Finance Minister urges industries to partner with government for growth

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman exhorted the industry to shun hesitation and be a partner in driving growth, saying the government has already initiated several measures and is willing to take more steps. Continue Reading

Nirmala Sitharaman cuts short Budget speech after feeling unwell

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today cut short her Budget speech as she felt unwell after speaking for a record 160 minutes in Lok Sabha. Continue Reading

Simplified return for GST from April 2020: Nirmala Sitharaman

A simplified return format for GST is being introduced from April 2020, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today. Continue Reading

Editorial: Words of hope

At a time when there are widespread concerns about economy and all eyes are on the Union Budget to be tabled by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on 1 February, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar, giving a ray of hope, has said the government will unveil its “plan of action” to boost the economy in the Budget. Continue Reading

News broadcasters meet Nirmala Sitharaman

Executive body members of the News Broadcasters Federation have met Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and requested that TV news channels be treated at par with the print media industry under GST regulations. Continue Reading

TN Deputy CM Panneerselvam attends GST Council meet

Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam took part in the GST Council meet headed by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi today. Representatives from various States took part in the meeting. Continue Reading

Editorial: Reform, Refresh

At a time when reports making alarming claims on Indian economy, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said the government is open to further reforms for making India a more attractive investment destination. Continue Reading

Government open to further reforms: Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said the government is open to further reforms for making India a more attractive investment destination.
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‘Economy has strong fundamentals & will revive’: Industry players

India’s economy possesses strong fundamentals and will revive on account of various reform measures taken by the government, said industry players, after Moody’s Investors Service cut the country’s credit rating outlook to negative. Continue Reading