Nirmala Sitharaman

Letter to FinMin: KTR asks Centre not to sell its assets

In his letter, Rama Rao alleged that the BJP-led Central government was planning to sell assets, including land allotted to different Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) in Telangana.

published on : 20th June 2022

Karnataka CM Bommai meets Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Shekhawat, discusses Mekedatu project

The Tamil Nadu government last week moved the Supreme Court with an aim to seek a direction to the CWMA restraining it from holding any discussion on the project at its meeting.

published on : 18th June 2022

National Herald case: Congress seeks action against ED; complaint lodged with NHRC for 'manhandling' of party workers

In the notice to Amit Shah,  Nirmala Sitharaman and Kiren Rijiju, the Congress MP and legal cell head Vivek Tankha has asked them to stop using the ED to settle political scores.

published on : 16th June 2022

GST Council to meet on June 28-29 in Srinagar

The council meeting is expected to discuss the report of the panel of state ministers on rate rationalisation and also the GST rate on casinos, race courses, and online gaming.

published on : 16th June 2022

Finance Ministry issues draft SoP for e-commerce jewellery exports through courier route 

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had in the 2022-23 Budget announced the implementation of a simplified regulatory framework to facilitate the export of jewellery through e-commerce.

published on : 12th June 2022

More startups exploring space sector: Nirmala Sitharaman

On the disinvestment programme, the Finance Minister said the principle with which disinvestment is happening now is not to shut down a unit.

published on : 11th June 2022

BJP bags three, Congress one seat in Karnataka RS polls

Nirmala, Jaggesh, Lehar Singh from BJP win, Cong’s Jairam Ramesh sails through; fourth seat sees a tough fight

published on : 11th June 2022

Sitharaman, Surjewala among 8 elected to RS, row over rules breach delays counting in Maha, Haryana

The main opposition Congress managed to win only one of the two seats for which its nominees were in the fray, while the JD(S) drew a blank.

published on : 11th June 2022

RS polls: Three from BJP register win, Congress nets one seat in Karnataka

Sitharaman and Ramesh have been re-elected to the Upper House of Parliament for a consecutive term after this election, for which MLAs were the voters.

published on : 10th June 2022

Disinvestment not for shutting down CPSEs, but to make them more efficient: Nirmala Sitharaman

Highlighting that public sector enterprises which were privatised between 1994 and 2004 are being driven by professionally run boards, the minister said these companies have only improved.

published on : 10th June 2022

PSEs should improve professionalism, efficiency: Nirmala Sitharaman

And where possible, in order to bring down the overheads, it might be worth looking at private participation together with what you are doing.

published on : 10th June 2022

RS polls: BJP's Nirmala Sitharam, Jaggesh from JDS, Congress' Jairam Ramesh sure of win

High-voltage RS polls today; All eyes on battle for 4th seat as Cong, JDS continue to spar .BJP banking on cross votes, JDS moves around 20 of its legislators to star hotel

published on : 10th June 2022

DRI, Customs to work together to keep India safe from drugs: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Sitharaman said that the 'Drug Destruction Day' event will highlight CBIC officers' commitment to people to act against drug smugglers, both through the court of law and destruction of material.

published on : 8th June 2022

Centre's policy measures helped India deal with crises: Nirmala Sitharaman

The minister said that various steps taken by the government since 2014 helped keep the economy and people afloat in difficult times and its targeted approach during the pandemic helped citizens.

published on : 8th June 2022

Single Nodal Account dashboard to make governance more transparent: Nirmala Sitharaman

The dashboard will provide a platform for ministries/departments to monitor their transfer of funds to states, utilisation by the implementing agencies and assist in cash management of the government.

published on : 7th June 2022
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