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'
Sat, Feb 01, 2020
Budget 2020: The government has made changes in the income tax slabs. The change in income tax slabs has been brought with some conditions. The taxpayers have the option to stick to the current scheme or switch to the new one introduced in the budget
Budget 2020: Hailing the Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Parliament on Saturday, Ashish Mehrotra, MD & CEO, Max Bupa Health Insurance said that moves like allotment of Rs 69000 crore to healthcare sector and expansion of Ayushman Bharat scheme are welcome moves.
Budget 2020: FM Nirmala Sitharaman has tried to reach out to each and every section of society.
Budget 2020: While the government has decided to rejig the tax structure by introducing new slabs and reducing tax rates in almost all categories, your contribution towards employees provident fund, national pension system and other investment instruments might become taxable.
Budget 2020 Highlights: Nirmala Sitharaman announced today that Narendra Modi government plans to raise Rs 2.1 lakh crore for FY21 from disinvestment.
Budget 2020: In her Budget speech, FM Nirmala Sitharaman had some good news for homebuyers. She said, "For affordable housing, I had announced an additional deduction of up to Rs 1.5 lakh for interest paid on loans taken for purchasing affordable houses. The deduction was allowed on housing loans sanctioned on or before 31st March 2020."
Budget 2020: One of the biggest announcements from Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Union Budget 2020 came in the form of five-year tax holiday on employees' stock ownership plan (ESOPs) for start-ups, a move that has been welcomed by both startups themselves as well as experts.
DDT Budget 2020: According to tax and investment experts, the removal of DDT means transparency in dividends distribution.
"We had many expectations from the budget but there are no major announcements, however, small but conditional announcements have been made like personal tax rate will be brought down, if you give away the exemptions. So, the announcements will not help in reviving the economy. Even the stock markets have also gone down considerably", says Adi Godrej, chairman, Godrej Group.
Budget 2020: The smartphone industry has welcomed Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's proposal for a new scheme for manufacturing cell phones, semi conductors and other electronic devices.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today presented her second Budget in Parliament. In her speech, Sitharaman said announced a multi-billion dollar package of farm and infrastructure support for 2020/21.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday presented the Union Budget 2020. As the Indian economy faces one of the worst slowdowns in the country, Sitharaman had her task cut out to announce measures that will spur growth.
The ministry launched Government e-Marketplace (GeM), an online platform for public procurement, in August 2016 with the objective of creating an open and transparent procurement platform for government departments.
Budget 2020 Dearer and Cheaper: After the budgetary proposals announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, there is a list of items that may become dearer.
Budget 2020: Aadhaar-based verification "Will help in weeding out dummy or non-existent units. Dynamic QR code proposed for consumer invoices. GST parameters will be captured when payment for purchases is made through QR code," Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said during her budget speech
Income Tax slabs 2020: The Modi government on Saturday introduced new slabs for taxpayers in India, while reducing the tax rate for different slabs for people with income up to Rs 15 lakh per annum, if they opt for foregoing exemptions and deductions.
Budget 2020: Addressing the demand from experts and industry, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday abolished the Dividend Distribution Tax or DDT.
Income Tax Slab 2020: FM Nirmala Sitharaman has proposed the status quo on personal income up to Rs 5 lakh per annum while she has proposed a new income tax slab.
Budget 2020: The government on Saturday increased the limit of insurance cover in case of bank failure on deposits to Rs 5 lakh. The announcement was made by the finance minister in her Budget 2020 speech.
India should be a preferred destination for education - Study in India, the Finance Minister said while presenting the Budget 2020. National Police University, National Forensic Science University to be established.
Caption: Budget 2020: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presentation the Union Budget on Saturday
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