In breather to auto firms, government to go slow on e-vehicle push
A section in the government believes they can gradually increase the share of electric vehicles rather than going for major “disruption” in the sector.
FM Nirmala Sitharaman rejects demand for rollback of customs duty on newsprint
The intention of the government was to make sure that Indian m...
FM Nirmala Sitharaman says corporate tax for companies to be cut gradually
Sitharaman said the corporate tax reduction for the rest of corpor...
Task force on Direct Tax Code submits report to FM Nirmala Sitharaman
The task force was supposed to submit its report by May 31, but the then finance minister Arun Jaitley gave two months extension to complete the exercise.
Task force on direct taxes: Panel for review of tax brackets, surcharges
Moots startup-friendly and facile regime for businesses, revamp of I-T Act & changes to the tax brackets.
FM Nirmala Sitharaman's next stop to assess tax situation to be Varanasi
Sitharaman is keen on gaining ground-level feedback from both tax officers and taxpayers.
Finance Ministry mulls stress fund for infra sector: Housing Secretary Durga Shanker Mishra
Housing Secretary Durga Shanker Mishra said that discussions are on to use a stress fund to deal with the financial difficulties being faced by various infrastructure segments.
Report on new income tax law submitted to finance ministry
This report is expected to lay out the road map for the future of individual and corporate taxation in India.
VISA criticizes government's zero Merchant Discount Rates move
Payments companies and banks that ET has spoken with said that no clarification has been issued by the centre yet on the implementation of the move since the announcement in July.
Risk cover gone; NBFCs need no redemption reserve for debentures
These cos had to create Debenture Redemption Reserve, which has now been done away with.
Sensex ends 52 points up, Nifty flat as investors await stimulus package
In the 30-pack Sensex, 13 stocks ended in the green and 17 in the red.
J&K was integrated with country by scrapping Article 370: Nirmala Sitharaman
Addressing a programme here as part of the BJP's membership drive, Sitharaman also claimed that the decision had nothing to do with the party's ideology.
FM Nirmala Sitharaman says still in talks with PMO in reviving sentiment
Sitharaman refused to say if government is planning to come out with a stimulus package to arrest the deepening slowdown, or ruled the possibility of one either.
Sensex jumps 350 pts: Stimulus, rate cut hopes among 5 factors driving rally
RBI Governor said growth has become the highest priority for the MPC.
Report on CSR violation being fast-tracked
The panel - headed by corporate affairs secretary Injeti Srinivas has suggested that the government classify offences under CSR provisions as civil breaches, attracting monetary fines.
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