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Wednesday, Feb 19, 2020

Finance ministry

Aug 23, 2019 06:34
The scheme offers attractive terms to settle disputes that are at different stages and also offers amnesty to those who wish to disclose any previously undisclosed tax liability and pay the tax amount involved without any penalty or prosecution. read more
Aug 23, 2019 06:10
The matter was resolved after labour minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar recently met finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman and explained that the organisation is left with a sufficient surplus even after paying 8.65% interest rate to its 46 million subscribers,... read more
Aug 21, 2019 23:37
EPFO has reiterated its commitment to pay an interest rate of 8.65% for 2018-19 despite the reservations of the finance ministry. read more
Aug 21, 2019 22:05
The government is mulling a mechanism that would ensure your consent before any money is credited to your account read more
Aug 20, 2019 14:23
India has one of the highest corporate tax rates in the world even after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman this year cut the rate to 25% from 30% for companies with annual sales of up to 4 billion rupees. read more
Aug 17, 2019 07:18
On June 6, the government created two new Cabinet committees under the chairmanship of prime minister -- the Cabinet Committee on Investment & Growth, and the Cabinet Committee on Employment & Skill Development read more
Aug 12, 2019 05:46
The measures being considered include steps to boost infrastructure investments; GST relief to specific sectors, including the automobile sector, that could boost demand; ways to further cut red tape on cross-border trade and steps to improve ease of... read more
Aug 06, 2019 07:48
India’s economy has been facing a slowdown for about a year. The core sector growth in June slowed to 0.2%, the lowest monthly growth since May 2015, and weak demand forced many automobile companies to temporarily halt production. read more
Aug 02, 2019 19:17
Deep divisions were reflected in the European Union over the IMF’s role during the financial crisis beginning in 2008, which results in mistrust between northern members of the bloc against the south. read more
Jul 28, 2019 19:58
Nirmala Sitharaman, while presenting the budget for the fiscal year 2019\/2020 that began on April 1, said India would look to issue overseas foreign currency sovereign bonds in addition to raising funds from the domestic market. read more
Jul 26, 2019 10:28
The PMO has asked the Finance Ministry to examine the concerns raised by formers RBI governors and deputy governors on issuance of such bonds and its implications. read more
Jul 25, 2019 23:54
Earlier in the day, there was buzz that Garg could resign from service over what is widely seen as a demotion. He took over as finance secretary in March. read more
Jul 25, 2019 14:26
Subhash Chandra Garg sent in his request to exit the government after he was moved out of the top finance ministry post and appointed as the power secretary. read more
Jul 25, 2019 00:09
Anshu Prakash, the former chief secretary of Delhi who had a spat with chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, has been appointed the next telecom secretary. Among other things, Prakash will manage the introduction of 5G technology in the country. read more
Jul 24, 2019 22:23
Garg, a Rajasthan cadre Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer has been replaced by Atanu Chakraborty, who will take over as the secretary of the Department of Economic Affairs. Chakraborty is a Gujarat cadre IAS officer of the 1985 batch. read more