Demonetisation has also improved transmission in the banking system and led to the greater financialization of savings
The directors of shell companies have been disqualified under Section 164 (2)(A) of the Companies Act
The scheme aims at providing 'last mile electricity connectivity to all rural and urban households'.
According to the global financial services major, global investors view India favourably not just for its growth outlook, but also because of its robust/stable macro story reflected in falling inflation and stable currency.
The minister was speaking at a function to distribute letters of intent to LPG distributors here today. He said that the Ujjwala Yojana, which was launched on May 1, 2016 from Ballia has changed scenario and has helped women members of a poor family the most.
For uplift of farmers, the government should accord constitutional powers to the Kisan Ayog, RKM president Shekhar Dixit said here.
Of the total 87.33 lakh registered businesses on the GSTN, which manages the IT infrastructure of the new tax regime, 68 lakh were eligible to pay taxes in August.
The production of pulses and coarse cereals is estimated to have fallen, dragging the overall foodgrains output in kharif (summer-sown) season to 134.67 MT from record 138.52 MT in last kharif, as per the sources.
The statement comes ahead of the Reserve Bank's bi-monthly monetary policy decision to be announced on October 4.
His statements came soon after the government decided to give him a one-year extension.
The government today gave one-year extension to Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian whose term was coming to an end on October 16, CNBC-TV18 reported.
Uttar Pradesh government has initiated several measures to help farmers whose kharif crops were affected by drought and flood.
Customers would be happy to know that banks are sprucing up their festive offers to give discounts on loans and waive off charges to avail loans in the Diwali season.
"Confiscating" the money was not the aim, Arun Jaitley pointed out.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced on November 8 last year scrapping of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes.
The Finance Ministry today said the GST Council is exploring ways to address working capital concerns of exporters. This as the ministry announced its decision to give refund by linking form GSTR 1 with form GSTR 3-B and also instructed central and state authorities to clear pending pre-GST refund claims. CNBC-TV18's Timsy Jaipuria gave us these details.
The announcement will be very important for the people, Singh said.
The government has promised "necessary measures" to lift the economy but will a fiscal stimulus throw the fiscal deficit math out of whack? That is the topic for our editor's roundtable today. CNBC-TV18's Ekta Batra, Latha Venkatesh and Prashant Nair gave us their opinions.
Nearly three in four of the 41,030 new commercial planes expected to be delivered in the period at a cost of USD 6.1 trillion will be single-aisle, according to the US aircraft maker.
The Enforcement Directorate today arrested a city-based bullion trader for allegedly purchasing a whopping 258 kg of gold in about a month's time post demonetisation using tainted money.
The government today came out with modified duty drawback rates for exporters, evoking sharp reaction from the apparel industry which will witness reduction in tax refunds.
As much as Rs 65,000 crore out of the about Rs 95,000 crore tax collections in July had been claimed as transitional credit by taxpayers, but a close scrutiny has brought down the valid claims to Rs 12,000 crore.
Tata Steel was the top Sensex loser, skidding 4.70 percent to close at Rs 654.55, followed by L&T, which fell 3.49 percent.
The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) had on Thursday waived the minimum shareholding rule to the ousted Tata Sons chairman, Cyrus Mistry to file a case of alleged oppression of minority shareholders against Tata Sons.
Masala bonds or rupee-denominated bonds issued overseas would now be part of only external commercial borrowings and not be part of the overall limit of corporate bonds to allow about Rs 44,000 crore more funds under corporate debt.