June 13, 2024 19:33 (IST)
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India's FY24 fiscal deficit at 5.6% of GDP lower than estimated 5.8%

New Delhi: India's fiscal deficit for FY24 was Rs 16.54 lakh crore, below the budgetary target of Rs 17.86 lakh crore, reaching 95.3 percent of the target, according to data from the Comptroller General of Accounts released on Friday.

BJP's decisive win may send stock market into a strong bull run, says FM Nirmala Sitharaman: Report

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has stated that a decisive mandate in favour of the BJP-led NDA government on June 4 would send a positive signal to the stock market, and may drive it into a 'solid bull market'.

Centre saved over Rs 25,500 cr via TSA and SNA bank accounts

New Delhi: The government has saved over Rs 25,500 crore through the treasury savings account (TSA) and single nodal agency (SNA) bank accounts, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced on Monday.

India conducts 43.3 crore digital transactions every month: Nirmala Sithraman

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman lauded the robust digital public infrastructure and widespread access that has propelled India to the forefront of digital transactions, media reports said.

AI has changed skilled jobs and hiring of new recruits: Nirmala Sithraman

New Delhi: Artificial Intelligence (AI) has disrupted the requirement for skilled jobs and hiring equally, apart from the current situation of global economic slowdown, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told Network18 Editor-in-Chief Rahul Joshi in an interview.

Govt open to divesting stake in SBI, ONGC: Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday stated that the government is open to the concept of disinvesting equity stakes in prominent Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), including the likes of State Bank of India (SBI) and Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC).

Customary halwa ceremony held to mark final stage of budget preparation

New Delhi: The Central government organised the customary halwa ceremony on Wednesday, which marks the final stage of the budget preparation process for the Interim Union Budget 2024.

Public sector banks recovered 14% of written-off loans in last 5 years: FM Sitharaman

New Delhi: Public sector banks could get back only 14 percent of the written-off loans in the last five years ending March 2022, Parliament was informed on Tuesday.

FM Nirmala Sitharaman meets EU delegation

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman met a European Union delegation led by Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Bend Lange and discussed issues of mutual interest as well as the Europe-India trade pact.

States should leverage opportunities to scale up investments and growth: Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sithraman on Monday directed states to leverage opportunities to scale up investments and growth with Centre's reforms to make India globally and domestically attractive in terms of being business-friendly.

Budget 2020 laid foundation for increasing consumption, infrastructure development: Sitharaman in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said the Budget 2020 has laid the foundation for increasing consumption while creating a roadmap for infrastructure development leading to a 5 trillion economy by 2024-25.