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Nirmala Sitharaman gets Finance Ministry

Nirmala Sitharaman gets Finance Ministry

🕔18:41, 31.May 2019

New Delhi, May 31 Nirmala Sitharaman has been assigned the important portfolio of Finance along with Corporate Affairs. With a slowing economy and rising unemployment, her job is clearly cut out. She would be presenting the Union Budget in July. Since

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RBI Governor calls on Jaitley, terms it courtesy call

RBI Governor calls on Jaitley, terms it courtesy call

🕔09:21, 27.May 2019

New Delhi, May 27  Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das called on Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley here on Sunday. Das, in a tweet, described the visit as a courtesy meeting. The meeting comes amidst reports and speculations

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Finance Minister unveils EASE Index Report

Finance Minister unveils EASE Index Report

🕔18:14, 28.Feb 2019

28th February 2019 – New Delhi: The Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) today organized an Awards program on ‘Reforms Journey for EASE in Public Sector Banks (PSBs). Hon’ble Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley, unveiled the first-ever Enhanced Access and Service Excellence (EASE) Index

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Jaitley to return as Finance Minister, to attend CCS meet

Jaitley to return as Finance Minister, to attend CCS meet

🕔09:23, 15.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 15 Union Minister Arun Jaitley, who returned from the US last week after a medical treatment, will resume office as the Finance Minister on Friday. Official sources said Jaitley will resume function as the Finance Minister and attend

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NITI Aayog releases Strategy for New India @ 75

NITI Aayog releases Strategy for New India @ 75

🕔10:35, 20.Dec 2018

The NITI Aayog today unveiled its comprehensive national Strategy for New India, which defines clear objectives for 2022-23. It is a detailed exposition acrossforty-one crucial areas, that recognizesthe progress already made, identifies binding constraints, and suggests the way forward for

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Prabhu asks FinMin to relieve credit crunch for exporters

Prabhu asks FinMin to relieve credit crunch for exporters

🕔10:33, 28.Nov 2018

New Delhi, Nov 28  Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday said he has taken up the issue of the credit crunch facing exporters with the Finance Ministry along with the request to ensure adequate availability of funds to them. Data

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Confiscation of cash was not the aim: Jaitley on note ban

Confiscation of cash was not the aim: Jaitley on note ban

🕔14:38, 8.Nov 2018

New Delhi, Nov 8  As the country completed two years of demonetisation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said the objective was not to get the cash deposited in banks but to move towards a more formal economy that he

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State GST collection showing improvement over last year: Arun Jaitley

State GST collection showing improvement over last year: Arun Jaitley

🕔08:01, 29.Sep 2018

New Delhi, Sep 2  Expressing satisfaction with GST collection trends, the government on Friday said the states were on the path of meeting their revenue targets by themselves, thereby not needing compensation from the Centre after the five-year period of

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Jaitley to meet heads of public sector banks on Tuesday

Jaitley to meet heads of public sector banks on Tuesday

🕔10:15, 25.Sep 2018

New Delhi, Sep 25  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will meet the heads of public sector banks (PSBs) on Tuesday to review their performance and to take stock of the sector reeling under non-performing assets (NPAs) and scams. “Finance Minister Arun

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Will ensure liquidity of NBFCs, MFs, SMEs: Jaitley

Will ensure liquidity of NBFCs, MFs, SMEs: Jaitley

🕔20:12, 24.Sep 2018

New Delhi, Sep 24  The government will take all measures to ensure adequate liquidity for non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) and mutual funds, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday in the wake of the uncertainty created by the ongoing debt

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India to become fifth largest economy next year: Jaitley

India to become fifth largest economy next year: Jaitley

🕔14:00, 30.Aug 2018

New Delhi, Aug 30 India is on track to surpass Britain next year to become the fifth largest economy in the world and to emerge among the “big three” global economies by 2040, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday. He

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Jaitley reallocated Finance, Corporate Affairs portfolios

Jaitley reallocated Finance, Corporate Affairs portfolios

🕔10:18, 23.Aug 2018

New Delhi, Aug 23  President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday reassigned the Finance and Corporate Affairs portfolios to Union Minister Arun Jaitley, a Rashtrapati Bhavan statement said. “The President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, has directed to

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Parliament nod sought for Rs 11,698-cr extra expenditure

Parliament nod sought for Rs 11,698-cr extra expenditure

🕔20:24, 31.Jul 2018

New Delhi, July 31  The government on Tuesday sought Parliament sanction for gross additional expenditure of Rs 11,697.92 crore for the current financial year, including an amount of Rs 980 crore for infusion of equity into the heavily indebted Air

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Indian deposits in Swiss banks falling sharply since 2014: Piyush Goyal

Indian deposits in Swiss banks falling sharply since 2014: Piyush Goyal

🕔15:40, 24.Jul 2018

New Delhi, July 24 Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday dismissed as “baseless” the allegations of a 50 per cent jump in deposits by Indians in Swiss banks and said the Congress was trying to tarnish India’s image on the international

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India can soon be fifth largest global economy: Jaitley

India can soon be fifth largest global economy: Jaitley

🕔06:38, 13.Jul 2018

Mumbai, July 13  India can become the worlds fifth largest economy soon if firm growth continues, Union Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday. His comments came a day after the World Bank’s latest rankings placed India as the world’s sixth-largest

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Cabinet approves Rs 24,000 cr FDI in HDFC Bank

Cabinet approves Rs 24,000 cr FDI in HDFC Bank

🕔10:14, 14.Jun 2018

New Delhi, June 14  In another move to bolster the Indian banking system, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a Rs 24,000 crore foreign direct investment (FDI) as additional share capital into private sector HDFC Bank, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal announced.

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New method of filing GST returns in 6 months, panel to examine sugar cess

New method of filing GST returns in 6 months, panel to examine sugar cess

🕔09:31, 5.May 2018

New Delhi, May 5  The GST Council on Friday decided to roll out in six months a new method of filing monthly returns and to take over ownership of the GST Network (GSTN), even as it deferred a decision on

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India calls for ‘quota-based resource base’ for IMF

India calls for ‘quota-based resource base’ for IMF

🕔10:40, 23.Apr 2018

Washington/New Delhi, April 23  Calling for a timely review of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s quota system, India has urged for the creation of a robust quota-based permanent resource base for the multilateral lender to mitigate risks to the international

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Civil Accounts Service should have highest integrity: Jaitley

Civil Accounts Service should have highest integrity: Jaitley

🕔08:33, 2.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 2  In the wake of the Rs 12,600 crore fraud on state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB) by accused diamantaire Nirav Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday that the highest levels of integrity and efficiency are

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Cabinet nod to bill to seize assets of fugitive offenders

Cabinet nod to bill to seize assets of fugitive offenders

🕔22:12, 1.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 1  Cracking down on economic offenders who flee the country after committing frauds, the union cabinet on Thursday approved a bill for confiscation of properties of these fugitives and also gave its clearance to set up an

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