New Delhi/IBNS: The Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) which was created in 1965 as Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has been placed under the ministry of finance to allow "direct and better" coordination, according to a media report.
New Delhi/UNI: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a Rs 6,28,993 crore stimulus package announced by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to bail out the Covid-hit economy. This was informed by Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar while briefing mediapersons about the Cabinet decisions.
Washington/UNI: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and US Treasury Secretary Janet L Yellen spoke on the phone and discussed global minimum tax.
New Delhi/IBNS: ASSOCHAM on Monday welcomed several key measures announced by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman , aimed at providing relief to the sectors hit hard by the Covid 19 pandemic.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Rs 6.28 lakh crore stimulus package announced by the government is very well-timed and will boost overall confidence in the economy, said EEPC India Chairman Mahesh Desai.
New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced a Rs. 1.1 lakh crore loan guarantee scheme for COVID-19 affected sectors in a bid to tackle the ongoing crisis emerging in the country due to the pandemic.
New Delhi/IBNS: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has expressed her disappointment over the glitches in the new Income-Tax portal at a meeting with Infosys officials.
New Delhi/IBNS: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday flagged IT giant Infosys co-founder and chairman Nandan Nilekani over a large number of complaints from users of the new e-filing website which the Income Tax Department launched the day before.
New Delhi/UNI: The Goods and Services Tax Council will meet on May 28 after a gap of seven months amid calls from States for policy measures related to COVID-19 pandemic.
New Delhi/IBNS: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has emphasised that a minimum 5 per cent tax on vaccines and 12 per cent tax on medicines and oxygen concentrators is necessary to keep their prices low while replying to West Bengal Chief Minister.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Narendra Modi government on Thursday morning rolled back interest rates cut on small savings schemes announced only last evening.
New Delhi/UNI: Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday launched two tech-enabled initiatives of the cororate affairs ministry to create a corporate and investor-friendly ecosystem and strengthen Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of a digitally-empowered India.
New Delhi/UNI: The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Insurance (Amendment) Bill, 2021 by voice vote.
New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday assured that merging of banks or privatisation of financial institutions will not hurt the interest of the employees.
New Delhi/IBNS: The United Forum of Bank Union (UFBU), the umbrella organisation of nine bank unions, have called for a two-day nationwide bank strike beginning Mar 15 in protest against the privatisation of the sector, media reports said.