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132nd Day Of Lockdown

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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

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

Stimulus or sleight of hand? Rs 6L crore is the packaging, Rs 24k crore is the cake

The other measures on equity infusion into MSMEs would need to be watched for uptake, given the poor execution of such schemes in the past

15 May 2020 10:16 AM

FM Nirmala Sitharaman says second tranche for migrant labourers, farmers and poor

Government to give free foodgrain supplies to migrant workers for next two months

14 May 2020 5:11 PM

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FM Nirmala to reveal second tranche of Aatmanirbhar stimulus package at 4 pm today

Finance Minister is likely to announce measures to help the agriculture sector and allied activities

14 May 2020 11:55 AM

Rs 3 lakh crore collateral-free automatic loan for businesses, MSMEs: Sitharaman

To provide stressed MSMEs with equity support, the government will facilitate the provision of Rs. 20,000 crore as subordinate debt

13 May 2020 5:33 PM

Coronavirus: Doctors, paramedics in India get 50 lakh insurance cover

Government has finalised an economic stimulus package to deal with the impact of 21-day countrywide lockdown

26 Mar 2020 5:23 PM

Key tax, other deadlines extended; ATM charges waived

Govt to announce economic package soon to cushion impact of coronavirus, says Sitharaman

24 Mar 2020 8:09 PM

Government is working on an economic package: FM Nirmala

Finance Minister made a series of announcements on tax regulations and compliance on Tuesday amid the novel coronavirus pandemic

24 Mar 2020 4:34 PM

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'E-cigarettes to be banned, offenders to face jail': FM after cabinet meeting

'Reports say that there are some who are probably getting into the habit of e-cigarettes as it seems cool,' Sitharaman said.

18 Sep 2019 3:35 PM

India’s economic growth at 6-yr-low with GDP growth at 5pc in June quarter, more stimulus expected

Slowdown attributed to dull performance to low consumption, delayed monsoon, rising global trade tensions affecting exports.

30 Aug 2019 7:33 PM

Want entrepreneurs to carry on business without a worry: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

'Any suggestions about credibility of RBI, for me seems a bit outlandish,' she said, talking about Rahul Gandhi's accusations.

27 Aug 2019 6:24 PM

Finance Minister Sitharaman calls upon regulators to catch up with new business realities

She said India is rapidly transforming into new economy in globalised world, which calls for strict regulatory compliances by corporations.

23 Aug 2019 1:34 PM

Sitharaman to meet heads of public and private sector banks on Monday

In the last few months, there have been signs of revival in public sector banks.

03 Aug 2019 11:24 AM

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Sajid Javid becomes first Pakistan-origin UK Finance Minister

During an almost 20 year career in banking he also oversaw trading in debt instruments blamed for causing the global financial crisis.

25 Jul 2019 9:15 AM

Finance Minister seeks to allay fears on surcharge on super rich

RBI has opened an indirect liquidity window to aid banks to give funds to the sector, which is facing a severe liquidity crisis.

19 Jul 2019 1:27 PM

It’s not coming out of heaven: Pranab Mukherjee on USD 5 trillion economy

He was speaking at an event at the Mavalankar Hall, Constitution Club of India in the national capital on Thursday.

19 Jul 2019 8:58 AM

Nirmala Sitharaman says tax targets 'absolutely' achievable: report

India expects to rake in 24.6 trillion rupees (USD 358.97 billion) in gross tax revenue in 2019-20.

12 Jul 2019 12:07 PM

India on upward growth trajectory, says Arun Jaitley

Economic Survey projected India's growth to rise to 7 pc in the current fiscal, from five-year low of 6.8 pc in 2018-19.

05 Jul 2019 9:14 AM

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