Nirmala Sitharaman
Business  /  Published 13.03.20

Bill on tax amnesty passed

Parliament on Friday approved the Direct Tax Vivad Se Vishwas Bill that will provide an opportunity to taxpayers to settle disputes by paying their tax dues, with a complete waiver of interest and pen...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 13.03.20

Centre clears Yes Bank rescue plan

The Union cabinet on Friday has approved the reconstruction scheme of Yes Bank proposed by the RBI even as it raised the authorised share capital of the bank to Rs 6,200 crore against the apex bank’...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.05.19

Rise and rise of Nirmala

The elevation of Nirmala Sitharaman as finance and corporate affairs minister marked the meteoric rise of the otherwise low-profile leader who had befuddled the corridors of power when she was chosen ...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 06.03.20

Friends of PM on Yes Bank list

Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman confirmed on Friday that the troubled Yes Bank had had loan exposure to “very stressed” companies associated with Anil Ambani and Subhash Chandra, two ind...
By TT Bureau in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 15.12.19

Pre-Budget consultations from Monday

Beginning the customary pre-Budget consultation exercise from Monday, Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will seek inputs from various stakeholders, including industry bodies, farmer organisati...
By PTI in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 14.12.19

Shiv Sena alert on GST

The Shiv Sena on Saturday warned that if the Modi government fails to pay the Goods and Services Tax (GST) compensation, it could trigger a confrontation between states and the Centre.The saffron part...
By PTI in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 13.12.19

Slowdown gets Modi attention

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will review the economy with the finance minister and the top officials of the ministry on December 21 amid rising prices and falling industrial output even as growth has ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.01.19

Playing on Twitter: Rahul-Nirmala Rafale duel

A full-blown Twitter duel erupted over the Rafale deal on Sunday after Congress chief Rahul Gandhi's post that defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman should present the Rs 1 lakh crore worth of orders gi...
By PTI and The Telegraph in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 05.12.19

Rate pause shifts sop onus on government

The surprise pause in rate cuts by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in the fifth bi-monthly monetary policy did not lead to any major crash in stock prices on Thursday as investors remained optimistic ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 18.11.19

Economic slowdown? Deny & cook up data

The Narendra Modi government has signalled its clear resolve to shut down all criticism over the slowdown in the Indian economy — by brazenly refusing to acknowledge published, official statistics a...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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