Tag archive for ‘Finance Ministry’
By Manish Sen On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

BJP leader questions new RBI Governor’s ‘capabilities’

Gujarat: BJP leader Jay Narayan Vyas on Wednesday questioned the “capabilities” of new RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, invoking his limitations as an Indian Administrative Officer (IAS). BJP leader Jay More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, December 7th, 2018

Krishnamurthy Subramanian appointed as new Chief Economic Advisor

New Delhi: The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) on Friday approved the appointment of Dr. Krishnamurthy Subramanian as the new Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) for a term of three years. Dr. Krishnamurthy More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, December 1st, 2018

Minor reshuffle in Odisha bureaucracy

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government Saturday effected a reshuffle in bureaucracy and posted senior IAS officer Ashok Meena as the Principal Secretary in Finance department, official sources said. General Administration More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, November 17th, 2018

Top bureaucrat Adhia to demit office after 4 eventful years in finance ministry

New Delhi: Having played a key role in the rollout of the historic Goods and Services Tax (GST), Finance Secretary — top bureaucrat in the finance ministry — Hasmukh Adhia would be retiring on November More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, November 4th, 2018

CIC issues show-cause notice to RBI governor for non-disclosure of wilful defaulter’s list

New Delhi: The Central Information Commission (CIC) has issued a show-cause notice to RBI Governor Urjit Patel for “dishonouring” a Supreme Court judgment on disclosure of wilful defaulters’ list. Radha More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, October 21st, 2018

FinMin extends deadline for filing Sept GST returns to Oct 25

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry Sunday extended the deadline for filing summary sales return GSTR-3B for the month of September by five days to October 25. Finance Ministry today extended the deadline for filing More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Government cuts Petrol, Diesel prices

New Delhi: Bringing some respite to people, who were reeling from continuous fuel price hike, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced a cut of Rs 2.50 per litre on both petrol and diesel, and directed More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

GST collections likely to top Rs 1 lakh crore in Nov, Dec

New Delhi: The finance ministry expects the GST collections to cross Rs 1 lakh crore in November and December on account of festive season demand and the anti-evasion measures initiated by the revenue department. Finance More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Customs duty on jet fuel unlikely to push airfares higher, says FinMin official

New Delhi: Levying of 5 per cent customs duty on jet fuel is unlikely to push airfares higher as bulk of the fuel is produced locally, a senior Finance Ministry official said Thursday. With the government imposing More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

Northern states agree on uniform fuel rates

New Delhi: Five states and the union territory of Chandigarh have agreed to move towards uniform fuel rates. Five states and the union territory of Chandigarh have agreed to move towards uniform fuel rates. The More...