Nirmala Sitharama

No corporate tax cut for software, mining, printing: Nirmala Sitharaman

New manufacturing companies have been given the option to move to the higher 22 per cent tax bracket if they fail to satisfy conditions meant for availing lower rates, she said.

published on : 6th December 2019

GoM formed to sort unsettled IGST ahead of GST Council meet

'GoM to examine the status of the amount of IGST remaining unapportioned as on March 31, 2018, as per the extant legal provisions and what action is required to be taken,' the circular reads.

published on : 6th December 2019

Nirmala Sitharaman says her 'don't eat onion' comment quoted out of context

Speaking in Lok Sabha, the Finance Minister yesterday said that she doesn't eat much of onion or garlic and hails from a family where these two vegetables are not much in use.

published on : 5th December 2019

Netizens have a field day over Sitharaman's onion remark

Taking a dig at Sitharaman, senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram asked if she ate avacados instead.

published on : 5th December 2019

Onion price hike: 'Does she eat avocado?' Chidambaram takes a jibe at Sitharaman

On Wednesday when asked by an MP if she ate onions, Sitharaman had said, 'I belong to a family which does not eat onion and garlic'.

published on : 5th December 2019

Union Cabinet clears exchange-traded fund for PSU bonds

The ETF will be launched every six months, officials said, adding that Bond ETFs will be taxed with the benefit of indexation, which significantly reduces the tax on capital gains for the investor.

published on : 5th December 2019

'I belong to a family which does not eat onion': Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok Sabha over rising onion prices

Attributing shortage to low production, the minister said there are severe structural problems related to onions.

published on : 5th December 2019

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury apologises to Nirmala Sitharaman over 'Nirbala' remark

Chowdhury had made the remarks in the Lower House during a debate on the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019, on Monday.

published on : 4th December 2019

ISRO applauded across the globe for its Chandrayaan-2 mission: Nirmala Sitharaman

TMC MP Saugata Roy objected to the decision of the government to provide additional funds to the Department of Space over the alleged 'failure' of Chandrayaan-2 mission.

published on : 4th December 2019

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

Punjab Finance Minister said the government is under obligation to pay the compensation which is pending for August and September.

published on : 4th 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

Devil should not cite scriptures: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on BJP's attack on him

BJP ministers and members have protested in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha against Chowdhury's remarks calling the prime minister and Home Minister Amit Shah 'infiltrators'.

published on : 3rd December 2019

GDP numbers explained: Here's what is hurting our economy

Government expenditure accounts for 13.1 per cent of GDP as on September 2019 and is the sole spinning wheel in India's economic applecart.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Nirmala Sitharaman invites Swedish businesses to build smart cities in India

India and Sweden have seen concrete outcomes in life sciences and other sectors that have benefitted both the countries.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Ruckus in Lok Sabha over onion prices, remarks on PM Narendra Modi, Nirmala Sitharaman

Chowdhury launched attack on the Centre's policy raising issue of price rise of daily used items like onions, other vegetables, and pulses.

published on : 3rd December 2019
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