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Arun Jaitley to meet heads of PSU banks on Thursday

Arun Jaitley to meet heads of PSU banks on Thursday

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 17:25

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is scheduled to hold his first meeting with all the heads of the public sector banks on July 31 and is expected to impress upon them the need to lower interest rates for boosting growth.

PM Narendra Modi likely to expand Cabinet next month

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 09:23

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to expand his Council of Ministers in the middle of next month, reports claimed on Monday.

`Modi government has done commendable work in two months`

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 20:58

Asserting that Narendra Modi govt has done commendable work since it assumed office two months ago, Venkaiah Naidu Sunday said it was trying to put the country`s economy back on rails.

Union Home Minister briefs PM on Saharanpur, UPSC

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 20:29

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and briefed him about the situation in violence-hit Saharanpur and students` protests against UPSC syllabus.

FinMin to pitch for ratings upgrade with S&P, other agencies

FinMin to pitch for ratings upgrade with S&P, other agencies

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 15:00

Moody's assigns a 'Baa3' rating on India, with a stable outlook.

Jaitley to address RBI board on August 9

Jaitley to address RBI board on August 9

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 13:25

It has been a custom that the Finance Minister addresses RBI board, consisting of RBI Governor and existing three deputy governors, after the Budget.

Swaraj-Treaty to last

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 01:14

In order to promote Nepal`s exports, India agreed to relax certain norms including simplifying and streamlining transit and custom procedures and lifting certain restrictions on the export of Nepalese products to India.

Sonia Gandhi`s attempt to build Rahul, destroy Manmohan finished UPA: Sanjaya Baru

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 23:50

Former media advisor to the PMO Sanjaya Baru stirred another pot of controversy on Saturday by saying that it was Congress president Sonia Gandhi who spelled doom for the UPA-II government by her attempts to "engineer" a transition of leadership from then prime minister Manmohan Singh to her son Rahul Gandhi.

PM launches `MyGov` portal for citizens to contribute in governance

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 13:48

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday launched a website mygov.nic.in that aims to help citizens contribute in governance by giving their opinions and views on important issues like Clean Ganga or skill development.

Nokia paid Rs 250 cr compensation under VRS to 5,600 employees

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 19:42

Finland-based Nokia has paid about Rs 250 crore as compensation to employees of its Chennai manufacturing facility, who opted for the voluntary retirement scheme offered by it in May, Tamil Nadu Industries Minister P Thangamani informed the state Assembly today.

Marginal relief to MFs; new tax rate effective from Jul 10

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 17:34

In a small relief to the mutual fund industry, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday announced that the increased tax rate of 20 percent on debt MFs will not apply on units sold between April 1 and July 10.

Direct tax collection on rise: FM

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 16:27

Reasonable tax rates lead to voluntary compliance in paying taxes and government has means like search and seizure to make people pay their dues, the Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.