Sep 17, 2021 10:02 PM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during her press address on the GST Council meet 2021, said that “quite a few people-friendly decisions” have been taken
- Sep 13, 2021 11:52 AM IST
When asked about how much Air India debt amounting to Rs 43,000 crores the government would absorb, FM Nirmala Sitharaman noted that the government’s offer will be known only after tender documents are opened.
- Aug 31, 2021 06:38 PM IST
Speaking at a virtual event on Building healthcare infrastructure for new India, Sitharaman said that the government is constantly discussing and engaging with the stakeholders to ensure that the revival of the economy is adequately supported.
- Aug 24, 2021 12:04 PM IST
Given the low-interest rate scenario and markets touching new highs, the retail investor is looking for assets offering better yields and capital security
- Jul 19, 2021 02:30 PM IST
Quoting the World Investment Report 2021, the Finance Minister said FDI inflows into India rose by 25.4 per cent to reach USD 64 billion in 2020, from USD 51 billion in 2019, becoming fifth largest recipient in the world in 2020, up from eighth position it held in the previous year.
- Jun 29, 2021 02:08 PM IST
Four of the eight announcements by the Finance Minister were new and the other four were extension of existing schemes. According to analysts, the stock market is likely to react positively as the steps will help economic recovery, with limited fiscal cost.
- Jun 17, 2021 06:02 PM IST
Chief Economic advisor also said that the finance minister has mentioned front-loading of capital expenditure.
- Jun 04, 2021 09:13 PM IST
Seeks one-time rollover and restructuring of disbursed project loans
- May 30, 2021 01:52 PM IST
Pointing to a broad cross section of issues, ranging from the design of the GST Network that he said makes it harder for MSME firms to integrate fully, an enforcement model fragmented between Union & State government inspectors, to the enacting of laws with 'draconian' enforcement actions, Thiagarajan repeatedly stressed the current GST model does not serve the interests of the taxpayers.
- May 28, 2021 01:31 PM IST
Increasingly raised by domestic industry in a year marred by volatility in trade and rising costs, the issue of the inverted duty structure has re-acquired prominence. While everyone - from businesses, the Centre, state governments and tax authorities - unanimously think it's a problem, the responsibility of how to solve it has again been thrust upon the GST Council, the constitutional body that makes recommendations to the Union and state governments on issues related to GST.
- May 27, 2021 02:36 PM IST
The structure leads to working capital challenges for businesses and creates additional compliance requirements and ultimately more costs. Demands from domestic industry to fix the anomaly has gained pace since the pandemic-induced industrial slowdown began.
- May 13, 2021 08:26 PM IST
Of the 26 housing projects, nine are located in Mumbai, seven in Delhi-NCR and the rest are spread across other Tier 1 and Tier 2 cities
- May 13, 2021 08:06 PM IST
Rivali Park Wintergreens is the first investment by the Swamih Fund and is also the first project to get completed. It is a large project spread over 7 acres consisting of 708 units of various configurations
- Apr 30, 2021 02:26 PM IST
India Inc has stepped forward to lend a helping hand as the country's COVID-19 case count continues to rise unabated and an acute shortage of medical oxygen keeps hospitals on the edge. Watch the video to know how industry majors and startups are helping to keep the supply chain moving and augment the availability of medical oxygen in different parts of the country.
- Apr 29, 2021 02:43 PM IST
The woes of the MSME sector, facing a liquidity and supply crunch, shortage of labour and non-payment of dues forced by the pandemic-induced lockdown in 2020, continues
- Apr 20, 2021 09:27 PM IST
The meeting with the finance minister was held in Kolkata
- Apr 20, 2021 08:11 PM IST
Ruling out a nationwide lockdown to tackle the COVID-19 second wave, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government is not abdicating its duty of providing free vaccines at public sector hospitals. The minister also spoke on the current vaccination drive and the problems of migrant labourers. Watch the video to know more.
- Apr 01, 2021 03:45 PM IST
The ECLGS aims to provide 100 percent guaranteed coverage to the banks, NBFCs and other lenders in order to enable them to extend emergency credit to businesses hit by the Covid-19 pandemic and struggling to meet their working capital requirements.
- Apr 01, 2021 08:10 AM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the orders issued by oversight shall be withdrawn.
- Mar 29, 2021 10:49 AM IST
The anonymity promised by electoral bonds have made it the most popular mode of donations to political parties. The law does not require political parties to mention the names of those contributing through these bonds.
- Mar 23, 2021 10:19 PM IST
Limit on tax-free employees' provident fund contributions raised from Rs 2.5 lakh announced in Union Budget 2021
- Mar 16, 2021 04:03 PM IST
Sitharaman, during the Question Hour in the Rajya Sabha, said the government has now ''only indicated'' the RBI to allow other private banks to perform government-related business to ensure there is a level playing field.
- Mar 04, 2021 08:38 AM IST
Sunak has already racked up Britain’s highest borrowing since World War Two, with the deficit reaching an estimated 17% of GDP in the 2020/21 financial year that ends in April.
- Feb 25, 2021 12:16 PM IST
The central government has lifted the embargo on granting business to private banks. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said that all banks will be equal partners in developing the economy
- Feb 21, 2021 02:05 PM IST
Speaking at an interactive session organised by the Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce (BCIC), Ajim Premji told Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman that deploying and administering the vaccine in large proportion was a key requirement.