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Cabinet clears 49% FDI in insurance; bill to be presented in Parliament

Cabinet clears 49% FDI in insurance; bill to be presented in Parliament

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 09:42

The proposal to raise FDI cap has been pending since 2008 when the previous UPA government came up with Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill.

South Korea unveils $40 bn economic stimulus package

South Korea unveils $40 bn economic stimulus package

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 08:47

The stimulus plan of 41 trillion won ($40 billion) includes 11.7 trillion won in expanded fiscal spending and 29 trillion won in extra financing support.

Conduct non-intrusive investigations: FM tells tax officials

Conduct non-intrusive investigations: FM tells tax officials

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 22:08

The Minister "exhorted the officers of the Income Tax Department to maximise the use of innovative and non-intrusive methods of investigation," an official statement said.

Four PSUs face shut down; Jaitley asks others to shape up

Four PSUs face shut down; Jaitley asks others to shape up

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 12:05

Jaitley said public sector undertakings should learn to function like private business houses in a competitive environment.

Singapore Exchange opens India office to attract listings

Singapore Exchange opens India office to attract listings

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 15:47

Singapore has been a popular listing venue for Indian offshore bond issuers and has six listings from India, including Religare Health Trustand Indiabulls Properties Investment Trust .

PSUs should be competitive, says Jaitley

PSUs should be competitive, says Jaitley

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 14:22

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Tuesday said public sector undertakings should learn to function like private business houses in a competitive environment.

Revenue collection expected to exceed target this fiscal: Jaitley

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 12:23

The government estimates to garner Rs 13.64 lakh crore from both direct and indirect tax collection during the current fiscal.

FinMin may tweak proposal to double tax on debt Mfs

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 19:09

Finance Ministry is contemplating to tweak the Budget proposal for hiking capital gains tax to 20 percent for debt mutual fund investors from prospective effect instead of April 1, 2014.

Recapitalisation of PSU banks is on high priority: Jaitley

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 14:48

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said recapitalisation to the tune of Rs 2.4 lakh crore in public sector banks to meet Basel III norms is a 'high priority' item for the government.

500 water ATMS proposed in city

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 16:06

With an aim of providing drinking water at an affordable price in parched areas of the city, Government today proposed to set up 500 water ATMS in the national capital.

Need to correct lopsided subsidy policy: FM

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 15:18

Replying to the Budget debate in the Lok Sabha on Friday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley emphasised that politicians must rise above party politics to bring back the economy to high growth trajectory.

Govt to resolve issues hampering GST roll out within this year

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 13:42

Government is aiming to resolve the issues hampering GST roll out within this year, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley informed the Lok Sabha today.