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Looking at bigger, meaningful role for small, medium enterprises in 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat': FM Sitharaman
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‘India’s GDP growth this year will be negative or near zero’: FM Sitharaman
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India's growth will be negative or near zero this year: FM Sitharaman
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Punjab horror: BJP slams Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi over 6-yr-old's rape-murder case
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BJP in its manifesto promises to provide free COVID vaccine to people of Bihar: Sitharaman
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BJP Bihar manifesto: Free Covid vaccine; focus on jobs & l Key details
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Bihar polls: Nirmala Sitharaman releases BJP's manifesto
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Govt not opposed to another stimulus package: FM Sitharaman
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Markets open in green, crucial GST council meeting today
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Ram Vilas Paswan passes away: President, PM Modi, others pay tribute
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Compensation cess of Rs 20,000 crore to be distributed to states tonight: Nirmala Sitharaman
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No district of West Bengal included in PMGKRA as state did not share data: Sitharaman
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Atmanirbhar Bharat will strengthen India globally: Sitharaman
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Pharmaceutical-related production facilities coming up in 6 states: Sitharaman
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Punjab rape-murder gives BJP ammo to target Rahul GandhiFinance minister Nirmala Sitharaman questioned “tweet-friendly” Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Vadra and asked if the incident didn’t shake the conscience of the “brother-sister duo who rush to..
Not a word from tweet-friendly Rahul Gandhi': Sitharaman questions Congress on Hoshiarpur rape
Free Covid vaccine, 19 lakh jobs: BJP releases Bihar manifestoBharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday released its manifesto for the three-phased Bihar elections promising to distribute the coronavirus vaccine free of cost once approved by the ICMR, and also..
Bihar Assembly Elections: BJP releases manifesto, promises free COVID-19 vaccine in stateReleasing the manifesto, Union Finance Minister and BJP leader Nirmala Sitharaman said that the NDA government has set an example in India in the fight against COVID-19.
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman to release BJP manifesto for Bihar polls tomorrowThe Bharatiya Janata Party will on Thursday release its election manifesto for the Bihar assembly polls. Finance minister Nirmala Sitharanan will release the manifesto in Patna.
Farm laws were long-waiting reforms, MSP to continue: SitharamanSitharaman said that MSP will be continued which is recommended by various committees like the Swaminathan committee.
FM Nirmala Sitharaman mounts veiled attack on Congress over MSP
GST Council meet: Centre to give Rs 20,000 crore for GST compensation to states, next round of meeting on October 12Nirmala Sitharaman also said that the GST Council has decided to continue with the compensation cess even after June 2022.
Sitharaman to chair GST council meeting today, likely to face opposition flak over proposed borrowing optionThe meeting is likely to get heated as non-BJP ruled states are still in disagreement with the Centre on the GST compensation issue.
Sitharaman slams Sonia's 'bypass Centre farm laws' advice to party-ruled states, cites Cong's 2019 manifestoUnion finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday targeted the Congress over party chief Sonia Gandhi's advice to party-rules states to bypass farm laws brought by Centre. Sitharaman said Congress..
Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill passed in Rajya SabhaThe Rajya Sabha passed the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill 2020 through a voice vote on Tuesday. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during a discussion in the Upper House said that the..
Lok Sabha witnesses noisy scene over introduction of tax billLok Sabha on Friday witnessed noisy scenes when Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman sought to introduce a bill to give effect to various compliance relief measures for taxpayers, including..
BJP seeks Saugata Roy's apology over his personal comments at Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok SabhaPersonal comments aimed at finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman from Trinamool Congress member Saugata Roy in Lok Sabha on Monday drew a sharp reaction from the treasury benches with parliamentary..
No instruction given to remove regional languages at banks and ATMs, Nirmala Sitharaman says
President Kovind hosts 'At Home' reception on I-DayPresident Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday hosted 'At Home' reception in the President House in the national capital on the occasion of 74th Independence Day. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister..
G20 Action Plan expression of collective commitment to fight Covid-19: FMFinance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said the G20 Action Plan is an expression of collective commitment to fight Covid-19 pandemic and it should remain relevant and effective as the crisis..
'Racist, misogynist': Sambit Patra slams TMC leader for likening FM Nirmala Sitharaman to 'Kala Nagini'Meanwhile, the Centre and the state have been in a state of conflict, with the BJP eyeing to wrench West Bengal away from the TMC as the assembly election approaches, scheduled to take place in early..
TMC MP Kalyan Banerjee calls Nirmala Sitharaman 'venomous snake'In controversial remarks, TMC MP Kalyan Banerjee has equated Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman with a "venomous snake" for her handling of the economy, drawing sharp reaction from the BJP which..
West Bengal could not be made beneficiary of migrants' job scheme as TMC govt didn't give data: SitharamanCriticising the TMC dispensation in West Bengal for allegedly opposing pro-people policies of the Centre, Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said the state could not be made a..
Cong's talk on democracy is anguishing, says Nirmala Sitharaman
‘Cabinet decides to open up space assets to all’The union cabinet, which met under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday decided to open up access to space assets to those beyond the government, in line with the announcements..
