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Nirmala Sitharaman

No proposal to recognise Bitcoin as a currency: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

It was introduced in 2008 by an unidentified group of programmers as a cryptocurrency as well as an electronic payment system

29 Nov 2021 1:23 PM

UN, World Bank, IMF in need of urgent reforms: Finance Minister Sitharaman

Sitharaman arrived in the US Monday for a week-long trip to attend the annual meet of the World Bank and IMF in Washington

13 Oct 2021 11:16 AM

Bad bank to get Centre’s boost

Centre to guarantee Rs 30,000 crore purchase of NPAs by bad bank

17 Sep 2021 7:58 AM

Finance Minister: DFI to be operational soon

The budget had allocated Rs 20,000 crore to capitalise the Development Finance Institution

14 Sep 2021 8:53 AM

Modi and BJP engaged in 'buying and selling' policy, says Kharge

The NMP reverses years of established policy without any objective criterion, Kharge said

04 Sep 2021 1:59 AM

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Modi and BJP engaged in 'buying and selling' policy, says Kharge

The NMP reverses years of established policy without any objective criterion, Kharge said

04 Sep 2021 1:31 AM

Monetisation plan unveiled

The finance minister further said the Centre will also incentivise states to monetise their public assets

24 Aug 2021 9:15 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Retro tax scrapping will not lead to spurt in FDI

Everyone felt that it was curtains at last for what is considered Pranab Mukherjee’s policy folly as finance minister in 2012

10 Aug 2021 2:18 AM

Sanjaya Baru | Restoring confidence is key to economic growth

It is not at all surprising that Ms Sitharaman chose to be so bold as to claim credit for the sentiment on Dalal Street

09 Aug 2021 3:09 AM

Anita Katyal | Talks with Didi costly for Cong seniors; Kailash falls from grace

Once a favourite of home minister Amit Shah, BJP’s national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya appears to have fallen from grace

08 Aug 2021 2:47 AM

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Centre foregoes retro tax power

Introduces Bill to amend Income-Tax law

06 Aug 2021 12:58 AM

Rajya Sabha passes Limited Liability Partnership Amendment Bill

Amid the uproar, Sitharaman made a brief reply following which the amendment bill was passed with voice vote

04 Aug 2021 3:29 PM

Union Cabinet approves Bill to protect bank deposits of up to Rs 5 lakh

Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a Bill to protect bank deposits of up to Rs 5 lakh

29 Jul 2021 7:27 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | State back in saddle; can pvt sector drive growth?

There is the feeling that the economy is at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel, and the post-pandemic turnaround is around the corner

02 Feb 2021 7:14 AM

Govt proposes Rs 2.24 lakh cr outlay for healthcare in 2021-22: FM

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also proposed Rs 35,000 crore outlay for COVID-19 vaccines for the next fiscal

01 Feb 2021 1:27 PM

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Budget 2021: Nirmala Sitharaman meets President Kovind ahead of Budget speech

Budget copies will be disseminated electronically, with documents being uploaded on the government website and on a special app

01 Feb 2021 11:00 AM

Aakar Patel | Modi’s eighth Budget looms, there’s still no ‘grand vision’

Unemployment has naturally followed the opposite trajectory, going from about 4% before Modi became PM to 6% and then to 9%

31 Jan 2021 12:37 AM

Dilip Cherian | Crunch time for babus preparing Budget 2021

Sources say that the first meeting of the budget preparing exercise took place with officials of the department of financial services

04 Nov 2020 3:47 PM

AA Edit | Polls before policy? BJP vaccine carrot unethical

If Bihar is to get the Covid vaccine free, will other states also get it free? Has the cost of this been calculated?

24 Oct 2020 9:53 AM

Banks sanctioned Rs 1.43 lakh crore loans under credit guarantee scheme: FM Nirmala

Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme was launched to provide much-needed relief to the MSME sector to meet their operational requirements

14 Aug 2020 2:08 PM

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