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Middle class to gain from higher tax deductions likely in Budget 2021

Middle class to gain from higher tax deductions likely in Budget 2021

🕔20:27, 11.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 11 Middle class tax payers may get a lot to cheer about the Budget proposals to be presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman next month. Sources said that the Budget 2020-21 may take the sops announced earlier

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Underrated Sitharaman presiding over India’s biggest stock market bull run

Underrated Sitharaman presiding over India’s biggest stock market bull run

🕔15:52, 29.Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 29  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has been presiding over Indian stock markets’ biggest bull run in the last few months. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sitharaman are scripting what is easily the biggest wealth creation story in

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FM wraps up pre-Budget consultations, over 170 take part in 15 virtual meetings

FM wraps up pre-Budget consultations, over 170 take part in 15 virtual meetings

🕔18:33, 23.Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 23  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday concluded pre-budget consultation meetings for budget 2021-22 held in virtual mode. More than 170 invitees representing 9 stakeholder groups participated in 15 meetings scheduled between December 14 and 23. The

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Govt preparing a budget ‘as never before’: Sitharaman

Govt preparing a budget ‘as never before’: Sitharaman

🕔07:20, 19.Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 19  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that the government is seeking growth-inducing big ideas and inputs derived from introspection by industry, which would be used for creating a ‘budget as never before’. Speaking at the

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No amount of govt steps adequate to deal with Covid impact: FM

No amount of govt steps adequate to deal with Covid impact: FM

🕔07:21, 18.Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 18  Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said that any amount of government intervention will not be adequate to deal with the impact of novel coronavirus on the economy. Addressing an event of the Indian Chamber

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Top ministers including Shah, Nirmala, Tomar meet over farm issue

Top ministers including Shah, Nirmala, Tomar meet over farm issue

🕔19:18, 17.Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 17  A high-level meeting of the government and office bearers of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party members was held at the BJP headquarters here in view of the farmers ‘ agitation which entered its 22nd day on

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Rs 20 lakh cr package: Centre reviews dole, Oppn slams govt

Rs 20 lakh cr package: Centre reviews dole, Oppn slams govt

🕔07:14, 15.Dec 2020

Mumbai, Dec 15  In a detailed review, the Centre has stated that of the Rs 20 lakh crore AtmaNirbhar Bharat Package (ANBP) announced last May, the government has already disbursed a considerable amount under more than 21 categories while some

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FM holds 1st pre-budget talks with top industrialists

FM holds 1st pre-budget talks with top industrialists

🕔17:44, 14.Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec. Dec 14  With the union budget-making process getting underway, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman held her first pre-budget consultation with top industrialists on Monday. The meeting assumed importance as it would bring industry and government together to identify

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Economic reforms will continue, more ahead, says Sitharaman

Economic reforms will continue, more ahead, says Sitharaman

🕔21:18, 23.Nov 2020

New Delhi, Nov 23  Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that the government will continue its reform agenda and take up more measures in days ahead. In her address at the National MNCs Conference 2020, organised by the

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Probe all officials, including of RBI, on LVB watch: AIBEA

Probe all officials, including of RBI, on LVB watch: AIBEA

🕔06:47, 18.Nov 2020

Chennai, Nov 18  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman should intervene in the Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) issue and announce that it would be amalgamated with a public sector bank, the All India Bank Employees’ Association (AIBEA) said on Tuesday. The AIBEA

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15th Finance Commission presents FY22-26 report to FM

15th Finance Commission presents FY22-26 report to FM

🕔16:04, 17.Nov 2020

New Delhi, Nov 17  The Chairman and members of the 15th Finance Commission on Tuesday presented a copy of the panel’s report for 2021-22 to 2025-26 financial years to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. The Commission had submitted its report

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Developers laud steps for realty in 3rd round of stimulus

Developers laud steps for realty in 3rd round of stimulus

🕔12:08, 13.Nov 2020

New Delhi, Nov 13  Real estate developers and experts have applauded the measures to boost demand and provide liquidity for the sector announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday. Sitharaman announced an increase in the permitted differential between the

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Govt to provide Rs 65,000 cr for subsidised fertilisers

Govt to provide Rs 65,000 cr for subsidised fertilisers

🕔17:20, 12.Nov 2020

New Delhi, Nov 12  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced that the Central government will provide Rs 65,000 crore for subsidised fertilisers for farmers for the upcoming crop season. As per the government, the increased supply of fertilisers at

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Stimulus 3.0: Centre pushes jobs and infra, expands support to rural sector

Stimulus 3.0: Centre pushes jobs and infra, expands support to rural sector

🕔16:05, 12.Nov 2020

New Delhi, Nov 12  Announcing a fresh round of stimulus package and terming it as ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat 3.0’, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman laid down a total of 12 new measures to support the economy and industry, ranging from employment generation,

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FM announces new employment scheme with EPFO support for 2 years

FM announces new employment scheme with EPFO support for 2 years

🕔15:24, 12.Nov 2020

New Delhi, Nov 12  Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana’ to incentivise creation of new employment opportunities during the Covid-recovery phase. The employment scheme effective from October 1 will be applicable to eligible new

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FM tells banks to seed all accounts with Aadhaar by March

FM tells banks to seed all accounts with Aadhaar by March

🕔06:22, 11.Nov 2020

New Delhi, Nov 11  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has directed banks to seed all account with Aadhaar numbers of their respective holders by March 2021. Addressing the 73rd Annual General Meeting of the Indian Banks Association (IBA), through video conference,

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Economic growth in FY21 may be negative: Sitharaman

Economic growth in FY21 may be negative: Sitharaman

🕔14:08, 28.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 28  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that India’s economic growth in the current financial year may be in the negative zone or near zero amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Speaking at the India Energy Forum

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Centre open to further economic stimulus: Econ Affairs Secy

Centre open to further economic stimulus: Econ Affairs Secy

🕔06:58, 22.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 22  Days after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman indicated that a further economic stimulus is not off the table, Secretary, Economic Affairs, Tarun Bajaj on Wednesday said the Centre is open for further measures to boost the economy.

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Another round of economic stimulus not off the table: FM

Another round of economic stimulus not off the table: FM

🕔08:07, 20.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 20  Just a week after announcing measures to boost consumer demand and provide liquidity to states, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that the government has not closed the option of coming out with another round

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Several Indian indicators seeing V-shaped recovery: FM at IMF panel meet

Several Indian indicators seeing V-shaped recovery: FM at IMF panel meet

🕔07:06, 16.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 16  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said that several economic indicators in India are witnessing a ‘V-shaped’ recovery. In her address at the Plenary Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC), the ministerial-level committee

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