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Govt to bring amendments to two Acts to enable privatisation of PSU banks

Finance Minister announced privatisation of Public Sector Banks (PSBs) as part of disinvestment drive to garner Rs 1.75 lakh crore

16 Feb 2021 10:42 PM

Finance Minister seeks to allay fears on surcharge on super rich

RBI has opened an indirect liquidity window to aid banks to give funds to the sector, which is facing a severe liquidity crisis.

19 Jul 2019 1:27 PM

Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill

The Bill was passed after amendments moved by the opposition were mitigated.

18 Jul 2019 7:05 PM

Seven laws related to indirect taxation being amended through Finance bill: FM

The laws being amended include the Customs Act, Customs Tariff Act, GST Act and Finance Act of 2002 and 2018.

18 Jul 2019 6:18 PM

Lok Sabha takes up discussion on Finance bill

The passage of the Finance (No.2) Bill, 2019 will complete the budgetary exercise for 2019-20.

18 Jul 2019 3:37 PM


Govt passes Budget in Lok Sabha without discussion amid oppn din

With the passage of the Finance Bill and the Appropriation Bill, the budget exercise is complete in the lower house.

14 Mar 2018 1:54 PM

CBDT responds to queries regarding long-term capital gains taxation

Long-term capital gains arising from transfer of such long-term capital asset exceeding one lakh rupees will be taxed.

05 Feb 2018 10:50 AM

I-T warns against cash dealings of Rs 2 lakh, seeks tip-off

In the 2017-18 Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had proposed to ban cash transaction of over Rs 3 lakh.

02 Jun 2017 1:32 PM

Poll funding: Taking a few steps backwards

The information cannot be obtained under the Right to Information Act as this does not apply to political parties.

03 Apr 2017 2:13 AM

In a first, taxation proposals come into effect from April 1

This comes as President Pranab Mukherjee today gave his assent to Finace Bill 2017 seeking govt expenditures.

01 Apr 2017 4:21 PM


Political funding: No sign of reforms yet

The government could have argued for a higher cap or no cap, but it rejected the proposal outright.

01 Apr 2017 2:59 AM

Opposition unity hit as TMC skips vote on Finance Bill

There is no need for the Congress to “visibly” warm up to the Left.

31 Mar 2017 7:16 AM

Lok Sabha rejects Rajya Sabha changes, okays Finance Bill

The amendments moved in the Upper House do not hold water as changes suggested for the Finance Bill by it are non-binding.

31 Mar 2017 2:06 AM

GST on track, but challenges remain

Traders would have to be roped in to make GST work at its optimum levels, at which the widest tax base is made possible.

31 Mar 2017 2:06 AM

Finance Bill passed in LS, but without any Oppn amendments

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the government cannot accept the amendments of the Upper House.

30 Mar 2017 3:48 PM


Finance Bill 'tax terrorism', govt trying to destroy democracy: Oppn

'The Finance Bill shows the skill of the Finance Minister to go in for the kill,' Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said.

29 Mar 2017 9:08 PM

Govt embarrassed as RS passes Finance Bill with 5 amendments

The amended Finance Bill will now have to be considered again by the Lok Sabha, which can either accept or reject the amendments.

29 Mar 2017 7:35 PM

Govt trying to snoop into people's lives: Oppn on Finance Bill

Opposition parties lambasted the govt for not making enough provisions for creation of jobs through the rural employment guarantee scheme.

27 Mar 2017 8:34 PM

Beware, the new taxman cometh

This week, the Lok Sabha passed the Finance Bill with three absolutely draconian provisions, which give the taxman some dangerous powers.

24 Mar 2017 12:58 AM

No tax on farm or agriculture income: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister says govt targeted Rs 9.8 lakh cr in direct tax and Rs 9.25 lakh cr in indirect tax collections.

22 Mar 2017 5:10 PM