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By Manish Sen On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
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Central government involved in big onion scam: AAP MP Sanjay Singh

New Delhi: AAP MP Sanjay Singh on Tuesday said that the central government is involved in a big onion scam. Singh, wearing a garland of onions, raised slogans in front of Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in the Parliament More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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Gross direct tax collection rises by 5% till Nov: FM

New Delhi: Gross direct tax collection increased by 5 per cent till November, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday as she allayed fears of corporate tax reduction impacting revenue collection. Replying More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, November 27th, 2019
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Growth may have come down but not a recession yet: Sitharaman

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday admitted that growth may have come down but said it is not a recession yet. She added that it will never be a recession ever in the country. Finance Minister More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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Transfer of surplus money from RBI in future to depend on income, expert panel suggestions: FM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said transfer of surplus reserves from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to the government in future will depend on net income and other financial parameters More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, November 16th, 2019
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FM holds meeting on GST simplification; similar meetings across country on Dec 7

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday held meeting with chartered accountants, traders and other stakeholders as part of efforts to further simplify Goods and Services Tax (GST) forms and make More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, November 15th, 2019
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Govt mulling to increase insurance limit from current Rs 1 lakh on deposits in banks: Sitharaman

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry is considering proposals to increase the insurance limit from the current Rs 1 lakh on deposits in banks, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday. “Finance Ministry More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Facilitate tax payers by explaining the law, Nirmala Sitharaman advises IRS officers

Faridabad: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday addressed the 69th batch of Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise) officials at their passing out ceremony to become officers who can facilitate More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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Sitharaman chairs meet with Financial Stability and Development Council members

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday chaired a meeting with members of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC). Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at the FSDC council More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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UP govt hikes DA to 17%

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday increased the dearness allowance for state government employees to 17 per cent from 12 per cent. In a statement, an official said apart from the state government employees, More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, October 12th, 2019
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Punjab govt announces 3% hike in DA for employees, pensioners

Chandigarh: Punjab government on Saturday announced a Diwali bonanza and gave a 3 per cent hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) for its employees and pensioners with effect from November. Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet More...