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Hike In Agri Credit Target To Rs 16.5 Lakh Cr In FY'22 To Ease Cash Crunch Of Farmers: Tomar

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed 10 per cent hike in the agriculture credit target to Rs 16.5 lakh crore for the next fiscal from Rs 15 lakh crore in this financial year.

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Government to facilite businesses with minimum regulation: Sitharaman

Government to facilite businesses with minimum regulation: Sitharaman

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UK Retail Sales Slump In New Lockdown, Borrowing Less Than Expected

Retail sales volumes fell 8.2% compared with December, a far bigger fall than the 2.5% decrease forecast in a Reuters poll of economists and the second largest on record after the fall in April 2020, at the start of the pandemic.

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Singapore Slows COVID-19 Relief Spending As Economy Recovers

Singapore's small and open economy is expected to expand 4% to 6% this year, bouncing back from a 5.4% contraction in 2020, with the city-state having largely brought the outbreak under control and rolling out its vaccination programme.

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Sitharaman evaded opposition queries during budget debate, gave a political speech: Tharoor

Sitharaman evaded opposition queries during budget debate, gave a political speech: Tharoor

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Sitharaman takes a dig at Rahul Gandhi, asks why he did not order 'damad' to return farmers' land

Sitharaman takes a dig at Rahul Gandhi, asks why he did not order 'damad' to return farmers' land

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Our cronies are common people: Sitharaman hits back at Rahul Gandhi over 'Hum do, Hamare do' jibe

Our cronies are common people: Sitharaman hits back at Rahul Gandhi over 'Hum do, Hamare do' jibe

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Despite COVID-19, govt took up reforms to make India one of the top economies: Sitharaman

Despite COVID-19, govt took up reforms to make India one of the top economies: Sitharaman

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Banks Unions Call For Two-Day Strike Against Proposed Privatisation Of PSBs

The government has already privatised IDBI Bank by selling its majority stake in the lender to LIC in 2019 and merged 14 public sector banks in the last four years.

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Govt To Work With RBI For Execution Of Bank Privatisation Plan: Sitharaman

In the union budget presented last week, Sitharaman had announced the privatisation of two banks as part of its disinvestment plan. Bank unions have opposed the move.

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Budget 2021: India’s Step Towards Self-Reliance

Budget increases expenditure on rural infrastructure by 34% to ₹40,000 and 200% for irrigation. Majority of India’s spending power comes from farm yield and rural professions.

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Budget to put pandemic-hit real estate sector back on track, say experts

Budget to put pandemic-hit real estate sector back on track, say experts

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FM Holds Bilateral Meeting With UK's Secretary Of State For International Trade

The finance minister recognised the close collaboration between the two countries in various fields being pursued through the India-UK annual Economic and Financial Dialogue

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Faceless Assessment Bucket Has 2 Lakh Cases; 35,000 Completed: CBDT Chief

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, while delivering her Budget speech on February 1, had announced that more details will be pre-filled in income tax returns.

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India Inc hails the government's budget as growth-oriented

India Inc hails the government's budget as growth-oriented

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