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Jaitley to address RBI board on Monday

The meeting, according to sources, will take a call on the interim dividend to be paid to the government during the current fiscal.

17 Feb 2019 1:30 PM

Amid unemployment chorus, Budget claims over 379k new jobs in govt depts

The government said it has generated 251,279 jobs in central government establishments between 2017 and 2018.

10 Feb 2019 4:06 PM

Difficult for govt to maintain 3.4 pc fiscal deficit in FY'20: Moody's

The govt has pegged the fiscal deficit for the next financial year at 3.4 per cent of GDP, as against the original target of 3.1 per cent.

03 Feb 2019 6:04 PM

Govt to held new survey to show enough job creation: Bibek Oberoy

Unemployment rate in India stood at 6.1 per cent in the period of 2017-18.

02 Feb 2019 4:37 PM

Top US advocacy group praises Piyush Goyal for the positive elements

The interim Budget comes after the disappointing moves made by the Union government to control a quick execution in its eCommerce policy.

02 Feb 2019 11:35 AM


GST rates may get political tinge in election year

The GST council’s fitment committee would take a final decision with all states on board.

31 Dec 2018 11:03 AM

New look team to steer Interim Budget 2019

Govt is in the process of appointing the chief economic advisor (CEA) who could soon take charge.

22 Nov 2018 10:28 AM

RBI sticks to October 15 deadline for data localisation in public interest

The central bank in April gave six months time to global payment companies to store transaction data of Indian customers within India.

14 Oct 2018 1:05 PM

No respite for consumers as fuel prices witness fresh hike

Arun Jaitley had earlier announced a cut of Rs 2.50 per litre on both petrol and diesel prices.

12 Oct 2018 3:16 PM

GST 'most complex', needs massive fixing: Punjab Finance Minister

The way India designed its GST, I would actually give it 2 out of 10, says Manpreet Singh Badal.

11 Oct 2018 5:42 PM


Arun Jaitley meets RBI DG, IT Secretary for data localisation

The meeting was also attended by Subhash Chandra Garg, Rajiv Kumar and Ajay Prakash Sawhney.

08 Oct 2018 4:17 PM

Fuel prices regain upward trend after a relief of Rs 2.50 from Centre

Petrol rate is the highest in Mumbai and diesel rate is the highest in Chennai.

07 Oct 2018 12:49 PM

Govt determined to contain IL&FS crisis to avoid any adverse impact: Jaitley

The government earlier this week superseded the board of IL&FS.

04 Oct 2018 7:10 PM

Imposition of calamity tax with GST not advisable: CAIT

CAIT in a statement said that any move to impose calamity tax with the GST will set a wrong precedent in the country.

03 Oct 2018 11:18 AM

Northern states agree on uniform fuel rates

On the advice of Delhi, similar Excise Policy will be implemented for all the North Eastern states.

26 Sep 2018 2:47 PM


Bad debts on a decline, loan recovery picking up of PSU banks: Jaitley

After the IBC came into force, which calls for an auction of assets of loan defaulting entities, recoveries have picked up.

25 Sep 2018 7:28 PM

Jaitley asks PSU banks to take effective action against frauds, defaults

Formalisation of the economy would help India achieve sustainable growth of 8 per cent.

25 Sep 2018 4:27 PM

Centre’s might fails to stop fall in Sensex

Posts biggest fall in 6 months; NBFCs could to see pressure.

25 Sep 2018 12:45 AM

Jaitley to meet PSU banks chiefs tomorrow; to review financial performance

The finance minister will also discuss credit growth and bad loan situation.

24 Sep 2018 4:33 PM

Govt to take all measures to ensure liquidity in NBFCs: Jaitley

The minister's remarks come in the wake of stock markets witnessing sudden and stiff fall in intra-day trade on Friday.

24 Sep 2018 11:00 AM