Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Nirmala Sitharaman

New Bill on cryptocurrency after Cabinet approval: Sitharaman

New Delhi: The government will soon bring in a new Bill on cryptocurrency after it is approved by the Union Cabinet, said Finance Minister...

No proposal to recognise Bitcoin as a currency: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

She also informed the House that the government does not collect data on Bitcoin transactions.

Back developing States, KTR to Centre

Hyderabad: The States are the driving force behind the country's economic progress and the Centre must cooperate with them to compete in economic progress...

Over 1,700 consignments of uncleared/seized hazardous imports disposed off

New Delhi: As part of the government's continuing commitment to public safety, Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has reviewed the progress made...

Release Telangana’s share now: Harish Rao

Says Rs 1,383 crore pending with the Centre

‘Centre should focus on asset optimisation’

There are often very good reasons for government ownership of public assets, if they are effectively used for public good

Nirmala Sitharaman attends Handloom Day celebrations at Ponduru

Finance Minister visited the Andhra Fine Khadi Labour Development Association, inspected the weaving processes and interacted with the artisans

Editorial: Belated course correction 

The retrospective taxation, introduced by then Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in 2012 as an amendment to the Income Tax Act, proved a costly policy misadventure

Insurance Law to be amended

Lok Sabha passes Bill that allows the government to pare its stake in State-owned insurers amid uproar

Bring petrol under GST regime, FKCCI appeals to FM

In addition to this, the FKCCI demanded that the banks and financial institutions should not insist for additional collateral security while providing stimulus to other economic sectors such as garment, hospitality, education etc.

Cabinet approves Rs 6.29-lakh cr Covid-19 relief package

The finance minister provided Rs 23,220 crore of additional funding to set up children and pediatric care at hospitals to prepare healthcare infrastructure to deal with any emergency.

Editorial: Stimulus off the mark

Centre’s relief package may hold promise for the long term but what India needs is urgent measures to revive demand

Govt extends mobile phone PLI scheme by a year

The Ministry of Electronics and IT has cleared 16 proposals from domestic and international companies entailing investment of Rs 11,000 crore.

Centre announces Rs 19,000 cr more for BharatNet project

As per government data, more than 1.56 lakh out of 2.5 lakh gram panchayats have already been connected and are service-ready.

Sitharaman points at investment opportunities in India to US investors

The broad messages conveyed to the investors include the "significant drop" in daily Covid cases and "strong relief and reforms" undertaken by Government during the pandemic times

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