Nirmala Sitharaman
Business  /  Published 25.01.22

Sensex takes a 1550-point tumble

Nervous investors dumped stocks on Monday fearing the US Federal Reserve may adopt a more hawkish stand at its policy meeting this week amid tensions in the Russia-Ukraine border that could lead to a ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 24.01.22

Proposal to hike standard deduction

The middle class, hit by the pandemic, can expect some kind of relief in the budget such as a hike in standard deduction to Rs 1 lakh which will put money in the hands of the salaried to meet their me...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 19.01.22

Crude price surges to seven-year high

Benchmark oil prices climbed to their highest since 2014 on Tuesday as possible supply disruption after attacks in West Asia added to an already tight supply outlook. Brent crude futures rose $0.45, ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 19.01.22

Blame game on Devas

The Modi government on Tuesday said it will oppose the international arbitration rulings favouring Devas Multimedia, a day after the Supreme Court upheld the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal&rs...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 18.01.22

Payout to farmers may be raised

The Modi government is likely to increase the payout to farmers under the PM Kisan Scheme in the budget to Rs 8000 per annum from Rs 6000 per annum. The budget allocation to the agriculture sector wi...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 17.01.22

Plea to treat cryptos as digital asset

With the Centre giving the much tomtommed cryptocurrency bill the miss in Winter Session of Parliament, pressure is  building on the government  to provide some clarity on how to regulate th...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 16.01.22

FM holds pre-budget talks

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday held a pre-budget stakeholder consultation with BJP leaders as well as professionals, business leaders, academicians and economists associated with the pa...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 08.01.22

Covid: Nirmala chairs review meet

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday chaired a meeting with chiefs of public sector banks and assessed their readiness to tackle any possible disruptions because of the Omicron variant. ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.01.22

Jharkhand traders’ tax plea

Traders in Jharkhand have written to Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman for extension of tax audit dates in view of restriction imposed by the state governments across country because of the su...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Business  /  Published 06.01.22

Budget: Focus on affordable housing

The Centre may extend the interest subvention scheme to houses that cost Rs 35 lakh from Rs 25 lakh in the budget. Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman may also increase the tax benefits on home loan ...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi


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