Opposition can use any words they want, government has provided relief to poor, migrants: Sitharaman
Centre must practice cooperative federalism; clear GST dues of states: MoilyDescribing the stimulus package announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as "cosmetic", senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily on Monday said the Centre must practice cooperative federalism..
Amid crisis, job guarantee scheme gets 40,000 crore extraFinance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday announced an additional allocation of Rs 40,000 crore for MGNREGA for 2020-21. She said it will help generate total 300 crore persondays of work. The step..
Money can be put into people’s hands in several forms: Nirmala SitharamanFinance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Sunday the government consciously preferred a route aimed at empowering people rather than doling out cash because it felt that it was better suited to deal..
Govt signals retreat of PSUs even across ‘strategic sectors’Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday unveiled the government’s plan to limit the role of public sector companies across the economy, while announcing assistance to help migrants, companies..
Punjab CM takes exception to Sitharaman's comments on migrant crisisPunjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday took strong exception to Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman's reported criticism of the Congress party's humanitarian efforts to help the..
Will increase public health infrastructure: Nirmala Sitharaman
Congress demands PM Modi, Sitharaman apologise to migrant workers for 'dramabaaz' remark
Centre's economic package a 'jugglery of numbers': Left partiesLeft parties described the govt's economic package as "misleading" and a "jugglery of numbers", hours after finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the fifth and final tranche of the economic..
'Is it not Dramebaazi?' FM Sitharaman on Rahul Gandhi's interaction with migrant workersShe urged the party to be responsible in its statements during the tough times India is going through.
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Govt package only worth Rs 3.22 lakh crore and 1.6% of GDP, not Rs 20 lakh crore: CongressSitharaman during her press conference on Sunday morning said that the Congress is playing politics over the migrants issue and Sonia Gandhi should have asked her chief ministers to help the migrants..
Additional 40,000 crore to be allocated under MGNREGA: Finance Minister Nirmala SitharamanFinance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today announced the fifth and final tranche of the 20 lakh crore COVID-19 stimulus package
Support to health, education, business sectors: Highlights of fifth tranche of COVID-19 stimulus packageEarlier on Saturday, Sitharaman had unveiled the fourth tranche of government's economic package
Coronavirus in India LIVE: Nirmala Sitharaman announces fifth and final tranche of Atmanirbhar Bharat packageThe total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection in India crossed the 90,000-mark on Sunday, while the death toll has topped the 2,800-mark as well.
Govt opens doors to greater private role in defence, power, spaceThe government on Saturday announced a major opening up of defence production, power, space and coal and mining sectors for private participation as part of finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s..
Amit Shah hails structural reforms announced by Sitharaman, says will help in building Atmanirbhar BharatHe added that PM Modi's mantra of 'Reform, Perform and Transform' is the key to India's phenomenal growth in the last 6 years.
Direct air routes to be opened, more airports to run PPP way: FM Nirmala Sitharaman
Govt allows entry of private players in future planetary, outer space projectsBringing a paradigm shift in the space sector that till now had a government monopoly, Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced the entry of the private sector in the country’s..
India to ease restrictions on foreign ownership in defence venturesIndia will ease restrictions on the level of foreign ownership in defence manufacturing, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday, in a move aimed at cutting down on imports.
India to ease curbs on foreign investment in defence projects - ministerIndia will ease limits on foreign direct investment in defence manufacturing, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday, in a bid to bring more production into the country.
FM announces hike in FDI in defence production; ban on certain imports of defence weaponsTo boost Make in India in defence production, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said FDI limit in defence manufacturing will be hiked to 74% from 49% while some weapons and platforms will..
Chidambaram seeks clarification from Sitharaman on funds allocated for bee-keeping and animal husbandry
MSMEs: Sitharaman, Gadkari should 'settle their accounts' first, says ChidambaramSenior Congress leader P Chidambaram took a swipe at the Centre on Friday, saying the ministers of finance and MSMEs should "settle their accounts" first and allow the MSMEs to save themselves without..
India to spend $13 billion on a farm infrastructure fundIndia will provide one trillion Indian rupees ($13.19 billion) to set up for the agriculture infrastructure fund, Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday.
3rd tranche of economic relief package to focus on agri sector: FM Nirmala SitharamanSpeaking to media, FM said the package would focus on infrastructure and building capacities in the agriculture and allied activities. She said in the last two months several measures have been taken..
Economic package a hoax, govt failed to send foodgrain it had promised: Mamata BanerjeeThe TMC on Thursday dubbed the announcements made by Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman as a hoax and said the Centre had failed to provide West Bengal with the food grain it had promised or had..
Welfare measures announced by FM show PM Modi's 'sensitivity' towards poor, marginal sections: JP NaddaLauding a host of measures announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday, BJP President J P Nadda said they show Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "sensitivity" towards the poor and..
India to provide free food grains to millions of migrant workersIndia will provide free foodgrains to millions of migrant workers hardest hit by a weekslong lockdown and offer employment under a rural jobs programme, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on..