GST Council meet: Centre to propose hiking 5% rate slab
Centre may propose hiking 5% GST rate to between 6% and 8%. GST officers panel to sug...
FM: More reforms to make India better investment destination
The government has taken various steps, including reduction of corporate tax, she said at the India-Sweden Business Summit here. "I only can invite and assure that the government of India is committed for further reforms in various sectors — whether it is banking, mining or insurance and so on," she said.
Wrong to say DeMo, GST & bank mergers not working; but there are teething troubles: FM
Problems do come up as all of us are getting into a formal system, into a technology driven system. I can understand the difficulties but I would not reject moving forward with the system which is in place and which benefits all of us. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on India attaining a $5-trillion economy, GST, failure of reforms and more.
FM Nirmala Sitharaman at IEC: Making all efforts to be on track for 5 trillion economy
The government is taking all the efforts to boost the economic growth, says Finance Minister Sitharaman in an exclusive conversation with Na...
Govt taking adequate measures to control onion prices: FM Nirmala Sitharaman
Nirmala Sitharaman said there are several structural issues related to storage of onions and the government is trying to address them. Steps taken by the government to check rising prices of onion include ban on exports, imposition of stock limit, and import and transfer of onions from surplus to deficit areas, FM said.
Congress leader expresses regret over 'nirbala' remark against FM Sitharaman
Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury expressed regret in the House on Wednesday over his "nirbala" remark on Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and described her as his sister.
We are not done with stimulus: Nirmala Sitharaman on reviving economy
A personal income tax rate cut for Sitharaman would be difficult at this juncture.
Cabinet set to provide big relief for NBFCs, HFCs
The Union Cabinet is soon going to clear another set of measures aimed at providing a big relief to the non-banking finance companies (NBFC)...
Angela Merkel tops Forbes most-powerful women list, again; FM Nirmala Sitharaman stands at 34th spot
Following Merkel was Christine Lagarde, president of the European Central Bank.
11 officers cleared INX file, but agencies mum: Congress
“There has been a sustained campaign of vilification and character assassination of P Chidambaram in the INX-Media case," Congress spokesperson Jairam Ramesh said
ET Lifetime of Public Service Award for Former FM (Late) Arun Jaitley
Former FM (Late) Arun Jaitley awarded 'Lifetime of Public Service Award' at ET Awards 2019. While receiving the award Mrs. Sangeeta Jaitley ...
FM Nirmala Sitharaman holds meeting to ease process of filling GST forms
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, on November 16 held a meeting with Rajasthan Tax Consultants' Association, ICAI, CAIT and Laghu U...
Parliament okays corporate tax cut; FM says software developers, miners not eligible for lower rates
Replying to a debate on the legislation, Sitharaman said a negative list of activities that do not constitute manufacturing has been created and will not be eligible for the lower 15 per cent tax rate for manufacturing firms that are set up after October 1 and that begin operations by 2023.
Supreme Court's AGR ruling will lead to telecom sector's collapse: FICCI to FM
FICCI in a letter to Nirmala Sitharaman seeking her urgent intervention to resolve woes in the telecom sector said the debt-ridden industry has no appetite left to invest in networks and future technologies while businesses across the world are exploring new opportunities around emerging technologies like 5G, AI and internet of things.
Ready for high-level panel to monitor long term irrigation fund use: FM
The long term irrigation fund was instituted under NABARD in 2016-17 under the 'Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchyee Yojana-Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme' that envisages bringing 76 lakh hectares under irrigation through 99 identified projects.
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