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Modi government to borrow Rs. 1.1 lakh cr on behalf of states for GST compensation

New Delhi/IBNS: After months of confrontation over the Goods and Services Tax (GST) dues, the Centre has decided to borrow Rs. 1.1 lakh crore on behalf of the states prompting Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to explain the reason behind the government's change in stance over the issue, media reports said.

No consensus arrived at GST Council meeting on borrowing options: Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi/UNI: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that no consensus could be generated at the GST Council meeting on borrowing options.

COVID-19: Finance Minister announces measures of Rs 73,000 crore to stimulate consumer spending before end of Financial Year

New Delhi: Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman here on Monday announced measures of Rs 73,000 crore to stimulate consumer spending in the economy in an effort to fight the slowdown due to COVID-19 pandemic following lockdown.

Modi government announces measures to stimulate consumer spending

New Delhi/UNI: The Narendra Modi government on Monday announced proposals to stimulate demand by front-loading or advancing some of the expenditure with some offsetting changes and the other directly linked to an increase in the GDP.

Coronavirus act of God which affected GST collections: Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid pressure from several states to compensate the revenue shortfall, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said Novel Coronavirus is an act of God that has affected the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Government working with RBI on Industry’s need for loan restructuring: Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that the government is working with RBI on the Industry’s need for the restructuring of loans due to the COVID-19 impact.

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.

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.