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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman meets US Deputy Treasury Secretary

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman meets US Deputy Treasury Secretary

🕔07:04, 27.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday met visiting US Deputy Secretary of Treasury Wally Adeyemo and discussed India’s upcoming G-20 Presidency in 2023 and issues related to the global financial sector. Both the leaders also discussed

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Govt executing each scheme covering all eligible persons: FM

Govt executing each scheme covering all eligible persons: FM

🕔07:04, 24.Aug 2022

Kohima, Aug 24 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Tuesday that the government attempts to implement every government scheme in such a way that all eligible citizens are covered. Addressing a bankers’ conclave and credit outreach programme in Kohima,

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No service charge on UPI, clarifies Centre

No service charge on UPI, clarifies Centre

🕔06:30, 22.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Union Finance Ministry has clarified that no service charge would be levied on UPI transactions. “UPI is a digital public good with immense convenience for the public & productivity gains for the economy. There is

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Rs 1.62 lakh cr likely to be monetised in current FY 2022-23 under NMP: Finance Ministry

Rs 1.62 lakh cr likely to be monetised in current FY 2022-23 under NMP: Finance Ministry

🕔16:47, 8.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) While transactions worth Rs 97,000 crore has been achieved under the Centre’s ambitious national monetisation pipeline in the year 2021-22, assets valuing Rs 1.62 lakh crore is envisaged to be monetised in the current financial year

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India still fastest growing economy, no sign of recession: FM on price rise defence

India still fastest growing economy, no sign of recession: FM on price rise defence

🕔07:00, 2.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday that India is still the fastest growing economy whose financial situation is much better than most other countries. Speaking during a debate on the issue of price hike in

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Global factors responsible for rupee depreciation: Sitharaman

Global factors responsible for rupee depreciation: Sitharaman

🕔17:00, 18.Jul 2022

Amid depreciation of the rupee against dollar, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in the Lok Sabha on Monday that global factors such as the Russia-Ukraine conflict, soaring crude oil prices and tightening of the global financial conditions, were the major

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RBI seeks regulations on cryptocurrencies: Sitharaman in LS

RBI seeks regulations on cryptocurrencies: Sitharaman in LS

🕔16:50, 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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Online gaming is gambling like casinos: Nirmala Sitharaman

Online gaming is gambling like casinos: Nirmala Sitharaman

🕔18:04, 29.Jun 2022

Chandigarh, June 29 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday categorically termed online gaming “nothing but gambling”. Addressing the media at the conclusion of the two-day meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council held in Chandigarh, Sitharaman said

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Shock-absorbing capabilities of Indian retail investors is the silver lining

Shock-absorbing capabilities of Indian retail investors is the silver lining

🕔12:37, 19.Jun 2022

On June 7, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, while speaking at an event of the Corporate Affairs Ministry as part of the ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, had said that retail investors seemed to act as “shock absorbers” even when foreign portfolio

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Centre implementing infra projects worth Rs 1.34L cr in NE states: FM

Centre implementing infra projects worth Rs 1.34L cr in NE states: FM

🕔21:06, 29.May 2022

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said that the Centre has been implementing various rail, road and air connectivity projects worth Rs 1.34 lakh crore in the northeastern states. Guwahati, May 29 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday

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Trade pacts with UAE, Australia will fuel economic growth: FM

Trade pacts with UAE, Australia will fuel economic growth: FM

🕔05:50, 11.May 2022

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Tuesday the country’s trade pacts with the UAE and Australia will chart the way for economic growth. Chennai, May 11 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Tuesday the country’s trade pacts with the UAE

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RBI rate hike a surprise as it came between 2 review meetings: Sitharaman

RBI rate hike a surprise as it came between 2 review meetings: Sitharaman

🕔05:44, 9.May 2022

The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) move to raise the policy rate is part of a synchronised action by the central banks, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said, adding that it came as a surprise only because it was

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Sitharaman reiterates call for tech & fund transfer on climate, commitment to fighting terror funding

Sitharaman reiterates call for tech & fund transfer on climate, commitment to fighting terror funding

🕔07:00, 22.Apr 2022

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has reiterated India’s call for transfer of low-cost technology and increased funding to developing countries to fight climate change at the International Monetary Fund plenary and, separately, reaffirmed India’s commitment to combating money laundering and terrorism

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Economic slowdown: Sitharaman calls for ‘proactive collective efforts’ by G-20

Economic slowdown: Sitharaman calls for ‘proactive collective efforts’ by G-20

🕔07:08, 21.Apr 2022

Washington, April 21 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has called for “proactive collective efforts” by the G-20 group of the world’s top economies to deal with the current slowdown in the growth momentum of the global economy. Addressing fellow ministers and

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Must appreciate Indian retail investors: Sitharaman

Must appreciate Indian retail investors: Sitharaman

🕔18:19, 4.Apr 2022

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday, while responding during Question Hour in the Lok Sabha, said that Indian retail investors should be appreciated. New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday, while responding during Question Hour

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War in Ukraine impacting all countries like pandemic did: Sitharaman

War in Ukraine impacting all countries like pandemic did: Sitharaman

🕔11:36, 30.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that Russia-Ukraine war has impacted all countries. Replying to the debate in the Rajya Sabha on the Finance Bill, she said that the impact of a full-blown war in

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Sitharaman to move Appropriation Bill, 2022 in RS today

Sitharaman to move Appropriation Bill, 2022 in RS today

🕔10:13, 28.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday is likely to move the Appropriation Bill, 2022 in the Rajya Sabha. “This Bill to authorise payment and appropriation of certain sums from and out of the Consolidated Fund of

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Corporate tax reduction helped economy: FM

Corporate tax reduction helped economy: FM

🕔07:11, 26.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that corporate tax reduction has helped the economy. Replying to the debate on the Finance Bill, the minister told the Lok Sabha that corporate tax collections stood at Rs

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Sitharaman to reply on discussion on J&K budget in RS today

Sitharaman to reply on discussion on J&K budget in RS today

🕔11:33, 23.Mar 2022

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is likely to reply to the discussion on the budget of ‘Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir for 2022-23’ in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is likely

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PF rate cut based on ‘today’s realities’, ministry yet to approve: FM

PF rate cut based on ‘today’s realities’, ministry yet to approve: FM

🕔07:00, 22.Mar 2022

The proposal to cut the interest rate on employees’ provident fund deposits was dictated by today’s realities where returns on other small saving instruments were even lower, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told the Parliament on Monday. New Delhi, March

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