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Underrated Sitharaman presiding over India’s biggest stock market bull run

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, Dec 29 | Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has been presiding over Indian stock markets' biggest bull run in the last...

Govt preparing a budget ‘as never before’: Sitharaman

New Delhi, Dec 18 | Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that the government is seeking growth-inducing big ideas and inputs derived from...

Economic reforms will continue, more ahead, says Sitharaman

New Delhi, Nov 23 | Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that the government will continue its reform agenda and take up...

Sitharaman insisted on my transfer from MoF: Garg

New Delhi, Oct 31 | Former Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg has claimed that Nirmala Sitharaman asked for and insisted on his transfer...

Economic growth in FY21 may be negative: Sitharaman

New Delhi, Oct 27 | Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that India's economic growth in the current financial year may be in...

Sitharaman tells central PSUs to scale up capex in FY21, FY22

New Delhi, Oct 19 | Stressing the need for capital expenditure (capex) by Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs), Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has...

All companies important for India, need solutions: Sitharaman

New Delhi, Sep 21 | Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that any company, whether it is big, medium small, micro or nano,...

Can’t ask states to borrow in lieu of GST compensation: Bengal...

New Delhi, Aug 26 | A day ahead of the GST Council meet, Amit Mitra, the Finance Minister of West Bengal has written...

Need to move fast on disinvestment decisions: Sitharaman

New Delhi, Aug 25 | As the government's mega disinvestment plans have slowed down amid the pandemic, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said...

Better performance of CPSEs will help economy revive: Sitharaman

New Delhi, Aug 14 | Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday called upon the Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) to improve their performance,...

I-T dept responsive to the needs of taxpayers during pandemic :...

New Delhi, July 25 | Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has reserved words of praise for the Income Tax department, complementing officers for being responsive...

Sitharaman reviews working of health workers’ insurance scheme

New Delhi, July 13 | Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday chaired a meeting to review the implementation of the insurance scheme for health...

Sitharaman, Irani vie for BJP parliamentary board posts

By Navneet MishraNew Delhi, July 10 | With the impending formation of the new national team of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), several leaders...

Andhra refutes Sitharaman’s claims on power purchase pricing

Hyderabad, June 27 | Andhra Pradesh on Saturday refuted Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's claim that the Centre was providing power to the state...

DMK can’t talk about democracy after aligning with Congress: Sitharaman

Chennai, June 25 | Union Finance Minister and BJP leader Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday that the DMK cannot speak about democracy after aligning...

Govt closely monitoring rate cut transmission by banks: Sitharaman

New Delhi, June 19 | Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that the government is closely monitoring the transmission of the repo rate...

Health expenditure will be increased: Sitharaman

New Delhi, May 17 | In the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the Union Finance Minister Nirmal Sitharaman on Sunday said that health...

Sitharaman’s announcements nothing but ‘jumlas’: Punjab CM

Chandigarh, May 15 | Trashing the announcements made by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for the agriculture sector as nothing but a pack of...

Sitharaman announces Rs 1 lakh cr fund for post-harvest agri infra

New Delhi, May 15 | Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced that the Centre will set up a Rs 1 lakh crore agri...

Work offered to 2.33 crore workers: Sitharaman

New Delhi, May 14 | Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, here on Thursday, work had been offered to 2.33 crore wagers in 1.87...

Don’t twist facts, Congress hits back at Sitharaman

New Delhi, April 29 | The Congress has hit back at the Finance Minister who alleged that the party is misleading on facts on...

Sitharaman to discuss states’ financial issues with FMs

Guwahati, April 20 | Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman would soon discuss the states' financial affairs with their Finance Ministers through video link, Assam's...

Sitharaman asks banks to ensure liquidity flow, smooth ops

New Delhi, March 28 | Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday asked public and private sector banks to ensure uninterrupted banking operations and flow...

Default threshold under IBC raised to Rs 1 cr: Sitharaman

New Delhi, March 24 | In a major relief for small and medium enterprises, the central government has raised the threshold for default under...

Yes Bank crisis has roots in UPA era, says Sitharaman

New Delhi, March 6 | Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that the origin of the Yes Bank crisis lies in the pre-2014...

