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Govt working to tighten banking risk management: Jaitley

Govt working to tighten banking risk management: Jaitley

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 13:04

Concerned over instances of corruption in the PSU banks, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that government is taking steps to professionalise the management and help them strengthen their risk management system.

Now invest up to Rs 1.5 lakh in PPF

Now invest up to Rs 1.5 lakh in PPF

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 20:12

People can now deposit up to Rs 1.5 lakh annually in their Public Provident Fund (PPF) with the government notifying changes in the popular savings scheme.

No contradiction in being pro-biz, pro-poor: Jaitley

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 20:38

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Monday changed the cover photo on his Facebook profile and added a new slogan saying there is no contradiction between being "pro-business and pro-poor".

No contradiction in being pro-biz,pro-poor: Jaitley`s FB update

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 18:56

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday changed the cover photo on his Facebook profile and added a new slogan saying there is no contradiction between being "pro-business and pro-poor".

Female bank staffers may soon get transfers of their choice

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 21:35

The Finance Ministry has asked the banks to formulate women-friendly transfer policies so that they can get transfers at places where their husbands are working or parents are living.

Low growth, high inflation not acceptable: Jaitley

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 14:50

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the current situation of high inflation and low growth has to be reversed to achieve sustainable GDP expansion along with improvement in price situation.

FM hints at sops to increase savings

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 13:21

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday called for cutting down subsidy outgo.

Independence Day: Narendra Modi to announce financial inclusion mission

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 16:18

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to unveil an ambitious financial inclusion scheme on the Independence Day on Friday to provide bank accounts to 15 crore poor persons with an overdraft facility of Rs 5,000 and accident insurance of Rs 1 lakh.

Insurance Bill referred to Select Committee of Rajya Sabha

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 12:37

Bowing to opposition pressure, the government has referred the controversial Insurance Bill to a Select Committee of Rajya Sabha, which will have 15 members.

Insurance Bill: Govt bows to oppn demand for select panel

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 23:20

With a view to gaining support, the government has made it clear that it is amenable to amendments in the bill.

Govt in final stage to revamp Planning Commission

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 18:53

A final decision on the same is likely within 3-4 days.

Bimal Jalan to head Expenditure Management Commission

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 15:22

The EMC is being set up following the announcement made by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Budget 2014-15.