Finance Ministry
Business  /  Published 16.10.20

V-shape for FM

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said the V-shaped pattern of recovery is being seen in several high-frequency indicators, driven by various measures taken by the government to revive e...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 03.10.20

Budget: tough test ahead

The finance ministry will start its budget-making exercise for 2021-22 on October 16. The budget projections will be built around the special circumstances prevailing in the country as a result of Cov...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 26.09.20

Vodafone wins Rs 22,000 cr case

Vodafone Group Plc on Friday won an international arbitration case against the Indian government, ending one of the most high-profile disputes in the country involving a Rs 22,000-crore tax claim. An...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 23.09.20

Ministry to suspend spending forecasts

Parliament on Tuesday passed amendments to the Banking Regulation Act to bring co-operative banks under the supervision of the RBI, a move aimed at protecting the interest of depositors. The bill repl...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 18.09.20

How to silence auto protests

By R. Suryamurthy, Anasuya Basu in Calcutta, New Delhi


Business  /  Published 25.08.20

Finmin lists GST benefits

The finance ministry on Monday said the GST regime has reduced the rate at which people have to pay tax, helped increase compliance and doubled the taxpayer base to 1.24 crore. In a series of tweets ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 05.08.20

Economic revival: Hole in all-is-well claim

The finance ministry on Tuesday said the economy seems to be past the worst impact of the coronavirus but the country is still not out of the woods as intermittent state lockdowns and the rising numbe...
By Our Bureau in Mumbai, New Delhi

Business  /  Published 19.02.19

Twin rates for GST on realty

The group of ministers appointed by the GST Council has recommended two GST slabs for under-construction houses — 5 per cent for normal flats and houses and a reduced rate of 3 per cent for “affor...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.04.20

Manmohan Singh slams govt over dearness allowance freeze

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh has slammed the government over freezing of dearness allowance, asserting that it was not necessary at this stage to impose hardships on government servants and ar...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 23.04.20

Markets maintain uptrend on hopes of stimulus package

Equity benchmarks marched higher for the second day on Thursday, helped by IT and banking stocks, as hopes of another stimulus package from the government bolstered investor sentiment amid the coronav...
By PTI in Mumbai


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