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Centre cuts excise duty on petrol by Rs.8 and diesel by Rs.6

Petrol price down Rs 9.5/l, diesel Rs 7 after Centre cuts excise duty

22 May 2022 2:00 AM

Nirmala meets IMF chief; discusses impact of geopolitical situation on global growth

IMF chief highlighted India's well-targeted policy mix which helped the country's economy remain resilient even with a limited fiscal space

19 Apr 2022 11:09 AM

Sitharaman defends EPFO interest rate

Union finance minister was replying to a debate in the Rajya Sabha on the supplementary spending for the current fiscal

22 Mar 2022 12:12 AM

FM defends time taken to file fraud complaint in ABG Shipyard

The Minister said that the time taken to detect the fraud was less than normal

14 Feb 2022 11:18 PM

Union Budget 2022 highlights: No Income Tax change, digital rupee, 5G, hike in Capex

Budget seeks to lay the foundation and give a blueprint of the economy over Amrit Kal of next 25 years

01 Feb 2022 10:14 AM


GST council puts off rate hike on textiles

The matter has been referred to the tax rate rationalisation committee and it will be discussed again at the next meeting of the council

01 Jan 2022 7:13 AM

Nirmala Sitharaman chairs 46th GST Council meeting in Delhi

Finance ministers of States and Union Territories and senior officials are attending the meeting held at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi

31 Dec 2021 1:25 PM

Neither PM nor finance minister know economics: Subramanian Swamy

The BJP MP also held the Union finance minister responsible for the price rise in the country, saying she does not consult anyone

14 Dec 2021 10:39 AM

Nirmala set to nudge CM's to ease land laws

Sitharaman will meet CM's and state finance ministers to discuss measures to attract private investments to help boost the economy

13 Nov 2021 1:02 AM

Sitharaman to attend G-20 joint finance, health ministers meet in Rome

Finance and health ministers will discuss how to keep momentum on response to pandemic

28 Oct 2021 10:09 AM


Nirmala Sitharaman stresses need to keep supply chains open for vaccine raw materials to combat COVID

Sitharaman highlighted the need of an international financial architecture to fight the COVID-19 pandemic across the globe

18 Oct 2021 1:03 PM

India looks at close to double digit growth this year: Sitharaman

'As regards the growth of India, we are looking at near close to double-digit growth this year and this would be the highest in the world'

13 Oct 2021 12:29 PM

Nirmala Sitharaman embarks on week-long US visit to attend G-20, World Bank meetings

During the official visit to the US, Sitharaman is expected to meet US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen

11 Oct 2021 1:26 PM

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

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