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By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
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PM Modi’s approach has never been supportive of any cronyism, says FM

New Delhi: The approach of BJP-led Central government and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has never been supportive of any “cronyism” in any way, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday. FM More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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‘Is it not dramebaazi?’: FM’s takedown of Rahul’s meeting with migrants

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday equated the interaction of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi with migrant workers on Saturday, with ‘dramebaazi’, and urged the prime opposition party More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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Govt to form new policy for PSEs, open all sectors to private players: FM

New Delhi: The government will soon come up with a new policy for public sector enterprises (PSEs) and all sectors of the economy will be open for private entities, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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Govt to privatise non-strategic PSUs: FM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said a new “coherent” public sector enterprises policy will be formulated that will define strategic sectors which will have not more than four More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, May 16th, 2020
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Govt to auction 6 more airports, open up airspace for commercial use

New Delhi: The government will soon start auctioning of six more airports under public private partnership (PPP) and additional investment by private players in total of 12 airports will be around Rs 13,000 crore, More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, May 14th, 2020
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2nd tranche of economic package highlights

New Delhi: Following are the highlights of second tranche of Rs 20 lakh crore comprehensive economic package announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to tide over the COVID-19 crisis. FM Nirmala Sitharaman More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, May 14th, 2020
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FM announces free foodgrains for 8 cr migrant workers for 2 months

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced free foodgrains for an estimated 8 crore migrant workers for next two months at a cost of Rs 3,500 crore. FM Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday briefing More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, May 14th, 2020
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Rs 10,000-crore job work offered under MGNREGS to migrant workers: FM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said Rs 10,000 crore has been spent in the last two months on creating 14.62 crore man-days of work under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, May 14th, 2020
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Indian shares slide as stimulus fails to excite; Powell’s grim outlook weighs

Bengaluru: Indian shares slid on Thursday as an initial government stimulus to boost a coronavirus-hit economy failed to excite investors, while a dour outlook from the chief of the U.S. Federal Reserve added to More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
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Deadline to file all ITRs extended till Nov 30; 25% cut in TDS/TCS rate for non-salary payments

New Delhi: In a relief to taxpayers, the government on Wednesday extended the deadline for filing of all income tax returns for 2019-20 fiscal till November 30, 2020. FM Nirmala Sitharaman today briefing the media More...