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Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has assured the industry body of looking into concerns around loans availability and restructuring.(PTI Photo)

Nirmala Sithraman warns banks against refusing credit to MSMEs under emergency credit facility

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2020 06:28 PM IST
Finance Minister heard the Industry’s concerns about impediments to economy’s resurgence from the coronavirus crisis.
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman was addressing the virtual India Ideas Summit.(@nsitharamanoffc/Twitter Photo)
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman was addressing the virtual India Ideas Summit.(@nsitharamanoffc/Twitter Photo)

Green shoots visible in economy, agriculture sector driving growth, says FM Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2020 10:22 PM IST
Speaking at the India Ideas Summit, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government has announced a stimulus package totalling 10% of the GDP which was having its impact on economic revival.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation, in New Delhi on Tuesday(ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation, in New Delhi on Tuesday(ANI)

Self-reliance, jobs focus of PM meet

Hindustan Times | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2020 01:00 PM IST
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announcing an allocation of Rs 50,000 in Delhi on Thursday.(ANI)
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announcing an allocation of Rs 50,000 in Delhi on Thursday.(ANI)

Centre to pump Rs 50,000 cr into Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan to boost jobs

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Sabir Hussain
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2020 05:50 PM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharamam said workers who returned home during the lockdown will be provided jobs for at least 125 days.
Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy said Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao’s criticism of the Centre’s economic package were unwarranted and irresponsible.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy said Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao’s criticism of the Centre’s economic package were unwarranted and irresponsible.(HT FILE PHOTO)

No time for politics: BJP to KCR after he criticises economic package

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
PUBLISHED ON MAY 19, 2020 05:53 PM IST
Union minister of state for home G Kishan Reddy said it is a challenging time for the Centre and the states to bury their differences and work together to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic.
In a series of tweets, Amit Shah said the announcements will “a game changer”.(PTI)
In a series of tweets, Amit Shah said the announcements will “a game changer”.(PTI)

‘A game changer’: Amit Shah praises PM Modi, Nirmala Sitharamam for stimulus package

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2020 03:51 PM IST
The Union home minister also said the Centre’s decision to allocate an additional Rs 40,000 crore for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) will boost the rural economy and infrastructure.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said “Every attention is being given to the economy. Prime Minister is monitoring situation himself.”(ANI)
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said “Every attention is being given to the economy. Prime Minister is monitoring situation himself.”(ANI)

Closely monitoring volatility in stock markets, says FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 24, 2020 05:19 PM IST
However, the announcements failed to cheer domestic markets. The Sensex gave up its gains and lost about 700 points and was trading 529.28 points or 2.04% higher at 26,510.52 as the Union finance minister announced various relaxation measures for the economy.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman(ANI photo)
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman(ANI photo)

Govt closely monitoring coronavirus impact on economy: Sitharaman

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2020 10:08 PM IST
The minister also said that the process of merger of public sector banks was underway as per the schedule. The government has announced to merge 10 state-run banks to create four big lenders.
Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi. (HT file)
Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi. (HT file)

Kiran Bedi hails proposal to set up National police varsity in Puducherry

Puducherry | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2020 07:01 AM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman had made the announcement in the budget presented on Saturday. Read on to know more...
Nirmala Sitharman on Friday said the government will bring legislations on raising insurance cover on bank deposits from the current Rs 1 lakh and regulating multi-state cooperative banks.(HT Photo)
Nirmala Sitharman on Friday said the government will bring legislations on raising insurance cover on bank deposits from the current Rs 1 lakh and regulating multi-state cooperative banks.(HT Photo)

Govt mulls raising insurance cover on bank deposits to above Rs 1 lakh: Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2019 07:42 PM IST
These legislations assume significance in the wake of scam in the Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative Bank affecting lakhs of customers who are facing difficulties in withdrawing their entire money due to restrictions imposed by the Reserve Bank of India.
Nirmala-Sitaraman-discusses-Companies-Act-with-stakeholders(HT File Photo)
Nirmala-Sitaraman-discusses-Companies-Act-with-stakeholders(HT File Photo)

Nirmala Sitharaman asks government departments to not sit on ‘overdue’ payments

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 27, 2019 06:37 PM IST
Finance minisyer Nirmala Sithraman also said that ministries have been asked to provide detailed capital expenditure plans for the next four quarters as the government looks to boost growth with spending push.
Wing Commander Anjali Singh has become the first woman in the country’s military history to be posted in any Indian mission abroad(Twitter)
Wing Commander Anjali Singh has become the first woman in the country’s military history to be posted in any Indian mission abroad(Twitter)

IAF officer Anjali Singh becomes India’s first woman defence attaché

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2019 01:28 AM IST
Until now, only male officers from the three services were appointed as military attaches in overseas Indian missions.
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a slew of measures to boost growth in the housing sector on September 14, Saturday(HT Photo)
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a slew of measures to boost growth in the housing sector on September 14, Saturday(HT Photo)

Government employees to get house building advance at lower interest rates, says FM Nirmala Sithraman

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2020 09:56 PM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the lowering of interest rates will encourage more government servants to buy new houses as they were “a major contributor” to the overall demand.
The programme, which draws together the different strands of LSE’s work with India, aims to increase the number of Indian students, provide more scholarships and promote research and teaching on India.(Photo: Instagram/londonschoolofeconomics)
The programme, which draws together the different strands of LSE’s work with India, aims to increase the number of Indian students, provide more scholarships and promote research and teaching on India.(Photo: Instagram/londonschoolofeconomics)

