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By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
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FM sees GDP growth in negative zone or near zero in current fiscal

New Delhi, Oct 27 (PTI) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said there were visible signs of revival in the economy but the GDP growth may be in negative zone or near zero in the current fiscal. FM Nirmala More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, October 12th, 2020
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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announces steps to boost consumer demand

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India on Monday announced steps to stimulate consumer demand, including advance payment of a part of the wages of central government employees during the festival season and more capital More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, October 1st, 2020
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FM asks banks to prepare cadre of officials well versed in local languages to better serve customers

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday asked banks to prepare a cadre of people who can speak and understand a regional language in order to serve the customer better. This will bring them at More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, September 14th, 2020
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FM seeks Rs 2.35 lakh cr in additional budgetary spending for current fiscal year

New Delhi, Sep 14 (PTI) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday sought the Parliament nod for additional spending of Rs 2,35,852.87 crore, including Rs 40,000 crore towards enhanced expenditure under Mahatma More...

By Manisha Sen On Saturday, September 5th, 2020
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Telangana Finance Minister Harish Rao tests COVID-19 positive

Hyderabad, Sep 5 (PTI) Telangana Finance Minister T Harish Rao on Saturday said he tested positive for COVID-19 and was ‘fine.’ Telangana Finance Minister T Harish Rao In a tweet, the minister said, More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
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FM Sitharaman asks banks to roll out loan resolution schemes by mid-September

New Delhi [India], September 3 (ANI): Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday asked bankers to roll out loan resolution schemes by September 15 and COVID-19 related distress must not impact their assessment More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, August 31st, 2020
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Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee passes away

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, who had tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this month, died on Monday after weeks in hospital, his son and the current president’s office More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, August 27th, 2020
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41st GST Council meeting underway

New Delhi: The 41st Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting is currently underway in the national capital on Thursday. The meeting of 41st Goods and Services Tax Council meeting is currently underway. Finance More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, August 1st, 2020
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GST Council to discuss AG opinion on compensation: FM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said the Attorney General’s view on GST compensation was sought after consultation with the states and a meeting of the GST Council would be held More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, July 20th, 2020
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No need to meet tax officer in case of scrutiny notice; use faceless assessment: I-T Dept

New Delhi There is no need to meet the local Income Tax Department officer in case one receives a scrutiny notice, the tax department said in its latest public message on the new faceless assessment scheme. With More...