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    By Manish Sen On Thursday, October 4th, 2018
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    Government cuts Petrol, Diesel prices

    New Delhi: Bringing some respite to people, who were reeling from continuous fuel price hike, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced a cut of Rs 2.50 per litre on both petrol and diesel, and directed More...

    By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018
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    GST collections likely to top Rs 1 lakh crore in Nov, Dec

    New Delhi: The finance ministry expects the GST collections to cross Rs 1 lakh crore in November and December on account of festive season demand and the anti-evasion measures initiated by the revenue department. Finance More...

    By Manish Sen On Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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    Customs duty on jet fuel unlikely to push airfares higher, says FinMin official

    New Delhi: Levying of 5 per cent customs duty on jet fuel is unlikely to push airfares higher as bulk of the fuel is produced locally, a senior Finance Ministry official said Thursday. With the government imposing More...

    By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
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    Northern states agree on uniform fuel rates

    New Delhi: Five states and the union territory of Chandigarh have agreed to move towards uniform fuel rates. Five states and the union territory of Chandigarh have agreed to move towards uniform fuel rates. The More...

    By Ila Choudhary On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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    7th Pay Commission: Finance Ministry puts pay hike proposal on hold

    New Delhi: The Finance Ministry has put on hold a proposal to increase pay for 10 million central government employees and pensioners beyond the recommendations of 7th Commission for the time being because the rupee More...

    By Ila Choudhary On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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    CBI changing notice against Mallya without PM’s nod inconceivable: Rahul Gandhi

    Congress president Rahul Gandhi today alleged that the CBI had aided fugitive tycoon Vijay Mallya’s “great escape” by changing the “detain” notice to “inform”, adding that More...

    By Manish Sen On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
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    Carts, not cars: Congress’ unique protest against fuel price

    Raipur:  The Chhattisgarh unit of the Congress party on Wednesday chose a unique way to protest against the rising fuel prices. Chhattisgarh unit of the Congress party today chose a unique way to protest against More...

    By Manish Sen On Thursday, September 6th, 2018
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    GST annual return forms to help check tax evasion: Experts

    New Delhi: The newly notified annual GST return forms will go a long way in checking tax evasion by providing the entire financial transactions logged by an assessee to the revenue department, said experts.The More...

    By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, September 1st, 2018
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    GST collections fall to Rs 93,960 cr in Aug

    New Delhi: GST collections declined to Rs 93,960 crore in August the lowest monthly mop up so far this fiscal as consumers deferred purchase of goods to avail the benefits of cut in tax rate, the Finance Ministry More...

    By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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    Arun Jaitley back as Finance Minister

    New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday directed to assign the portfolios of the Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs to Arun Jaitley. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. “The President More...