Fri, Dec 08, 2023
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman sharply criticized the previous governments' schemes while addressing the Rajya Sabha on the current economic situation in India. She drew a clear distinction between the "Naam ke vaaste" (mere namesake) schemes of the past and the effective, impactful initiatives implemented by the current NDA government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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.
Sun, Sep 26, 2021
Addressing banking industry lobby grouping Indian Banks' Association (IBA), Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman asked lenders to augment efforts of deepening presence
Sat, Sep 18, 2021
What it means is that from January 1, food delivery apps will have to collect and deposit 5 per cent GST with the government, in place of restaurants, for deliveries made by them.
-The panel also decided to continue keeping petrol and diesel out of the GST purview as subsuming the current excise duty and VAT into one national rate would impact revenues.
Thu, Sep 16, 2021
The proposed bad bank or NARCL will pay up to 15 per cent of the agreed value for the loans in cash and the remaining 85 per cent would be government-guaranteed security receipts.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be addressing a press conferencing at 5 pm today. The press conference can be viewed on the official twitter handle of PIB @PIBMumbai. You can also catch it on the youtube link youtu.be/kbT0WxX1AFE
Mon, Sep 13, 2021
Elaborating on the government's strategy for handling the pandemic, the minister said that on one hand the focus is on ramping up vaccination as that was the biggest protection against the pandemic while on the other hand the government is working on ramping up health infrastructure, including in the tier 2 and tier 3 cities, by supporting the private sector
Thu, Aug 26, 2021
The outperformance of PSBs has continued in the April - June quarter 2021 as well. Overall profits in this quarter have been at Rs 14,012 crore and operational profits, fee income as well as treasury income has continued to see robust growth.
Mon, Aug 23, 2021
The NMP has been developed by NITI Aayog, in consultation with infrastructure line ministries, based on the mandate for ‘Asset Monetisation’ under Union Budget 2021-22
Wed, Aug 18, 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other union ministers wish Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on her birthday.
Tue, Aug 10, 2021
Number of individuals disclosing a gross total income of more than Rs 100 crore (one billion rupees) in a year in his/her return of income filed with the Income Tax Department during 2018-19 stood at 77, she said in a reply to the Rajya Sabha
Mon, Aug 02, 2021
Centre's total revenue (tax and non tax, and after adjusting state's share in central taxes) for financial year 2020-21 stood at Rs 16,32,094, crore a marginal 3.09 fall over the non-Covid year 2019-20 when total revenue stood at Rs 16,84,059 crore
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
The government on Wednesday cleared amendments to the Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) Act, with an aim to decriminalise various provisions under the law and foster the ease of doing business in the country.
Sat, Jul 10, 2021
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday virtually took part in the ongoing G20 meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors. This was the second day of G20 meeting.
Mon, Jul 05, 2021
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday reviewed the progress made under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP) insurance scheme for health workers fighting COVID-19 and asked insurers to accelerate the disbursement of pending claims under the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY)
Thu, Jul 01, 2021
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said that the tax base in the last four years have almost doubled. She was speaking to the media on the sidelines of 4th anniversary of GST. "Our tax base has almost doubled from 66.25 lakhs to 1.28 crores.
Wed, Jun 30, 2021
An important day for the Indian indirect taxation system - the Goods and Services Tax (GST) - which will be completing its four years at the helm, on Thursday. The government has been making changes in the law to remove teething problems from time-to-time. The government has also recently launched the GST Amnesty scheme. This scheme is valid for the period between July 2017 and April 2021
Mon, Jun 28, 2021
The 'Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana' Launched on 1 October 2020, has now been extended till 31 March 2022, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today announced during a press conference.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is all set to hold a media briefing at the National Media Centre in New Delhi at 3 pm on Monday, June 28.
Sat, Jun 12, 2021
GST Council Meeting 2021 Date: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will chair the 44th GST Council meeting at 11 am today, June 12.
Thu, Jun 10, 2021
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will chair the GST Council meet on June 12. The all-powerful council will discuss and implement GST rate cut for COVID essentials and black fungus medicine
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