Nirmala Sitharaman is an Indian politician of the Bharatiya Janata Party, serving as the Minister of Defence of India since 2017 and has served as Member of the Rajya Sabha, upper house of the Indian Parliament, since 2016.
In a move to encourage contributions for the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, the government has decided to make all donations towards the PM-CARES Fund eligible for 100 per cent tax deduction.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday participated in the second virtual meeting of the G-20 Finance Ministers to coordinate efforts to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.
Amidst the lockdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and migrants workforce leaving Delhi NCR, Elan Group took a step forward to ensure the safety and security of its construction workers. The developer under its philanthropic arm Elan Foundation distributed one-month of ration to over 2,000 construction labourers working at their sites.
(IANS) Fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Tuesday reiterated his offer to return the money he owed to a consortium of Indian banks, and sought Centres help in view of the nationawide lockdown in India.
The Reserve Bank on Monday notified that some categories of government securities will be opened fully for non-resident investors, and will continue to be open for the domestic investors.
Amid the nationwide lockdown in the backdrop of coronavirus pandemic, around 200 workers from West Bengal are stranded here.
To combat the COVID-19 crisis, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday urged Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to amend the conditions for the utilisation of the 14th Finance Commission grants for emergency relief in urban areas.
(IANS) In a major relief for companies going through insolvency under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), the IBBI on Sunday said that the period of lockdown will not be counted within the timeline for resolution process.
United Democratic Front (UDF) MP Adoor Prakash has urged Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to provide insurance coverage to police personnel and revenue employees in the country who are also in the highest risk of illness in wake of coronavirus pandemic.
Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday sought urgent intervention by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to mitigate the crisis caused by COVID-19 outbreak in Punjab, including immediate release of Goods and Services Tax (GST) compensation arrears of Rs 2,088 crore, specific only to the state till March 2020.