As preparations are underway for his second Budget, #PalanivelThiagarajan (PTR), Finance Minister of Tamil Nadu, is seeking to plug the 'revenue problem' to bring the State economy back on track. He claims to have changed the administrative model in the finance department and how it manages the State's processes during the last 10 months in power. "We are taking steps to improve the situation. We have already announced some steps, and some more will come in the Budget," he says.
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.
Eight takeaways on retail expenses and personal finance from the 2022 Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Feb 1, 2022.
The schemes include Direct Benefit cash transfers, free LPG, grains and pulses for the poor.
The South Korean Automobile giant commenced operations at its USD 1.1 billion Anantapur Plant.
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.
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.
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.
Rahul Gandhi criticised PM Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme introduced today in the interim budget.
Arun Jaitley said, On 20 December, same order of authorisation was repeated that was existing since 2009. You are making a mountain where a molehill does not exist.
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said that he was not only an ‘accidental prime minister’ of India but also the country’s accidental ‘finance minister.’
In his interactive session FM Jaitley said, "If fraud is taking place in multiple branches of banking system and no one raises red flag, it becomes worrisome for a country."
Demonetisation anniversary: Former finance minister Chidambaram unleashes Twitter attack on Modi Govt.
Just four days after the anniversary of demonetisation, former finance minister P. Chidambaram slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Government on the move by lashing series of tweets.