G20 meet to discuss economic recovery

New Delhi, Feb 26 (UNI) Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors of the Group of 20 advanced and emerging economies, such as India are meeting on a virtual mode on Friday to discuss ways to ensure an economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and support for poor countries

Karnataka Health Minister seeks Sitharaman's support for building AIIMS

Bengaluru, Feb 21(UNI) Karnataka Minister for Health and Medical Education Dr K Sudhakar called on Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the City and sought her assistance to get an AIIMS for Karnataka and a sub-centre of NIMHANS in Kalyana Karnataka.

Dr Sud

US signals return to multilateralism as G7 discusses economic recovery

New Delhi, Feb 13 (UNI) Finance Ministers and central bank governors of G7 countries discussed helping pandemic-hit economies toward a recovery, with the United States signalling its return to multilateralism after four years of "America First" policy. 
It w

Sitharaman hits out against Rahul, says Congress creating fake narratives

New Delhi, Feb. 13 (UNI) Union Finance Minister Sitharaman on Saturday hit out at Congress and its leader Rahul Gandhi in the Lok Sabha, saying the party was involved in twin tendencies of creating fake narratives and heaping baseless allegations against the government. 

Union Budget a step towards Atmanirbhar Bharat: Sitharaman

New Delhi, Feb 12 (UNI) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told Rajya Sabha on Friday that the Union Budget 2021-22 was a step towards the Atmanirbhar Bharat. 
Replying to the debate on the Union Budget, she said the poor, farmers, tribal, women and people from disad

FM Sitharaman hails Team India's historic win in Australia during budget speech

New Delhi,  (UNI) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday hailed Indian cricket team’s magnificent victory over Australia in the recently concluded Border-Gavaskar Trophy, saying that it epitomises the country's 'unsuppressed thirst to succeed'.

Budget 2021-22: New scheme with Rs 18,000 cr proposed to support public bus transport service

New Delhi, Feb 1 (UNI) Public transport system in urban areas got a major boost in the Budget for the year 2021-22, tabled in the Parliament on Monday by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. 
Ms Sitharaman said the Government would work towards raising the

Budget focus on agri, infra and health care, eye on poll bound states

New Delhi, Feb. 1 (UNI) Presenting her third budget in Parliament on Monday under the BJP-led NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a slew of measures to facilitate the recovery of the economy battered by the Coronavirus

Choice to choose power distributor- FM

New Delhi, Feb 1 (UNI) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her Budget speech on Monday proposed establishing a framework to allow power to choose their distributor. 

As of now, the customers do not not have a choice and have to rely on the distributor mark

Budget 2021-22 based on six pillars from health to governance- Sitharaman

New Delhi, Feb 1 (UNI) Union Budget 2021-22 is based on six pillars from health to governance, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said while presenting the Budget in the Lok Sabha. 
The main pillars she listed were health and well-being, physical, fin