Dayanidhi Maran's remarks on Sanskrit spark furore in LS
During a debate on the Union Budget, DMK leader Dayanidhi Maran said crores of rupees were being spent on Sanskrit and asked as to what has the government done for the classical language Tamil. He also alleged that the "mistakes made by you (government) have come to haunt us", and asked "why can't you (government) come up with a single tax system?"
Taxing allowances: Election Commission may ask Centre to reconsider proposal
ET has learnt that the grounds that the Election Commission of I...
FDI at USD 34.90 bn till Nov of FY'20: Govt
Speaking during the Question Hour in Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur sai...
Bank frauds declining sharply annually: Govt
Bank frauds have sharply come down on an annual basis to Rs 5,244 crore in the first three quarters of this fiscal on account of improved detection and reporting, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur said in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.
Verma calls Rajiv Govt ‘Rajiv Feroze Khan Govt’
Verma’s show in the House included referring to the Rajiv Gandhi government as “Rajiv Feroze Khan government” and claiming that the Nehru regime deleted words such as “Lord Ram, Lord Krishna and Lord Hanuman from the original copy of the Constitution”!
Centre to release GST compensation to states in 2 instalments
The reply came after MPs from Telangana and Odisha complained during Question Hour that their states were not getting the share of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Integrated Goods and Service Tax (IGST). "All due GST compensation will be given to states in two instalments," Thakur, union minister of state for finance, said.
Sitharaman back with traditional 'bahi khata' for Budget 2020-21
Dressed in crisp yellow silk saree, accompanied by MoS Finance Anurag Thakur and other officials from her ministry, Sitharaman will meet President Ram Nath Kovind before presenting the budget at 11 am today. The duration of the budget speech usually ranges from 90 to 120 minutes.
Budget 2020: Nirmala quotes 5 gems from Thiruvalluvar to push Ayush Bharat, wealth-creation; cites Kalidasa to explain tax collection
The FM quoted poets and authors, from Kashmir to Kanyakumari.
Budget 2020: Nirmala Sitharaman arrives at finance ministry with 'Bahi Khata'
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday morning reached the Ministry of Finance in the North Block, ahead of the presentation ...
Labour Ministry moots social security fund linked to CSR norms
The ministry has proposed constituting a social security fund or funds for provision of social security to unorganised workers, platform workers or gig workers or any class of such workers to be administered by the central government in the social security code.
Social sector for higher spending on health, education, rural India
At a pre-budget consultation with MoS finance Anurag Thakur, representatives stressed on improving efficiency in delivery of health services, improving learning outcomes at primary level while making secondary and higher level education affordable and introducing reforms related to pension and social protections for the weaker sections.
Next set of announcements from FM to touch on real estate sector: Anurag Thakur
Announcements could be expected as early as next couple of days or by next week at most
Modi visited by 'very special friend' in Parliament; Omar Abdullah, Anurag Thakur react
The Prime Minister took to Instagram to share pictures with a baby .
Pendency of indirect tax appeal cases down 61% in 2 years: MoS Finance Anurag Thakur
With regard to direct taxes, as many as 3.41 lakh cases were pending before commissioner (appeal), while 92,205 cases were pending before the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) as on March 31, 2019.
BCCI elections on October 22, announces CoA
The Supreme Court had assigned Narsimha in March to mediate with various state associations which had 80 filed interim appeals.