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After CM Mamata Banerjee letter,FM Nirmala Sitharaman explains tax on vaccines

After CM Mamata Banerjee letter,FM Nirmala Sitharaman explains tax on vaccines

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday responded to West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking exemption from GST and customs duty any donations of oxygen concentrators, cylinders, cryogenic storage tanks and COVID related drugs from organisations or agencies. In a series of tweets, Sitharaman

FDI limit increased to 74% as Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2021 passed in LS

FDI limit increased to 74% as Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2021 passed in LS

New Delhi: The limit for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in insurance sector was notched up to 74 per cent after the Insurance (Amendment) Bill, 2021 gets on Monday a green signal in Lok Sabha to help insurers deal with issues concerning financial stress. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday that

Can BJP win farmers’ heart with Union Budget 2021? Know here

Can BJP win farmers’ heart with Union Budget 2021? Know here

New Delhi: The ruling BJP-government tabled Union Budget for financial year 2021-22, on February 1, amid rising tension between farmers, who have been staging protest against Centre’s three farm laws and demanding its repeal since November 26, and Central government, which has refused to scrap it. It was expected that

Gov. allocates INR 35,000 crore for Covid-19 vaccination in Union Budget 2021

Gov. allocates INR 35,000 crore for Covid-19 vaccination in Union Budget 2021

New Delhi: To combat the Corona virus pandemic in India, the Union Budget 2021, first general Budget of this decade allocated INR 35,000 crore for Covid-19 vaccines. The country has already launched its ambitious and world’s largest vaccination programme on January 16 with an ambition to inoculate its 3-crore frontline

Budget 2021-22 to speed up Indian Railways, promises INR 1.1 lakh crore

Budget 2021-22 to speed up Indian Railways, promises INR 1.1 lakh crore

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman in her Budget 2021-22 speech announced to provide INR 1.1 lakh crore for Indian Railways of total, INR 1.07 lakh crore, which would be used for capital expenditure, said finance minister. In this first digital Union Budget, FM Sitharaman said there will be 100

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