Finance Ministry(Search results - 31)
Top StoriesOct 2, 2021, 6:52 PM IST
Air India disinvestment: Government yet to decide, winner to be chosen through procedure, says Piyush Goyal
"Of course, bids were invited, and the officers are evaluating them, and in due course, there will be a well-defined procedure in place to pick the eventual winner," he stated to reporters.
BusinessOct 1, 2021, 9:24 AM IST
FinMin ready to hold clerical exams for PSBs in 13 regional languages
The move is based on the recommendation made by the Committee constituted by the finance ministry to examine the possibility of holding the exams for clerical cadre in PSBs in regional languages.
BusinessSep 24, 2021, 6:15 PM IST
Net direct tax collections for FY 2021-22 rise over 74% to Rs 5.7 lakh crore
In a statement, the Finance Ministry informed that on September 22, the Direct Tax collections for the financial year 2021-22 showed an increase in net collections by 74.4% to Rs 5,70,568 crore.
India NewsSep 22, 2021, 9:15 PM IST
Mundra Port drug haul: 8 arrested in multi-city raids
At least eight accused have been arrested in connection with the massive seizure of drugs from two containers that arrived at the Mundra Port from Afghanistan's Kandahar via Bandar Abbas port in Iran.
BusinessSep 10, 2021, 12:03 PM IST
Asset Monetization: 8 key myths debunked
Vineeta Hariharan, renowned Public Policy expert, demystifies the National Monetization Pipeline which unlocks the value of investments in public sector assets by tapping private sector capital and efficiencies.
DefenceJul 27, 2021, 5:19 PM IST
Report on risk allowance gathers dust, heartburn among Army ranks
The committee, which was formed to study the disparity of compensation amount between the Central Armed Paramilitary Force and the Indian Army despite having similar risk and hardship, gave its report in February this year, but the file is dangling between the ministries of defence and finance.
Top StoriesJul 14, 2021, 3:34 PM IST
Good news for central government employees; Dearness Allowance hiked to 28%
Union Minister Anurag Thakur confirmed that the Union Cabinet had taken a decision to hike DA after it was put on hold last year.
Top StoriesJun 27, 2021, 9:34 AM IST
No order issued on resuming dearness allowance; FM faces Opposition ire
The ministry said that a document, which is doing the rounds on social media claiming that DA to government employees and dearness relief to government pensioners will resume from July 2021, is fake.
Top StoriesJun 19, 2021, 12:18 PM IST
Finance Ministry refutes reports of whopping Rs 20,700 cr rise in 'black money' held by Indians in Swiss Banks
In an official release, the Finance Ministry stated that the figures did not indicate the 'quantum of the black money' held by Indians, stating that the biggest increase had been cited under 'Other amounts due from customers'-- which refers to bonds, securities, and various other financial instruments.
India NewsMar 10, 2021, 12:01 PM IST
7th Pay Commission: Three pending DA instalments to be restored for central govt employees, pensioners
The Union Finance Ministry on Tuesday (March 9) assured that the arrears (DA) of government employees and pensioners (Dearness Relief or DR) would be settled in three installments.
BusinessFeb 1, 2021, 5:15 PM IST
Budget 2021: We chose to spend big on infrastructure, health sectors, says FM Nirmala Sitharaman
Speaking at the Finance Ministry press briefing later in the day, Sitharaman said the government has attended to the need of the health sector and a major boost has been provided healthcare, infrastructure.
BusinessJan 29, 2021, 4:21 PM IST
Economic Survey 2020-21 points to strong V-shaped recovery
The Economic Survey 2020-21, tabled by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Parliament, has observed that in spite of an unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic and consequential challenges, the industrial and infrastructure sectors of Indian economy are on a fast V-shaped recovery path.
BusinessJan 23, 2021, 8:40 PM IST
Union Budget 2021 enters final stage with 'halwa ceremony'
The customary 'Halwa ceremony', which marks the beginning of compilation of budget documents, was held on Saturday at the Finance Ministry in the presence of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur and senior officials.
BusinessJan 21, 2021, 4:51 PM IST
Union Budget 2021: 10 things exporters expect from Nirmala Sitharaman
With just days to go for the Union Budget 2021, industry expectations from the government are on the rise. Apex exporters body Federation of Indian Export Organisations shared its wish list for the upcoming Union Budget 2021-22. Let's take a look.
BusinessDec 22, 2020, 11:23 AM IST
Government opens bids to sell majority stake in Shipping Corporation of India
The Finance Ministry has invited global expression of interest for strategic disinvestment of 63.75% government-held shares in Shipping Corporation of India along with transfer of management control.