Finance Minister
Business  /  Published 19.07.22

FM double speak on rupee, crypto trading

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has continued to trot out the old shibboleths when asked whether the Modi government intended to adopt measures to prop up a floundering rupee – and failed to...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 18.06.22

FM meet with bank chiefs

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman would meet the heads of State Bank of India and other public sector banks on Monday to assess their performance, review bad loans of Rs 100 crore or more and steps ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.06.22

Empty pledge: Modi's job creation initiative

Numbers do not lie. But without context, they can certainly mislead. On Tuesday, the prime minister, Narendra Modi, asked Central government ministries and departments to recruit 10 lakh employees ove...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 07.06.22

Sitharaman hails digital revolution

Emphasising the need for fair and transparent business practices, Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said regulators have to be well advanced and ahead of the curve in understanding digitisa...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 25.05.22

Lanka PM appointed as Finance Minister

Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was appointed Finance Minister of the debt-ridden country on Wednesday by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, an official statement said. Wickremesinghe,...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo


Business  /  Published 22.05.22

Excise: FM hits back at Opp

"Basic Excise Duty (BED), Special Additional Excise duty (SAED),Road & Infrastructure Cess (RIC) and Agriculture & Infrastructure Development Cess (AIDC) together constitute Excise Duty o...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 21.05.22

FM blames cartels for supply pangs

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman expressed concerns about possible cartelisation in markets and stressed on the need to look into the causes of short supply of commodities — amid raging infla...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 21.04.22

FM seeks joint G20 action

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said there is an urgent need for co-ordinated action across countries to not only enable swift post-pandemic recovery but also to build resilience to future sho...
By PTI in Washington

Business  /  Published 07.03.22

GST: Lowest slab may rise to 8 per cent

⚫ Minimum rate at 8% ⚫ Prune the list of exempted items ⚫ Bring down slabs to 3 from 5 ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.03.22

Pro-people schemes in Jharkhand budget

Jharkhand finance minister Rameshwar Oraon proposed no new taxes in the  state budget for 2022-23 presented in the Assembly on Thursday. He announced certain pro-people schemes. “Besides b...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi


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