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Arvind Subramanian new chief economic advisor

Arvind Subramanian new chief economic advisor

🕔10:47, 17.Oct 2014

New Delhi, Oct 17  The Narendra Modi government appointed US-based economist Arvind Subramanian as the chief economic advisor in the finance ministry, filling a key position that has been lying vacant for over a year. Soon after assuming charge, Subramanian

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The President, Asian Development Bank, Takehiko Nakao calling on the Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence, Arun Jaitley

The President, Asian Development Bank, Takehiko Nakao calling on the Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence, Arun Jaitley

🕔10:13, 27.Aug 2014 Read Full Article
British deputy PM meets Jaitley

British deputy PM meets Jaitley

🕔09:46, 26.Aug 2014

New Delhi, Aug 26  Visiting British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and discussed various matters including the retrospective tax amendment issue. Jaitley intimated Clegg on the government’s stand on the retrospective tax amendments with reference

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We will meet fiscal deficit target: Arvind Mayaram

We will meet fiscal deficit target: Arvind Mayaram

🕔10:49, 5.Aug 2014

New Delhi, Aug 5  Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram said the government will be able to accomplish the “tough task” of meeting the fiscal deficit target. He based his optimism on the clear signs of economic recovery, which he said will

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India’s Finance Bill passed by Lok Sabha

India’s Finance Bill passed by Lok Sabha

🕔13:56, 25.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 25  The Lok Sabha Friday passed the Finance Bill, 2014 by a voice vote with which the legislative proposals notably on direct and indirect taxes proposed in the national budget for this fiscal can now become effective

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PSUs should be competitive, says Jaitley

PSUs should be competitive, says Jaitley

🕔14:48, 22.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 22  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Tuesday said public sector undertakings should learn to function like private business houses in a competitive environment. “The Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) must learn how to function like any other business organisation

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Govt Must Simplify Rules: MORE TAX TERROR AHEAD?…

Govt Must Simplify Rules: MORE TAX TERROR AHEAD?…

🕔11:58, 21.Jul 2014

Govt Must Simplify Rules MORE TAX TERROR AHEAD? By Shivaji Sarkar It is reassuring to know that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley intends ending tax terrorism and does not believe in retrospective tax. Appending a lollipop: If the economy improves he

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No new taxes in Jaitley’s Rs.36,776 crore Delhi budget

No new taxes in Jaitley’s Rs.36,776 crore Delhi budget

🕔12:01, 18.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 18  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Friday presented Delhi’s Rs.36,776 crore budget for fiscal 2014-15 in parliament, proposing a new specialty hospital and 100 ambulances for accident victims, while keeping tax rates unchanged. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

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Jaitley makes additional funding for three sectors

Jaitley makes additional funding for three sectors

🕔11:57, 18.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 18  Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Friday announced fresh budgetary support to three sectors in the Finance Bill 2014-15. The additional funding is for schemes in the food processing, wind energy and health sectors. Replying to the

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Jaitley promises more income tax relief if economy improves

Jaitley promises more income tax relief if economy improves

🕔10:03, 14.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 14  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley promised more concessions in income tax if the economy improves next year. “We do not want a high taxation regime. It was because of the high taxation regime of the previous government

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Raman Singh thanks centre for ‘IIT gift’

Raman Singh thanks centre for ‘IIT gift’

🕔11:26, 11.Jul 2014

Raipur, July 11  Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Thursday thanked both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for doling out the “much-needed” Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) to his state in the union budget for 2014-15. Chhattisgarh

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Delhi Police to get Rs.5,029 crore

Delhi Police to get Rs.5,029 crore

🕔11:25, 11.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10  The central government Thursday allocated Rs.5,029.19 crore to Delhi Police for improving training facilities, installation of traffic signals and construction of houses for the force in the current fiscal. This was an increase of Rs.300 crore

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Home ministry outlay hiked by 15 percent

Home ministry outlay hiked by 15 percent

🕔11:18, 11.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 11  The home ministry was Thursday allocated Rs.65,745 crore in the 2014-15 budget, marking a 15 percent increase over revised budget estimates of the last fiscal. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, in his budget speech, said the scheme

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Expenses for union ministers up 15.4 percent

Expenses for union ministers up 15.4 percent

🕔11:15, 11.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10 The sum for expenses of union ministers has been increased by 15.4 percent in the current fiscal. The union budget 2014-15, presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in parliament Thursday proposed Rs.433 crore for salaries, tour

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Ganga conservation in Jaitley’s list of priorities

Ganga conservation in Jaitley’s list of priorities

🕔11:14, 11.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10  Cleaning Ganga, linking of rivers and beautification of river banks were on top of the agenda of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who set aside Rs.2,037 crore for an integrated Ganga development project in the union budget

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Government to revise royalty rates on minerals

Government to revise royalty rates on minerals

🕔14:16, 10.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10  The government will revise the rates of royalty on minerals following a request by mineral bearing states. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced this while presenting the national budget for fiscal 2014-15. Mineral-rich states like Chhattisgarh, Odisha,

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Rs.100 crore scheme for community radio

Rs.100 crore scheme for community radio

🕔14:14, 10.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday announced a scheme to support community radio stations and allocated Rs.100 crore for the same. “So far around 400 permissions for setting up of community radio stations have been issued. To

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Ganga development gets Rs.2,037 crore

Ganga development gets Rs.2,037 crore

🕔14:00, 10.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday announced an integrated Ganga development project with a budget of Rs.2,037 crore. The project will be called Namami Ganga, Jaitley announced in his maiden budget. He announced that a NRI fund

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15,000 km more of gas pipelines to come up

15,000 km more of gas pipelines to come up

🕔13:57, 10.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10  The government will set up 15,000 km of additional gas transport infrastructure and further exploit coal bed methane gas reserves, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Thursday. India has an existing gas pipeline network of 15,000 km

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Rs.500 crore for tourist circuits

Rs.500 crore for tourist circuits

🕔13:54, 10.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 10 The government Thursday allocated Rs.500 crore for setting up five tourist circuits around specific themes. Jaitley also announced Rs.100 crore for development of archaeological sites. “Gaya to be developed as world class tourism spot,” Finance Minister

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