Finance Ministry
India  /  Published 19.11.18

RBI meeting: Urjit Patel does not give much

RBI concedesThe RBI was also prepared to grant some concessions. The central bank agreed to consider a suggestion from the board to draw up a restructuring programme for the loans taken by micro, smal...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 23.01.19

Goyal stands in for Jaitley at finance ministry

The temporary charge of the finance ministry has been handed to Piyush Goyal nine days before the Union budget, the announcement coinciding with a report that Arun Jaitley has undergone a surgery in N...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 11.12.18

Govt to go slow on key clause

Das is, however, used to the older regime where the RBI governor is no mere chairman or CEO of the central bank but a constitutional authority, North Block officials pointed out.“It will have to be ...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.11.19

Home bailout package confusion

A day after the Narendra Modi government announced a Rs 25,000-crore financial package to lay the foundations for the revival of the stress-ridden real estate sector, confusion prevailed over how the ...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 19.12.18

Committee on RBI reserves ready

The Modi government has finalised the expert committee that will rework the prudential framework to determine the size of the RBI’s capital reserves.The terms and reference of the panel and the name...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 29.06.19

Small savings rate reduced

The Union finance ministry has announced a 10-basis-point reduction in the small savings rate for the second quarter (July to September) in line with the reduction in the RBI’s repo rate cut and fal...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta/New Delhi

Business  /  Published 31.05.19

Economy cries out for stimulus

The slowdown in the economy will put pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s re-elected government and the Reserve Bank of India to provide stimulus through fiscal measures and interest rate cut...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 01.10.18

Marginal rise in GST mop-up

The collection of goods and services tax (GST) rose marginally in September to Rs 94,442 crore even though it remained below the targeted revenue of over Rs 1 lakh crore per month.The GST collection r...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 30.07.19

Govt plan for Sebi surplus is a matter of concern

The Securities and Exchange Board of India was set up by the government to regulate the capital markets along with the listed companies whose shares are traded in equity markets. There is a proposal i...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 26.07.19

Garg plays down rumour

Newly-appointed power secretary Subhash Chandra Garg on Friday said his request for voluntary retirement had no connection with his transfer from the finance ministry as he had discussed it with the P...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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