The BJP on July 28 accused the Congress of "demeaning" President Droupadi Murmu and demanded an apology after its leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury called her "rashtrapatni". Chowdhury, however, claimed it was a mistake and he did not call Droupadi Murmu ‘rashtrapatni’ deliberately. The issue was raised inside Parliament as women MPs, including Nirmala Sitharaman, protested against Adhir Chowdhury.
#NirmalaSitharaman on Feb 14 said that the govt and the RBI are in complete harmony on Cryptocurrencies and other issues as well. Earlier, the Finance Minister had announced in her Budget speech that the RBI will launch a block chain based digital currency next year.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's fourth budget has left the burden of driving growth entirely in the hands of the private sector. Did it have any surprises or disappointments? Gurbir Singh, Consulting Editor, Business, The New Indian Express shares his analysis.
In a major boost to crypto players, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her Budget Speech 2022 said 30% tax would be charged on income from transfer of virtual digital assets. The FM said no set off would be allowed in case of losses.
Eight takeaways on retail expenses and personal finance from the 2022 Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Feb 1, 2022.
The finance minister #NirmalaSitharaman stated that the outlay for capital expenditure in the #UnionBudget is once again being stepped up sharply by 35.4 per cent from ₹5.54 lakh crore in the current year to ₹7.50 lakh crore in 2022-23. The total expenditure in 2022-23 is estimated at ₹39.45 lakh crore, while the total receipts other than borrowings are estimated at ₹22.84 lakh crore.
The schemes include Direct Benefit cash transfers, free LPG, grains and pulses for the poor.
Our consulting editor Gurbir Singh decodes the income tax proposals in Union budget 2020.
Our consulting editor Gurbir Singh decodes the Union budget proposed by Nirmala Sitharaman in 2020.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman delivered a 'Nani Palkhiwala Endowment Lecture' in Chennai on January 19.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said it was the responsibility of all states to ensure that the law passed in Parliament is executed.
BJP MP Subramanian Swamy said the less said about Nirmala Sitharaman, the better at Think Edu 2020.
Subsequently, a task force identified Rs 102 lakh crore worth of projects after conducting 70 stakeholder consultations in a short period of four months, the Finance Minister said.
The production, manufacturing, import/export, transport, sale, distribution, storage and advertising related to e-cigarettes are banned.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the government is consulting with several sectors of the economy and the recent announcements are the result of such consultations.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur attended the 159th Income Tax Day event in Delhi.
In her maiden budget, newly appointed Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that India will become a $ 3 trillion economy this year.
The five-day Aero India 2019 that kicked off on Wednesday, February 20 will witness the participation of leading international defence and civil aviation firms.
She further added, “Some people say about the way women dress. Then why does rape happen of elderly people? Why does rape happen of toddlers?”