Tag archive for ‘Finance Ministry’
By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, May 24th, 2018

Govt reconstitutes FSDC, includes secretaries from revenue dept, MeitY

New Delhi: The government has reconstituted the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) to include secretaries from the revenue department as well as Ministry of Information Technology (MeitY). RBI Governor More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, May 14th, 2018

PM reshuffles cabinet; Goyal gets additional charge of FinMin

New Delhi: Smriti Irani, whose tenure as the Information and Broadcasting Minister was mired in controversy, was tonight divested of the portfolio as Prime Minister Narendra Modi reshuffled his cabinet in which More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, May 14th, 2018

Jaitley undergoing kidney transplant surgery at AIIMS

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is undergoing a kidney transplant operation at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) today, sources at the hospital said. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Finance ministry shut, says Rahul in mock note to FM from PM

New Delhi: Latching on to a news report about the absence of Union Minister Arun Jaitley and Secretary Hasmukh Adhia from the Finance Ministry at the same time, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi today took a dig at the More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, May 7th, 2018

GSTN to rope in private entities for tax payer profiling, fraud analytics

New Delhi: GST Network has invited bids from private entities for “360-degree” profiling of taxpayers for early detection of fraud as it seeks to transform into an end-to-end platform for checking GST More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, May 4th, 2018

GSTN to be converted to govt entity

New Delhi: The GST Council today approved converting the firm providing IT backbone to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) into a government owned entity from being a private company. BJP MP Subramanian Swamy who demanded More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

GST Council meet tomorrow; simplification of return form on agenda

New Delhi: The 27th meeting of the GST Council tomorrow will among other things consider introduction of simplified tax return form and also decide on proposal for converting GST Network into a government company. Finance More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

GST Council meet on May 4, simplifying returns on agenda

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley-chaired GST Council will meet on May 4 to discuss a simpler return form and the amendments required in the indirect tax regime rules. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley-chaired More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

FinMin to move to cash basis accounting for GST collection

New Delhi: In a bid to bridge the lag in actual revenue accrual, the Finance Ministry will from this fiscal shift to cash basis accounting for the Goods and Services Tax (GST) where monthly collections will be reported More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Odisha announces hike in DA for employees

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today announced a hike in the dearness allowance (DA) for its employees to 7 percent, from 5 percent, with retrospective effect from January 1, 2018. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik More...