Singh to see Cabinet notes of FinMin

All major Cabinet proposals will be put up before PM, who delegated most of the day-to-day affairs of 3 key departments of the Ministry to Meena.

India spending over 2.6% to tackle climate change: FinMin

India is spending over 2.6 per cent of it`s GDP to deal with challenges of climate change and wants rich countries to honour their financial commitments to address green issues.

Finmin expects RBI to raise rates further

The Reserve Bank is likely to further tighten its monetary policy in its April 20 policy review to tame rising inflation, Financial Services Secretary R Gopalan said.

Two suspicious bank accounts frozen for terror links: FinMin

The government on Tuesday said two
suspicious bank accounts were frozen as the details of
beneficiaries resembled that of terrorists listed by the
United Nations.

SAIL`s divestment plans gets approval from FinMin

State-owned SAIL on Friday said the
finance ministry has given its in-principle approval for 20
per cent disinvestment of the steel giant.

RBI monetary review: FinMin expects status quo on stance

The Finance Ministry on Tuesday expressed hope that the Reserve Bank will not signal hike in interest rates in its monetary review next week as the economic recovery is still in its nascent stage.

Follow austerity while seeking more funds; Finmin to ministries

The Finance Ministry has asked
the ministries to adhere to the austerity guidelines while seeking additional funds over and above the amount provided in
the Budget 2009-10.

Finmin not opposing new FDI norms

Finance Ministry now says it does not have any objection to
new rules that changed the criteria for calculation of foreign
ownership in a company and its downstream investment.

Direct Taxes Code Bill likely in Winter Session: Finmin

The Direct Taxes Code Bill, which will replace the I-T Act 1961, is likely to be introduced during Winter Session, a Finance Ministry official said today.

Inflation decline statistical in nature: Finmin

The government on Friday said the decline in inflation, which is in the negative zone for the previous six weeks, was partly on account of statistical reasons.