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Himachal Pradesh CM Meets Shah, Sitharaman In Delhi

Himachal Pradesh CM Meets Shah, Sitharaman In Delhi

The chief minister said the adjoining area of Jaunsar in Uttarakhand has already been declared as tribal area. He said that declaring Trans-Giri of Sirmour district as tribal area is a very genuine demand of the people of the area. About three lakh people...

11 March 2022
Selling Shares During Talks To Panama Papers: The Saga Of Cairn Retro Tax

Selling Shares During Talks To Panama Papers: The Saga Of Cairn Retro Tax

The government late last month refunded about Rs 7,900 crore it had collected from selling residual shares of the British firm in its erstwhile India unit,...

06 March 2022

Government May Delay LIC IPO To Next Fiscal Amid Ukraine Crisis: Report

According to the report, the government will initially access the ongoing situation between Russia and Ukraine before moving ahead to the IPO. 

Businesses With Over Rs 20 Cr Turnover To Mandatorily Generate E-invoice From April 1

Businesses With Over Rs 20 Cr Turnover To Mandatorily Generate E-invoice From April 1

From April 1 last year, companies with turnover of more than Rs 50 crore were generating B2B e-invoices

26 February 2022

Nirmala Sitharaman Is Having Sleepless Nights Due To Ukraine-Russia Conflict

India’s oil demand has been estimated to be at 214.5 million tons in the year beginning April 1, as per the Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell of the oil...

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23 February 2022
Lot Of Buzz, Interest In Market For LIC IPO, Says Nirmala Sitharaman

Lot Of Buzz, Interest In Market For LIC IPO, Says Nirmala Sitharaman

On February 13, the state-owned insurer filed draft papers with capital markets regulator Sebi for the sale of a 5 per cent stake by the government for an...


22 February 2022
Government Looking Into Governance Lapses At NSE, Says Finance Minister

Government Looking Into Governance Lapses At NSE, Says Finance Minister

Earlier this month, Sebi penalised NSE and its former MDs and CEOs, Chitra Ramkrishna and Ravi Narain, and others for various violations in a case related to...


22 February 2022
Ukraine Situation, Crude Prices Posing Challenge To Financial Stability: Sitharaman

Ukraine Situation, Crude Prices Posing Challenge To Financial Stability: Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also said the government is looking into the lapses that happened at the NSE


22 February 2022
Maintain Constant Vigil On Financial Sector, Says Sitharaman To Regulators

Maintain Constant Vigil On Financial Sector, Says Sitharaman To Regulators

The FSDC meeting attended by various financial sector regulators, including RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, comes against the backdrop of rising tension between...


21 February 2022
Women Reluctant To Join Company Boards, Difficult To Find Those Who Are Interested: Sitharaman

Women Reluctant To Join Company Boards, Difficult To Find Those Who Are Interested: Sitharaman

She also urged the industry to come up with the right solutions to tackle the problem, assuring all support from the government.  


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21 February 2022
Government Aims For Sustained Recovery; Infrastructure Spends To Help Economy, Says Finance Minister

Government Aims For Sustained Recovery; Infrastructure Spends To Help Economy, Says Finance Minister

Stating that technology has helped the government make payments to the affected people during the pandemic, Sitharaman said it is also looking at how digital...


15 February 2022
What Is The Actual Underlying Value Of Cryptocurrencies?

What Is The Actual Underlying Value Of Cryptocurrencies?

The RBI governor's comment on lack of underlying value in cryptocurrencies has again pushed forth the debate on cryptocurrencies and their 'real' value, which...


09 February 2022
Nirmala Sitharaman To Address RBI Board On February 14

Nirmala Sitharaman To Address RBI Board On February 14

It has been a custom that the finance minister addresses the RBI board, consisting of the RBI Governor and existing four deputy governors, after the budget.


08 February 2022
Can India Grow Merely By Building Roads?

Can India Grow Merely By Building Roads?

The government thinks spending money on infrastructure is a self-serving economic activity to spur growth. A look at allied economic processes may not support...


03 February 2022
Cryptocurrency Will Never Be A Legal Tender, Says Finance Secretary

Cryptocurrency Will Never Be A Legal Tender, Says Finance Secretary

The 2022-23 Budget has given clarity on taxation of virtual digital assets and proposed to impose a 30 per cent tax on gains made on such trades, besides...


02 February 2022
Budget 2022: Serving The DFM Troika

Budget 2022: Serving The DFM Troika

Digitalisation, financial inclusion and MSME support are the prongs of the budget for the financial sector


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02 February 2022
Digital Rupee Can Be Exchanged For Cash, Says PM Modi

Digital Rupee Can Be Exchanged For Cash, Says PM Modi

He said the central bank digital currency or the digital rupee will make online payments more secure and risk-free and boost the digital economy in the years...


02 February 2022
Budget 2022: Understanding How Every Rupee Will Be Utilised This Financial Year

Budget 2022: Understanding How Every Rupee Will Be Utilised This Financial Year

For any taxpayer, it becomes extremely important to know how taxes they pay are being managed and how each rupee is being spent.


02 February 2022
Will Budget 2022 Bridge The Digital Gap In Education?

Will Budget 2022 Bridge The Digital Gap In Education?

The announcements do not offer anything new or try to address the existing issues such as the huge shortage of human resources and infrastructure in education,...


01 February 2022
India On Course To Become $5 Trillion Economy By FY26: CEA Nageswaran

India On Course To Become $5 Trillion Economy By FY26: CEA Nageswaran

Gross domestic product (GDP) in dollar terms has already crossed $3 trillion, he said during the Finance Minister's post Budget interaction with media.


01 February 2022
Clean Energy Projects To Help Achieve 100 MT Coal Gasification By 2030: Coal Minister

Clean Energy Projects To Help Achieve 100 MT Coal Gasification By 2030: Coal Minister

Gasification of coal is a process in which coal is partially oxidated by air, oxygen, steam or carbon dioxide under controlled conditions to produce a fuel...


01 February 2022
Final Framework For New SEZ Law To Be Taken In 4-6 Months: Piyush Goyal

Final Framework For New SEZ Law To Be Taken In 4-6 Months: Piyush Goyal

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her Budget Speech proposed to replace the existing law governing SEZs with new legislation to enable states to become...


01 February 2022
Budget 2022: Rs 1,711 Crore Is Allocated For The Expenes Of Union Cabinet, Ministers

Budget 2022: Rs 1,711 Crore Is Allocated For The Expenes Of Union Cabinet, Ministers

The amount includes expenditure for the Prime Minister's Office, National Security Council Secretariat, office of the Principal Scientific Advisor and...


01 February 2022
Government To Introduce Battery Swapping Policy, Special Mobility Zones For EV Transport

Government To Introduce Battery Swapping Policy, Special Mobility Zones For EV Transport

The government’s push for electric vehicles fits into the larger scheme of combating carbon emissions.


01 February 2022
Haven't Raised Taxes This Year Too: Finance Minister

Haven't Raised Taxes This Year Too: Finance Minister

Sitharaman's fourth Budget in a row neither tinkered with tax slabs nor raised the standard deduction, which was widely expected in view of elevated inflation...


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