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Want To See Pvt Sector Unleash Its Animal Spirits: Sitharaman

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that the Union Budget 2021-22 has assured clarity and certainty on policy, taxation, infrastructure capex and privatization and now it is entirely up to the private sector to invest and expand capacity for long-term and sustainable economic growth. “I have been waiting for investment and expansion […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021
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FM Nirmala Sitharaman Attends G20 Central Bank Governors' Meet

New Delhi: Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman have participated virtually in the First G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) meeting under the Italian Presidency to discuss policy actions for transformative and equitable recovery. The other issues on the agenda on Friday included global economic outlook, financial sector issues, financial inclusion […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021
Centre Releases Complete Rs 1.10 Lakh Cr GST Compensation Shortfall
Centre Releases Complete Rs 1.10 Lakh Cr GST Compensation Shortfall

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry has released the final weekly instalment of Rs 4,104 crore to the states to meet the GST compensation shortfall. Out of this, an amount of Rs 4,086.97 crore has been released to 23 states and Rs 17.03 crore to 3 Union Territories with Legislative Assemblies. With the current release, 100 […]

  • Saturday, 03 April 2021
FM Sitharaman's Comment On Cryptocurrency Brings Relief To Industry
FM Sitharaman's Comment On Cryptocurrency Brings Relief To Industry

New Delhi: With Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman saying that all windows on cryptocurrencies will not be closed down, industry stakeholders on Monday said that a positive move at this point can unleash a host of opportunities for the country. Her comments at an India Today conclave last week came amid speculation that the government […]

  • Saturday, 03 April 2021
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Funds Under MPLADS For 2019-20 Cleared: FM Sitharaman

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said in the Rajya Sabha that fund under the Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) for 2019-20 have been cleared. TRS MP B Lingaiah Yadav had raised the matter during the Zero Hour in the House. Responding on the issue, Sitharaman said several MPs from […]

  • Saturday, 03 April 2021
Benefiting Poor Not Some 'Damaad': FM Sitharaman's Jibe On Congress
Drug For Spinal Muscular Atrophy Disease Already Exempt From Import Duty: FM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday in Parliament said imported life-saving drugs including those for spinal muscular atrophy disease for personal use are exempted from basic customs duty but they attract five per cent GST. However, adhoc exemption from goods and services tax (GST) on imported life-saving drugs are given on a case-to-case […]

  • Friday, 02 April 2021
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EPF Contribution: Centre Raises EPF Tax Exemption On Interest Limit To Rs 5 Lakh

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday raised the limit for tax exemption on interest earned on provident fund contribution by employees to Rs 5 lakh per annum in specified cases as against Rs 2.5 lakh proposed in the Budget. However, the minister in her reply to discussion on Finance Bill 2021 in the […]

  • Friday, 02 April 2021
Finance Bill 2021 Gets Parliamentary Approval
Finance Bill 2021 Gets Parliamentary Approval

New Delhi: The Parliament has passed the Finance Bill 2021, giving effect to the financial proposals of the government for the financial year 2022, with the Rajya Sabha giving its nod on Wednesday. The Lok Sabha passed the bill on Tuesday. Replying to the debate on the Finance Bill 2021 in the upper house, Finance […]

  • Friday, 02 April 2021
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Finance Minister Sitharaman Named Among 100 Most Powerful Women In Forbes 2020 List

New York: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has been named among the world’s 100 most powerful women by Forbes, a list topped by German Chancellor Angela Merkel for the 10th year in a row. Other powerful women include US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, Biocon Founder Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw and HCL Enterprise CEO Roshni Nadar Malhotra. The women […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
FM Sitharaman Promises 'Never Before' Like Union Budget
FM Sitharaman Promises 'Never Before' Like Union Budget

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday promised a “never before” like Union Budget as the government looks to steer the pandemic-battered economy and push growth. While investment in health, medical Research & Development (R&D) and developing greater skills to handle telemedicine is going to be critical, livelihood challenges would have to be seen […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
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