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Centre raises borrowing limit of states from 3 pc of GSDP to 5 pc in FY21

New Delhi: The Centre on Sunday agreed to raise the borrowing limit of states from ..

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Eco stimulus package includes Rs 8 lakh cr liquidity measures by RBI: Finance Minister
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Centre announces Rs 20K-crore bonanza for fishermen
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Nirmala Sitharaman announces setting up of Rs 1 lakh crore agri infra fund
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FM announces 2 per cent interest subvention on smallest category MUDRA loans

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced a 2 per cent interest subvention on the smallest category of loans ..

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FM announces free foodgrains for 8 crore migrant workers for 2 months

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced free foodgrains for an estimated 8 crore migrant workers for next ..

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2nd tranche of eco package to focus on migrant workers, small farmers: Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said the second tranche of economic stimulus package will be for the benefit ..

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Nothing for migrants in FM's announcement: P. Chidambaram

New Delhi: After Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, here on Wednesday, announced economic measures as promised by Prime Minister ..

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Employees, employers' contribution to PF cut to 10%

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday announced reduction of statutory provident fund contribution by both employers ..

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Rs 30,000 crore special liquidity scheme for NBFCs, HFCs and MFIs

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday announced a Rs 30,000 crore special liquidity scheme for non-banking finance ..

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Centre's financial package is disappointing: Thomas Issac

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Issac has termed the economic package announced by Union Finance Minister Nirmala ..

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Nirmala Sitharaman reveals 6 measures for MSMEs under Centre's stimulus plan

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday detailed six measures for supporting the country's MSME sector under ..

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Centre widens definition of MSMEs, raises investment limits

New Delhi: In a major move to benefit several businesses in the country, the Centre has decided to review the definition of micro, ..

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Nirmala Sitharaman announces Rs 3 lakh crore collateral free automatic loan for businesses

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday announced Rs 3 lakh crore collateral free automatic loan for businesses, ..

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Centre must bear expenses of sending migrant labourers back: Thomas Isaac

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac welcomed the central government’s decision to run trains instead of ..

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Not just lockdown, intense testing, contact tracing equally crucial to fight COVID-19: Thomas Isaac

New Delhi: Ramping up efforts to "stamp out" coronavirus cases in the state, Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac has said ..

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Withdraw cash from any ATM free of charge

New Delhi: The government has reduced charges for digital trade transaction and ATM cash withdrawals to promote digital financial transactions ..

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Economy not in trouble, green shoots visible: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the economy is not in trouble and green shoot are visible with the country ..

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Kerala govt to buy 8 new cars despite financial crisis

Thiruvananthapuram: At a time when the state is going through a financial crisis, the Kerala government is planning to buy eight new ..

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Data analytics, Artificial Intelligence helped improve GST collections: Nirmala Sitharaman

Chennai: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said here on Saturday that the government was taking several steps like using data analytics ..

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With an additional 5% health cess in play, patients to take the hit

New Delhi: In the 2020-21 Union Budget statement, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced an additional 5 per cent health ..

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Finance Minister unveils Rs 102 lakh crore of infrastructure projects for next 5 years

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday unveiled Rs 102 lakh crore of infrastructure projects that will be implemented ..

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Growth slow but no recession: Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: Even though the gross domestic product (GDP) growth might have slowed, the country had not entered a recessionary phase, ..

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Centre forms Rs 25K crore fund to rescue stalled housing projects

New Delhi: In a move to protect over 4 lakh home buyers, the Centre on Wednesday formed a Rs 25,000 crore fund with participation from ..

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Govt withdraws super-rich surcharge on foreign, domestic equity investors

New Delhi: Buckling under pressure from overseas investors, the government on Friday rolled back the enhanced surcharge imposed on ..

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India's GDP expansion much higher than global growth: Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: Seeking to dispel doubts over the economy and government's growth agenda, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday ..

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India to become hub for higher education: Finance Minister

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said during the budget presentation that India can become hub for higher education. ..

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Former finance minister V Viswanatha Menon passes away

Kochi: CPM leader and former finance minister V. Viswanatha Menon passed away on Friday at 8.30 am. He was 92. He was under treatment ..

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Jaitley takes Kejriwal to court, Azad says sue me too

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday filed a defamation suit against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and sought ..

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Central bank action will spur investment, growth: Jaitley

New Delhi: Welcoming the Reserve Bank of India's decision to cut short-term lending rates by 50 basis points, Finance Minister ..