New LSE programme to enhance India links

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 06:25 PM IST
Economist Minouche Shafik, who is director of the LSE, is due to meet finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman next week as part of the programme’s launch, the school said in a statement on Friday.
Announcing this as part of measures to prop up the economy, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman said now the liquidity support for HFCs would be Rs 30,000 crore.(Photo: https://nhb.org.in/en/)
Announcing this as part of measures to prop up the economy, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman said now the liquidity support for HFCs would be Rs 30,000 crore.(Photo: https://nhb.org.in/en/)

Housing finance firms to get additional liquidity support of Rs 20,000 crore

New Delhi | By Press Trust Of India
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2019 03:07 PM IST
The additional liquidity support to be provided by the National Housing Bank (NHB) will help the real estate sector which is facing a demand slowdown and cash crunch.
Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharman on Monday said the offset contract of the Rafale fighter jet deal will help train young people in India.(Pradeep Gaur/Mint)
Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharman on Monday said the offset contract of the Rafale fighter jet deal will help train young people in India.(Pradeep Gaur/Mint)

Rafale offset deal will help train Indians: Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2019 12:12 AM IST
Nirmala Sitharaman was speaking at an event on the World Youth Skill Day.
Besides the income-tax exemption limit having been increased to Rs 5 lakh in the interim budget a few months ago, several sectors of interest to the middle and neo-middle class have been incentivised, he said in his Facebook blog, ‘The Budget 2019-20’.(HT Photo)
Besides the income-tax exemption limit having been increased to Rs 5 lakh in the interim budget a few months ago, several sectors of interest to the middle and neo-middle class have been incentivised, he said in his Facebook blog, ‘The Budget 2019-20’.(HT Photo)

Budget ensures basic amenities to weak: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2019 07:26 AM IST
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharam presented the first budget of the second term of the Modi government on Friday.
Making a departure from the norm, Finance Minsiter Nirmala Sitharaman opted for a red folder with national emblem, the Ashoka Chakra, on the front tied together with a string instead of a briefcase.(HT photos)
Making a departure from the norm, Finance Minsiter Nirmala Sitharaman opted for a red folder with national emblem, the Ashoka Chakra, on the front tied together with a string instead of a briefcase.(HT photos)

‘Leather not auspicious’: Nirmala Sitharaman drops briefcase for bahi khata

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2020 06:33 PM IST
Making a departure from the norm, Sitharaman opted for a red folder with Union government’s Ashoka emblem as she started for Lok Sabha with her team.
Nirmala Sitharaman holding her 3rd Pre-Budget consultations with the stakeholder Groups from Financial Sector and Capital Markets on13th June ,2019. (Photo: Ministry of Finance/Twitter)
Nirmala Sitharaman holding her 3rd Pre-Budget consultations with the stakeholder Groups from Financial Sector and Capital Markets on13th June ,2019. (Photo: Ministry of Finance/Twitter)

Nirmala Sitharaman holds pre-Budget consultations

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2019 07:11 AM IST
The interaction was part of the finance minister’s pre-budget consultations with stakeholders of various sectors. The Budget for 2019-20 is scheduled to be presented on July 5.
Congress MP Tharoor has reasons to get jittery as apart from the prospects of facing Sitharaman(File Photo)
Congress MP Tharoor has reasons to get jittery as apart from the prospects of facing Sitharaman(File Photo)

Kerala may see entry of high-profile new faces in Lok Sabha polls

Thiruvananthapuram | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2019 02:40 PM IST
Local political circles are abuzz with the talk of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) fielding Defence Minister Niramala Sitharaman against Shashi Tharoor (Congress) from Thiruvananthpuram.
Pune Member of Parliament Anil Shirole has proposed to shift cantonments to other locations and the areas vacated by the cantonments be merged in the city, a proposal that has evoked mixed reactions.(HT PHOTO)
Pune Member of Parliament Anil Shirole has proposed to shift cantonments to other locations and the areas vacated by the cantonments be merged in the city, a proposal that has evoked mixed reactions.(HT PHOTO)

Proposal to shift Cantonments outside Pune evokes mixed reactions

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Abhay Khairnar
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2018 05:31 PM IST
While some members of the Pune Cantonment support Member of Parliament Anil Shirole’s suggestion, activists oppose it
Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman during an interaction with journalists in New Delhi.(PTI File Photo)
Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman during an interaction with journalists in New Delhi.(PTI File Photo)

India not lowering its guard on Line of Actual Control: Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 16, 2018 04:17 PM IST
Asked if the decision at the Wuhan summit to issue guidelines to the militaries of India and China to maintain peace along the border is working, defence minister Niramal Sitharaman said, “I want to believe it is working.”
Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman during at interview with Hindustan Times at New Delhi.(Mohd Zakir/HT File Photo)
Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman during at interview with Hindustan Times at New Delhi.(Mohd Zakir/HT File Photo)

Opposition formation chaotic, yet to happen, says Nirmala Sitharaman on 2019 elections

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta and R Sukumar
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2018 06:59 AM IST
The NDA government has done enough to address issues with the preparedness and priorities of the military, defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman said.
Motorist using the Elliot Lines road near Kalyaninagar. The road was recently opened to civilian traffic to help reduce commute time in the city.(Shankar Narayan/HT)
Motorist using the Elliot Lines road near Kalyaninagar. The road was recently opened to civilian traffic to help reduce commute time in the city.(Shankar Narayan/HT)

Monday Musings: Let Cantts be, but open arterial roads to public

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Abhay Vaidya
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2018 02:41 PM IST
Cities that have Cantonments are blessed with considerable greenery and encroachment ­free roads. However, Cantonments should be open to change
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