Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of the 61 companies which debuted on the bourses until October this year, 34 were small and medium enterprises.
Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned till 3 pm on Monday amid protest by opposition parties over their demand to revoke the suspension of 12 members of the House.
A total of Rs 52,759 crore has been raised by 61 companies through initial public offers till October this fiscal, higher than the funds mopped up through this route in the last financial year, the government told the Lok Sabha on Monday.
Finance Nirmala Sitharaman speaking at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit stated that high-frequency indicators suggested that the economy was headed for a strong recovery.
The government, she said, started working on a new Bill as a lot of things had to come into play.
The government will soon bring in a new Bill on cryptocurrency after it is approved by the Union Cabinet, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday in the Rajya Sabha.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman added that necessary guidelines are being studied on how to deal with crypto-related advertising. Regulators, SEBI & RBI too are working on creating awareness.
On the occasion, Sitharaman said that she will ensure that more bank activities take place in Jammu and Kashmir and more Public Sector Banks set up branches in all districts so that every person has access to banking facilities.
Sitharaman reached Jammu on the second leg of her two-day tour from Kashmir and also inspected various stalls put up by various beneficiaries of government schemes.
The minister inaugurated 'The Chinars', Aayakar Bhawan-cum-residential complex, the first permanent establishment of the department of income tax in the UT, at the Rajbagh area here in the presence of J-K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday virtually interacted with the Chief Ministers and Finance Ministers of all the states along with Lieutenant Governors of the UTs.
'The initiatives and progress towards #financialinclusion and #DigitalTransformation formed part of the discussion,' the Ministry of Finance said in a tweet.
The Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman currently on her US visit said Joe Biden administration and US corporates have hailed India’s recent economic reforms.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said India’s pandemic response has focused on the ‘twin goals of saving both the lives and livelihoods’.
Nirmala Sitharaman was responding to a question during a conversation at Harvard Kennedy School about the killing of four farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri and the arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son.
Speaking at Harvard Kennedy School, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that these institutions don't speak for countries with issues unattended for years thus, urgent reforms in United Nations, World Bank and International Monetary Fund are needed.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will meet US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on the sidelines of the annual meetings of the IMF and World Bank India Economic and Financial Partnership (EFP).
On Sunday, the health ministry in Tamil Nadu eyeing to inoculate 20 lakh people is holding a 'Mega Vaccination Camp' through 40,000 camps being conducted across the State.
MP's from Kerala stage a protest at Parliament during the ongoing Winter Session, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
Congress Party leaders Rahul Gandhi, KC Venugopal and Deepender Singh Hooda after attending the General Body Meeting of the Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP), at Parliament House, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
A mummy from 800-1200 AD is displayed at San Marcos University in Lima, Peru. According to archeologists, the mummy was buried with its hands covering its face and wrapped with rope in Cajamarquilla, near Peru's...Photo by AP/PTI
In this image provided by The White House, President Joe Biden speaks as he meets virtually via a secure video conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin from the Situation Room at the White House in Washington....Photo by AP/PTI
Brugge's Hans Vanaken, left, challenges for the ball with PSG's Idrissa Gueye during the Champions League Group A soccer match between PSG and Club Brugge at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France.Photo by AP/PTI
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.