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Govt aims to make India ''tax paying, not tax evading'' society: Arun Jaitley

Govt aims to make India ''tax paying, not tax evading'' society: Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the government`s policy with regard to direct taxation is very clear, adding the ruling dispensation aims to gradually nudge the system to make India a tax paying society and not a tax evading society.

 Black Money: Don't want to be big brother watching, says Arun Jaitley

Black Money: Don't want to be big brother watching, says Arun Jaitley

Asking people to come clean on unaccounted wealth and live with "heads held high", Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said government is aware of sectors generating black money but it would be unpleasant to start the "big brother watching" process.

India avoided adverse Brexit effect, now a safe haven: FM Jaitley

India avoided adverse Brexit effect, now a safe haven: FM Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said India has avoided any adverse impact of Brexit and has emerged as a safe haven for investors around the world.

I-T dept detects Rs 22K crore undisclosed income in 2 years: FM Jaitley

I-T dept detects Rs 22K crore undisclosed income in 2 years: FM Jaitley

The Income Tax Department has detected undisclosed income worth Rs 22,475 crore in over 9,500 surveys conducted over the past two years, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Friday.

 

SBI associates' staff will not be affected by merger: Arun Jaitley

SBI associates' staff will not be affected by merger: Arun Jaitley

Interest of the employees of five associate banks will be protected following their merger with the parent entity State Bank of India, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday.

7th Pay Commission: CBSE chief R K Chaturvedi gets additional charge of implementation cell

7th Pay Commission: CBSE chief R K Chaturvedi gets additional charge of implementation cell

CBSE chief Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi was Friday given the additional charge of chief of the implementation cell of the Seventh Central Pay Commission.

Anti-Mayawati rant: Don't create hype for political gains, says Venkaiah Naidu

Anti-Mayawati rant: Don't create hype for political gains, says Venkaiah Naidu

Venkaiah Naidu said that BSP party is taking undue advantage of Dayashankar Singh`s slur to malign the BJP's image in the state going for polls next year.

Derogatory remarks against Mayawati: FIR lodged against Dayashankar Singh; BJP expels him for six years

Derogatory remarks against Mayawati: FIR lodged against Dayashankar Singh; BJP expels him for six years

Dayashankar Singh said, “Mayawati is breaking the dream of Kanshi Ram into pieces. Mayawati is selling tickets like a...."

BSP plans to file FIR against foul-mouthed Daya Shankar Singh over 'prostitute' remark on Mayawati

BSP plans to file FIR against foul-mouthed Daya Shankar Singh over 'prostitute' remark on Mayawati

BJP Uttar Pradesh vice-president Daya Shankar Singh triggered a controversy after made objectionable remarks against BSP supremo Mayawati.

Prostitute remark: Embarrassed BJP sacks Dayashankar Singh from all party posts

Prostitute remark: Embarrassed BJP sacks Dayashankar Singh from all party posts

A senior BJP leader in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday stoked a major row by making derogatory remarks against BSP chief Mayawati.

Kumar Vishwas' tweet on Shatrughan Sinha, Kirti Azad, Navjot Sidhu – Know what he has to say

Kumar Vishwas' tweet on Shatrughan Sinha, Kirti Azad, Navjot Sidhu – Know what he has to say

Sidhu has quit the BJP as well and would not return to its fold, his wife today confirmed.

Arun Jaitley meets Nitish Kumar; to court TRS, TDP leaders for GST

Arun Jaitley meets Nitish Kumar; to court TRS, TDP leaders for GST

Ahead of the GST test in Rajya Sabha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday met Bihar Chief Minister and JDU leader Nitish Kumar and is likely to court senior leadership of Andhra Pradesh and Telengana parties -- TDP and TRS -- this weekend.

The earlier GST Bill is passed, the better for states: FM Jaitley

The earlier GST Bill is passed, the better for states: FM Jaitley

Government on Tuesday urged the Rajya Sabha to pass the GST bill expeditiously to enable states get a share of the Service Tax which is not shared under the provisions of 14th Finance Commission.

Kashmir issue dominates Rajya Sabha; Pakistan behind unrest in Valley, says govt

Kashmir issue dominates Rajya Sabha; Pakistan behind unrest in Valley, says govt

Defending the Centre's action, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the security forces have been asked to use maximum restraint and least force.

GST: Know 3 main reasons behind the logjam

GST: Know 3 main reasons behind the logjam

The first demand of Congress includes a cap on the GST rate at 18 percent.

Credit for reforms goes to Narasimha Rao-Manmohan Singh duo, not Congress: Arun Jaitley

Credit for reforms goes to Narasimha Rao-Manmohan Singh duo, not Congress: Arun Jaitley

Giving sole credit to the Narasimha Rao-Manmohan Singh combine, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that it was only due to this dynamic pair that economic reforms of 1991 happened, not because of the Congress. 

GST not discussed at all-party meet, will support bills on merit: Congress

GST not discussed at all-party meet, will support bills on merit: Congress

The GST issue did not figure at an all-party meeting called on Sunday by the government, the Congress said adding that the party will support in Parliament any legislation that is in the nation's interest.

Govt, Opposition must join hands for GST breakthrough: Assocham

Govt, Opposition must join hands for GST breakthrough: Assocham

Government and the main opposition party should get the long-stalled Constitutional Amendment Bill on GST passed in the Rajya Sabha in first few days of the monsoon session of Parliament, industry body Assocham has said.

7th Pay Commission: For now only 14.27% hike in basic pay, not overall 23.5%

7th Pay Commission: For now only 14.27% hike in basic pay, not overall 23.5%

AK Mathur panel had recommended overall 23.55 percent hike - basic pay plus allowances -  for Central government employees and pensioners. 

Another blow for Smriti Irani, gets dropped from Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs

Another blow for Smriti Irani, gets dropped from Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs

The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) has been rejigged with Smriti Irani being dropped as a special invitee and her successor in the HRD ministry Prakash Javadekar elevated as a member.