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Rupee in a firm position compared to other currencies: Sitharaman

Pune: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Saturday said the rupee has stood much stronger against the US dollar in comparison to other currencies.

Canara Bank receives 3rd Rank under EASE 4.0 Reforms Index Award for Q4 FY 2021-22 from FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Mumbai: Public sector lender Canara Bank was Friday awarded the 3rd rank under the prestigious EASE Reforms Index Award 2022 (EASE 4.0 Awards).

Finance Ministry cracks down on illegal loan apps: RBI to issue 'whitelist' of legal apps; app stores to host only these apps

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has directed the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to create a "whitelist" of loan applications that operate as per government rules and have legal sanction. She also asked the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeiTY) to ensure that only these apps are available on Google Play Store and Apple App Store.

Rupee finding its own course, forex reserves adequate: Nirmala Sitharaman dismisses opposition's concern over economic crisis

New Delhi: A few days after former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan and ex-NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya dismissed concerns over the possibility of India facing a Sri Lanka-like economic crisis, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Tuesday told Rajya Sabha the rupee's fall against the USD was not alarming and the unit has performed better than its peers.

Finance minister says ban on cryptocurrencies not possible without international collaboration

New Delhi: Sitharaman's statement on cryptocurrencies or Virtual Currencies (VCs) in Parliament was in response to a five-pointer question by Thirumavalavan, a member of Parliament from Tamil Nadu's Chidambaram.

Hotel stay, hospital rooms among items to cost more as GST Council imposes tax: Check out detail

New Delhi/UNI: The GST Council chaired by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday decided to rationalise rates to remove the inverted duty structure and withdraw GST exemption in case of many items leading to a hike in tax rates.

Disinvestment empowered PSUs: Nirmala Sitharaman

Kochi/UNI: Disinvestment of Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) during the past decade had empowered them and energised the capital markets, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday.

Fuel prices remain steady

New Delhi/UNI: The prices of petrol and diesel remained steady for the 21st straight day on Saturday.

Centre announces reducing excise duty on petrol by Rs. 8 per litre, diesel by Rs. 6

New Delhi: The Centre on Saturday announced its decision to slash central excise duty on petrol by Rs. 8 per litre and on diesel by Rs. 6 per litre.

UAE Minister of Economy Abdulla Bin Touq Al Marri meets Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: Minister of Economy of United Arab Emirates Abdulla Bin Touq Al Marri made a courtesy call to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi Thursday and discussed the strong economic and commercial engagement between the India-UAE and the comprehensive strategic partnership which is driving the multifaceted bilateral relations

Sitharaman points out anonymity as an 'inherent risk' in blockchain technology

Mumbai: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said anonymity is an "inherent risk" in blockchain technology and stressed the exercise of precaution in the future with the exponential rise in the use of this technology, media reports said.

Open to receive suggestions, understand pain points and offer redressal, FM Sitharaman tells investors

New Delhi/San Francisco/UNI: Addressing investors and business leaders in Silicon Valley, California as part of her official visit to the US, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said that she is open to receive suggestions, understand pain points and offer necessary redressal wherever possible.

FM Sitharaman woos investors in US, urges them to become part of India's growth story

New Delhi/San Francisco/UNI: On an official visit to the US, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday attended a roundtable meeting with business leaders and investors in San Francisco and invited them to become part of India's growth story.

Inflation, volatility in energy markets dampening growth momentum, says FM Sitharaman in G20 meeting

New Delhi/Washington/UNI: Participating in the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) meeting in Washington on Thursday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the global growth momentum is dampened by prolonged inflation, supply chain disruption, volatility in energy markets and investor uncertainty.

FM Sitharaman to hold meeting with PSB heads

New Delhi: ​Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will meet the heads of public sector banks (PSBs) on April 23 to review the performance of banks and the progress made by them on the various government schemes.