Finance Minister Meets Heads Of 23 State-Owned Companies, Stresses On Capital Expenditure

Finance Minister on Tuesday met heads of 23 CPSEs Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday held a meeting with secretaries and managing directors of 23 Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) to review the capital expenditure in this financial year. The 23 CPSEs, whose chiefs Sitharaman interacted with through video conferencing on Tuesday, were related to the […]

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Tax Compliance Needs To Be Eased Further: FM Sitharaman On GST Day

FM Nirmala Sitharaman issued a message on GST Day In an official message on the occasion of GST Day, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said that more efforts are required to ease tax compliance further for the taxpayers, especially the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). Wednesday marked the third anniversary of the launch of the […]

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“Shocked, Disappointed”: Bengal Says Nirmala Sitharaman’s Claims “Unfounded”

Nirmala Sitharaman had attacked the Mamata Banerjee government on multiple counts on Sunday. Kolkata: West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra on Tuesday stopped short of saying that his Central counterpart Nirmala Sitharaman had lied during her virtual rally on Sunday. Countering the minister’s remark that the state could not be made a beneficiary of a […]

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Government Has Mapped Migrant Workers’ Skills: Nirmala Sitharaman On Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan

Nirmala Sitharaman said the Centre has mapped the skills of migrant workers returning home Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday that all migrant workers in need will be given a job under the government’s Garib Kalyan Rojgar initiative. The Finance Minister was addressing a curtain raiser of the launch of the Garib Kalyan Rojgar programme, […]

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Government Cuts Interest On Delayed Filing Of GST Returns By 50%

Goods and Services Tax: Nirmala Sitharaman There will be no late fee for those who have no tax liability and have not filed returns between July 2017 and January 2020, the government announced today while easing compliance rules for Goods and Services Tax (GST) compliance norms at its first meeting since the nationwide lockdown was […]

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Economy Safe, “Worry Not”: Nirmala Sitharaman’s Dig At Ramachandra Guha

There was a war of words on twitter between Nirmala Sitharaman and Ramachandra Guha. New Delhi: Noted historian Ramachandra Guha’s tweet on Thursday quoting a British author set off a big debate on the microblogging platform in which Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani also got embroiled. The exchange ended with […]

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Economy Safe, “Worry Not”: Nirmala Sitharaman’s Dig At Ramchandra Guha

There was a war of words on twitter between Nirmala Sitharaman and Ramchandra Guha. New Delhi: Noted historian Ramchandra Guha’s tweet on Thursday quoting a British author set off a big debate on the microblogging platform in which Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani also got embroiled. The exchange ended with […]

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No New Schemes For A Year: Government As Coronavirus Cases Rise

All ministries have been told to stop sending requests for new schemes to the finance ministry. New Delhi: No new government schemes will start for a year, the Finance Ministry said today, in a move to tighten spending amid rising coronavirus cases. All ministries have been told to stop sending requests for new schemes to […]

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Nirmala Sitharaman Launches Aadhaar-Based Instant PAN Facility

As of May 25, a total of 50.52 crore PANs have been allotted to the taxpayers New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday formally launched a facility for instant allotment of PAN or Permanent Account Number on a near-to-real-time basis. The move was in line with the announcement made in the Union Budget. The facility […]

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Nirmala Sitharaman Asks Public Sector Bank CEOs To Implement Economic Package

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has emphasised on the quick disbursal of additional loans to MSMEs New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday held a review meeting with CEOs of public sector banks and asked them to implement the mega “Atma Nirbhar Bharat” relief package to revive the COVID-19-hit economy. The meeting via video conferencing […]

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