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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.

FM launches e-Bill system

New Delhi/UNI: In a bid to cut down payment processing time for vendors supplying goods and services to the government departments, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday launched e-Bill system to enable paperless submission and end to end digital processing of bills.

CBI arrests Anand Subramanian in NSE case

New Delhi/UNI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested Anand Subramanian, former Group Operating Officer (GOO) and advisor to former National Stock Exchange (NSE) MD Chitra Ramkrishna tightening the noose around accused in the case of major corporate governance lapses.

FM Nirmala Sitharaman chairs post-Budget meeting with heads of banks, NBFCs and financial institutions

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman chaired a post-budget meeting with heads of Banks, Non-Banking Financial Institutions (NBFCs) and Financial Institutions in Mumbai on Tuesday.

If LIC IPO goes as planned, FY22 disinvestment target achievable: Revenue Secretary Tarun Bajaj

New Delhi/IBNS: If the LIC IPO goes as planned, the government will be able to achieve itsthe FY22 disinvestment target of 1.75 lakh crore and might even exceed revised estimates (RE) figures, Revenue Secretary Tarun Bajaj said Wednesday.

Pvt cryptocurrencies will never be legal tender: Finance Secretary

New Delhi/IBNS: Private cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, as well as non-fungible tokens (NFT) will never become legal tenders as their values are fixed by private entities, Finance Secretary TV Somanathan said Tuesday.

I-T return form to have designated column for crypto gains

New Delhi/IBNS: Income tax return forms will have a different column to mention earnings from cryptocurrency and paying requisite taxes, said Revenue Secretary Tarun Bajaj on Wednesday.

Capex quality, digital push, transition to new energy positives of a growth-push Budget: ASSOCHAM

Kolkata: Along with several positive and innovative measures, the most defining feature  of the Finance Minister Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman's Budget for 2022-23 is a phenomenal increase in the government's capital expenditure which would effectively go up to Rs 10.68 lakh crore for the fiscal beginning April 1, ASSOCHAM has said.

Union Budget 2022: Govt takes major steps to support MSMEs amid Covid-19 pandemic

New Delhi/IBNS: The MSME sector is being considered as the biggest winner in the Union Budget 2022 as Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced various schemes, targetting raw material and input costs, skill development, access to credit, infrastructure boost and ease of doing business, according to experts.