Nirmala Sitharaman

War-induced Energy Crisis a Jolt For India: Nirmala Sitharaman

The Indian finance minister was hinting at the proposed cap on import of Russian oil and gas as proposed by the G7, which India fears will lead to rise in prices

Saurabh Kumar

Regulation Or Ban Of Cryptocurrencies Require Global Collaboration, Says Nirmala Sitharaman

The finance minister said that any legislation for regulation or for banning can be effective only after significant international collaboration on evaluation of the risks and benefits and evolution of common taxonomy and standards

Teena Jose

The Big Bang Budget For Startups

Presenting the Union Budget 2022, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, made a slew of announcements for the startups in the country

Shrabona Ghosh

Govt Increases Allocation Towards Education By Around INR 8,000 Cr In FY22

The government has earmarked INR 93,224 crore for education-compared with revised figure of INR 85,089 for FY21-which includes INR 38,350.65 crore for higher education and INR 54,873 crore for school education

Debarghya Sil

Budget 2021: Cheer for Senior Citizens, PF Contributors to be Hit

The interest income on PF contributions above INR 2.5 lakh per annum will now be taxed at the normal rates

Shipra Singh

Healthcare and Infrastructure Get Big Push; Fiscal Deficit Pegged At 9.5% For FY21

FM Nirmala Sitharaman announced the first Union Budget of the decade which envisions to bring the economy back on track

Debarghya Sil

Tax Relief for Home Buyers, Credit for MSMEs and Employment Boost Part of FM's Third Stimulus Package

FM Nirmala Sitharaman announced yet another fiscal stimulus on the same day when the Reserve Bank of India said that India has most likely entered its first ever recession

Shipra Singh

The Govt Wants You to Spend; Announces Festival Advance to Boost Consumer Spending

To encourage consumer spending, Sitharaman announced two schemes- a leave travel concession (LTC) cash voucher and special festive advance-mainly aimed at benefitting central government employees

Shipra Singh

25,000 Returnee Migrant Workers to Get Jobs Under Garib Kalyan Rojgaar Abhiyaan: FM Sitharaman

The INR 50,000 crore public work scheme for migrants will be launched by PM Narendra Modi on 20 June via video conference from Telihar village in Khagaria District of Bihar

Shipra Singh

FDI Limit for Defence Equipment Hiked from 49% to 74%; FM Stresses on 'Make in India' for Defence

In the fourth tranche of measures, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced policy reforms that will help build Atmanirbhar Bharat (self-reliant India)

Shipra Singh

Migrant Workers Get Free Food Grains, Portable Ration Cards and Subsidised Rental Housing Under INR 20 Lakh Cr Special Package

The second installment of special economic package of INR 20 lakh crore meant to fight the economic fallout of Covid-19 and help Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan was announced on Thursday by FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Shipra Singh

INR 20 Lakh Crore Package: Emergency Credit For MSMEs, PF Rate Reduced and Liquidity Boost to NBFCs

FM Sitharaman on Wednesday announced first tranche of measures under special economic package of INR 20 lakh crore meant to fight the economic fallout of Covid-19

Shipra Singh