November 24, 2020 7:23 am
Sitharaman said the government, as part of the Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative, encouraging the setting up of dedicated special manufacturing zones for the production of pharma, medical devices and APIs in several states.
November 23, 2020 5:21 pm
"The momentum for reform shall continue. Several more active reform-related steps are being taken up," Sitharaman said.
November 14, 2020 8:44 am
One must appreciate the restraint in “spending other people’s money”, a tendency most regimes find hard to resist. But it is equally important that nominal GDP growth picks up strongly.
November 13, 2020 8:23 am
The top headlines this morning: Centre tightens rules for NGOs to get foreign funds, criminal contempt of court proceedings against Kunal Kamra, and Kruna Pandya stopped at airport for carrying luxury watches.
November 18, 2020 12:17 pm
The new stimulus package reinforces the ‘fiscal conservatism’ ideology of the government — rather than large cash transfers, the growth philosophy centres around creating an ecosystem that aids domestic demand, incentivises companies to generate jobs and boost production.
November 13, 2020 3:02 am
Fresh stimulus worth Rs 1.2 lakh cr; Rs 10,000 crore extra for PM Garib Kalyan to boost job creation.
November 13, 2020 8:02 am
FM’s announcements focus on job creation, easing credit flow, but actual spending remains limited. More support is needed.
November 13, 2020 1:25 am
Addressing a press conference, senior Congress leaders P Chidambaram and Jairam Ramesh said the announcements made by the Finance Minister with “much fanfare” is an attempt to hide and bury the hard fact that the economy is in recession.
November 13, 2020 12:20 am
The contribution of 24 per cent for both employers and employees for establishments employing up to 1,000 employees will be borne by the Centre and for establishments employing more than 1,000 employees, 12 per cent of the employees’ share will be contributed by the government.
November 15, 2020 12:24 pm
Announcing new stimulus measures, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the "unrelenting reform pitch" of the government has helped in a "strong recovery" taking root in the economy.
February 01, 2020 1:48 pm
As the Indian economy battles a sluggish growth, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday will table the second budget of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government after it returned to power last year.
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Narendra Modi enters the second day of his Germany visit.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the top news and newsmaker in 2014. He led BJP to a historic election victory and formed a stable government at the Centre.
June 22, 2020 6:14 pm
A report has claimed a top official of Dassault Aviation said in 2017 that a joint venture with Anil Ambani’s Reliance group was a condition to win the 36 jet Rafale deal.
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