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Sitharaman holds pre-budget consultations with BJP leaders

Sitharaman holds pre-budget consultations with BJP leaders

🕔06:48, 17.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday held pre-budget consultations with BJP leaders in which representatives from 25 states participated virtually and gave their suggestions on the budget. The meeting was conducted from the BJP’s national

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Defer GST rate hike on textiles, footwear: CAIT to FM

Defer GST rate hike on textiles, footwear: CAIT to FM

🕔07:20, 28.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has urged Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to defer the implementation of GST rate hike on textiles and footwear. The proposal is to increase the rate of tax from 5

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CAIT urges Centre to ban ‘Chinese’ firm Shopee for FDI violations

CAIT urges Centre to ban ‘Chinese’ firm Shopee for FDI violations

🕔07:31, 17.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Confederation of All India Traders on Thursday urged Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to ban Chinese e-commerce company Shopee, which it claimed to be operating in India against FEMA Rules and FDI Press Note of

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No proposal to recognise Bitcoin as currency, says Sitharaman

No proposal to recognise Bitcoin as currency, says Sitharaman

🕔20:47, 29.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Centre has no proposal to recognise Bitcoin as a currency in the country, the Parliament was informed on Monday. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha, also said that the

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Sitharaman interacts with CMs, FMs to step up investment, growth

Sitharaman interacts with CMs, FMs to step up investment, growth

🕔07:28, 16.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) With a view to enhance the investment climate in the country in the wake of strong recovery and the opportunities accorded by a shift in geo-political realities post the Covid-19 pandemic, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

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Yogi moves 18-point political resolution in BJP national executive

Yogi moves 18-point political resolution in BJP national executive

🕔17:29, 7.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday moved the political resolution, comprising 18 important issues, in the BJP’s national executive meet, and it was seconded by the party’s Tamil Nadu chief K. Annamalai. Talking to

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India, US to reinvigorate action against terrorism-financing, money laundering

India, US to reinvigorate action against terrorism-financing, money laundering

🕔12:29, 15.Oct 2021

New York, Oct 15 (IANS) India and the US have said they would reinvigorate action against terrorism-financing, tax evasion and money laundering after a high-level meeting on economic and financial partnership led by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Treasury Secretary Janet

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FM attends Plenary Meeting of Int’l Monetary & Financial Committee

FM attends Plenary Meeting of Int’l Monetary & Financial Committee

🕔12:24, 15.Oct 2021

Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman attended the Plenary Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee of the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) held in Washington D.C. The meeting on Thursday was attended by

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Finance & Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman attends FMCBG meeting in Washington D.C.

Finance & Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman attends FMCBG meeting in Washington D.C.

🕔11:43, 14.Oct 2021

Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman participated in the 4th G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) Meeting under the Italian Presidency held on October 13 in Washington D.C. on the sidelines of

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Sitharaman lays foundation of ADB-aided projects in Assam

Sitharaman lays foundation of ADB-aided projects in Assam

🕔05:23, 8.Oct 2021

Guwahati, Oct 8 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday performed the ‘Bhoomi Pujan’ for 120 MW capacity Rs 2,200 crore Lower Kopili Hydro Electric Project aided by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Assam’s Dima Hasao district. After laying the

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India needs 4-5 more SBI sized banks:  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

India needs 4-5 more SBI sized banks: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

🕔15:59, 26.Sep 2021

Mumbai, Sept. Sep 26 (IANS) India needs a lot more banks and a lot more large sized ones to meet the growing needs of the country needs in the path of making a smart recovery post pandemic disruptions, Finance Minister Nirmala

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GST Council extends relief of medicines, but petroleum still out of bounds

GST Council extends relief of medicines, but petroleum still out of bounds

🕔12:02, 18.Sep 2021

Lucknow, Sep 18  In a slew of decisions, the GST Council on Friday decided to extend the applicability of concessional rates on Covid-19-related medicines but did not include petroleum products in its kitty. Briefing the media after the conclusion of

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JAM trinity catapulted banking to a different level: Nirmala Sitharaman

JAM trinity catapulted banking to a different level: Nirmala Sitharaman

🕔19:51, 16.Sep 2021

Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Sep 16  Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said that the ‘JAM’ (Jan Dhan-Aadhaar-Mobile) trinity has been a game changer for India, enabling them to take forward financial inclusion in a futuristic format. “By bringing the financially

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Public sector banks are stable now after PCA: Nirmala Sitharaman

Public sector banks are stable now after PCA: Nirmala Sitharaman

🕔21:08, 12.Sep 2021

Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) India’s public sector banks are stable now after the prompt corrective actions (PCA) when it was caught in turbulence, said Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Speaking at the Tamilnad Mercantile Bank’s (TMB) centenary celebrations in Tuticorin in

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Himachal CM seeks $100m ADB project for tourism infrastructure

Himachal CM seeks $100m ADB project for tourism infrastructure

🕔17:19, 9.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 9  Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Thursday called on Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and sought revival of the $100 million ADB project (Phase I) aimed at building world-class tourism infrastructure in the state.

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EPF contribution of over Rs 2.5 lakh now requires 2 PF accounts

EPF contribution of over Rs 2.5 lakh now requires 2 PF accounts

🕔17:40, 5.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 5 People with Employees’ Provident Fund and Voluntary Provident Fund (VPF) contribution of over Rs 2.5 lakh per financial year will now have two separate PF accounts. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had announced, in this year’s budget, that

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India-UK green partnership a model to learn from: Climate advocates

India-UK green partnership a model to learn from: Climate advocates

🕔10:19, 3.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 3  With the UK announcing a $1.2 billion package of public and private investment in green projects and renewable energy in India to tackle climate change, climate advocates on Friday said the partnership is a trendsetter for

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Sitaraman assures Tripura to get more externally-aided projects

Sitaraman assures Tripura to get more externally-aided projects

🕔18:40, 27.Aug 2021

Agartala, Aug 27  Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday reviewed and inaugurated 12 developmental projects, including few externally-aided projects worth Rs 7,719 crore, being implemented in Tripura and promised to grant more EAPs to the state. Sitharaman, who arrived

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Banks to have nationwide credit outreach programme this year: FM

Banks to have nationwide credit outreach programme this year: FM

🕔15:53, 25.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 25  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said that public sector banks (PSB) will adopt a nationwide credit outreach programme this year. Addressing the media in Mumbai, she said that banks will go about to exhibit loan

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Sitharaman assures policy certainty, urges industry to take more risks

Sitharaman assures policy certainty, urges industry to take more risks

🕔07:14, 25.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 25  Assuring India Inc that the government is committed towards ensuring policy certainty, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman asked the industry to come forward and take more risks. During her interaction with industry leaders organised by the Confederation

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