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.
Thu, May 14, 2020
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and MoS Finance Anurag Thakur addressed another press conference on Thursday to provide details of the massive special package.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's announcement on Wednesday has catered to the requirements of small and micro businesses instead of taking a sector-wise approach, Zee Business Managing Editor Anil Singhvi said in his detailed analysis of the releif package
Today, in a press conference Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a number of measures to get the Indian economy back on track after Coronavirus enforced lockdown.
The government on Wednesday evening announced a mega relief package of Rs 6 lakh crore comprising Rs 3 lakh crore of collateral-free loans for small businesses and a Rs 30,000 crore lifeline to non-bank and housing finance companies as part of measures to help the economy tide over disruptions caused by the coronavirus lockdown.
Retailers on Wednesday said measures announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will bring back liquidity with businesses and provide a boost to the economy
Builders in Noida and Ghaziabad hailed the government's stimulus measures for the sector on Wednesday but hoped for more steps that can help them get priority funds from banks to complete stuck projects.
Wed, May 13, 2020
Addressing the media today in New Delhi, the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman redefined MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises).
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and MoS Finance Anurag Thakur on Wednesday addressed a press conference to give details of the Rs 20 lakh cr relief package amount announced by PM Narendra Modi in his address to the nation on Tuesday night.
The government has announced several measures for employees on Wednesday evening giving them some relief during the coronavirus crisis. Probably, the most important announcement came in the form of benefits announced for members of Employees' Provident Fund (EPF).
In the press conference held today by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Zee Business today put up an important question on bank credit line status and delay in sanctioned loan disbursal by banks.
Income Tax deadline Alert: Giving relief to the income tax payers amid Coronavirus lockdown, Finance Minister Nirmala Sithaman has extended the deadline for Income Tax Return (ITR) filing from 30th June 2020 to 30th November 2020.
Giving a major relief to both employees as well as employers, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday announced that the government will continue to contribute towards Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) on behalf of select businesses for another three months.
A day after PM Narendra Modi laid out his vision to get the Indian economy back on track after Coronavirus enforced lockdown, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a number of measures for small and medium enterprises today evening, providing some relief during the ongoing crisis.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and MoS Finance Anurag Thakur on Wednesday addressed a press conference to give details of the Rs 20 lakh cr relief package amount announced by PM Narendra Modi in his address to the nation.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will address a press conference to give details of the relief amount announced by the PM in his address to the nation.
Sun, May 10, 2020
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is all set to hold a review meeting with CEOs of public sector banks (PSBs) on Monday.
Tue, Apr 21, 2020
It's a proud moment, and good news as well for the employees and families of Public Sector Banks (PSBs).
Sun, Apr 19, 2020
All the Central government pensioners can now heave a sigh of relief as Modi government has confirmed that there is no proposal for reduction of pension and no action is being contemplated by the government in this respect, as per a report in PTI.
Fri, Apr 17, 2020
India`s finance minister said on Thursday the country could not support a general allocation of new Special Drawing Rights by the International Monetary Fund because it might not be effective in easing coronavirus-driven financial pressures
Tue, Apr 14, 2020
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman last month had announced that as many of 20.5 crore women Jan Dhan account holders will get Rs 500 per month for next three months to run their households and deal with the hardships caused by the nation-wide lockdown.
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