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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

Sonia Gandhi shedding crocodile tears for political gains: Sitharaman over CAA protests

Sonia Gandhi shedding crocodile tears for political gains: Sitharaman over CAA protests

New Delhi: Snapping back at Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi for coming down heavily on Modi government over students protests in ...Read More

Nirmala shares full video of her onion speech, says comments 'taken out of context'

Nirmala shares full video of her onion speech, says comments 'taken out of context'

After facing flak on social media, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that her comments on onion pricing were taken out of co...Read More

'Doesn't matter whether you like onions or not': #SayItLikeNirmalaTai trends after Sitharaman said she didn't eat onions

'Doesn't matter whether you like onions or not': #SayItLikeNirmalaTai trends after Sitharaman said she didn't eat onions

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman became the butt of jokes after she said that she doesn't eat much of onion or garlic and hails ...Read More

Watch: When Nirmala Sitharaman said she didn't eat onions

Watch: When Nirmala Sitharaman said she didn't eat onions

While hike in onion prices is leaving many teary-eyed, on Wednesday, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that she doesn't eat ...Read More

GST Council writes to states telling them compensation cess collections in last few months has been ‘matter of concern’

GST Council writes to states telling them compensation cess collections in last few months has been ‘matter of concern’

Finance ministers and representatives of opposition-ruled states on Wednesday met Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and expressed...Read More

Banking Crisis: After meeting Modi, Abhijit Banerjee pulls no punches, bats for aggressive changes

Banking Crisis: After meeting Modi, Abhijit Banerjee pulls no punches, bats for aggressive changes

New Delhi: Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee on Tuesday flagged concerns about banking crisis in India and called for aggressive changes to...Read More

Recalling when and what went wrong is necessary: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Recalling when and what went wrong is necessary: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Washington/ New Delhi: Recalling when and what went wrong during a certain period is absolutely necessary, Union Finance Minister Nirmala...Read More

Despite IMF projections, India still among fastest growing economies: Nirmala Sitharaman

Despite IMF projections, India still among fastest growing economies: Nirmala Sitharaman

Washington: India remains among the fastest growing economies of the world and efforts are being made to make it grow faster, Union Finan...Read More

Nirmala Sitharaman meets PMC Bank depositors, says ‘will talk to RBI governor’

Nirmala Sitharaman meets PMC Bank depositors, says ‘will talk to RBI governor’

Mumbai: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman met customers of Punjab & Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank here on Thursday and ...Read More

No liquidity problems faced by financial institutions: Nirmala Sitharaman

No liquidity problems faced by financial institutions: Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: Describing her meeting with the bankers as a "tonic", Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday that there is no li...Read More

BJP is only worried about 'Dhandaata', not 'Anndaata': Congress spokesperson Surjewala

BJP is only worried about 'Dhandaata', not 'Anndaata': Congress spokesperson Surjewala

New Delhi: A day after the government slashed the domestic corporate tax to 25.17 per cent, Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewal...Read More

Government to provide last-mile funding to non-NPA, non-NCLT ongoing housing projects

Government to provide last-mile funding to non-NPA, non-NCLT ongoing housing projects

Sitharaman also said the interest rate on housing building advance will be lowered and linked to the 10-year G-sec yields.

Sitharaman announces new measures for economy; RoDTEP to replace MEIS from 2020

Sitharaman announces new measures for economy; RoDTEP to replace MEIS from 2020

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced new measures to boost exports, which include replacement of Merchand...Read More

SIAM says recent relief measures ineffective, calls for reduction in GST on automobiles to spur demand

SIAM says recent relief measures ineffective, calls for reduction in GST on automobiles to spur demand

The sector has been going through a slowdown for the past few months due to several reasons including, high goods and services tax (GST) ...Read More

Nirmala Sitharaman announces relief measures for auto sector

Nirmala Sitharaman announces relief measures for auto sector

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman allowed government departments to purchase new vehicles to replace old ones

FM introduces 'faceless' scrutiny, addresses tax terror through digital means

FM introduces 'faceless' scrutiny, addresses tax terror through digital means

Starting from Vijaya Dashami in October, no tax official will have to physically visit any individual for tax summons and monitoring.

Jammu traders face trouble in filing IT, GST returns. Demand for deadline extension

Jammu traders face trouble in filing IT, GST returns. Demand for deadline extension

Jammu: City-based traders' body Monday demanded extending the deadline for filing income tax and GST returns as internet and other commun...Read More

Budget 2019 Highlights: Top announcements made by FM Nirmala Sitharaman in her maiden budget

Budget 2019 Highlights: Top announcements made by FM Nirmala Sitharaman in her maiden budget

Sitharaman, 59, presented Modi 2.0 government's maiden budget in the Lok Sabha.

Get set for Budget 2019: Printing process of documents starts following 'Halwa ceremony'

Get set for Budget 2019: Printing process of documents starts following 'Halwa ceremony'

The traditional 'Halwa ceremony' was held at the Finance Ministry in the North Block on Saturday, which marks the beginning of printing o...Read More

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