FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Budget 2020 expectations: 69% want income tax limit to be hiked to Rs 5 lakh, says survey

Since the government announced the corporate tax rate cut in September this year, people are hoping that the Budget 2020 will bring some relief for the individual taxpayers as well.

Jan 25, 2020, 16:23 PM IST

Union Budget 2020: Indian jewellery makers seek 'relief' from FM Nirmala Sitharaman

The jewellery sector, which plays a crucial role in the economy, expects the Finance Minister to give some tax concessions from Union Budget 2020. Here's what the Indian jewellery makers want from Union Budget 2020.

Jan 24, 2020, 17:05 PM IST

Budget 2020 may offer production incentives for fabless chip firms

The National Policy for Electronics, 2019, argues for special support for developing core competencies in the strategic sub-sectors like fabless chip design industry.

Jan 23, 2020, 16:03 PM IST

Budget 2020 opportunity to unleash reforms to restore economic growth: Brickwork

Brickwork Ratings on Thursday said the Union Budget 2020 is an opportunity to unleash reforms to restore economic growth and to set a clear roadmap for achieving the ambitious USD 5 trillion economy target by 2025.

Jan 23, 2020, 15:54 PM IST

Union Budget 2020-21: Nirmala Sitharaman participates in 'Halwa Ceremony' at Finance Ministry

Union Budget 2020-21 is to be presented on 1st February 2020. To maintain the secrecy of Budget, there is a “lock-in” of the officials involved in making the Budget. 

Jan 20, 2020, 14:12 PM IST

Task force formed to identify projects for infrastructure investment: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that a National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP) Coordination Mechanism would be launched, comprising the Centre, states and private sector, for detailed planning, information dissemination and monitoring implementation of the NIP framework. 

Dec 31, 2019, 16:30 PM IST

FM Sitharaman holds 3rd pre-Budget consultation with Industry, services and trade groups

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday (December 17) held the third pre-budget consultations with stakeholder groups from Industry, Trade and Services Sectors in connection with the forthcoming General Budget 2020-21.

Dec 17, 2019, 13:53 PM IST

FM Nirmala Sitharaman commences her first pre-budget consultations

The Finance Minister will seek inputs from various stakeholders including industry bodies, farmer organisations and economists in connection with the forthcoming Union Budget 2020-21. 

Dec 16, 2019, 12:05 PM IST

FDI inflows of $35 billion seen in H1 2019-20, says CEA Krishnamurty Subramaniam

"I will be speaking on two things. One on the recent Parliamentary measures, and the progress on the measures introduced in the past. So that we have a template before the Budget session," the FM said. 

Dec 13, 2019, 16:21 PM IST

Bharat Bond ETF will help India become financially more vibrant economy: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Sitharaman said that this will help India become a lot more financially vibrant economy. Bharat Bond ETF will have a fixed maturity period like close-ended mutual funds and the units will be listed on stock exchanges. 

Dec 04, 2019, 18:34 PM IST

Manmohan regime left 'nasty stink of corruption' in public banking: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

She was responding to an audience members question about Rajan`s reported criticism that Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s government is "extremely centralised" and does not have a "consistent and articulated vision" for economic growth.

Oct 16, 2019, 12:47 PM IST

GST may be flawed but can't be damned now: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister said even though people are facing the problems due to the GST framework but they need to own it up.

Oct 11, 2019, 21:14 PM IST

Government has nothing to do with PMC bank scam, RBI will take action: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

The FM, however, assured that the Reserve Bank of India will take appropriate action against those found guilty in the PMC bank scam.

Oct 10, 2019, 13:42 PM IST

CPSUs to spend over Rs 1 lakh crore in FY20, told to clear dues by Oct 15: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

The FM said that the PSUs have been asked to set up a portal by October 15 to enable service providers, vendors and contractors to track bills and payments so that the liquidity crunch is mitigated.

Sep 28, 2019, 16:48 PM IST

Breaking News: FM Nirmala Sitharaman hits back at Rahul Gandhi over 'stealing from RBI' Remark

FM Nirmala Sitharaman hits back at Rahul Gandhi over 'stealing from RBI' Remark. Addressing a press conference, the Finance Minister advised Gandhi to consult senior leaders of his party before speaking on ‘such matters’.

Aug 27, 2019, 19:12 PM IST

36th GST Council meeting today; from electric vehicles to lottery, here's what's on agenda

This will be the first GST Council meeting after the Union Budget was tabled before the Parliament on July 5. 

Jul 25, 2019, 09:52 AM IST

Modi govt to table Union Budget 2019-20 today, here's what to expect from Finance Minister

 Expectations are high from the Union Budget 2019-20 which will be tabled in the Lok Sabha on Friday given that Prime Minister Narendra Modi came back to power following a bigger mandate than his first term. 

Jul 04, 2019, 22:25 PM IST