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FM likely to try and pull fiscal deficit below 6% in 2023-24

FM likely to try and pull fiscal deficit below 6% in 2023-24

🕔17:22, 28.Jan 2023

New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) As Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman prepares to present the last full budget of the NDA government before the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, she may try to focus on fiscal consolidation and bringing the fiscal deficit

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FM participates in ‘Halwa’ ceremony to mark final stage of budget preparations

FM participates in ‘Halwa’ ceremony to mark final stage of budget preparations

🕔17:12, 26.Jan 2023

New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and two junior ministers Bhagwat Karad and Pankaj Chaudhary along with senior officials of the finance ministry as well as members of budget press on Thursday participated in the ‘Halwa’ ceremony, which

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Sitharaman to attend traditional ‘halwa’ ceremony marking final stages of Budget preparation

Sitharaman to attend traditional ‘halwa’ ceremony marking final stages of Budget preparation

🕔14:08, 25.Jan 2023

New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The traditional “halwa” ceremony, marking the final stage of the Union Budget preparation process, will be held on Thursday in the presence of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. In a series of tweets on Wednesday, the Finance

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Union Budget 2023 might be presented in new Parliament building

Union Budget 2023 might be presented in new Parliament building

🕔10:46, 20.Jan 2023

New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) During the upcoming budget session of the Parliament, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman might present the Union Budget 2023-24 at the new Parliament building on February 1. Preparations for presenting this year’s Budget is going on in

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DFS holds review meeting with heads of Public Sector Banks

DFS holds review meeting with heads of Public Sector Banks

🕔07:24, 20.Jan 2023

New Delhi, Jan 20: Dr. Vivek Joshi, Secretary, Department of Financial Services (DFS), Ministry of Finance, chaired a full day review meeting of heads of Public Sector Banks (PSBs) and financial institutions here today. During the meeting, the progress of

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Government bullish on railway assets monetisation in Union Budget

Government bullish on railway assets monetisation in Union Budget

🕔11:22, 19.Jan 2023

New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Monetisation of railways’ assets is likely to be one of the key agenda items in the forthcoming Union Budget for 2023-24, which Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is going to present on February 1. In 2021-22, the

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Understand pressures of middle class as I belong to same category, says Sitharaman

Understand pressures of middle class as I belong to same category, says Sitharaman

🕔12:01, 16.Jan 2023

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that she is sensitive about the pressures faced by the middle class, as she too is from the same class of society. Speaking during the function organised by RSS mouthpiece

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Street vendors loan scheme has PM Modi’s guarantee: Sitharaman

Street vendors loan scheme has PM Modi’s guarantee: Sitharaman

🕔07:09, 9.Jan 2023

New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said that under the PM SVANidhi scheme, there is no need to submit any documents as guarantee because under it, the guarantee has been given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman admitted to AIIMS

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman admitted to AIIMS

🕔14:30, 26.Dec 2022

New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on Monday, said a source. The Minister has been admitted into the private ward. However, more details are awaited.

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Government keeping watch on inflation: Sitharaman

Government keeping watch on inflation: Sitharaman

🕔07:16, 22.Dec 2022

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said that the government is keeping an eye on price rise, which, she said, currently is “extraneous” due to prices of fuel and fertiliser. Responding to a discussion on Supplementary

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Finance Minister says need to simplify refund process for depositors

Finance Minister says need to simplify refund process for depositors

🕔07:01, 20.Dec 2022

New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday accepted, in the Parliament that the process of recovering money by small depositors from bad debts is very complicated and lengthy, and there is a need to simplify it. Replying

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Appropriation bills to be introduced in RS on Monday

Appropriation bills to be introduced in RS on Monday

🕔19:04, 18.Dec 2022

New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will on Monday introduce The Appropriation (No 4 & 5) Bills, 2022, in the Rajya Sabha for consideration, and for returning to the Lok Sabha, where they have already been passed. The

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Be prepared against tariff walls on exports by nations undergoing green transition: FM to industry

Be prepared against tariff walls on exports by nations undergoing green transition: FM to industry

🕔11:12, 16.Dec 2022

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday asked the Indian industry to be prepared against “tariff walls” which are likely to be imposed by nations undertaking green transitions, on Indian exports, especially steel products. “Many nations want

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Finance Minister optimistic over economic parameters as LS passes Appropriation bills

Finance Minister optimistic over economic parameters as LS passes Appropriation bills

🕔20:29, 14.Dec 2022

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday credited Prime Minister Narendra Modi for “periodic interventions” which have brought down wholesale price index (WPI) based inflation to a 21-month low of 5.85 per cent and retail inflation to

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Centre to seek Parliament’s nod on Appropriation Bills

Centre to seek Parliament’s nod on Appropriation Bills

🕔11:28, 13.Dec 2022

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday will introduce the Appropriation Bills (Nos. 4 and 5) 2022 in the Lok Sabha to seek nod for the payment and appropriation of amounts from the Consolidated Funds of India

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Not waived off loans to big companies, Sitharaman tells Parliament

Not waived off loans to big companies, Sitharaman tells Parliament

🕔07:19, 13.Dec 2022

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday clarified in the Parliament that the government has not waived off loans availed by big companies. Replying to a question in the Lok Sabha by CPI member K. Subbarayan, who

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Centre committed to paying GST compensation, says Finance Minister

Centre committed to paying GST compensation, says Finance Minister

🕔07:18, 13.Dec 2022

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday assured the Parliament that the government is committed to paying GST compensation to states. Replying to a slew of questions by MPs cutting across party lines during Question Hour in

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Rationalising income tax, lowering Customs duties among suggestions to Centre

Rationalising income tax, lowering Customs duties among suggestions to Centre

🕔11:05, 29.Nov 2022

New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Rationalisation of income tax, fiscal consolidation, lowering of Customs duties, developing a mechanism for green certification to help micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and introduction of an urban employment guarantee programme to boost employment generation

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Trade unions seek hike in budget allocation for MGNREGA, higher tax on corporates

Trade unions seek hike in budget allocation for MGNREGA, higher tax on corporates

🕔06:33, 28.Nov 2022

New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Trade unions have urged Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to take measures in the forthcoming Union budget so that the economy can be revitalised. In a letter to her, 10 major unions have sought an increased budget

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Trade representatives seek greater support for export sector from Finance Minister

Trade representatives seek greater support for export sector from Finance Minister

🕔17:27, 24.Nov 2022

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Increase in personal tax exemption and deduction limits and greater support for the exports sector were some of the key demands which were made before Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman by the trade and service sector representatives,

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