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finance minister nirmala sitharaman

Sanjaya Baru | Sitharaman’s Third Act: What’ll be her Big Idea?

The FM can spend money and secure early results and Ms Sitharaman has promised to spend a trillion rupees on infrastructure investment

11 Jan 2021 7:18 AM

FM Sitharaman announces new stimulus measures for India's COVID-stricken economy

Among the many announcements made by the finance minister include a new job creation scheme

12 Nov 2020 4:16 PM

BJP's manifesto promises free coronavirus vaccine for Bihar

The announcement has triggered a political row in the state ahead of polls

23 Oct 2020 12:40 AM

As corona continues to haunt India, Rajya Sabha passes amendments to insolvency law

the government decided to suspend the provisions starting from March 25 for six months by promulgating an ordinance in June

19 Sep 2020 10:44 PM

Sitharaman assures Lok Sabha: Centre not reneging from responsibility on GST payment

Sitharaman also accused the Opposition of trying to twist her 'Act of God' remark.

19 Sep 2020 10:23 AM

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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

Nirmala Sitharaman announces reforms in mining, defence production in latest tranche

States are being ranked on investment attractiveness to compete for new investments, she said.

16 May 2020 5:20 PM

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

AA Edit: Has PM Modi grown highly cautious about the economy?

The biggest announcement was the government’s decision to extend sovereign guarantee to Rs 3 lakh crores worth working capital loans

14 May 2020 6:29 PM

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Finance ministry rubbishes reports of 20% cut in pensions to central government employees

The ministry clarified its position after reports that the government is planning to cut pensions

19 Apr 2020 2:27 PM

G20 meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors on Apr 15

The virtual meeting of the finance ministers and central bank governors comes within a fortnight of their last meeting on March 31

10 Apr 2020 3:05 PM

RBI defers EMIs on all loans for 3 months

Key rate cut by an unprecedented 75 pts

27 Mar 2020 2:57 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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