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FM hits out at opposition for politicising GST compensation issue

FM hits out at opposition for politicising GST compensation issue

🕔11:46, 28.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 28  Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday hit back at the opposition for “unnecessarily trying to politicise” the GST compensation issue when their previous government was to be blamed for “building an environment of mistrust” between

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Despite popular perception, only 0.25% tax filers scrutinised: FM

Despite popular perception, only 0.25% tax filers scrutinised: FM

🕔07:49, 8.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 8  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that scrutiny of tax return filers has declined since 2014, and only 0.25 per cent of the total number of filers were scrutinised in 2018-19. In her address at

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I-T dept responsive to the needs of taxpayers during pandemic : Sitharaman

I-T dept responsive to the needs of taxpayers during pandemic : Sitharaman

🕔07:49, 25.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 25 Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has reserved words of praise for the Income Tax department, complementing officers for being responsive to the needs of the taxpayers during the pandemic times by relaxing various compliance requirements and addressing the

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FM stresses on role of tax admin for ‘Aatma Nirbhar Bharat’

FM stresses on role of tax admin for ‘Aatma Nirbhar Bharat’

🕔07:36, 2.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 2  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said that the GST administration will have a major role to play in the objective of ‘Aatma Nirbhar Bharat’ or self-reliant India and it must foresee the challenges faced by

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FM meets private banks, NBFCs to ensure liquidity to MSMEs

FM meets private banks, NBFCs to ensure liquidity to MSMEs

🕔18:42, 15.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 15  The government is going all out to ensure that liquidity concerns of the MSME sector are addressed on priority under its Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS). As part of this, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on

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FM chairs meet to review financial stability measures amid Covid

FM chairs meet to review financial stability measures amid Covid

🕔17:54, 28.May 2020

New Delhi, May 28  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday chaired a meeting of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) through video conference to review the measures to maintain financial stability amid the coronavirus pandemic. In a tweet, the

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FM: Loan sanctions jump to Rs 6.45 lakh cr in over 2 months

FM: Loan sanctions jump to Rs 6.45 lakh cr in over 2 months

🕔17:33, 19.May 2020

New Delhi, May 19  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the public sector banks (PSB) sanctioned Rs 6.45 lakh crore in two and a half months, between March 1 and May 15, to over 54.96 lakh accounts. This is

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FM: Loan sanctions jump to Rs 5.95 cr in just over 2 months

FM: Loan sanctions jump to Rs 5.95 cr in just over 2 months

🕔18:16, 12.May 2020

New Delhi, May 12  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the public sector banks (PSB) sanctioned Rs 5.95 crore in just over two months, between March 1 and May 8, to over 46.74 lakh accounts. The borrowers for the

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FM attends 5th meeting of New Development Bank’s Board of Governors

FM attends 5th meeting of New Development Bank’s Board of Governors

🕔13:01, 21.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 21  Finance and Corporate Affairs minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday attended the 5th Annual Meeting of Board of Governors of New Development Bank through video-conference. Established by the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa)

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FM attends 2nd G20 Finance Ministers & Central Bank Governors meet

FM attends 2nd G20 Finance Ministers & Central Bank Governors meet

🕔07:32, 16.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 16  Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman participated in the virtual session of the 2nd G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) meeting on Wednesday under the Saudi Arabian Presidency, to discuss the global economic

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Finance Minister to review bank merger preparedness

Finance Minister to review bank merger preparedness

🕔14:10, 11.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 11 As the bank merger becomes effective April 1, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is scheduled to meet the chief executives of the amalgamating banks on Thursday to review the preparedness for the merger. The Union cabinet already approved

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No instruction to banks on withdrawing Rs 2000 notes: FM

No instruction to banks on withdrawing Rs 2000 notes: FM

🕔15:36, 27.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 27  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said that no instructions have been given to banks on stopping issuing notes of Rs 2000 denomination. “As far as I know, no such instruction has been given to the

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All pending MSME loans to be restructured by March 15: FM

All pending MSME loans to be restructured by March 15: FM

🕔07:00, 27.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 27  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said a total 5.53 lakh MSME accounts have been identified and out of which 5.28 lakh entities have been restructured and the process will be done by March 15. “So far, a

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Sovereign bonds issue remains a non-starter after 7 months

Sovereign bonds issue remains a non-starter after 7 months

🕔11:23, 24.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 24  Seven months after the announcement, the sovereign bonds issue announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman remain a non-starter. To date, the Finance Ministry has not fixed any target amount to be raised through sovereign borrowings in

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Sitharaman tables Direct Tax ‘Vivad Se Vishwas’ Bill in LS

Sitharaman tables Direct Tax ‘Vivad Se Vishwas’ Bill in LS

🕔07:06, 6.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 6  Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha designed to provide resolutions for disputed tax cases involving crores of rupees. Introducing the Direct Tax Vivad Se Vishwas Bill, 2020, the

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As per tradition, Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, calls on the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind

As per tradition, Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, calls on the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind

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FM kicks off 2020 Budget countdown with ‘Halwa’ ceremony

FM kicks off 2020 Budget countdown with ‘Halwa’ ceremony

🕔14:03, 20.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 20  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday kicked off the countdown to the Union Budget on February 1 by joining the ‘Halwa’ ceremony and with this the the Budget paper printing starts under utmost secrecy. Sitharaman, MoS

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Platform for e-auction of PSB attached assets launched

Platform for e-auction of PSB attached assets launched

🕔06:46, 30.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 30  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman here on Saturday launched a common e-auction platform for assets attached by the public sector banks (PSBs). The platform, equipped with property search features and navigational links to all PSB e-auction sites,

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Budget may provide National Fund for Protection of Children

Budget may provide National Fund for Protection of Children

🕔06:35, 26.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 26  The general budget in February may make provision for a National Fund for Protection of Children under the child budgeting besides seeing moderate increase in the allocation for the overall women and child development. The size

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FM’s pre-Budget meet: India Inc seeks ease of doing business

FM’s pre-Budget meet: India Inc seeks ease of doing business

🕔06:53, 20.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 20  Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday held pre-budget consultations with leading industrialists in connection with the forthcoming Union Budget 2020-21. During an interactive session lasting over two hours, prominent industrialists spoke about improving

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