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PTR INTERVIEW | 'Expect reforms meant to increase revenue generation in Tamil Nadu budget'

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.

published on : 15th March 2022

Union Budget: What it got right and where it failed!

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.

published on : 2nd February 2022

Budget 2022: What's cheaper, what's costlier now and other things you should know

Eight takeaways on retail expenses and personal finance from the 2022 Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Feb 1, 2022.

published on : 2nd February 2022

'No one will go hungry during coronavirus lockdown': Finance Minister announces schemes for poor

The schemes include Direct Benefit cash transfers, free LPG, grains and pulses for the poor.

published on : 26th March 2020

Andhra Pradesh government, Kia motors dismiss fallout rumours

The South Korean Automobile giant commenced operations at its USD 1.1 billion Anantapur Plant.

published on : 6th February 2020

Modi govt convinced all states and effectively handled GST: Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman delivered a 'Nani Palkhiwala Endowment Lecture' in Chennai on January 19.

published on : 19th January 2020

States opposing CAA implementation is unconstitutional: Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said it was the responsibility of all states to ensure that the law passed in Parliament is executed.

published on : 19th January 2020

WATCH: Finance Minister unveils Rs 102 lakh crore of infra projects for next 5 years

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.

published on : 31st December 2019

Willing to hear the concerns of people working in informal sector: Nirmala Sitharaman

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.

published on : 1st September 2019

Budget 2019: Rahul Gandhi criticises farmers' scheme introduced by Piyush Goyal

Rahul Gandhi criticised PM Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme introduced today in the interim budget.

published on : 2nd February 2019

Opposition making a mountain where molehill doesn’t exist: FM Arun Jaitley on MHA order

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.

published on : 22nd December 2018

Not just PM, I was also accidental Finance Minister: Manmohan Singh

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.’ 

published on : 19th December 2018

If fraud is taking place and no one raises red flag, it becomes worrisome: Arun Jaitley

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." 

published on : 24th February 2018

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.

published on : 12th November 2017
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