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ATM: Government assures citizens that there is adequate supply of currency

New Delhi, Apr 17 (IBNS): Amid reports that ATMs in several parts of the country are going dry, the centre on Tuesday assured that there is adequate supply of currency in the country.

Govt gave authority to bank to work with autonomy but with accountability: Jaitley on PNB scam

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IBNS): Reacting to the Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the government has given authority to banks managements to work with autonomy but with greater accountability.

Arun Jaitely leaves tonight on a two day official visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

New Delhi, Feb 17 (IBNS): Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitely will be leaving tonight on a two-day official visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to co-chair the 12th India-Saudi Arabia Joint Commission Meeting (JCM) on Feb 18 and 19.

Corporate sector reacts to Arun Jaitley's pro-poor Budget

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): The corporate sector has reacted to the last full budget which was present by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday.

Fiscal deficit to be 3.3 per cent of the GDP for the coming fiscal year, says FM Jaitley

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, while presenting the General Budget for 2018-19 in Parliament on Thursday, said that this Budget reflects the government’s commitment to substantially boost investment in agriculture, social sector, digital payments, infrastructure and employment generation while simultaneously sticking to the path of fiscal rectitude.

FM Jaitley proposes rationalisation of long term capital gains in latest Budget

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister, Arun Jaitley, in his Union Budget,  proposed to tax long term capital gains exceeding rupees one lakh at the rate of 10 per cent without allowing the benefit of any indexation.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to present Union Budget today

New Delhi, Feb  1 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Union Budget at 11 am on Thursday.

Arun Jaitley to present Union Budget tomorrow, Indian companies hopeful

New Delhi, Jan 31 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Union Budget on Thursday even as many Indian companies are hopeful of measures by the finance minister that would boost industry.

Demonitisation has helped share of financial saving rise, says Economic Survey

New Delhi, Jan 29 (IBNS): The highlights of the Investment and Savings situation as brought out by Economic Survey 2017-18 tabled in Parliament today are as follows:

Economic Survey presented : GDP to grow 7-7.5 per cent in 2018-19

New Delhi, Jan 29 (IBNS) : The government on Monday tabled in Parliament the Economic Survey of India which projected GDP growth between  7 and 7.5 per cent in  2018-19, reports said.

GST Council approves rate change for 29 goods, 53 categories of services

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IBNS): The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Thursday approved a change in tax rates of 29 goods and 53 categories of services.

Cryptocurrency is not legal tender in India says Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

New Delhi, Jan 3 (IBNS): Any cryptocurrency is not legal tender in India, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday while replying to queries in the Rajya Sabha about the Central government's stand on the same. 

India's economy slowed down in 2016-17: Arun Jaitley tells Parliament

New Delhi, Dec 29 (IBNS): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said India's  economy slowed down in the 2016-17 session.

Arun Jaitley holds his 7th pre-budget consultation meeting with bank representatives

New Delhi, Dec 15 (IBNS): Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley said that in order to strengthen the banks, which are the key pillars of the economy, the Central Government has decided to take a massive step to recapitalize the Public Sector Banks (PSBs) in a front-loaded manner.

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley holds his 5th Pre-Budget Consultation Meeting with the leading Economists

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IBNS): Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley said that despite subdued global economic growth.