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'
Thu, Jun 18, 2020
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has shared details of Prime Minister (PM) Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan (GKRA) today via a press conference.
Mon, Jun 15, 2020
Under the scheme, 100 per cent guarantee coverage are being provided by National Credit Guarantee Trustee Company (NCGTC) for additional funding of up to Rs 3 lakh crore to eligible MSMEs and interested Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency (MUDRA) borrowers in the form of a guaranteed emergency credit line (GECL) facility.
Sat, Jun 13, 2020
The GST Council may consider at the next meet levying cess on commodities like pan masala and bricks at the manufacturing stage itself.
Fri, Jun 12, 2020
In the 40th GST Council Meeting held today through video conferencing, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman led Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council took five decisions that have brought huge relief to small traders.
GST Council meeting: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced several relief measures for small tax payers on Friday, following the GST Council meeting.
Wed, Jun 10, 2020
Millions of PAN cards face the danger of becoming inoperative after June 30 if holders fail to link them with their Aadhaar cards. The initial deadline to complete the process was March 31, 2020.
Fri, Jun 05, 2020
The GST Council is scheduled to meet later this month on June 12 and is likely to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on tax revenues. The coronavirus outbreak has hit the economy hard and the government has announced several relief measures for different sectors.
Mon, Jun 01, 2020
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that public sector banks (PSBs) sanctioned collateral free loans worth Rs 3,200 crore to the MSME sector in a single day on June 1.
Sat, May 30, 2020
India's finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman while speaking exclusively to WION's Executive Editor Palki Sharma said that the coronavirus pandemic has triggered multiple challenges in India.
Fri, May 29, 2020
In a WION exclusive, FM Nirmala Sitharaman today revealed that her ministry and the entire government along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi are fully ready to extend the required support that national economy needs post-COVID-19 pandemic.
Aatmanirbhar Bharat: In a bid to strengthen 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan' post Coronavirus lockdown, Nirmala Sitharaman has said that Centre will address issues of SC-ST entrepreneurs regarding relief package announced earlier this month.
In line with the announcement made in the Union Budget, Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman formally launched the facility for instant allotment of PAN (on near to real time basis) in New Delhi today.
Do you have an Aadhaar card? It will make life a lot easier as now you can get a PAN card instantly. All thanks to a new scheme by the government. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday launched a facility for instant allotment of online PAN on furnishing Aadhaar details.
Thu, May 28, 2020
The launch of the Instant PAN facility is yet another step by the Income Tax Department towards Digital India, thereby creating further ease of compliance to the taxpayers.
Sun, May 24, 2020
Modi government is leaving no stone unturned to revive the economy.
Earlier, reports emerged saying that the central government is considering a calamity cess on the Goods and Services Tax.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said future fiscal policy actions to stimulate the economy will depend on how COVID-19 pandemic pans out.
Sat, May 23, 2020
Every assumption made in the 2020-21 Union Budget, presented in February, would have to be reviewed in view of the coronavirus pandemic, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in New Delhi on Saturday.
Tue, May 19, 2020
The Finance Ministry has extended the deadline for fulfillment of contractual obligations of all government projects, including public-private partnerships (PPP), which were due for completion on or after February 20, by up to six months in view of COVID-19 crisis
We are currently in the middle of the fourth stage of lockdown, even as the government has announced several relaxations, allowing people to return to normal life. The decisions have been taken to ease the economic pressure.
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