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'
Sun, Aug 30, 2020
The finance minister will review the implementation of the resolution framework for COVID-19 related stress in bank loans on Thursday with the top management of scheduled commercial banks and NBFCs.
Thu, Aug 27, 2020
Today the 41st meeting of the GST Council was held under the leadership of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. The meeting churned on other issues including GST compensation of states.
Referring to the spread of coronavirus pandemic as ‘Act of God’, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman while addressing media on Thursday, said that it might lead to a contraction of economy this fiscal. The finance minister’s statement came after a long GST Council meet because of which her virtual press conference had to be delayed.
Tue, Aug 25, 2020
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council will take up the industry’s proposal to reduce tax on two-wheelers, according to a press release issued by industry body Confederation of India Industries (CII)
Fri, Aug 14, 2020
Modi government's new gift to honest taxpayers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched taxation platform. In this video, understand what is taxpayers' charter!
Wed, Aug 12, 2020
Ahead of Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hosting a meeting with all Principal Chief Commissioners and Chief Commissioners of Income Tax on August 13. During the meet, PM Modi is set to launch a new tax programme - Transparent Taxation — Honouring the Honest’.
Sat, Aug 08, 2020
The Finance Ministry on Saturday said 15 proposals worth Rs 6,399 crore of stressed NBFCs and HFCs have been sanctioned under the special liquidity scheme announced as part of the Rs 20.97 lakh crore 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' package.
Sat, Aug 01, 2020
Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said the Attorney General's view on GST compensation was sought after consultation with the states and a meeting of the GST Council would be held to discuss the legal opinion.
The government will soon come out with a new public sector enterprises policy that will define strategic sectors which will not have more than four PSUs, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday.
Fri, Jul 31, 2020
"Banks cannot refuse credit to MSMEs covered under emergency credit facility. If refused, such instances must be reported. I will look into it, Sitharaman said at a closed-door event of industry chamber Ficci.
As part of the Aatmanirbhar Bharat Package, the government had announced?Rs 3 lakh crore Collateral-free Automatic Loans for businesses, including MSMEs.
Tue, Jul 28, 2020
As per Zee Business sources, the meeting will take place around 3-4 PM on Wednesday.
Sat, Jul 25, 2020
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has reserved words of praise for the Income Tax department, complementing officers for being responsive to the needs of the taxpayers during the pandemic times.
Sun, Jul 19, 2020
The scheme is the biggest fiscal component of the Rs 20-lakh crore Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan package announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman last month.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday made a strong case for rating agencies to refrain from frequent rating downgrades during the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic, which has put economies across the globe under stress and raised the need to increase spending even at the cost of enlarging deficits.
Wed, Jul 15, 2020
It's a good news for Mudra Shishu Loan account holders as Modi government has taken a big decision.
Sat, Jul 11, 2020
Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme: The government is going all out to ensure that liquidity concerns of the MSME sector are addressed on priority under its ECLGS.
Sat, Jul 04, 2020
Government departments and agencies will have to pay interest on late payment to vendors, largely MSMEs, for products procured through the Government e-Martketplace (GeM), starting October 1.
Fri, Jun 26, 2020
FM Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said the government is discussing with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for loan restructuring of companies which are stressed owing to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Tue, Jun 23, 2020
In a major push for self-reliant India, the government has made it mandatory to mention ‘country of origin’ on products for GeM platform. The decision would also give a major boost to Make in India products. GeM or Government e-Marketplace is the online trading platform for state-run agencies.
Fri, Jun 19, 2020
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the Narendra Modi Government is closely monitoring transmission of repo rate cuts by the banking sector and recognising efforts in scripting India’s growth story.
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