Tag: Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman to start pre-budget meetings from Monday: Report
Nirmala Sitharaman to start pre-budget meetings from Monday: Report

On November 22, Sitharaman would meet agriculture and agro processing industry, representatives from financial sector and capital markets.

  • Saturday, 19 November 2022
FM Sitharaman interacting with students at the Johns Hopkins SAIS
India's 5G is indigenous; can provide to other countries as well: Sitharaman

"The story (of India's 5G) is yet to reach the public," Sitharaman said in her interaction with students at the Johns Hopkins SAIS.

  • Friday, 14 October 2022
Nirmala Sitharaman
Inflation has eased to manageable level; job creation, growth remain priorities: FM

The Consumer Price Index-based retail inflation was at 7.01 per cent in June and 5.59 per cent in July 2021.

  • Wednesday, 07 September 2022
Finance Minister Sitharaman
Sitharaman describes Jan Dhan scheme as major step in financial inclusion

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman described the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) as a major step towards financial inclusion, informing that the programme's success can be gauged from the fact that 46 crore bank accounts with a deposit balance of Rs 1.74 lakh crore have been opened under it in the last eight years.

  • Monday, 29 August 2022
No GST on chequebooks for customers: FM Sitharaman
No GST on chequebooks for customers: FM Sitharaman

On the opposition's claims of burdening people by imposing GST on cheque books, she said the levy is in relation to purchase of cheque books by bans from printers, not for the public.

  • Tuesday, 02 August 2022
Notices issued to three Chinese mobile companies for tax evasion: Sitharaman
Notices issued to three Chinese mobile companies for tax evasion: Sitharaman

In her written reply, the finance minister said a show cause notice demanding Rs 4403.88 crore has been served on Oppo Mobiles India Ltd. based on the investigation conducted by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI).

  • Tuesday, 02 August 2022
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Ruckus Over ‘Rashtrapatni’ | It Was Sexist Insult - Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Attacks Congress

“It was a deliberate sexist insult. Gandhi family and the dynasty is the only thing that matters for the Congress party and they don’t care about anyone. Sonia Gandhi should apologise to the President of India,” said Union Finance Minister and BJP leader Nirmala Sitharaman on Congress MP Adhir Chowdhury's 'Rashtrapatni' remark against President Draupadi Murmu.

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  • Thursday, 28 July 2022
27 newly-elected Rajya Sabha members take oath
27 newly-elected Rajya Sabha members take oath

Others who took oath are Vivek K. Tankha, K. Laxman, Laxmikant Vajpayee, Kalpana Saini, Sulata Deo and R. Dharmar. Fourteen of the 57 members were re-elected to the House.

  • Friday, 08 July 2022
Internet Connectivity In Rural India Growing At Fast Pace: FM Sitharaman
Online gaming gambling, no decision on extending GST compensation date: Sitharaman

Addressing the media at the conclusion of the two-day meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council here, Sitharaman said casinos, horse-racing, and online gaming are all gambling.

  • Wednesday, 29 June 2022
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Centre implementing infra projects worth Rs 1,34,200 crore in NE: FM Sitharaman

Addressing the 'Natural Allies in Development and Interdependence' conclave here, she said the Union government has been pumping in huge money in developing a number of infrastructure projects throughout the region.

  • Sunday, 29 May 2022
FM assures investors of addressing pain points to encourage investments
FM assures investors of addressing pain points to encourage investments

Addressing a roundtable on 'Investing in India's Digital Revolution' in San Francisco, the minister encouraged constant engagement with investors to understand and address their concerns.

  • Wednesday, 27 April 2022
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman
Sitharaman makes India's stand clear with the US on the Ukraine crisis

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said India's stand on the Russia-Ukraine war was predicated on the security challenges in its own neighbourhood and the US should understand that though it has a friend in India, that "friend can't be a weak friend (and) the friend should be not weakened".

  • Saturday, 23 April 2022
War In Ukraine Impacting All Countries Like Pandemic Did: Fin Min Sitharaman
War In Ukraine Impacting All Countries Like Pandemic Did: Fin Min Sitharaman

The minister pointed out that in the last 7 years and 9 months of the present government till December 2021, India recieved FDI inflows of $500.5 billion, which is 65 per cent higher than the inflows during the 10 years of the UPA government.

  • Tuesday, 29 March 2022
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman
LS Passes Finance Bill; Completes Budgetary Exercise For FY23

Replying to a discussion on the Finance Bill, Sitharaman said India was probably the only country that did not resort to new taxes to fund the recovery of the economy hit by the COVID pandemic.

  • Friday, 25 March 2022
EPFO Interest Rate Better Than Other Schemes, Reflects Today's Realities: FM In RS
EPFO Interest Rate Better Than Other Schemes, Reflects Today's Realities: FM In RS

The EPFO has proposed cutting down the interest rate on provident fund deposits from 8.5 per cent in 2020-21 to 8.1 per cent for 2021-22.

  • Monday, 21 March 2022
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