Tag archive for ‘Finance Ministry’
By Ila Choudhary On Monday, February 19th, 2018

7th Pay Commission: Govt likely to offer salary hike this year

New Delhi: The cabinet is likely to give the green light to the salary increases of lower-level central government employees as promised by the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, effective on April 1. FM Arun Jaitley More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, February 17th, 2018

PMO working on resolving Nirav Modi fraud: Minister

Mumbai: The finance ministry is working with the Prime Minister’s Office to resolve the Rs 11,400 crore scam at Punjab National Bank and the government will try to extradite and punish Nirav Modi — alleged More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, February 9th, 2018

GST Profiteering: Investigation notices issued in 9 cases

New Delhi: Notices for “initiation of investigation” have been issued in 9 cases under anti- profiteering provisions of the Goods and Services Tax, the finance ministry informed the Lok Sabha today. “Notices More...

By Manisha Sen On Thursday, February 8th, 2018

FM says Rs 12,000-cr relief for salaried class, senior

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the Budget has given Rs 12,000 crore benefits to salaried class and senior citizens and also defended the long-term capital gains tax on equities, saying this More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, February 4th, 2018

IRS officers’ body urges FM to bring DGFT under his ministry

New Delhi: The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), responsible for promoting the country’s exports, needs to be brought under the domain of the Ministry of Finance, IRS officers’ association More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, February 2nd, 2018

FinMin asks GSTN to come out with foolproof e-way bill system

New Delhi: The finance ministry has sought a report from GSTN, the IT-backbone provider for GST, on glitches in the system that derailed the anti-tax evasion electronic way bill system on the very first day of launch. Finance More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Yashwant Sinha terms budget ‘jugglery of numbers’

Narsinghpur (Madhya Pradesh): Former Union finance minister and disgruntled BJP leader Yashwant Sinha today termed the budget ‘jugglery of numbers’ and said the government lost an opportunity to provide More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, February 1st, 2018

CBI gets nominal hike of 2.79% in Budget

New Delhi: The country’s premier investigation agency CBI has been allocated Rs 698.38 crore in the Budget for 2018-19, a marginal increase of 2.79 per cent compared to the ongoing fiscal. CBI has been allocated More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, January 29th, 2018

Budget Session: PM Modi pitches for Triple Talaq Bill

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday pitched strongly for the passage of the Triple Talaq Bill in the Budget Session of the Parliament, which is about to commence shortly. Prime Minister Narendra Modi More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, January 19th, 2018

7th Pay Commission: Pay hike sounded out

New Delhi: To raise or not to raise the pay for central government employees is an uphill task being mulled by policymakers and government. Arun Jaitley’s ministry is mulling to increase the pay of employees, More...