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PSEs will have to scale-up, build capacities to survive in competitive market: Sitharaman

PSEs will have to scale-up, build capacities to survive in competitive market: Sitharaman

🕔17:00, 9.Jun 2022

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said the Public Sector Enterprises (PSE) in the strategic core sector need to scale-up their performances and if required should enter into a partnership with the private sector to survive. Gandhinagar, June 9

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Nirmala Sitharaman files nomination for Rajya Sabha from K’taka

Nirmala Sitharaman files nomination for Rajya Sabha from K’taka

🕔13:40, 31.May 2022

Bengaluru, May 31 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday filed her nomination for the Rajya Sabha seat as a BJP candidate in Vidhana Soudha (Legislative Assembly), Bengaluru. She submitted her nomination papers to Vidhana Soudha Secretary Vishalakshi. Before filing

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TN MPs to meet Sitharaman over cotton prices issue, textile industry awaits outcome

TN MPs to meet Sitharaman over cotton prices issue, textile industry awaits outcome

🕔12:11, 18.May 2022

A delegation of Tamil Nadu parliamentarians will meet Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi on Wednesday over the rising cotton and yarn prices. Chennai, May 18 (IANS) A delegation of Tamil Nadu parliamentarians will meet Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in

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Sitharaman gets up from seat to offer water to NSDL MD, receives praise

Sitharaman gets up from seat to offer water to NSDL MD, receives praise

🕔10:48, 9.May 2022

A video of Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman getting up from her seat at an event and offering a bottle of water to National Securities Depository Ltd Managing Director, Padmaja Chunduru, who was speaking at that time, has surfaced on

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Sitharaman raises fears cryptocurrency could be used to fund terror

Sitharaman raises fears cryptocurrency could be used to fund terror

🕔06:43, 20.Apr 2022

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday raised doubts about the size of the cryptocurrency market worldwide and stressed the need for a regulatory mechanism acceptable to all countries to prevent its use to launder money and fund terrorism, which, she

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Sitharaman, Jaishankar defend India buying Russian oil

Sitharaman, Jaishankar defend India buying Russian oil

🕔23:10, 1.Apr 2022

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Friday defended the purchase of cheap Russian oil even as sanctions have been imposed on Moscow following its military attack on Ukraine. New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala

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RS to continue discussions on Finance Bill 2022

RS to continue discussions on Finance Bill 2022

🕔11:46, 29.Mar 2022

The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday will continue discussions on the ‘Finance Bill 2022’ and ‘Appropriation Bill, 2022’ moved by the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman the previous day. New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday will continue discussions on

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‘Indo-Bangla protocol route can help Assam become tea export hub’

‘Indo-Bangla protocol route can help Assam become tea export hub’

🕔16:48, 17.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Land-locked Assam can become an export hub for tea if the beverage is shipped out through the Indo-Bangladesh Protocol on Inland Water Transit and Trade route. The recent arrival of cargo vessels from Patna to Guwahati,

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Don’t politicise GST council, says FM Sitharaman

Don’t politicise GST council, says FM Sitharaman

🕔16:00, 15.Mar 2022

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that the GST Council should not be politicised as it is a body in which every finance minister from every state sits in and decides on how the disbursements happen. New Delhi,

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India worried about Russia-Ukraine conflict impact on exim trade: FM

India worried about Russia-Ukraine conflict impact on exim trade: FM

🕔19:38, 28.Feb 2022

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said the government is worried about the impact of war between Russia and Ukraine on India’s exim trade. Chennai, Feb 28 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said the government is worried

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RBI, govt working in complete harmony on crypto, says Sitharaman

RBI, govt working in complete harmony on crypto, says Sitharaman

🕔14:00, 14.Feb 2022

Crypto is back on the discussion table as Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das deliberated over the issue. The Finance Minister had announced in her Budget speech that the RBI will launch a

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Will discuss bringing ATF in GST in next Council meet: FM

Will discuss bringing ATF in GST in next Council meet: FM

🕔11:45, 7.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said she will take up the issue of inclusion of Aviation Turbine Fuel under GST at the next meeting of the GST Council. She was speaking at an event

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Logistics SAS companies welcome PM Gati Shakti Plan announced in Budget

Logistics SAS companies welcome PM Gati Shakti Plan announced in Budget

🕔16:57, 3.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The government’s drive to boost efficiency in the logistics sector, which is critically linked to the growth of trade and economic activities, is undoubtedly a positive move that will eventually strengthen the sector, as highlighted by

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Budget gives renewed thrust to new-age businesses for $5 trillion economy

Budget gives renewed thrust to new-age businesses for $5 trillion economy

🕔15:44, 1.Feb 2022

Sensing immense opportunities in new-age businesses, startups and local manufacturing amid the pandemic-induced digital transformation, the government on Tuesday outlined a tech-driven Union Budget to fast-track the goal of achieving a $5 trillion economy by 2025. New Delhi, Feb 1

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India’s FY23 GDP to grow 8-8.5%, says Eco Survey FY22

India’s FY23 GDP to grow 8-8.5%, says Eco Survey FY22

🕔16:29, 31.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) India’s economy is expected to grow at 8-8.5 per cent in the next fiscal, said the Economic Survey 2021-22, which was presented in Parliament on Monday by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. According to the Survey

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A look at Budget Session’s journey in independent India

A look at Budget Session’s journey in independent India

🕔07:38, 31.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The history of India’s budget sessions is worth reminiscing as Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is gearing up to present the Budget 2022-23 on February 1. The events are quite interesting, and many key and historical

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SBI gets requisite approvals for setting up ‘bad bank’

SBI gets requisite approvals for setting up ‘bad bank’

🕔07:35, 29.Jan 2022

Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) The approvals required for setting up National Asset Reconstruction Company (NARCL) and India Debt Resolution Company (IDRCL), including from the RBI, have now been received, lending major SBI said on Friday. Accordingly, both the companies are ready

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Govt calls all-party meeting on Jan 31 to discuss Budget Session

Govt calls all-party meeting on Jan 31 to discuss Budget Session

🕔18:30, 26.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) The government has called an all-party meeting on January 31 to discuss issues and legislative business for the Budget Session. The all-party meeting of the floor leaders will be held virtually. The Budget Session will commence

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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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