Nirmala Sitharaman Reacts To Viral Video Of Woman Walking Miles For Pension
In a viral video, an elderly woman who walks miles to get her pension goes viral on social media platforms. Netizens take a dig at the government officials and criticized the banking, as the woman in her late 70s struggle for pension. After the viral video, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman reacted and said, "Starting in the following month, the pension will be delivered to her door."
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Union Govt Raised Tax Demand Of Rs 14,820 Crore Under Black Money Law
The Union Finance Minister said the Ministry has raised a tax demand of Rs 14,820 crore under the black money law dealing with undisclosed foreign income. On July 25, FM Nirmala Sitharaman in a written reply to Lok Sabha said, after completing an assessment in 368 cases related to deposits made in unreported foreign bank accounts in HSBC, undisclosed income has been brought to tax and penalty.
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UK Health Secretary, Finance Minister Resign; UK PM Boris Johnson Declares New Name
Shortly after UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak and UK Health Secretary Sajid Javid submitted their resignation letters on July 4, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson appointed new UK Health Secretary and Finance Minister. Steve Barclay, the UK Cabinet chief of staff, has been nominated as the country's new health secretary. Nadhim Zahawi, the UK education secretary, has been appointed as the country's new finance minister.
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Telangana Finance Minister Slams Central Govt, Demands Issue Of White Paper On Jobs
Telangana Finance Minister T Harish Rao slammed Bharatiya Janata Party-led central government on July 4 and asked them to submit a white paper on providing two crore jobs per year, as pledged during elections. He claimed the Telangana agitation was primarily about water, finances, and employment. He said Telangana's growth serves as an example for the rest of the nation and if Center provided funding, Telangana will continue to flourish.
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Nirmala Sitharaman Invites US Investors To Join Nation's "Growth Story"
Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has invited leading US investors to become a part of "India's growth story." Sitharaman held a round-table meeting with leading businesspersons in the private sector, top executives, institutional investors, among others. Sitharaman, who has been on an official visit to the United States, had recently also met with the World Bank President and the US Secretary of Commerce, to discuss economic… read-more
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Assam Budget Session For 2022-2023 To Begin From March 14
The 2022-2023 Assam Budget Session is to begin from March 14 and will continue till April 1. Finance Minister Ajanta Neog will present the budget in the Legislative Assembly on March 16, said Heman Das, Principal Secretary. "We have 11 working days during the session. Six bills will be tabled in the assembly," Das said. Furthermore, the first day of Budget session will begin with the Assam Governor's speech.
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FM Sitharaman To Launch e-Bill Aiming Enhanced Business Ecosystem
Union FM Nirmala Sitharam is to launch an electronic bill (e-Bill) for businesses, on March 2. The Minister had announced digital bill during the 2022-2023 budget, which will be a part of the 46th Civil Accounts Day organised by Dr Ambedkar International Centre in Delhi. With the introduction of e-bill, Indian business will have transperant, paperless efficient payment ecosystem, in all ministries and government departments.
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Here's What Will Be Cheaper & Costlier With New Budget 2022
The 2022-2023 budget will make various products cheaper and expensive, in India. Items of import, imitation jewellery, earphones, speakers, solar cells modules, unblended fuels, X-Ray machines and umbrellas will be costlier. Meanwhile, smart watches, petroleum refining chemicals, hearing aid, chargers, cameras for phones, farming tools, cocoa beans and steel scraps will be cheaper. In addition, 30% tax would be imposed on digital currency/… read-more
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Nirmala Sitharaman Arrives At Finance Ministry, Budget Speech At 11 Am
Ahead of the Budget Session speech, on February 1, at 11 am, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has arrived at the Finance Ministry. After Finance Minister MoS Finance Pankaj Chaudhary and Bhagwat Karad have also arrived. Moreover, the Union Budget Session 2022 started from January 31, with President Ram Nath Kovind's speech. Divided in phases, the first part of the budget session is from January 31 to February 11.
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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Chairs Pre-Budget Meeting With States & UTs
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is conducting a pre-budget meeting with finance ministers of states and union territories (UTs) on December 30, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. Furthermore, CMs who holds portfolio of FM like Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel are also attending the meeting. Manoj Sinha the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu & Kashmir is also attending the meeting,… read-more
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