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.
Wed, Feb 03, 2021
LIC IPO Date: The Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced in her Budget speech that Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) IPO (Initial Public Offer) will be launched in FY 2021-22.
Tue, Feb 02, 2021
Provident Fund (PF) contribution above Rs 2.5 lakh per annum will pull one's EPF and PF account out of the EEE bracket from 1st April 2021.
Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman, speaks about the budget and idea behind it, what it carries for the common man - particularly the middle class, expenditure that has been lined up, disinvestment and strategic sales of the PSUs and share market among others during an interview with Swati Khandelwal, Zee Business.
Mon, Feb 01, 2021
In an exclusive conversation with Zee Business, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that spending in Health, Agri Sector will provide employment to the common man, will also remove skills shortage for employment.
Budget 2021 Investor Charter: Presenting the Union Budget 2021-22, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday confirmed that Modi government will introduce investor charter as a right of all financial investors across all financial products.
In chat with Zee Business Managing Editor Anil Singhvi, cheering the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's Union Budget 2021 proposals, Ashish Chauhan, BSE MD & CEO said that this budget is different from the previous ones.
Nirmala Sitharaman gave a big gift to the insurance sector in today's budget, which was demanded by the insurance sector. The FDI limit was raised from 49% to 74%. Foreign companies will be able to invest in India. Indian companies will be able to get new technology and competition will gradually increase.
Budget 2021: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has proposed 100 Agri Infra Cess on alcoholic beverages under the AIDC Scheme or Agriculture Infrastructure and Development Cess Scheme.
Budget 2021 – Zee Business was the only channel which informed the viewers about the likelihood of Bad Bank announcement getting a mention in the Budget 2021 speech. Managing Editor Anil Singhvi had earlier said that Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman could make some announcements regarding Bad Banks in this year’s Budget. In a big triumph, this news was validated today in the Budget
Welcoming the Budget 2021, PM Narendra Modi on Monday said that Union Budget 2021-22 contains vision of self-reliance as well as inclusiveness.
Fiscal deficit in Re 2020-21 9.5% of GDP funded through government borrowing, multilateral borrowing, small saving funds and short term borrowing. government need another 80 thousand crores from which they would approach the market to ensure that the economy gets required push.
Budget 2021: In a bid to boost Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'AatmaNirbhar Bharat' initiative and make India a $5 trillion economy, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has some special plans via Protection Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme.
Has Budget 2021 made fuel costlier for you? Will petrol and diesel prices rise now after presentation of Budget 2021? Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today announced imposition of Agriculture Infrastructure and Development Cess (AIDC) on petrol and diesel. The AIDC of Rs 2.5 per litre has been imposed on petrol and Rs 4 per litre on diesel. What will this do the pockets of the common man?
Budget 2021: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday presented the Union Budget 2021 in the Parliament. In a bid to promote domestic electronic manufacturing, Indian government has decided to remove exemptions on parts of chargers and mobiles.
Presenting the Union Budget for FY21-22, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today proposed no filing of Income Tax Return (ITR) by senior citizens who are above 75 years of age and have only pension and interest income. Pension from the ex-employer is taxed under the income tax head of Salary while family pension is taxed as ‘income from other sources’.
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a massive ₹3.05 trillion electricity distribution reform program to help reduce losses and improve the efficiency of electricity distribution companies.
The Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said that the duty on gold and silver will be rationalised announced setting up a system of regulated gold exchanges in the country.
Budget 2021: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday proposes a sharp rise in capital expenditure for the next fiscal to Rs 5.54 lakh crore, from Rs 4.39 lakh crore in the current financial year.
Union Budget 2021 highlights: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday commenced presentation of the Budget for 2021-22 in the Lok Sabha that is expected to provide relief to the pandemic-hit common man as well as focus more on driving economic recovery through higher spending on healthcare, infrastructure and defence amid rising tensions with neighbours. Here are some highlights!
Budget 2021: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday provided Rs 35,000 crore towards COVID-19 vaccination in 2021-22 fiscal.
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