Articles about Ministry of Finance
05 Aug 2022Cryptocurrency
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday froze the bank assets of cryptocurrency exchange WazirX heads in an ongoing money laundering probe.
19 Apr 2022Sri Lanka
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday "assured all possible cooperation" to her Sri Lankan counterpart Ali Sabry on the sidelines of IMF-WB Spring Meetings in the US.
27 Dec 2021Nirmala Sitharaman
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime will witness a host of tax rate and procedural changes starting January 1, 2022.
29 Nov 2021India
The Centre said Monday that it has no proposal to recognize Bitcoin as a currency in the country.
04 Nov 2021Fuel Price Hike
Several states have announced additional relaxations for prices in petrol and diesel shortly after the Centre cut excise duty on fuel.
03 Nov 2021Government of India
The central government on Wednesday announced a reduction in the excise duty on petrol and diesel.
21 Oct 2021Narendra Modi
The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved a 3% hike in dearness allowance (DA) and dearness relief (DR) for central government employees and pensioners.
13 Oct 2021India
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday denied reports of coal shortage in the country and said these are "absolutely baseless."
05 Oct 2021Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)
The Centre on Monday ordered a multi-agency probe to investigate the revelation made by media organizations, dubbed the "Pandora Papers," about the hidden wealth of global elites, including 380 Indians, in offshore accounts.
16 Sep 2021Nirmala Sitharaman
To reduce the non-performing assets (NPA) of public sector banks, the Union Cabinet approved a plan to set up the National Asset Reconstruction Company Limited (NARCL) or the "bad bank."
15 Sep 2021Supreme Court Of India
The Supreme Court Wednesday came down heavily on the Centre for "cherry-picking" appointments from its tribunal waitlist rather than appointing persons recommended by the Search and Selection Committees (SCSCs).
23 Aug 2021Nirmala Sitharaman
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday launched the National Monetization Pipeline worth Rs. 6 lakh crore.
16 Aug 2021Nirmala Sitharaman
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday blamed the former Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government for the soaring fuel prices.
26 Jul 2021NITI Aayog
Rural India is witnessing a spike in the weekly unemployment rate, according to data from the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE).
25 Jul 2021Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
All important banking transactions such as salary, pension, and Equated Monthly Installment (EMI) payments will take place 24X7 from August 1.
14 Jul 2021Anurag Thakur
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a hike in the Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR) for employees of the central government and pensioners.
03 Jul 2021Tax Deducted at Source (TDS)
In the Union Budget 2021, the Finance Ministry has introduced a fresh rule to deduct Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) at a higher rate for those who failed to file their income tax returns for the past couple of years.
28 Jun 2021Nirmala Sitharaman
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addressed a key press conference on Monday, announcing a slew of economic relief measures.
01 Apr 2021Nirmala Sitharaman
Less than 12 hours after announcing a steep reduction in small savings interest rates, the government has scrapped the order, saying it was issued by oversight.
01 Feb 2021Indian Railways
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced a record sum of Rs. 1.10 lakh crore for the Indian Railways in her Budget 2021 speech.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday presented the Union Budget for the financial year 2021-2022.
During her Union Budget 2021 speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced a voluntary vehicle scrappage policy.
19 Jan 2021Narendra Modi
India is reportedly considering a hike in import duties by 5-10% on smartphones, electronic components, and appliances among more than 50 items in the upcoming Union Budget.
25 Nov 2020Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the amalgamation of the crisis-hit Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) with DBS Bank India Ltd (DBIL), the Indian arm of Singapore's DBS Bank.
17 Nov 2020Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
The Centre on Tuesday placed Tamil Nadu-based private sector lender Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) under a moratorium for a period of one month, the Ministry of Finance said.
12 Nov 2020Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced a fresh economic stimulus to spur economic growth and boost demand.
06 Nov 2020India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired the Virtual Global Investor Roundtable 2020, attended by leading institutional investors from the US, Europe, Canada, Korea, Japan, Middle East, Australia, and Singapore.
31 Oct 2020Narendra Modi
Former Finance Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg on Saturday blamed Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for his sudden transfer from the Ministry.
24 Oct 2020Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)
The Finance Ministry on Saturday announced that the deadline for filing income tax returns (ITRs) for the financial year (FY) 2019-20 for individual taxpayers has been extended by a month till December 31.
12 Oct 2020Nirmala Sitharaman
To aid the economy, bruised by the coronavirus pandemic, the Centre on Monday announced a few measures for government employees.
05 Oct 2020India
Seven months after India imposed a strict lockdown to contain coronavirus spread, the country may have crossed the peak, the Finance Ministry said in its September report.
07 Aug 2020Supreme Court Of India
Girish Chandra Murmu, who resigned as Lieutenant-Governor of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, has been appointed as the new Comptroller and Auditor General and will succeed incumbent Rajiv Mehrishi, who turns 65 tomorrow.
30 Jul 2020Shashi Tharoor
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Thursday praised the new National Education Policy (NEP) but emphasized on certain issues with the policy.
18 Jun 2020Odisha
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday addressed a curtain-raiser press conference to provide details on the PM Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan.
17 May 2020Narendra Modi
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday announced the fifth and last tranche of the Rs. 20 lakh crore economic package announced by the government to revive the economy amid the coronavirus outbreak.
16 May 2020Space News
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced that the government will boost private participation in the space sector.
16 May 2020Narendra Modi
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addressed the media on Saturday for the fourth consecutive day to detail the government's economic package to revive the economy.