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Sri Lanka Assured Total Support For Its Economic Recovery By Nirmala Sitharaman

Sri Lanka Assured Total Support For Its Economic Recovery By Nirmala Sitharaman

In light of the economic crisis in Sri Lanka, Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has claimed to extend full support to restore the economic stability in the island country.

23 June 2022
Indian Delegation To Assess Economic Conditions In Crisis-Hit Sri Lanka

Indian Delegation To Assess Economic Conditions In Crisis-Hit Sri Lanka

The visit of Indian delegation is consequent to the meetings held by Sri Lankan envoy in New Delhi Milinda Moragoda with External Affairs Minister S...

22 June 2022

FinMin Asks Banks To Expedite NPA Resolution; Focus On Credit Growth

The meeting was scheduled to be chaired by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, but she could not attend due to some other pressing engagement

Nirmala Sitharaman To Meet PSBs' Heads On Monday; May Urge Them For Credit Growth 

Nirmala Sitharaman To Meet PSBs' Heads On Monday; May Urge Them For Credit Growth 

Last week during the Iconic Week celebration of the finance ministry, banks conducted outreach programs across the country where eligible borrowers have...

19 June 2022

GST Council To Meet On June 28-29 In Srinagar

The GST Council, chaired by Union Finance Minister and comprising state counterparts, is also expected to discuss certain simplifications in procedures

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13 June 2022
Crude Response: How Modi Govt Defied Western Powers To Safeguard India's Economic Interest

Crude Response: How Modi Govt Defied Western Powers To Safeguard India's Economic Interest

India -- the world's third-biggest oil importer - has taken advantage of deeply discounted prices to ramp up oil imports from Russia at a time when global...


12 June 2022
Finance Ministry Issues Draft Sop For E-Commerce Jewellery Exports Through Courier Route

Finance Ministry Issues Draft Sop For E-Commerce Jewellery Exports Through Courier Route

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had in the 2022-23 Budget announced implementation of a simplified regulatory framework to facilitate export of jewellery...


11 June 2022
RS Polls: BJP Wins Big In Maharashtra, Karnataka, Haryana; Congress Bags Seats In Rajasthan

RS Polls: BJP Wins Big In Maharashtra, Karnataka, Haryana; Congress Bags Seats In Rajasthan

In a show of astute election management, two BJP candidates and an Independent backed by the party, who had an outside chance of getting elected, clinched...


10 June 2022
Rajya Sabha Results: BJP Wins Three Seats In Karnataka, Congress One

Rajya Sabha Results: BJP Wins Three Seats In Karnataka, Congress One

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is among the three winning BJP candidates.


09 June 2022
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Urges Dr Yusuf Merchant To Spread The Word On Antidrug Commitment Of Law Enforcement Agencies

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Urges Dr Yusuf Merchant To Spread The Word On Antidrug Commitment Of Law Enforcement Agencies

Dr Yusuf Merchant, the doyen of drug rehabilitation in India for four decades, was the Special Guest of Honour at this momentous event at Taloja, Mumbai. Dr...


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08 June 2022
Govt's Enabling Policies, Proactive Steps Helped India Deal With Pandemic: FM Sitharaman

Govt's Enabling Policies, Proactive Steps Helped India Deal With Pandemic: FM Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said various steps taken by the government since 2014 helped keep the economy and people afloat in difficult times and its...


07 June 2022
SNA Dashboard To Make Governance More Transparent, Realise Better Value Of Every Rupee Spent: FM

SNA Dashboard To Make Governance More Transparent, Realise Better Value Of Every Rupee Spent: FM

The SNA dashboard was launched by the minister on Tuesday as part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav iconic week celebrations


07 June 2022
Regulators Should Be Well Advanced To Deal With Digitisation: Nirmala Sitharaman

Regulators Should Be Well Advanced To Deal With Digitisation: Nirmala Sitharaman

Sitharaman, who is in charge of finance and corporate affairs ministries, also emphasised the need to have firewall mechanisms in the context of digitisation


06 June 2022
First Set Of NPAs Likely To Be Transferred To Bad Bank Next Month: Finance Ministry

First Set Of NPAs Likely To Be Transferred To Bad Bank Next Month: Finance Ministry

In a series of tweets, the ministry said finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday reviewed the progress in setting up the NARCL


06 June 2022
Government To Launch National CSR Exchange Portal On Tuesday

Government To Launch National CSR Exchange Portal On Tuesday

The National CSR Exchange Portal is a digital initiative on CSR which will enable stakeholders to list, search, interact, engage and manage their CSR projects...


06 June 2022
India's Economic Growth To Be Supported By Fiscal Spending: FM Sitharaman

India's Economic Growth To Be Supported By Fiscal Spending: FM Sitharaman

The government has proposed to significantly step up the public investment by raising capital expenditure by 35.4 per cent to Rs 7.5 lakh crore or 2.9 per cent...


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02 June 2022
In Fresh Salvo, RBI Deputy Gov Says Digital Rupee Will Kill Private Cryptos

In Fresh Salvo, RBI Deputy Gov Says Digital Rupee Will Kill Private Cryptos

In February 2022, Nirmala Sitharaman had announced in her budget speech, the plan to launch the Digital rupee in this financial year


29 May 2022
Maharashtra: My Name Not Discussed For RS Seat, Says BJP's Pankaja Munde

Maharashtra: My Name Not Discussed For RS Seat, Says BJP's Pankaja Munde

On being asked about her being made an MLC, Munde said she was happy where she was, adding that the party would decide what is appropriate for her.


29 May 2022
Centre Implementing Infra Projects Worth Rs 1,34,200 Crore In NE: Sitharaman

Centre Implementing Infra Projects Worth Rs 1,34,200 Crore In NE: Sitharaman

She said the Union government has been pumping in huge money in developing a number of infrastructure projects throughout the region


29 May 2022
Centre Working For Development Of Northeast: Nirmala Sitharaman

Centre Working For Development Of Northeast: Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Centre is implementing various projects including rail, road and air connectivity projects worth Rs 1,34,200...


25 May 2022
Govt Has No Plan For Additional Borrowing To Manage Fiscal Deficit: Report

Govt Has No Plan For Additional Borrowing To Manage Fiscal Deficit: Report

The tax reduction on petrol and diesel will lead to revenue loss of around Rs 1 lakh crore per year for the government.


22 May 2022
Excise Duty Cuts Not Enough, Bring It Further Down To UPA Level, Opposition Tells Centre

Excise Duty Cuts Not Enough, Bring It Further Down To UPA Level, Opposition Tells Centre

The Centre on Saturday reduced excise duty of Rs 8 per litre on petrol and Rs 6 on diesel, lowering petrol prices by Rs 9.5 per litre and diesel by Rs 7.


21 May 2022
India’s Wheat Export Ban Raises Concerns In US And Europe

India’s Wheat Export Ban Raises Concerns In US And Europe

India breaks rank with the United States and Europe yet again, this time on wheat exports. The G-7 questions India’s ability to fulfil its international...


20 May 2022
Cartelisation Is Going To Be A Challenge, Says Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Cartelisation Is Going To Be A Challenge, Says Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Amidst rising inflation which has also raised concerns about the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, the minister said there are a few grievances...


20 May 2022
Cartelisation Going To Be A Challenge: Nirmala Sitharaman

Cartelisation Going To Be A Challenge: Nirmala Sitharaman

Speaking at the 13th annual day function of the Competition Commission of India, the minister also said that the regulator needs to have a "proactive...


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