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Centre eases circle rate differential for home sales till June 2021

New Delhi: In a bid to boost housing sales, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on ..

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Nirmala Sitharaman announces Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana
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Indian economy witnessing strong recovery: Finance Minister
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Nirmala Sitharaman insisted on my transfer from MoF: Subhash Chandra Garg
GST Council meet on Thursday, to mull Centre's compensation default

GST Council meet on Thursday, to mull Centre's compensation default

New Delhi:The GST Council will meet here on Thursday to take up the single-point agenda of GST compensation to states affected by delays ..

Need to move fast on disinvestment decisions: Nirmala Sitharaman

Need to move fast on disinvestment decisions: Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: As the government's mega disinvestment plans have slowed down amid the pandemic, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on ..

FM to tax officials: Responsibilities have grown with faceless approach

FM to tax officials: Responsibilities have grown with faceless approach

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has told tax officials that the responsibilities of the Income Tax Department have increased ..

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

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has reserved words of praise for the Income Tax department, complementing officers for ..

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Pinarayi Vijayan writes to PM Modi seeking effective probe into gold smuggling case

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday sent a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his immediate ..

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Gold smuggling: V Muraleedharan meets Nirmala Sitharaman; crucial discussions in Delhi

New Delhi: Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan and Union Minister of Finance Nirmala Sitharaman held a meeting ..

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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 3 per cent of gross state domestic product (GSDP) ..

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Eco stimulus package includes Rs 8 lakh cr liquidity measures by RBI: Finance Minister

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said the Rs 20 lakh crore economic stimulus package to deal with the fallout ..

Nirmala Sitharaman

India to set up research reactor for affordable treatment of cancer, other diseases

New Delhi: India will set up a research reactor in PPP mode for the production of medical isotopes, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman ..

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Centre announces Rs 20K-crore bonanza for fishermen

New Delhi: The Centre on Friday allocated Rs 20,000 crore for fishermen through the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY). This ..

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Nirmala Sitharaman announces setting up of Rs 1 lakh crore agri infra fund

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced setting up of a Rs 1 lakh crore agri infrastructure fund for farm-gate ..

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3rd tranche of eco relief package to focus on agri sector: Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said the third tranche of economic package will deal with giving relief to ..

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'One nation, one ration card' across India by March 2021

New Delhi: The Central government on Thursday announced 'one nation, one ration card' system to allow national portability ..

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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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Rs 10,000-crore job work offered under MNREGS to migrant workers: FM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said Rs 10,000 crore has been spent in the last two months on creating 14 ..

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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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Govt considering another package to minimize lockdown impact: Sources

New Delhi: The government has started working out the possible post-lockdown scenarios and is considering another booster shot to minimize ..

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5 kg wheat or rice free for 3 months: Finance Minister

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced an economic stimulus finalised to deal with impact of corona lockdown ..

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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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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 ..

Nirmala Sitharaman

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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Budget 2020 has both vision and action: PM Modi

New Delhi: Asserting that the Union Budget will accelerate the economic growth, financially empower every citizen and strengthen the ..

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Budget cuts personal income tax, raises customs duty

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced cuts in personal income tax, extended tax benefits for affordable ..

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Govt proposes cut in tax on cooperative societies to 22 pc

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday proposed reduction of tax on cooperative societies to 22 per cent plus surcharge ..

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Sitharaman cuts short Budget speech after feeling unwell

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday cut short her Budget speech as she felt unwell after speaking for a record ..

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Govt to decriminalise Income Tax Act, PMLA

New Delhi/Chennai: The NDA government is moving to decriminalise the Income Tax Act and the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) ..

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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, ..

Nirmala Sitharaman

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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India-US trade negotiations going in full speed: Sitharaman

Washington: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said negotiations between India and the United States on a trade deal ..

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Despite IMF projections, India still among fastest growing economies: Sitharaman

Washington: India remains among the fastest growing economies of the world and efforts are being made to make it grow faster, Union ..

Nirmala Sitharaman

'Manmohan left nasty stink of corruption in public banking': Nirmala Sitharaman

New York: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has accused former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of leaving behind "a nasty stink ..

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FM says no liquidity issue post 'tonic-like' meet with banks

New Delhi: Describing her meeting with the bankers as a "tonic", Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday that ..

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FM announces tax bonanza for corporates, exchequer to take Rs 1.45L cr hit

New Delhi: In a major bonanza for corporates as part of measures to promote growth and investment, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman ..

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Finance Ministry rejects BSNL revamp package; No funds to be granted for 4G

Thrissur: The Union Ministry of Finance rejected the much-anticipated package to revamp the public sector telecommunications company ..

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Government announces steps to boost exports, housing

New Delhi: With GDP growth sliding to six-year low of 5 per cent in April-June quarter and several sectors facing low demand, Finance ..