Finance Minister

Finance Minister T Harish Rao advocates innovation to tackle economic slowdown

Harish Rao also suggested the financial officers to do yoga and pranayama to get relief from mental stress.

published on : 6th December 2019

Opposition-ruled states meet Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman over delay in GST compensation

Speaking to reporters after the meeting, Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal said, August and September compensation has not been released to states.

published on : 4th December 2019

Loosen purse strings, PMEAC tells Finance Ministry

Government urged to spend on rural schemes, infrastructure to propel demand

published on : 3rd December 2019

Nirmala Sitharaman swats criticism of being the 'worst Finance Minister'

Earlier in the day, Congress floor leader Mr Chowdhury used the word 'Nirbala' - to accuse Finance Minister Sitharaman of being weak.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Odisha spent only 37 per cent of budget in six months: Finance Minister Niranjan Pujari

He attributed the low spending of funds to the imposition of model code of conduct for polls in the State, incessant rainfall and two back-to-back cyclones.

published on : 26th November 2019

Thanjavur MP SS Palanimanickam to approach for GST waiver on insurance premium

He gave this assurance to the office bearers of the All India Insurance Employees Association. 

published on : 18th November 2019

States should dismantle APMCs, adopt eNAM for farmers' benefit: Nirmala Sitharaman

Through inter-state trade, farmers get better market access, more buyers/ traders and realise better prices for their produce.

published on : 12th November 2019

Government working with RBI to revive real estate sector: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

The sector has a spillover effect on many sectors, especially the core sector, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

published on : 5th November 2019

Finance Minister brews second round of tax reforms

Fresh tax revisions aim to attract investments from foreign firms excluded from benefits of corporate tax cut in July

published on : 4th November 2019

Soon, Neera to be sold as soft drink in Telangana

Neera stalls will also come up around the Outer Ring Road (ORR). The first stall will be inaugurated near Tank Bund soon. 

published on : 29th October 2019

Civic polls outcome will be similar to Huzurnagar result: Telangana Finance Minister T Harish Rao

After handing over tractors to village sarpanches at Ambedkar Stadium here, he criticised the BJP and Congress parties.

published on : 26th October 2019

The Thai Baht reached a new 6-year high, here’s why it is surging

Right now, all eyes are on whether the baht will breach 30 per dollar, a level it hasn’t reached in more than six years.

published on : 25th October 2019

Sitharaman promises further GST simplification to help India improve business ranking

Sitharaman, while talking to reporters, said states too will have to make efforts in improving the business climate in India, especially with regard to property registration.

published on : 24th October 2019

Several countries cautioned against cryptocurrencies: Nirmala Sitharaman

Expressing concern over usage of cryptocurrencies, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said that many countries have cautioned against rushing into cryptocurrencies.

published on : 21st October 2019

Trade wars to hit flow of capital, goods and services: Nirmala Sitharaman

The 40th meetings of the International Monetary and Financial Committee of the IMF are being held at this year's Annual Meetings.

published on : 19th October 2019
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