Secretary General of World Customs Organisation (WCO) Kunio Mikuriya on Friday appreciated the reforms undertaken by the government in the taxation system, including implementation of GST.
Former Cabinet secretary TSR Subramanian on Friday said that he regrets having allowed Genetically Modified (GM) cotton in the country over two decades ago.
The Comptroller and Auditor General on Friday termed a request from the Bangalore airport operator to the government to waive more than Rs 9 crore owed by the now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines as 'untenable' and an 'undue favour'.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stressed on a roadmap for faster operationalisation of mines post their auction, the PMO said on Friday.
US Chargé d’Affaires in India MaryKay Carlson said the "tremendous drive, enthusiasm, and intellect" for innovation and entrepreneurship (in India) is "particularly exciting".
The road ministry's inefficient planning and monitoring led to the unfruitful expenditure of Rs 1.85 crore on the eight traffic counters procured from Canada in 2008, the CAG said on Friday.
Based on the inputs received today, the DoT will be constituting working groups in the coming weeks to look into different aspects of the upcoming policy, Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan told PTI.
PMVVY is a pension scheme exclusively for senior citizens (aged 60 years and above) which is available from May 4, 2017 to May 3, 2018.
The trade facilitation agreement of the WTO would promote ease of doing business and global commerce as the pact aims at easing custom processes, government officials said on Friday.
The Income Tax Department has set a collection target of around Rs 47,000 crore from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in the current financial year, said a senior official on Friday.
The government on Friday extended the deadline for small businesses to opt for the composition scheme in the GST regime by nearly four weeks to August 16.
The government on Friday said demand notices of Rs 74.65 crore have been issued to pharmaceutical companies which have launched drugs without prior price approval from National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Authority (NPPA).
Oil prices fell on Friday after a consultancy report forecast a rise in OPEC production for July despite the group's pledge to curb output, reigniting concerns the market will stay awash with crude.
The Income Tax department has detected over Rs 19,000 crore in black money following investigations into global leaks including HSBC account holders in Switzerland, the government said on Friday.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday introduced a bill to repeal SBI (Subsidiary Banks) Act and State Bank of Hyderabad Act following the merger of five associates with the parent SBI.
Both the central and state government had incurred an expenditure of Rs 32,606.65 crore towards payment of premium subsidy and claim liabilities in the said period.
The government on Friday said as many as 77.5 lakh traders are registered on GSTN and help desks have been set up in every commissionerate to facilitate filing of tax return.
CAG blames Indian Railways for serving ‘food unfit for human consumption’ in a recent report
The prosecution has been initiated in 370 cases under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) and two persons have been convicted in the last 10 years, Parliament was informed on Friday.
While talent comes into the industry from various insurance institutes across the country, company executives feel that there is still an existent skill gap.
The Chairman of the CEA Ravindra Kumar Verma has asked for an extension on the December deadline given by the environment ministry in December 2015
Eight months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed a deal with Tokyo for developing nuclear energy, the India-Japan civil nuclear deal officially came into force yesterday.
Jaitley said a committee constituted by the government under the chairmanship of former Chief Economic Adviser Shankar Acharya has examined the issue.
Under the scheme, premium to be paid by farmers is kept low and the claims are fully settled.
Minister of State for Finance Santosh Kumar Gangwar said in a written reply to Lok Sabha that no debt waiver scheme for farmers was announced by the central government during the last three years.