Tag archive for ‘Finance Ministry’
By Ila Choudhary On Friday, June 4th, 2021

Petrol crosses Rs 100/litre mark in Leh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana

New Delhi, Jun 4 (PTI): After Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, petrol price has crossed the Rs 100-per-litre mark in Leh, in almost all districts of Andhra Pradesh and parts of Telangana after fuel prices More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, May 31st, 2021

Petrol prices continue to soar above Rs 100 in Mumbai, Bhopal

New Delhi [India], May 31 (ANI): Fuel prices have touched an all-time high after Monday’s fresh hike.Petrol continued to cost more than Rs 100 in parts of Mumbai and Bhopal. Representative Image Petrol in More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, May 14th, 2021

COVID-19: Finmin asks states to vaccinate staff of banks, insurance cos on priority basis

New Delhi, May 14 (PTI) The finance ministry on Friday asked state governments to accord priority to employees of banks and insurance companies for COVID-19 vaccination, saying they are exposed to high risks during More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, May 14th, 2021

Petrol price continue to soar above Rs 100 in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan

New Delhi [India], May 14 (ANI): The price of petrol continued to soar above Rs 100 in parts of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan on Friday. Petrol in Bhopal stood at Rs 100.38 per litre and diesel at Rs 91.31 per litre. Representative More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, May 12th, 2021

Petrol, diesel prices up 25 paise; Bhopal, Indore join cities with Rs 100/litre petrol

New Delhi, May 12 (PTI): Petrol and diesel prices on Wednesday were hiked by 25 paise per litre each, the third increase this week, propelling petrol price to cross Rs 100 per litre mark in more cities including More...

By Manisha Sen On Saturday, May 8th, 2021

Anurag Thakur remembers CBIC, I-T officials who died ‘in line of duty’ due to COVID-19

New Delhi [India], May 8 (ANI): Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur on Saturday expressed his appreciation for the frontline role played by officials of the Finance Ministry who are among the hardest hit More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, April 16th, 2021

Ajay Seth takes over as new Economic Affairs Secretary

New Delhi, Apr 16 (PTI):  Ajay Seth, a 1987 batch IAS officer of Karnataka cadre, on Friday assumed charge as Secretary Economic Affairs at a time when the economy which was showing signs of recovery is being threatened More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, April 9th, 2021

FM reviews progress of COVID-19 vaccination among officials of her ministries

New Delhi, Apr 9 (PTI) Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday reviewed the progress of COVID-19 vaccination among the staff of her ministries and urged officials to get themselves More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021

Finmin considers cutting excise duties on petrol, diesel- sources

NEW DELHI Reuters) – Finance Ministry is considering cutting excise duties on petrol and diesel to cushion the impact of record high domestic prices, three government officials close to the discussions said. A More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, February 20th, 2021

Centre releases Rs 1 lakh cr GST compensation to states since Oct 2020

New Delhi, Feb 20 (PTI): The Centre has released Rs 1 lakh crore to states and UTs in four months since October 2020, to meet GST compensation shortfall, the Finance Ministry said on Saturday. Centre has released More...