States, though the federal Constitution does spell out broa...Read More

'How to describe economy's mismanagement before pandemic?': P Chidambaram takes a dig at Sitharaman's 'Act of God' remark

'How to describe economy's mismanagement before pandemic?': Chidambaram takes a dig at Sitharaman's 'Act of God' remark

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday took a dig at Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman over her 'Act of God' remarks on the e...Read More

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