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GST Council to hold virtual meet on Saturday

GST Council to hold virtual meet on Saturday

🕔12:05, 17.Dec 2022

New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) After a gap of nearly six months, the meeting of GST Council, which is headed by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, would be held on Saturday through video conferencing, it was announced on Friday. “The 48th Meeting

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Wholesale inflation falls to 21-month low of 5.85% in Nov, FM gives credit to PM

Wholesale inflation falls to 21-month low of 5.85% in Nov, FM gives credit to PM

🕔18:09, 14.Dec 2022

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The wholesale price index (WPI) based inflation fell to a 21-month low of 5.85 per cent in November on account of low prices of food. Reacting to the fall in WPI inflation, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

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CII suggests slashing income tax rates in forthcoming budget

CII suggests slashing income tax rates in forthcoming budget

🕔16:22, 21.Nov 2022

New Delhi, November 21 (IANS) Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has suggested a cut in personal income tax rates or revive demand — a move which would benefit 5.83 crore taxpayers who have filed returns for assessment year 2022-23. The

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Punjab National Bank Unveils Four Digital Banking Units

Punjab National Bank Unveils Four Digital Banking Units

🕔05:26, 18.Oct 2022

New Delhi, October 18, 2022: Following Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s announcement during the Union budget speech for 2022-23 about the establishment of 75 DBUs in 75 districts of the country in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of our country’s independence

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India Inc hails Govt’s policy initiatives after meeting with FM in Washington

India Inc hails Govt’s policy initiatives after meeting with FM in Washington

🕔06:32, 17.Oct 2022

New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Indian industry leaders have hailed the Government’s efforts towards digitalisation. After meeting Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Washington on Saturday, representatives of several Indian companies said that many countries aim to learn from initiatives like UPI

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Prime Minister to dedicate 75 digital banking units to nation on October 16

Prime Minister to dedicate 75 digital banking units to nation on October 16

🕔16:19, 15.Oct 2022

New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Aiming to strengthen the financial inclusion framework in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate 75 digital banking units (DBUs) to the nation on October 16 at 11 a.m. via video conferencing. As part of

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Sitharaman flags downside risks to economy at IMF meet

Sitharaman flags downside risks to economy at IMF meet

🕔16:09, 15.Oct 2022

New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman shared concerns on key downside risks to the economy owing to slowdown in growth in major economies during a meeting at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) headquarters in Washington D.C. While

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Mustard oil producers urge FM to remove stock limit on oilseeds

Mustard oil producers urge FM to remove stock limit on oilseeds

🕔06:50, 11.Oct 2022

New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The Mustard Oil Producers Association of India (MOPA) has urged Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to remove the stock limit on oilseeds and allow futures trading in this important commodity. A representation in this regard was

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FM urges I-T officials to expedite returns, refund process and grievance redressal

FM urges I-T officials to expedite returns, refund process and grievance redressal

🕔21:37, 27.Sep 2022

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday urged income tax (I-T) officials to follow the three ‘Rs’ — Returns, Refund and Redressal — to make the system more efficient and people-friendly. New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday

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Future of financing in India is through digitisation : Sitharaman

Future of financing in India is through digitisation : Sitharaman

🕔19:18, 20.Sep 2022

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that future of financing in India is going to be governed through digitisation, noting that in July 2022 alone, 6.2 billion transactions worth Rs 10.6 trillion were conducted. New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Finance

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Sitharaman seeks enhanced lending from International Finance Corporation

Sitharaman seeks enhanced lending from International Finance Corporation

🕔20:02, 19.Sep 2022

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday underlined India’s expectations of getting enhanced lending from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to the tune of $2-2.5 billion in the next one to two years and up to $3-3.5 billion in the next

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UN’s special advocate Queen Maxima Lauds India’s financial inclusion efforts

UN’s special advocate Queen Maxima Lauds India’s financial inclusion efforts

🕔18:52, 29.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) United Nation Secretary General’s Special Advocate (UNSGSA) for inclusive finance, Queen Maxima of the Netherlands met Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday and lauded India’s advanced digital public goods infrastructure for financial and economic inclusion. Maxima

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Indian economy much better, nobody is in denial about price rise : Sitharaman

Indian economy much better, nobody is in denial about price rise : Sitharaman

🕔21:49, 2.Aug 2022

The Indian economy, compared to the situation prevailing in many of our peer groups and in many of the developed economies, is definitely much better, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman while responding to the short-duration discussion on the rising prices

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Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi served notices for duty evasion, FM informs Rajya Sabha

Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi served notices for duty evasion, FM informs Rajya Sabha

🕔18:12, 2.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Mobile companies Oppo India, Xiaomi India and Vivo India have been served notices by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) for duty evasion, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman informed the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. A show-cause notice

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RBI seeks regulations on cryptocurrencies : Sitharaman in Lok Sabha

RBI seeks regulations on cryptocurrencies : Sitharaman in Lok Sabha

🕔19:18, 18.Jul 2022

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said in the Lok Sabha that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has recommended framing of regulations for cryptocurrencies. The Indian government wants an international collaboration if such a ban has to be put

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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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