Tag: Finance Minister Sitharaman

Finance Minister Sitharaman Holds Pre-Budget Consultation With BJP Functionaries
Finance Minister Sitharaman Holds Pre-Budget Consultation With BJP Functionaries, Intellectuals

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday held a pre-budget stakeholder meeting with BJP leaders and other intellectuals associated with the party.

Finance Minister Sitharaman Leaves For Parliament To Present Budget 2021

New Delhi: As all eyes across the country are set to witness the Budget 2021 to be presented in Parliament very soon, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday moved for the House. The Budget comes at a time when India has been battling with the coronavirus or Covid-19 pandemic and the economy is reeling under […]

Women Jan Dhan Account Holders To Get Final Instalment Of Rs 500: FinMin Sitharaman

New Delhi: Women Jan Dhan bank account holders will start getting the third and final instalment of Rs 500 from Friday in line with the announcement made by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in March. To help the poor tide over the COVID-19 crisis, the government on March 26 announced an ex-gratia payment of Rs 500 […]

Steep Rise of Onion Prices
Govt Taking Steps To Control Onion Prices: Sitharaman

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said that the government has taken a host of measures, including imports, to deal with the rising prices of onions and there are several structural issues related to their storage which the government is trying to address. “Steps are being taken other than procurement,” she told Lok […]

Government's Support For Debilitated Telecom Sector Welcome

New Delhi: Supporting consolidation in the telecom sector, public policy think-tank Cuts International on Sunday lauded Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for saying that she would not like any telecom operator in the country to shut operations. In a statement here, Cuts Secretary General Pradeep S. Mehta said the functioning of all four incumbent telecom firms […]

Sensex Zooms Over 1,600 Pts On FM's Tax Booster

Mumbai: Domestic equity benchmark BSE Sensex skyrocketed over 1600 points in morning session on Friday after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a slew of measures to revive the ailing economy. In a major booster to the market, the government has decided to not levy the enhanced surcharge introduced in the Budget on capital gain arising […]

No MSME Loans As NPA In FY20 Fiscal, PSBs To Hold Loan Melas: FM

New Delhi: In a public outreach exercise, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said public sector banks will organise credit “shamiana meetings” in 400 districts beginning October 3 to provide loans to NBFCs and retail borrowers, including homebuyers and farmers and banks won’t declare any stressed loan account of MSMEs as NPA till March 2020 […]