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No more extension for IT return filing: Finance Ministry

No more extension for IT return filing: Finance Ministry

🕔20:44, 31.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Those who have not filed their income tax returns under the impression that the government will eventually extend the date again, will end up paying a late fee as the Union Finance Ministry on Friday announced

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Sitharaman meets state Finance Ministers ahead of GST Council meeting

Sitharaman meets state Finance Ministers ahead of GST Council meeting

🕔06:42, 31.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday met her counterparts from all states and Union Teritories as part of the pre-Budget consultations. Many of the participants gave suggestions for inclusion in the upcoming FY23 Budget, to

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Finance Minister concludes pre-Budget meetings with stakeholders

Finance Minister concludes pre-Budget meetings with stakeholders

🕔07:04, 23.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday concluded a week-long series of pre-budget consultation meetings with various stakeholders for the upcoming Budget for FY23. All held in virtual mode, the first meeting was held on December 15

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Inflationary inflected: Centre suspends futures trade in 7 agri commodities

Inflationary inflected: Centre suspends futures trade in 7 agri commodities

🕔07:10, 21.Dec 2021

New Delhi/Mumbai, Dec 21 (IANS) To check inflationary pressure, India on Monday suspended trade in futures contracts of some agricultural commodities for one year. As per a Ministry of Finance notification, these agri commodities include wheat, paddy (non-basmati) chana, mustard seeds

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Prevent dumping of toxic wastes in India: FM to DRI

Prevent dumping of toxic wastes in India: FM to DRI

🕔09:04, 5.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday asked the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) to prevent dumping of toxic wastes in India. Speaking at an event to celebrate DRI’s 64th foundation day, Sitharaman lauded DRI’s compact

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Global action needed to regulate technology like cryptocurrency: Sitharaman

Global action needed to regulate technology like cryptocurrency: Sitharaman

🕔07:55, 4.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said collective “global action” is the only way to regulate the evolving technologies, including the cryptocurrencies. Speaking at the InFinity Forum organised by Bloomberg and IFSCA, Sitharaman noted that no

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Sitharaman inaugurates IT-D’s new office in Srinagar

Sitharaman inaugurates IT-D’s new office in Srinagar

🕔07:37, 23.Nov 2021

Srinagar, Nov 23 (IANS) The Income Tax Department’s new Office-cum-Residential complex — The Chinars, here, was inaugurated on Monday by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the presence of Jammu and Kashmir Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha. Dedicating the project to the people

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Wish to make GIFT city a global financial gateway: Sitharaman

Wish to make GIFT city a global financial gateway: Sitharaman

🕔12:45, 21.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that the Centre wants to make GIFT-IFSC city in Gujarat a global financial gateway. Gujarat International Finance Tec-City is a business district in the state of Gujarat. Sitharaman

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Fin Min moves to address liquidity issue of construction sector

Fin Min moves to address liquidity issue of construction sector

🕔08:01, 11.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) In yet another attempt to address the liquidity concerns in the construction sector, the government has decided to pay 75 per cent cent of the contract amount due to contractors even if such payment is disputed

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Over 1,700 consignments of uncleared/seized hazardous imports disposed off

Over 1,700 consignments of uncleared/seized hazardous imports disposed off

🕔07:01, 9.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) As part of the government’s continuing commitment to public safety, Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has reviewed the progress made by the Customs in the safe disposal of imports, that are hazardous in

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FM shares video to highlight digital payment revolution

FM shares video to highlight digital payment revolution

🕔07:38, 6.Nov 2021

Hyderabad, Nov 6 (IANS) The revolution in digital payment is sweeping through India with even petty shops and even roadside vendors using QR code but a video shared by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Twitter shows even alms-seekers are not left

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Sitharaman’s marathon meeting sessions with US businesses continues in NY

Sitharaman’s marathon meeting sessions with US businesses continues in NY

🕔15:04, 17.Oct 2021

New York, Oct 17 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s meetings with US businesses and institutions continued at a feverish pitch, including talks with two key investors asking them to broaden their world view and look at India for investment. As part

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India on path of swift recovery: FinMin report

India on path of swift recovery: FinMin report

🕔14:26, 11.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) As the post-pandemic economic activity in the country picks up pace, the Finance Ministry has said that India is well-placed on the path to swift recovery with growth impulses visibly transmitted to all sectors of the

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Path to recovery: GST collection for Sep at over Rs 1.17 lakh cr

Path to recovery: GST collection for Sep at over Rs 1.17 lakh cr

🕔15:03, 1.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The GST collection of the government had maintained its momentum this fiscal year despite Covid disruption as a pick up in the economic recovery is shoring up corporate earnings. The gross GST revenue collected in September

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GST Council meet today: Covid relief, bringing oil and gas indirect tax regime on agenda

GST Council meet today: Covid relief, bringing oil and gas indirect tax regime on agenda

🕔17:26, 17.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The GST Council will meet in Lucknow on Friday to take decisions on issues related to duty revision that were put on the back burner in earlier meetings to focus on the Covid relief measures amid

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GST Council meeting in Lucknow on Friday

GST Council meeting in Lucknow on Friday

🕔11:51, 16.Sep 2021

Lucknow, Sep 16  Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will preside over the 45th meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council in Lucknow on Friday. During the meeting in Lucknow, the GST Council is scheduled to discuss a number

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Global investors upbeat about India, investments growing: FinMin

Global investors upbeat about India, investments growing: FinMin

🕔08:47, 10.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 10  As the economy recovers from the impact of the second wave of the pandemic, the Finance Ministry has said that global investors are optimistic and upbeat about the Indian economy and are coming in with more

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Sitharaman leads delegation in 11th UK-India Economic and Financial Dialogue

Sitharaman leads delegation in 11th UK-India Economic and Financial Dialogue

🕔22:22, 2.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 2  The 11th India-United Kingdom Economic and Financial Dialogue (EFD), virtually chaired by Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak, was held on Thursday. The Indian delegation included the RBI

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Rules for withdrawal of retrospective taxation to come soon: FM

Rules for withdrawal of retrospective taxation to come soon: FM

🕔21:31, 16.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 16  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that the rules for the recent taxation amendment bill will be framed soon. “We will have to wait for the rules to be framed under the recent taxation amendment

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Expect inflation to remain in range of 2-6%, says Sitharaman

Expect inflation to remain in range of 2-6%, says Sitharaman

🕔21:30, 16.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 16  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that India’s inflation rate is likely to contained in the range of 2 to 6 per cent. In July, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) slipped to 5.59 per cent

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