Even as a large chunk of the wealthy dodges taxes with ease and impunity, budget time debates centre around meagre tweaks in tax slabs.
19 hours ago
The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017, is seeking to criminalise the practice of instant triple talaq.
17 days ago
Earlier, during his tour to the US, the Union Finance Minister had hinted at the government's intentions to bring petrol under the GST regime, but never confirmed it.
Dec 20, 2017
One of the major economic reforms undertaken by the NDA government was when in October, the Centre announced Rs 2.11 lakh crore mega bank recapitalisation plan for the public sector banks.
Dec 15, 2017
The FM stated that growth hitting 10 percent is 'very challenging' and it would not depend on domestic factors alone.
Nov 30, 2017
Jaitley said the highest priority for the government is to create new jobs as millions of young people enter the workforce every year.
Oct 15, 2017
Targeting his critics — primarily Congress, Arun Jaitley said that BJP simply did what Congress couldn't do while in power.
Oct 15, 2017
Economists and market analysts opined that real estate has seen the highest tax evasion among all business sectors and need to be regulated in a structured manner.
Oct 13, 2017
Modi said that the government had earlier said that it will study the GST for three months after its implementation and then make the changes with the model after evaluating the problems.
Oct 8, 2017
Jaitley's response came a day after Yashwant Sinha, in an opinion piece, criticised Jaitley's handling of the economy saying that the Indian economy now is on a downward spiral.
Sep 29, 2017
The move could widen the fiscal deficit, but it is a risk the government will take to tackle slowing growth.
Sep 21, 2017
Jethmalani, one of the most sought after lawyers in the country, was a Rajya Sabha MP and also associated with the ruling BJP.
Sep 10, 2017
Surprisingly, revenue secretary Hasmukh Adhia, after the closure of the PMGKY window, had said the response had "not been so good."
Sep 7, 2017
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said an alternative mechanism will be in place which is going to facilitate fast-track approvals of consolidations.
Sep 5, 2017
On August 23, the central government gave an in-principle approval for the mergers of state-owned lenders.
Sep 4, 2017
Last month, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) initiated insolvency proceedings against 12 large corporate defaulters, who account for Rs 2 lakh crore, almost one-fourth of the country's bad loans.
Aug 31, 2017
The e-way bill is required when goods consignment value exceeds Rs 50,000 and transportation happens across state boarders.
Aug 31, 2017
Of the 99 recommendations suggested by the Lt Gen Db Shekatkar (retd) committee, the defence ministry has accepted 65 after consultations with all the stakeholders.
Aug 30, 2017
Congress party will target BJP led by Vijay Rupani on three issues -- unemployment, corruption and agrarian distress.
Aug 29, 2017
Traders across the country faced problems on Saturday due to the technical snag and could not file GST returns.
Aug 20, 2017
Jul 26, 2017