Nirmala Sitharaman

Producers' association writes to Nirmala Sitharaman to abolish GST on film industry

The association, in its letter addressed to the FM, requested Sitharaman to consider "the pain and agony" the industry is going through due to "extreme taxation and also GST being levied at 18%.

published on : 24th November 2021

Will get back all money taken away from banks as govt actively pursuing cases of loan defaulters: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

FM Nirmala Sitharaman said she will ensure more banking activities take place in J&K and credit help to the people in setting their businesses.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to promote fintech at GIFT City today

Apart from the secretaries, ministers of state for finance Pankaj Chaudhary and Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad will also join the discussions, according to a government statement.

published on : 20th November 2021

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman nudges formal sector to invest more, take risks 

Talking about India's dependence on imports, even on essential items like PPE kits, Sitharaman said the private sector has to walk the extra mile to support growth momentum.

published on : 18th November 2021

States to get Rs 95,082 crore as tax devolution top-up: Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Secretary TV Somnathan, however, assured that the frontloading to devolution does not mean states are short of cash and most of the states maintain positive cash balance.

published on : 16th November 2021

Nirmala Sitharaman to meet CMs, state finance ministers; discuss reform-focused business climate

The meeting comes in the backdrop of strong economic recovery post the two COVID waves, and push by the central government to increase capital expenditure.

published on : 14th November 2021

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to meet chief ministers, state FMs on Monday

Economic Affairs Secretary Ajay Seth said the discussion during the meeting will focus on easing norms on land and water use for attracting private investments.

published on : 12th November 2021

Union FM Nirmala Sitharaman to hold meet with CMs on November 15

The interaction to focus on state-specific economy-related challenges and strengths, along with steps required for coordination between the state governments and the Government of India.

published on : 10th November 2021

Nirmala Sitharaman to meet heads of banks next week; nudge them to expand credit to boost economy

The two-day conference, beginning November 17, would see participation from all public sector banks and financial institutions.

published on : 10th November 2021

Puneeth Rajkumar had a long promising career ahead: Nirmala Sitharaman

Puneeth Rajkumar passed away on Friday, October 29, 2021, after suffering from a heart attack. He was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Vikram Hospital in Bengaluru.

published on : 29th October 2021
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