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Want to see pvt sector unleash its animal spirits: Sitharaman

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that the Union Budget 2021-22 has assured clarity and certainty on policy, taxation, infrastructure capex and privatization and now it is entirely up to the private sector...

Sitharaman raises 10 questions on Rahul’s speech in Parliament

New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS): Raising questions against former Congress President Rahul Gandhi's act of associating himself with "Break India" fringe group ideologies, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday accused him of making "fake narratives" for lowering the country's...

Budget attempts to provide stimulus for growth: Sitharaman

New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that the Union Budget for FY21-22 attempts at providing stimulus to the economy. Noting that post the pandemic global economies have witnessed contraction, the Minister, in her reply...

Govt made Budget transparent, nothing under wraps: FM

New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that the government has managed to make the Union Budget transparent and there is nothing under wraps or swept under the carpet. "Whatever the government is borrowing or...

Govt’s disinvestment policy not akin to ‘selling family silver’: FM

Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said the government's latest disinvestment policy including the proposal to privatise two state-run banks is not akin to "selling the family silver" as alleged by the opposition. Speaking at...

Majority of people feel Budget 2021-22 will fail to curb inflation

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Majority of the people in the country expressed dissatisfaction with the Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday, saying it will not be able to bring down inflation, according to the...

‘Budget promotes small scale industries, automobiles, textiles’

Gurugram, Feb 1 (IANS) After the presentation of the Union Budget in Parliament on Monday, economic experts in Gurugram said it is a very balanced and development-oriented Budget. They said that this Budget will strengthen the economy of the country...

Reassuring budget with thrust on healthcare, say industry experts

Bengaluru, Feb 1 (IANS) With no unpleasant surprises, the Union Budget was reassuring as healthcare and well-being received top priority and higher outlay, industry experts said on Monday. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the federal budget for the ensuing...

Cong confusing people, India will get world-class roads: Gadkari

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Monday termed this year's Budget as revolutionary and historic. Gadkari said it is a step towards becoming a five trillion dollar economy and infrastructure...

Marginal decrease in India’s total defence budget

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The total outlay on India's defence budget has decreased marginally to Rs 4.78 lakh crore as compared to last year's revised estimate of Rs 4.84 lakh crore -- a decrease of 1.34 per cent....

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