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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 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, 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 Manish Sen On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
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GST collection declines to Rs 91,916 crore in Sep

New Delhi: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) collection in September declined to Rs 91,916 crore, as against Rs 98,202 crore in the preceding month, as per government data released on Tuesday. GST collection in More...

By Manisha Sen On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Finmin gets nearly 100 applications for post of RBI deputy governor

New Delhi: Nearly 100 candidates have applied for the post of deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) – a position that fell vacant after Viral Acharya resigned six months before the scheduled end More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, August 16th, 2019
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Dialogue needed between FinMin, tax officials: Sitharaman

Ahmedabad: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said it is important to have a dialogue between her ministry and tax officials. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said it is important to have a dialogue More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, August 9th, 2019
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IRCTC to restore service charges on e-tickets

New Delhi: E-tickets bought through IRCTC will get more costly as the Indian Railways has decided to restore service fee charges, almost three years after they were withdrawn to promote digital payments, a pet project More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, August 1st, 2019
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Giriraj Prasad Gupta takes over as new CGA

New Delhi: Giriraj Prasad Gupta, a 1983-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS) officer, took over as the Controller General of Accounts (CGA) with effect from August 1, 2019. Anthony Lianzuala Gupta succeeds More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, July 26th, 2019
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Subhash Chandra Garg takes over as new Power Secretary

New Delhi: Senior bureaucrat and former finance secretary Subhash Chandra Garg on Friday took over as the new Power Secretary. The senior most officer in the Ministry of Finance, Garg was shifted to the Power Ministry More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
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Govt extends ITR filing deadline till Aug 31

New Delhi: The government today extended the last date for filing income tax returns for assessment year 2018-19 by a month to August 31. Government today extended the last date for filing income tax returns for More...