Banks reluctant to lend to MSMEs under Centre’s scheme

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had announced recently Rs 3 lakh crore scheme for collateral-free loans for MSMEs to provide emergency credit from banks and NBFCs to overcome economic crisis post Covid-19 outbreak. Continue Reading

Nirmala announces Rs 3 lakh cr collateral-free loans for biz including MSMEs

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said self-reliant India does not mean cutting off from rest of the world. “Essentially, the goal is to build a self-reliant India, that is why the economic package is called Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan,” she said. Continue Reading

Congress protests at Parliament premises over rising onion prices

Congress leaders P Chidambaram, who is out on bail after 106 days in jail, Adhir Chowdhury, Gaurav Gogoi and others protested at the Parliament premises today against rising onion prices. Continue Reading

Govt should make Indian aviation sector globally competitive: SpiceJet CMD

As India has emerged as one of the fastest-growing civil aviation markets of the world, it is time that the government take steps to make the aviation sector globally competitive beginning with reduction on its tax structure, the head of a low-cost airline has said.  Continue Reading