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Centre notifies 7th pay panel recommendations on allowances

The Cabinet had approved modifications in 34 allowances at its meeting on June 28. 

published on : 8th July 2017

Kaushik Basu is new International Economic Association president

The Finance Ministry's former Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu has taken over as President of the International Economic Association.

published on : 27th June 2017

Builders must pass on lower GST to buyers: Finance minister

The construction of flats, complexes, and buildings will have a lower GST as compared with a plethora of central and state indirect taxes under the existing regime.

published on : 15th June 2017

Can't disclose if Jaitley was consulted on notes ban: Finance Ministry

The definition of "information" under the Act refers to "any material in any form" under the control of a public authority.     

published on : 5th March 2017

With Budget leak, BJP calls for sacking of Kerala Finance Minister

According to Kummanam, there was a serious negligence in the matter and the Finance Minister should take responsibility.

published on : 3rd March 2017

Tax avoidance rules protect investors’ rights: Finance Ministry

The ministry had sought implementation of GAAR to ensure that investors making capital gains from Indian business do not route their transactions through other countries.

published on : 28th January 2017

Hit by RBI union’s mail, govt says it values central bank’s autonomy

A RBI union had alleged that the government has been impinging on the central bank's autonomy by appointing an official for currency coordination after demonetisation.

published on : 14th January 2017

Unified FRA to tackle finance sector grievances: Finance Ministry

Currently, there are separate grievance redressal mechanism for insurance, banking services, pension and securities market.

published on : 29th December 2016

Focus now on printing new Rs 500 notes: Shaktikanta Das

The Economic Affairs Secretary said that the focus initially was to supply enough Rs 2,000 notes so as to replenish the demonetised notes as soon as possible.

published on : 15th December 2016

Railways mulling fare hike for safety fund

The proposal said that a safety cess will be levied to generate funds for strengthening track and upgrading signalling system.

published on : 11th December 2016

No bank officials will be spared if found involved in wrongdoings: Finance Ministry

As many as 27 senior officials of various public sector banks were suspended on December 2 and six others were transferred.

published on : 10th December 2016

Government unlikely to bring GST bills soon

The government is unlikely to bring three bills related to GST in the coming days and hopeful of pushing them in latter half of the Winter session.

published on : 16th November 2016

'Rail Budget merger with Gen Bud will have positive effects'

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will not present a separate Rail Budget for the fiscal 2017-18 in the coming budget session.

published on : 11th November 2016

Don't panic, your hard earned money safe: Government assures people

The Finance Ministry said, farm income continues to remain tax free and can be easily deposited in bank.

published on : 11th November 2016

Withdrawing Rs 500, Rs 1,000 notes surgical strike on black money: FinMin

Modi said this was being done to tackle the menace of black money in the country, which has sapped the economy.

published on : 8th November 2016
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