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Now CSR funds can be spent on incubators and universities

According to Mohammad Azhar, Program Leader, INVENT at Villgro, it is a welcoming step to go from ‘good to great’.

21 Sep 2019 2:56 AM

Corporate tax cut cheers Auto Inc

Move may spur demand for contract manufacturing.

21 Sep 2019 2:52 AM

Market turns bullish on tax cut, Sensex vaults 1921 points

The biggest gain for the Sensex was 2,111 points rise on May 18, 2009.

21 Sep 2019 2:45 AM

Corporate taxes slashed, Sensex zooms 1,921 points

Modi 2.0’s ‘big bang’ reform raises hopes of jobs, growth.

21 Sep 2019 1:12 AM

Youth Congress stages protest over economic crisis near FM Sitharaman's home

He claimed the present government had no concrete plan for uplifting the economic state of country.

20 Sep 2019 8:46 PM


Corporate tax cut to give 'necessary fillip' to economy: Piyush Goyal

The minister is hopeful that businesses will be able to take benefit of these measures to spur growth.

20 Sep 2019 1:28 PM

Industry, market cheer slashing of corporate tax rate

Corporate tax rate cut from 30 pc to 25.2 pc to spur growth- this is a great move which will firmly revive growth and investment.

20 Sep 2019 1:21 PM

RBI expects growth to pick up from Q2 on govt spending

Governor also welcomed the government announcement in the morning to slash corporate tax across the board.

20 Sep 2019 1:07 PM

Govt slashes corporate tax to 25.17 per cent for domestic cos

The changes in the Income Tax Act and Finance Act will be made effective through an ordinance.

20 Sep 2019 11:15 AM

Corporate tax rates slashed for domestic companies, announces Sitharaman

After the announcement, markets immediately rose with Sensex surging over 1000 points and Nifty climbing above 11,067 mark.

20 Sep 2019 10:58 AM


Banks to hold meetings in 400 districts to boost credit flow: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

She said 200 districts will be covered in 1st phase till Sept 29 and next 200 districts will have similar gatherings from October 10 to 15.

19 Sep 2019 9:14 PM

No stressed MSME loan to be declared NPA till March 2020: FM

FM said banks have been asked to follow that circular and not declare any stressed MSME loan as NPA till March.

19 Sep 2019 8:24 PM

Twitter lights up with questions after government announces e-cigarette ban

The Finance Minister said the decision was taken 'so that we could take early action with regards to health of people'.

19 Sep 2019 3:57 PM

Finmin gets nearly 100 applications for post of RBI deputy governor

Persons with at least 25 years of work experience in an Indian or international public financial institution could also apply for the post.

19 Sep 2019 3:04 PM

‘Working on it’: FM Nirmala Sitharaman’s retorts to questions from industry

Sitharaman justified her presence at the event to ban e-cigarettes that gave rise to speculation about steps to support growth.

19 Sep 2019 1:40 PM


FinMin to hold review meeting with public sector banks today

The finance ministry will also discuss ways in which PSBs can offer doorstep banking facility.

19 Sep 2019 8:50 AM

Centre bans use and sale of e-cigarettes

The government also said first-time offenders would face a prison term of up to one year and a fine of Rs 1 lakh.

19 Sep 2019 1:49 AM

'E-cigarettes to be banned, offenders to face jail': FM after cabinet meeting

'Reports say that there are some who are probably getting into the habit of e-cigarettes as it seems cool,' Sitharaman said.

18 Sep 2019 3:35 PM

'Blueprint ready': Govt mulling fourth booster dose to revive economy

Last week, the government announced a slew of measures to boost exports and the real estate sector.

18 Sep 2019 9:24 AM

GST panel unlikely to favour tax rate cut for auto sector: sources

Total annual revenue loss could be as much as 500 bn rupees if the panel decided to lower tax rates for auto sector to 18 pc from 28 pc.

18 Sep 2019 8:58 AM