We are not done with stimulus: Nirmala Sitharaman on reviving economy
A personal income tax rate cut for Sitharaman would be difficult at this juncture.
GST panel may recommend to hike 5% tax slab to 6% to boost revenues
A revamp of goods and services tax (GST) structure is on the cards as the...
Rahul Gandhi lashes out at PM Modi, Shah and Nirmala Sitharaman
Gandhi did not spare Home minister Amit Shah and Finance minister Nirmala Sit...
Govt taking adequate measures to control onion prices: FM Nirmala Sitharaman
Nirmala Sitharaman said there are several structural issues related to storage of onions and the government is trying to address them. Steps taken by the government to check rising prices of onion include ban on exports, imposition of stock limit, and import and transfer of onions from surplus to deficit areas, FM said.
Congress leader expresses regret over 'nirbala' remark against FM Sitharaman
Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury expressed regret in the House on Wednesday over his "nirbala" remark on Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and described her as his sister.
While trade war between US & China escalated, couldn't have waited to slash corporate tax: Nirmala Sitharaman
FM Sitharaman had in September announced corporate tax rate cut from an effective 35% (including surcharges and cesses) to an effective 25.17% while the rate for new manufacturing companies reduced to 15% from 25%.
FM Nirmala Sitharaman’s onion faux pas: Here’s what she said in Parliament
Speaking in Lok Sabha, the Finance Minister yesterday said that she doesn't eat much of onion or garlic and hails from a family where these ...
Government open to further reforms: Nirmala Sitharaman
"I only can invite and assure that the Government of India is committed for further reforms in various sectors whether it is banking, mining or insurance and so on," Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said. She invited Swedish firms to invest in infrastructure development projects. India plans to invest about Rs 1 lakh crore in infrastructure sector in the next five years.
Government open to feedback, criticism, says Sitharaman
She said ministers were listening to criticism and responding positively. “It is this government and Prime Minister Modi which listens to criticism, which responds to criticism with a positivity rather than keep sitting and criticising in return".
SBICAP Ventures achieves first closure of govt’s last-mile fund for stuck projects
Special Window for Affordable and Mid-Income Housing Fund (SWAMIH) Investment Fund.
ET Explains: Inside RBI's plan to avert PMC Bank-like embarrassments
New policy measures were announced on Thursday to strengthen the regulatory framework at the UCBs.
NCLAT directs ED to file final affidavit in BPSL assets attachment matter
A two-member NCLAT bench headed by Chairperson Justice S J Mukhopadhaya also asked the ED to clarify about its role after the attachment of assets of Bhushan Power and Steel Ltd (BPSL). The NCLAT has directed to list the matter on December 12 for the next hearing. The appellate tribunal was hearing a batch of petitions, against the attachment of BPSL assets.
Will consider suggestions for personal I-T cut: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman
Her comments on personal income tax rates came in response to a question from TMC member Saugata Roy during a discussion in Lok Sabha where she was piloting the bill to amend corporate tax rates. She said she valued everybody who earned their living, paid their tax and took care of their family and business. “So, personal income tax will be considered for its merit.
#SayItLikeNirmalaTai trends on Twitter after Finance Minister says she doesn’t eat onions, leaves netizens in splits
Nirmala Tai’s statement brought tears to the eyes of many.
Onion ships coming next week, Amit Shah told
Earlier, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman informed Parliament that the government has taken steps to rein in onion prices and has initiated steps to improve technology for its better storage. On Thursday, opposition parties staged a protest over the rising onion prices in the Parliament premises.
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