Finance Ministry
Business  /  Published 24.05.19

Tax rejig in 100-day plan

Changes in the GST and income tax rates are part of the new government’s 100-day agenda.The finance ministry is working on the action points to beef up the economic growth rate, which has slipped to...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 02.01.19

Primary education suffers as ministries wrangle

The Centre has been levying an education cess for primary education to create a dedicated corpus for school education called the Prarambhik Shiksha Kosh under the human resource development ministry s...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 30.12.18

Poll call in budget mix for farms

As the country stares at the general elections next year, the government plans to open up its purse strings for the farm sector with the budgetary outlay for agriculture set to go up 20-25 per cent.To...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 01.11.19

GST collection declines to Rs 95,380 crore in October

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) collection in October declined for the third consecutive month and could not cross the Rs 1 lakh crore mark despite it being a festival month.In October, GST collectio...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.01.20

'Halwa ceremony' starts process of printing Budget documents

Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, minister of state for finance Anurag Thakur and senior officials of the ministry of finance on Monday participated in the symbolic 'Halwa Ceremony' that mark...
By PTI in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 25.12.18

Govt push for local arbitration centre

North Block is pushing for the passage of a bill to set up an international arbitration hub in India after facing several reverses in global arbitration tribunals.Top officials said the government is ...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 06.11.18

Govt backs off from tiff with RBI

By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 06.09.19

Investment directive to PSUs

The finance ministry on Friday asked the bigger PSUs to stick to their capital expenditure plans and ensure prompt payments to vendors.“The government has asked the heads of large PSU companies to ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.11.18

Government extends TDS deadline

The government has extended the due date of filing tax deducted at source (TDS) returns under GST laws for the October-December period until January 31, 2019.The TDS provisions under the Goods and Ser...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 26.11.18

Tax tweak tips by February

The Narendra Modi-government may not be able to dole out the bonanza for taxpayers before the general elections in 2019 as the finance ministry on Monday said the task force set up to draft a new dire...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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