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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 ..

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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 ..

Budget

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 ..

currency

Deposit insurance in banks raised to Rs 5 lakh

New Delhi: In a major relief to the common man, the Finance Minister on Saturday announced to raise the insurance cover on bank deposits ..

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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 ..

tax

Govt introduces five tax slabs with lower rates for those foregoing exemptions

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday introduced new slabs and reduced the tax rate for different slabs for an ..

water

Comprehensive measures for 100 water stressed districts: FM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government is proposing comprehensive measures for 100 water stressed districts ..

LIC

LIC to be listed: Sitharaman

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said insurance behemoth LIC will be listed as part of the government disinvestment ..

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Task force to be set up for recommending marriageable age for women: FM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said a task force will be set up to recommend marriageable age for women ..

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Policy for data centre parks throughout country on anvil: Sitharaman

New Delhi: The government will bring out a policy for data centre parks throughout the country, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman ..

Airport

100 more airports by 2025, Tejas-model trains to connect tourist destinations

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said 100 more airports will be developed by 2025 to support the UDAN scheme ..

Nirmala Sitharaman

FM proposes scheme for manufacturing cell phones, semi conductors, electronic devices

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday proposed a scheme for manufacturing cell phones, semi conductors and other ..

Nirmala Sitharaman

Sitharaman quotes Kashmiri poet during Budget speech

New Delhi: During the Budget 2020 presentation in Parliament on Saturday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman quoted renowned Kashmiri ..

Nirmala Sitharaman

Govt to bring new education policy; allocates Rs 99,300 cr for sector in FY21

New Delhi: The Centre will soon announce a new education policy and the government has received over 2 lakh suggestions on it, Finance ..

Farmer

FM proposes Kisan Rail in PPP mode for cold supply chain to transport perishable goods

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday proposed to set up Kisan Rail in public-private-partnership (PPP) mode for ..

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India uplifted 271 mn people out of poverty, now 5th largest economy globally: Sitharaman

New Delhi: India is now the fifth largest economy in the world and the Central government debt has reduced to 48.7 per cent of GDP ..

Nirmala Sitharaman

Simplified return for GST from April 2020: FM

New Delhi: A simplified return format for GST is being introduced from April 2020, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday ..

Nirmala Sitharaman

Fundamentals of economy strong, inflation well contained: Sitharaman

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said fundamentals of the economy are strong and inflation has been well ..

Budget

Tax on income of Rs 5-7.5 lakh reduced to 10% from 20%

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman began the budget presentation for 2020-21, the second term of the Narendra Modi government ..

Union Budget

FM Nirmala Sitharaman to present Budget 2020 in Parliament on Saturday

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the budget of the second term of the Narendra Modi government on Saturday ..