Tag archive for ‘Finance Ministry’
By Manish Sen On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

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

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

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

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get more costly as the Indian Railways has decided to restore service fee charges, almost three years after they were withdrawn to promote digital payments, a pet project More...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

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

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

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...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, July 6th, 2019

A day after tax revision, fuel prices hiked by over Rs 2

New Delhi: Fuel prices were revised across the country on Saturday, a day after the announcement of additional excise duty and cess of Re 1 per litre on petrol and diesel. Representative image. In Delhi, petrol More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, July 5th, 2019

BJP lauds Budget, Congress calls it ‘old wine in new bottle’

New Delhi: Top BJP leaders including several ministers hailed the government for presenting a “futuristic” budget after coming back to power, while opposition Congress termed it as a “repackaging More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, July 5th, 2019

Highlights of Union Budget for 2019-20

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presenting Union Budget 2019-20 in the Lok Sabha on Frida New Delhi: Highlights of the Union Budget for 2019-20 presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Parliament More...