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GST Council meet: No late fee for GST returns filing for entities with nil tax liability

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday chaired the crucial  40th GST Council meeting where it was announced that there will be no late fee for delayed filing of GST returns by registered entities with nil tax liability between July 2017 to January 2020. 

Additional package for MNREGA, all public sectors to be open for private players, Nirmala Sitharaman announces today

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the fifth and final process of unveiling the 20 lakh crore 'Atma-Nirbhar Bharat' fiscal package to revive the economy in the aftermath of coronavirus outbreak, announced on Sunday that an additional 40,000 crore will be spent on the MNREGA scheme.

India gives push to privatisation in detailing fourth tranche of Rs. 20 lakh crore economic package

New Delhi/IBNS: Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's fourth press conference on Rs. 20 lakh crore economic package, dubbed as a package to build "Aatmanirbhar Bharat" or "Self-reliant India", was largely concentrated with the Narendra Modi government's push to privatisation in multiple sectors through reforms.

LIVE: FM Nirmala Sitharaman holds 4th press conference over economic package

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is holding her fourth press conference to give details of the Rs. 20 lakh crore mega stimulus economic package which was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier this week. 

Nirmala Sitharaman announces 1 lakh crore agri infrastructure fund to revive Covid-hit economy

New Delhi/IBNS: In the third tranche of measures to support India's COVID-19 hit economy, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced Rs. 1 lakh crore for funding Agriculture Infrastructure Projects at farm-gate and aggregation points.

Nirmala Sitharaman starts her third press briefing 

New Delhi/IBNS: Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday is addressing her third press conference on providing details about the economic package announced by PM Narendra Modi this week during his national address.

Nirmala Sitharaman to address her third press conference today

New Delhi/IBNS: Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will address a press conference for the third time on Friday.

Centre's concessional loans for farmers through Kisan Credit card is a big step: EY India

New Delhi/ IBNS: Hours after India's Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced that the Centre has extended the incentives on crop loans, which was due from Mar 1, till May 31, Satyam Shivam Sundaram, Partner, Government and Public Sector, EY India, said the move is a big step towards institutional credit to the marginal and small farmers.

Financial vaccine would revive lives at the bottom of the pyramid: ASSOCHAM president Dr Hiranandani

New Delhi/IBNS: The COVID infected economy got the second dose from the finance ministry and would boost the immunity of some of the most underprivileged sections of the society that is the farmers, labourers, street vendors and the tribals, stated Dr Niranjan Hiranandani, President, ASSOCHAM.

Nirmala Sitharaman announces free ration for migrant workers; schemes for farmers, middle-class people too

New Delhi/IBNS: India's Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said all migrant workers, who received a body blow due to the anti-Coronavirus lockdown, will get free food grains for the next two months.

LIVE: Nirmala Sitharaman gives details of Modi's 20 lakh crore package

New Delhi/IBNS: For the second consecutive day, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is giving the details of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Rs. 20 lakh crore package on Thursday. 

Sitharaman announces 3 lakh crore emergency capital for MSMEs: Catch full statement here

New Delhi/IBNS: After Narendra Modi's announcement of a special economic and comprehensive package of Rs 20 lakh crores for Self-Reliant India Movement in the aftermath of Coronavirus pandemic, Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said that the PM had laid out a comprehensive vision in his address to the nation.

FM Nirmala Sitharaman announces 3 lakh crores collateral-free loans for MSMEs

New Delhi/IBNS: In a bid by the Modi government to fight back the economic impact of COVID-19 outbreak, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday announced several categories of collateral-free loans for Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME)s as a part of the Atmanirbhar Bharat Yojana (Self-reliant India) announced by PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday during his national address.

FM Nirmala Sitharaman begins her briefing 

New Delhi/IBNS: Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has started briefing the nation about the details of the Rs.  20 lakh crore economic stimulus package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his 33-minute address to the nation last night.

What to expect from Centre's Rs. 20 lakh crore economic package: Report

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at 4 pm on Wednesday will share the details of the mega stimulus economic package worth Rs. 20 lakh crore announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last night.