Union Budget 2020: Did the FM read the Economic Survey?

On Saturday morning Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget 2020. As expected, it wasn’t well-received; at the time of writing this piece, the stock market has dropped to 987 pts. Investors and industry alike have condemned the budgets.

India Inc. Sets Forth Expectations Before Union Budget 2020

As the country awaits major economic relief. At a time when the markets are stuttering in one of the worst slowdowns. Here’s what India Inc. expects from the Union Budget 2020.

Govt committed towards eco-friendly energy security for India: FM Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that the government is committed to provide energy security to India.

Economic Slowdown: Sitharaman’s husband says govt in denial mode

Finance Minister Sitharaman’s husband Parakala Prabhakar has said that the government is in denial mode about the economic slowdown.

Rajnath Singh optimistic of deeper ties with France ahead of 3-day visit

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday, while leaving for France on a three-day visit, said he is looking forward to deepen ties with the country.

Sitharaman urges Public Sector Enterprises to clear outstanding dues to MSMEs

Sitharaman asks CPSEs to push capex and payments outstanding to MSMEs Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday asked representatives of central public sector enterprises (CPSEs) and other government agencies to launch a new drive for clearing pending dues to contractors…

FM Sitharaman to review total Capital Expenditure of key ministries

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will hold a meeting in Delhi with secretaries and financial advisors of key selected ministries to review the total CapEx by the ministries in 2019-20 on Friday.

New effective corporate tax rate shall be 25.17 percent: FM Sitharaman

While addressing a press conference Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed to slash the corporate tax rate for domestic companies. To promote growth, a new provision has been inserted in the income tax act with effect from fiscal year 2019-20.

Cabinet greenlights ban on e-cigarettes

Briefing reporters after a meeting of union cabinet, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the decision has been taken to protect the health of citizens.

FM Sitharaman announces Booster 3.0 with focus on Real Estate and MSMEs

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on September 14, announced third set of measures to boost the economy. In a bid to arrest the current slowdown, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced the government’s third set of measures to revive the…