Ola, Uber have caused the Auto Sector Slowdown in India?

FM Nirmala Sitharaman kicked up a storm with her statement that the millennial mindset of using services such as Uber and Ola instead of purchasing vehicles had contributed to the auto sector slowdown.

Mega merger: India’s ten public sector banks to be consolidated into four

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today announced a big consolidation of public sector banks, 10 public sector banks to be merged into four. PNB, Indian Bank, Canara Bank and Union Bank of India will be the four anchor banks.

FM urges CCI to observe global impact on India’s consumer landscape

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday urged the Competition Commission of India (CCI) to consider global developments having an

Working to restore confidence: FM before MSME Meet

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday asserted that the government is getting inputs from various sectors of economy and is

Amid fiscal consolidation, Govt. prioritizes investment in social sector

Nirmala Sitharaman said that the government was committed to the path of fiscal consolidation without compromising on requirements of public expenditure.

Shares of gems and jewellery firms dip after hike in gold’s import duty

Shares of gems and jewellery companies dropped sharply after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed to hike import duty on gold.

Budget 2019: India gives impetus to women entrepreneurship

India’s first women finance minister after decades Nirmala Sitharaman’s first budget mentions women empowerment through women-led initiatives.

Budget proposes e-verification to establish investor identity, source of funds

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday proposed the development of an e-verification mechanism to ascertain the identity of an investor and

Budget 2019: Direct tax revenue increases by 78 pc

The direct tax revenue has significantly increased by over 78 per cent from Rs 6.38 lakh crore in 2013-14 to about Rs 11.37 lakh crore in last five years, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday.

Union Budget 2019: It will fulfill expectations of 21st century India, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for presenting a ‘citizen friendly’ Union Budget, and said the budget is of ‘hope’ which would fulfill the expectations of the 21st century India.