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Government gives Rs.30,600 crore guarantee to set up 'Bad Bank'

A ‘bad bank’ is a bank that buys the bad loans of other lenders and financial institutions to help clear their balance sheet

17 Sep 2021 7:01 AM

PM Modi is selling India's crown jewels, says Rahul

Mr Gandhi compared the move with the British East India Company creating a monopoly

25 Aug 2021 8:37 AM

FM to review PSBs performance

Tuesday’s interaction would be with senior officials of the Income Tax Department at the agency's office at Bandra Kurla Complex

24 Aug 2021 9:25 AM

FM lists Rs.6-lakh crore government assets to be sold in four years

Roads, rail and power projects top list, states allowed to sell PSUs

24 Aug 2021 8:13 AM

Government gives Rs.6.29L crore stimulus to boost COVID-hit economy

For the health sector, the maximum loan amount of Rs 100 crore would be given and the maximum interest rate is capped at 7.95 per cent

29 Jun 2021 7:04 AM

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Strong reforms undertaken by govt, FM Sitharaman tells investors

The event provided investors with an opportunity to engage with the Union Finance Minister and senior officials of the Indian Government

25 Jun 2021 8:41 AM

GST slashed on COVID-19, black fungus medicines; 5% tax retained on vaccines

The reduced tax rates were based on a recommendation of a group of ministers, headed by Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister Conrad Sangma

13 Jun 2021 7:38 AM

AA Edit | Small savings U-turn: Bad economics, bizarre optics

The government may have calculated that if the interest rates are pushed down, it can borrow on better terms to meet its needs

02 Apr 2021 8:48 AM

Status quo on small savings interest rate

The decision to rollback was taken hours after the government announced the steepest cut in the rate on small savings schemes on Wednesday

02 Apr 2021 4:10 AM

Government withdraws cut in rate on small savings schemes

Orders issued by oversight shall be withdrawn, Sitharaman said in a early morning tweet

01 Apr 2021 9:47 AM

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Rajya Sabha adjourned briefly amid Opposition uproar over Insurance Amendment Bill

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman moved a bill in the Upper House to consider for further amendment of the Insurance Act 1938

18 Mar 2021 3:52 PM

Nationwide bank strike continues to impact PSB services on Day 2

Government transactions related to treasury as well as business transactions will also be impacted

16 Mar 2021 11:40 AM

Karan Thapar | Decoding the numbers: What the FM didn’t say

When you dig into details and ponder over the implications, the Budget feels rather different to what you’ve heard

19 Feb 2021 4:51 AM

Govt to bring amendments to two Acts to enable privatisation of PSU banks

Finance Minister announced privatisation of Public Sector Banks (PSBs) as part of disinvestment drive to garner Rs 1.75 lakh crore

16 Feb 2021 10:42 PM

Aakar Patel | Vital areas in kids’ health left ignored in Budget 2021

Poshan Abhiyan, the flagship programme meant to improve nutritional outcomes by 2022, was also damaged

16 Feb 2021 7:27 AM

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FM slams critics who saw Budget tilting to ‘cronies’

Calls Rahul ‘doomsday man of India’

14 Feb 2021 4:15 AM

Budget will ensure long-term and sustainable economic growth: Finance Minister

She also said that Budget was an instrument for promoting Atma Nirbhar Bharat when economies across the world had suffered due to Covid-19

13 Feb 2021 1:26 AM

AA Edit | To save public money, start to disinvest fast

This move reaffirms the government’s intent, announced last year, to exit all non-strategic sectors

11 Feb 2021 4:27 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | No new taxes? Budget’s Mahabharata lessons

Even in a much smaller economy like India, in the ultimate analysis it’s the state of the economy that determines political longevity

04 Feb 2021 7:20 AM

Budget 2021: India opens purse strings

The Budget also focused broadly on vaccines, nutrition, infrastructure, education and farmers

02 Feb 2021 12:17 PM

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