06-27-2017 12:06:27

The next meeting of the Council will be held on July 18, the finance minister said.

06-18-2017 08:06:26

The Associated Chambers of Commerce of India had asked the Finance Ministry to postpone the implementation of the new tax regime.

05-29-2017 12:05:26

Other headlines: The Congress criticised BJP’s Yeddyurappa for allegedly refusing food made by Dalits, and Trump said India had been a victim of terrorism.

05-20-2017 12:05:26

The National Conference president said the government had failed and that replacing the chief minister would not help either.

04-23-2017 08:04:27

He said he was hurt by Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh calling him a ‘Khalistani sympathiser’.

04-23-2017 08:04:27

Harjit Singh Sajjan, the defence minister in the Trudeau government, said the motion was made by a private member and did not reflect the government’s stand.

04-23-2017 08:04:27

The minister also clarified that the verdict will not have any political ramifications on selecting candidates for the president and vice president’s posts.

04-15-2017 04:04:26

India's highest-paid lawyer explains why he is defending Arvind Kejriwal for Re 1 in a defamation suit filed against him by the finance minister.

04-06-2017 04:04:26

Ram Jethmalani had charged him Rs 1 crore as a retainer and Rs 22 lakh for each appearance in court, but later said he could work for free if required.

04-06-2017 04:04:26

The Finance Minister was defending amendments that removed caps and disclosure requirements for companies donating to parties.

03-28-2017 04:03:27

BJP is cracking down on the black cash in the electoral system, but opening the door to American style special interests.

03-28-2017 04:03:27

The finance minister made the statement after Congress MP Jairam Ramesh expressed his surprise over a report that 80% of Indian MPs were crorepatis.

03-28-2017 04:03:27

The government has set the maximum GST rate at 40% and put in provisions for an anti-profiteering authority and arrests for evading taxes.

03-24-2017 09:03:21

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday ruled out on farmer loan waivers by the Centre, in contrast to Prime Minister Modi’s poll-promise. However, he added that states can utilise their own resources in this regard. He clarified that the Centre will not adopt a selective approach by helping one state and not the others. … Continued

03-28-2017 04:03:27

Even the BJP MPs barely got a chance to look at the sweeping changes introduced by the minister.

03-19-2017 12:03:26

Jaitley had held this position from May 2014 to November 2014.

03-19-2017 12:03:26

Earlier, Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia had alleged that the former defence minister had neglected the ministry as he was hardly ever in Delhi.

03-10-2017 12:03:27

Drafts of central GST and integrated GST were cleared by states on Saturday.

02-11-2017 08:02:27

The finance minister gave the health ministry Rs 10,000 crores more this year, but that is still less than health allocation in 2011.

02-03-2017 04:02:26

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02-03-2017 04:02:26

Other headlines: Kashmiri athletes alleged their US visa was denied under new policy, and Apple shares surged after it reported highest ever quarterly revenue.