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'
Tue, Dec 13, 2022
Sitharaman said the Customs department needs to use a 'cocktail' of technology tools, like dark net, artificial intelligence, web3 and metaverse.
Mon, Dec 12, 2022
The respective accountant general (AG) has to provide a certificate that the particular state has to get this much of compensation, the finance minister said.
Sun, Nov 27, 2022
In a letter shot off on Friday, the forum stated, "Now your email dated November 25, 2022 under reference, makes it explicit that each central trade union will be allowed to speak for three minutes. This is a joke and we refuse to be part of such a cheap joke. We will not participate in the proposed video conference on November 28, 2022."
Fri, Nov 25, 2022
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman has chaired a pre-Budget meeting with the finance ministers of all States and Union Territories for taking their inputs and suggestions for the upcoming Budget for 2023-24. The meeting took place on Friday in the national capital.
Tue, Nov 22, 2022
The round of meetings on budget preparations is going on. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman met the people associated with agriculture and agro today. Apart from this, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also had a meeting with financial market experts. Know complete details from Tarun Sharma.
Mon, Nov 21, 2022
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman began her Pre-Budget 2023 consultations with the first group of leaders from Industry and experts in Infrastructure and Climate Change today. What was important in today's meeting? Watch this special report on India 360.
The Ministry of Power, the Ministry of Railways, the Ministry of Civil Aviation, and the Ministry of Oil and Gas are likely to miss the target.
Budget 2023-24 Expectations: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday kicked off pre-budget consultations, holding meetings with industry chamber heads and infrastructure experts about their expectations from the upcoming Budget.
The Budget should focus on measures to accelerate job creation and broaden the tax base by rationalising GST and personal income tax slabs to boost consumption, industry bodies said in their pre-Budget meeting with finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday.
On Monday, she will hold consultations with the industry captains and experts on infrastructure and climate change in two groups.
Sun, Nov 13, 2022
In her first visit to India as Secretary of the Treasury, Yellen on Friday termed India as an "indispensable partner to the US" and called for further strengthening trade and investment between the two nations.
Tue, Nov 01, 2022
The finance minister assured that the process of financing SDGs should be a lot more friendly towards lower-income and developing countries.
Mon, Oct 17, 2022
Rupee vs Dollar: At the interbank foreign exchange, the domestic unit opened lower at 82.33 against the dollar, then lost further ground to quote at 82.38, registering a fall of 19 paise over its previous close.
Sun, Oct 16, 2022
India will assume the Presidency of the G20 for one year from December 1, 2022 to November 30, 2023. Under its Presidency, India is expected to host over 200 G20 meetings across the country, beginning December 2022.
Sat, Oct 15, 2022
The government has ensured the availability of free food grains to more than 800 million vulnerable families for the past 25 months, through the country's massive public distribution network, FM Sitharaman said.
"India's foreign exchange reserves at USD 537.5 billion as on September 23, 2022, compare favourably with most peer economies. Two-thirds of the decline in reserves is due to valuation changes arising from an appreciating US dollar and higher US bond yields," Sitharaman said.
Wed, Oct 12, 2022
She identified high energy prices among the biggest problems facing the Indian economy in the near future.
UPI, RuPay, BHIM to go global: Govt in talks with THESE nations to make Indian mobile payment apps acceptable | Check details
Sun, Oct 09, 2022
FM Sitharaman buying vegetables: Reactions to the video ranged from praise to criticism, as people commented on rising vegetable prices and wondered if the Finance Minister now understood how inflation is impacting budgets.
Tue, Sep 27, 2022
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday asked public sector banks (PSBs) to fill the backlog vacancies of Scheduled Castes (SCs) in time bound manner and enhance their coverage in all schemes.
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