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Nirmala Sitharaman

Centre Deferred GST Hike On Textiles Fearing Defeat In Upcoming Polls: Congress

Jan 01, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The BJP only understands the language of victory and defeat, and has nothing to do with people's prosperity, the spokesperson said.

Art, An Important Instrument To Tell The Strengths Of India: FM

Dec 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Noting that the country's fine arts, culture were India's "soft power" , she said it took several years for yoga to get global recognition.


Bill On CA, Cost Accountants, Company Secretaries Referred To Standing Committee

Sitharaman had introduced the Chartered Accountants, the Cost and Works Accountants and the Company Secretaries (Amendment) Bill, 2021 in the Lower House on December 17.

Over Rs 13,000 Crore Recovered From Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi And Mehul Choksi

Dec 20, 2021 PTI

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that banks have recovered ₹ 13,109.17 crores from the asset sale of fugitives like Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi.


Indian Banks Reclaimed Rs.13,100 Crores From Assets Sale of Fugitives

Responding to various issues, including price rise, raised by the Opposition during the debate, the Finance minister said the government is taking measures to cool down prices of edible oil and other essential commodities.

13 December, 2021

More than 40,000 Posts Vacant At Public Sector Banks: Finance Minister Tells Lok Sabha

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on being asked if she was aware of the staff shortage affecting the functioning of the PSBs, mentioned that there are shortage of employees in financial sectors like banks.


09 December, 2021

Nirmala Sitharaman To Nykaa’s Falguni Nayar: A Look At India’s Most Powerful Women In Forbes 2021 List

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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman along with Nykaa founder Falguni Nayar, HCL chairperson Roshni Malhotra and Biocon founder Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw became the only four Indian women to be listed under Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women 2021.


06 December, 2021

61 Companies Have Raises Rs 52,759 Crore From IPOs Till October: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of the 61 companies which debuted on the bourses until October this year, 34 were small and medium enterprises.


06 December, 2021

Rajya Sabha Proceedings Adjourned Again Amid Opposition Protest

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Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned till 3 pm on Monday amid protest by opposition parties over their demand to revoke the suspension of 12 members of the House.


06 December, 2021

Companies Raised Rs52,759cr From IPOs Till October This Fiscal: Sitharaman

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A total of Rs 52,759 crore has been raised by 61 companies through initial public offers till October this fiscal, higher than the funds mopped up through this route in the last financial year, the government told the Lok Sabha on Monday.


04 December, 2021

FM Nirmala Sitharaman Says Importance Given To Infra-Spending Would Continue In Next Budget

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Finance Nirmala Sitharaman speaking at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit stated that high-frequency indicators suggested that the economy was headed for a strong recovery.


30 November, 2021

Nirmala Sitharaman: New Bill On Cryptocurrency To Be Introduced After Cabinet Approval

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The government, she said, started working on a new Bill as a lot of things had to come into play.


30 November, 2021

New Bill On Cryptocurrency After Cabinet Approval: Sitharaman In Rajya Sabha

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The government will soon bring in a new Bill on cryptocurrency after it is approved by the Union Cabinet, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday in the Rajya Sabha.


30 November, 2021

No Decision On Banning Crypto-Related Advertisements: Finance Minister Tells Upper House

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman added that necessary guidelines are being studied on how to deal with crypto-related advertising. Regulators, SEBI & RBI too are working on creating awareness.


24 November, 2021

In Jammu And Kashmir, Sitharaman Hands Over Credit Sanction Letters Of Rs 306 Crore To 145 Beneficiaries

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On the occasion, Sitharaman said that she will ensure that more bank activities take place in Jammu and Kashmir and more Public Sector Banks set up branches in all districts so that every person has access to banking facilities.


23 November, 2021

Indian Government To Get Back All Money Taken Away From Banks: Union Finance Minister

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Sitharaman reached Jammu on the second leg of her two-day tour from Kashmir and also inspected various stalls put up by various beneficiaries of government schemes.


22 November, 2021

Union Finance Minister, Sitharaman Inaugurates 'The Chinars' In Srinagar

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The minister inaugurated 'The Chinars', Aayakar Bhawan-cum-residential complex, the first permanent establishment of the department of income tax in the UT, at the Rajbagh area here in the presence of J-K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha.


16 November, 2021

Sitharaman Interacts With CMs, FMs To Step Up Investment, Growth

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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday virtually interacted with the Chief Ministers and Finance Ministers of all the states along with Lieutenant Governors of the UTs.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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