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By Manish Sen On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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IMF downgrade of growth outlook ups pressure on PM Modi

New Delhi: A decision by the International Monetary Fund to downgrade its economic growth forecast for India is adding to pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his policies. IMF’s chief economist, Gita More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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Finance Commission Chairman N K Singh meets Union Finance Minister

New Delhi: Finance Commission Chairman N K Singh on Tuesday called on Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi. 15th Finance Commission Chairman N K Singh met Finance Minister More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, January 20th, 2020
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FM Sitharaman attends traditional ‘halwa ceremony’ ahead of the Budget

New Delhi: Ahead of printing of documents relating to Union Budget 2020-21, the customary ‘Halwa ceremony’ was held on Monday at the Ministry of Finance, North Block. Visuals from the ceremony at the More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, January 9th, 2020
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PM meets economists, experts ahead of Budget

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday held discussion on the state of economy with economists, sector experts and successful young entrepreneurs at the Niti Aayog, and promised to take both short-term More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
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Govt taking steps to simplify taxation; curb harassment of taxpayers: FM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the government is taking various steps to simplify taxation system and eliminate harassment of honest taxpayers. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
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Govt taking steps to simplify taxation; curb harassment of honest taxpayers: FM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the government is taking various steps to simplify taxation system and eliminate harassment of honest taxpayers. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Addressing More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, January 3rd, 2020
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ED questions P Chidambaram in Air India purchase probe

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is questioning senior Congress leader P Chidambaram in connection with the alleged deal and purchase of 111 aircraft for Air India during the Congress-led United Progressive More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, January 1st, 2020
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Centre to hike DA by 4%

New Delhi: Central government is likely to approve a hike in dearness allowance (DA) by 4 per cent to 21 per cent from the existing 17 per cent, benefiting around 30 lakh Centre’s employees and its 50 lakh More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, January 1st, 2020
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All eyes on Sitharaman’s second Budget for tax relief

New Delhi: The common man has his eyes set on Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s second Budget next month for relief in income tax, but an economic slowdown and a sharp reduction in corporate tax rates More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, December 28th, 2019
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Banks instructed to clear pending vigilance cases against officials: Sitharaman

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday instructed public sector banks to clear pending vigilance cases against their officials for alleged malpractices. The minister also said no Merchant Discount More...