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 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.
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.
The government on Tuesday said two
suspicious bank accounts were frozen as the details of
beneficiaries resembled that of terrorists listed by the
State-owned SAIL on Friday said the
finance ministry has given its in-principle approval for 20
per cent disinvestment of the steel giant.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Day in Pics: 2nd September
Showbiz World - September 2, 2014
Celebrities welcome Ganapati