Vodafone CEO Reed meets Sitharaman, Prasad over VIL’s state (Lead)

New Delhi, March 6 | Vodafone Group CEO Nick Reed, accompanied by Vodafone India MD and CEO Ravinder Takkar, on Friday met Communications...

No impact of Delhi violence on investor confidence: Sitharaman

Guwahati, Feb 27 | Claiming green shoots were visible in the Indian economy, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday denied any adverse impact...

Govt keeping close watch on coronavirus impact: Sitharaman

New Delhi, Feb 26 | The government is keeping a close watch on the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the Indian economy, Finance...

No discrimination against Telangana, says Sitharaman

Hyderabad, Feb 16 | Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday denied that the Central government was discriminating against Telangana, saying it...

Budget has laid foundation for $5 tn economy: Sitharaman

Kolkata, Feb 9 | Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said the latest Union Budget has laid the foundation for increasing consumption and building...

LIC IPO will benefit retail investors, says Sitharaman

Mumbai, Feb 7 | Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said the IPO of the state insurer LIC will bring retail investors into the...

Sitharaman tables Direct Tax ‘Vivad Se Vishwas’ Bill in LS

New Delhi, Feb 5 | Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha designed to provide resolutions for...

Sitharaman falls sick during Budget speech, cuts short address

New Delhi, Feb 1 | Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had to cut short her Budget speech on Saturday as she fell unwell during...

Rs 100 crore for India hosting G20 Presidency: Sitharaman

New Delhi, Feb 1 | Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during the Budget presentation in Lok Sabha on Saturday said India will host the...

Modi, Sitharaman have no idea what to do next: Rahul

New Delhi, Jan 29 | Just three day ahead of the Union Budget, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday took a dig at...

Sisodia meets Sitharaman, demands more funds for Delhi

New Delhi, Dec 18 | Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday met Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and demanded Rs 13,000 crore...

No comments on ‘stagflation’: Sitharaman

New Delhi, Dec 13 | Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday denied to comment 'stagflation', saying that "I have heard of the narrative going...

Sitharaman ranks 34th in Forbes’ powerful women list

New Delhi, Dec 13 | India's Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is more powerful than New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, British Queen Elizabeth II...

Sitharaman opts out of GoM on IGST, Sushil Modi made chairman

New Delhi, Dec 11 | The Centre has changed the composition of the group of ministers (GoM) on integrated goods and service tax (IGST)...

Government committed to more reforms: Sitharaman

New Delhi, Dec 3 | Amidst criticism over a free fall in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on...

Direct tax collection up 5% till November: Sitharaman

New Delhi, Dec 2 IANS) Rejecting fears of the corporate tax reduction impacting revenue collection, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday told Parliament...

Sitharaman’s reply in Rajya Sabha, MPs doze off

New Delhi, Nov 27 | While Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was denying that there is a slowdown in the economy in Parliament, her BJP...

Growth slow but no recession: Sitharaman

New Delhi, Nov 27 | Even though the gross domestic product (GDP) growth might have slowed, the country had not entered a recessionary phase,...

No cut in welfare schemes despite low revenues: Sitharaman

New Delhi, Nov 15 | Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said no welfare schemes will be curtailed despite low revenues and she expected...

Sitharaman responds to Manmohan Singh on ‘blame game’

New Delhi, Oct 18 | The spectacle of the government and opposition trading charges on economic policy continued on Friday with Finance Minister Nirmala...

Silence when women, Dalits denied rights in J&K: Sitharaman

By Arul LouisNew York, Oct 16 | Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that there had been silence when women were denied property...

Manmohan left ‘nasty stink of corruption’ in public banking: Sitharaman

By Arul LouisNew York, Oct 16 | Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has accused former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of leaving behind "a nasty stink...

Govt waiting for clarity in PMC Bank issue: Sitharaman

New Delhi, Sep 26 | Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday responded to the ongoing crisis in PMC Bank, saying that the government is...

Hats off to Sitharaman for tax cut: Mazumdar-Shaw

Bengaluru, Sep 20 | Biocon chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw on Friday complimented Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for the corporate tax rate cut, a day after...

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RBI proposals to restrict land financing by NBFCs: Report

New Delhi, Jan 26 | The Reserve Bank's proposals on restricting specific real estate funding by NBFCs will significantly affect land financing by them,...