Tue, Nov 28, 2023
The 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference or Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC, more commonly referred to as COP28, will be the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference, which will be held from November 30 until December 12, 2023, in Dubai.
Fri, Oct 20, 2023
In a scathing critique of global multilateral institutions, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that they've become less effective than a participation trophy. She called for a rethink of their role in the world, saying that they are no longer able to meet the challenges of the 21st century. The comments come as the world grapples with a number of crises, including the COVID-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine, and the climate crisis.
Thu, Oct 19, 2023
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's statement at the Global Maritime India Summit, 'Government's focus on blue economy in the last 9 years', 'Middle-East economy improved through maritime'
Mon, Jul 18, 2022
In the meeting of the GST Council chaired by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, many products were included in the purview of GST for the first time. The new rates of GST in the country have come into effect from today. Customers will have to pay 5% GST on purchase of packaged and labelled curd, lassi, paneer, honey, cereals, meat and fish. Apart from this, changes have also been made in the GST slab of other items. After this change, let's know what has become cheaper and what’s more expensive? Watch this exclusive report on India 360.
A member of Parliament for Chidambaram Thirumaavalavan Thol had asked questions regarding cryptocurrency to the Finance Minister in Parliament.
New Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates come into effect from today, 18 July 2022. A number of items that concerns people in their day-to-day lives will be impacted because of the new rates. We collate a list of 10 things that will have an impact on you
Wed, Jun 29, 2022
Watch FM Nirmala Sitharaman press conference on GST Council meeting.
Tue, Jun 28, 2022
The Council, chaired by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and comprising state counterparts, also cleared a host of compliance procedures for GST-registered businesses along with a GoM report on high-risk tax payers to check evasion.
Fri, Jun 17, 2022
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is scheduled to meet heads of public sector banks (PSBs) on Monday to review performance of the lenders and progress made by them on various schemes launched by the government for revival of the economy.
Thu, Jun 16, 2022
The GST Council, chaired by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, will meet on June 28 and 29 in Srinagar
Wed, Jun 08, 2022
According to Sitharaman, the domestic investors continued to invest in the Indian markets despite the stiff covid situation, and the confidence of investors has increased in the companies listed on the exchanges mainly due to better governance and policies.
Mon, May 30, 2022
The Bhartiya Janta Party on Sunday announced 18 candidates for the June 10 Rajya Sabha polls, fielding Union ministers Piyush Goyal and Nirmala Sitharaman from Maharashtra and Karnataka respectively.
Sun, May 08, 2022
The central bank also hiked the cash reserve ratio by 50 basis points to 4.5 per cent after an unscheduled meeting of the rate-setting panel, citing increased inflation pressures following the Ukraine war and the resultant spike in crude oil prices.
The finance minister made it clear that using the distributed ledger technology (DLT), which is also called as blockchain, is absolutely imperative and the government also supports the use of the same.
Wed, Apr 27, 2022
Cryptocurrencies can also be manipulated for money laundering or terror financing, the minister noted.
Sat, Apr 23, 2022
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman underlined the need to rescue countries facing debt stress due to the uncertainty caused by the pandemic and the recent geopolitical developments.
Tue, Apr 19, 2022
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday made a strong case for regulating cryprocurrencies at a global level to mitigate the risk of money laundering and terror funding.
Tue, Mar 08, 2022
Addressing a post-Budget webinar on 'Financing for Growth and Aspirational Economy', Modi also greeted participants on the occasion of International Women's Day.
NARCL has invited applications for the position of full-time managing director and chief executive officer of the Rs 6,000-crore bad bank, set up for the resolution of stressed assets.
Tue, Feb 22, 2022
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that there was a buzz and interest on the public issue of the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC).
The Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) meeting attended by various financial sector regulators, including RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, comes against the backdrop of rising tension between Russia and the US over Ukraine
Mon, Feb 21, 2022
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said banks need to focus more on being customer-friendly so that the process of availing credit becomes more hassle-free for borrowers.
Thu, Feb 17, 2022
India Global Forum will begin its 2022 series of international events with 'The New India Inc' that will be hosted in Bengaluru on March 7 and 8.
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