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Nirmala Sitharaman

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

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

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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

Government Rs 50 lakh Covid cover for healthworkers extended till September

The scheme implemented by New India Assurance was to end on June 30 as part of Rs 1.70 lakh Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan package in March

21 Jun 2020 9:56 AM

FM gives relief to small taxpayers, halves interest on delayed filing of GST returns

No late fee will be levied for delayed filing of GST returns by registered entities with nil liability, said Sitharaman

12 Jun 2020 5:05 PM

Stimulus package fails to involve banks as frontline warriors, says RBI board member

He said the three-month moratorium offered for loan repayments announced by Reserve Bank of India is "not enough"

20 May 2020 12:41 PM

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EPFO alert! Government implements cut in EPF contribution to 10% for May, Jun, July

Reduction in EPF contributions shall be applicable "in respect of wages payable by it for the months of May, June and July, 2020"

19 May 2020 3:19 PM

Indian government will soon take decision on OCI visa issue: Minister

Muraleedharan urged the diaspora to invest in India given the opportunity being offered by the major economic reforms

18 May 2020 12:17 PM

135 million Indians may lose job due to coronavirus impact

The worst impact will be felt by India's most vulnerable in terms of job loss, poverty increase and reduced per-capita income

17 May 2020 4:25 PM

Congress accuses government of misleading people in the name of economic package

Government's economic package is only of Rs 3.22 lakh crore and 1.6 percent of India's GDP and is not worth Rs 20 lakh crore: Congress

17 May 2020 4:03 PM

Borrowing limit of states increased to tackle economic fallout of covid19

The decision comes after requests posed by various state governments

17 May 2020 1:43 PM

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FM Nirmala announces additional 40k crore under MGNREGS to boost employment

Top-100 universities will be permitted to automatically start online courses by May 30, 2020

17 May 2020 12:26 PM

Sitharaman to announce fifth and final tranche of economic package at 11 am today

Finance Minister on Saturday said the government will introduce competition, transparency and private sector participation in coal sector

17 May 2020 9:45 AM

FM Nirmala Sitharaman's third tranche covers agriculture and allied activities

Financing facility of Rs 1,00,000 crore will be provided for funding agriculture infrastructure projects at farm-gate and aggregation points

15 May 2020 5:42 PM

Telcos seek Rs 35k cr GST refund, pending payment of Rs 20k cr from state-run firms

The telecom industry has unutilized GST input tax credit over Rs 35,000 crore for which the sector has repeatedly demanded a refund

15 May 2020 2:27 PM

Sensex dips 200 points, slips below 31k; Nifty tests 9,100 level

M&M was the top laggard in the Sensex pack, cracking over 3 per cent

15 May 2020 10:43 AM

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