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FM Sitharaman Rebuts Opposition's Flak On Excise Duty Cuts

First, former union finance minister P Chidambaram and then other Opposition leaders stated that the reduction in excise duty announced on Saturday evening would reduce the share of states in central taxes. On Sunday he retracted his statement saying the cut in the levies accrues to the central government alone

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Finance Minister Announces Excise Duty Cut On Petrol And Diesel

The government has reduced central excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 8 per litre and Rs 6 per litre respectively

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India Has Made A Brand Name For Itself: FM

She said that there is a need to look into these and ensure that there are no monopolistic, duopolistic tendencies leading to price rises and supply-side manipulations

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Cartelisation Going To Be A Challenge: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

While mentioning rising commodity prices due to various factors, she said there is a need to look into the causes of the short-supply situation

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India Will Continue To Achieve High Growth Rate In Current And Next FY: FM

The meeting was also attended by governors, alternate governors of Brazil, China, Russia, South Africa and the newly joined members Bangladesh and United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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UAE Minister And Sitharaman Discuss Economic And Commercial Engagement

Both sides also discussed India-UAE and the comprehensive strategic partnership which is driving the multifaceted bilateral relations, according to the official statement

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Centre Has Created New Opportunities For Private Sector: FM

"As we are in the Web3 era, we expect core industries to go from using some random patented innovative thoughts to using Web3," she said

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Jan Suraksha Schemes Now Covers Last Person Of Society: FM

The PMJJBY and PMSBY provide access to low-cost life and accidental insurance cover, under APY, one can save money for getting a regular pension in old age

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RBI's Interest Rate Hike Wasn't Surprising, Timing Was: FM Sitharaman

For the first time since August 2018, RBI had on May 4 delivered a blunt 40 basis points increase in key repo rate to 4.40 per cent, and also hiked the cash reserve ratio by 50 basis points to 4.5 per cent after an unscheduled meeting of the rate setting panel, citing increased inflation pressures following the Ukraine war and the resultant spike in crude oil prices

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Indian Retail Investors Played Key Role During Last Two Years: Sitharaman

"By this, we can truly become the vishwaguru as envisioned by our Prime Minister. There are many youths across the world who will benefit from this initiative if it is made available in several languages," she added

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Sitharaman, 3 CMs Among 300 Leaders Expected To Attend WEF Davos Summit

Maharashtra minister and chief minister Uddhav Thackeray's son Aditya Thackeray and Telangana minister and chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao's son K T Rama Rao would be there too

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Govt Prepared To Take Forward Blockchain Technology: FM

Sitharaman said that cryptocurrencies can also be rigged for money laundering or terrorist funding

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Sitharaman Assures Investors Of Addressing Pain Points To Encourage Investments

Addressing a roundtable on 'Investing in India's Digital Revolution' in San Francisco, the minister encouraged constant engagement with investors to understand and address their concerns

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Diaspora Body Urges Sitharaman To Allow NRIs, OCI Card Holders To Invest In Indian Stock Market

"This will avoid a need to file taxes in two places on investment and get credit on the taxes filled in the other country," it said, adding that this input received a 4.2 out of 5 rating in the survey (84 per cent)

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Be Part Of India's Growth Story: Sitharaman At Silicon Valley

Keshap said the discussion reinforced that innovation around fintech will be a critical to reach USD500 billion in annual trade between the US and India

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