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  • Realty looks forward to GOM recommendations on GST: Niranjan Hiranandani Feb 01, 2019 09:37 PM IST

    Realty looks forward to GOM recommendations on GST: Niranjan Hiranandani

    The Finance Minister said the Government was trying to reduce GST burden on homebuyers, but the jury is still out on what the GoM may come up with as its recommendations.

  • Piyush Goyal asks taxmen to refrain from being overzealous, advises biz to pay taxes ethically Jan 25, 2019 03:58 PM IST

    Piyush Goyal asks taxmen to refrain from being overzealous, advises biz to pay taxes ethically

    Addressing the Central Board of Indirect Taxes (CBIC) officers on the occasion of International Customs Day, Goyal asked the tax officers to consider crowdsourcing of feedback from stakeholders as to what more could be done towards adopting a taxpayer friendly approach by the department.

  • Finance minister Piyush Goyal to meet heads of PSU banks on January 28 Jan 24, 2019 09:42 PM IST

    Finance minister Piyush Goyal to meet heads of PSU banks on January 28

    Goyal, who has been given an additional charge of the finance ministry on Wednesday in the absence of Arun Jaitley, is scheduled to meet chiefs of the state-owned banks on Monday to review financial performance of the banks.

  • What changed for the market while you were sleeping? Top 12 things to know Jan 24, 2019 07:46 AM IST

    What changed for the market while you were sleeping? Top 12 things to know

    A list of important headlines from across news agencies that could help in your trade today.

  • 'Playing the market on Budget day is like taking the Kiki challenge' Jan 22, 2019 01:11 PM IST

    'Playing the market on Budget day is like taking the Kiki challenge'

    A week before the budget, start watching sectoral movements. Zero in on liquid sectors (Nifty, Bank Nifty and Nifty IT as on date) that are witnessing voluminous buying with the rise in prices

  • Finance Minister Arun Jaitley goes for 'medical check-up' in US: sources Jan 15, 2019 08:07 PM IST

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley goes for 'medical check-up' in US: sources

    A finance ministry spokesman confirmed the report and said Jaitley was expected to be back by the weekend.

  • Govt did not ask for Urjit Patel's resignation as RBI Guv Dec 18, 2018 12:54 PM IST

    Govt did not ask for Urjit Patel's resignation as RBI Guv

    Responding to criticism over surprise resignation of Patel as RBI Governor earlier this month, he said there were cordial discussions at the meeting of the RBI board over issues such as the appropriate size of reserves the central bank must hold.

  • Centre makes 60% pension withdrawal tax free, raises govt contribution to 14% Dec 10, 2018 03:37 PM IST

    Centre makes 60% pension withdrawal tax free, raises govt contribution to 14%

    According to government estimates, this would cost Centre close to Rs 2,840 crore in FY20.

  • Finance Minister Arun Jaitley calls for stakeholder consultation by regulators: Report Dec 10, 2018 12:42 PM IST

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley calls for stakeholder consultation by regulators: Report

    While the markets regulator, the competition watchdog and the insurance regulator all have a tribunal for appeals, some, including the central bank, do not have one.

  • Opinion | GDP back series fuss not about numbers but credibility of data in India Dec 03, 2018 06:40 PM IST

    Opinion | GDP back series fuss not about numbers but credibility of data in India

    Unless the country has data which are reliable, which would be worth fighting over, bickering senior ministers are missing the wood for the trees.

  • LIC's stake buy in IDBI Bank may not need Parliament nod Jul 03, 2018 09:08 PM IST

    LIC's stake buy in IDBI Bank may not need Parliament nod

    In his Budget speech for 2016-17, then Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said the process of transformation of IDBI Bank has already started. "Government will take it forward and also consider the option of reducing its stake to below 50 percent," he had said.

  • Strong action to be taken against illicit Swiss deposits, says FM Piyush Goyal Jun 29, 2018 02:05 PM IST

    Strong action to be taken against illicit Swiss deposits, says FM Piyush Goyal

    Money parked by Indians in Swiss banks rose over 50 per cent to CHF 1.01 billion (Rs 7,000 crore) in 2017, reversing a three-year downward trend amid India's clampdown on suspected black money stashed there.

  • FM Piyush Goyal to meet heads of 13 PSBs on June 19 Jun 18, 2018 06:59 PM IST

    FM Piyush Goyal to meet heads of 13 PSBs on June 19

    In all heads of 13 PSBs will participate in the meeting to discuss the way forward for the Indian Banking system, they said.

  • Jaitley hints at no cut in excise on oil, asks citizens to pay taxes honestly Jun 18, 2018 05:01 PM IST

    Jaitley hints at no cut in excise on oil, asks citizens to pay taxes honestly

    Finance minister Arun Jaitley said No cut in excise duty on oil. Asks to pay the TAXES honestly.

  • Piyush Goyal on ICICI Bank: Law of land will take its own course Jun 08, 2018 10:38 PM IST

    Piyush Goyal on ICICI Bank: Law of land will take its own course

    "As far as the law is concerned, the law of the land will take its own course and the processes are already going on – both internally in ICICI Bank and externally, which will come out with their findings," Goyal told reporter here today.

  • Arun Jaitley attends Cabinet meeting, to chair GST Council meet on May 4 Apr 25, 2018 06:10 PM IST

    Arun Jaitley attends Cabinet meeting, to chair GST Council meet on May 4

    Jaitley, however, did not go to his office after the 90-minute meeting of the Cabinet at the residence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • GST Council meet on May 4, simplifying returns on agenda Apr 25, 2018 03:53 PM IST

    GST Council meet on May 4, simplifying returns on agenda

    A decision on return simplification could be on the cards with the Sushil Modi-led Group of Ministers putting before the Council the three models of new return form for discussion, an official said. With Jaitley been advised by doctors to stay in isolation to avoid contracting infection, the meeting has been planned through video conferencing.

  • Impeachment motion filed on untenable grounds to intimidate judges: FM Arun Jaitley Apr 24, 2018 05:52 PM IST

    Impeachment motion filed on untenable grounds to intimidate judges: FM Arun Jaitley

    Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu yesterday rejected the impeachment notice given by opposition parties led by the Congress against CJI Dipak Misra, saying it lacked substantial merit and the allegations were neither "tenable nor admissible".

  • FM Arun Jaitley suffering from kidney-related ailment Apr 05, 2018 09:20 PM IST

    FM Arun Jaitley suffering from kidney-related ailment

    Jaitley, 65, who has skipped office since Monday and even oath of office after being re-elected to the Rajya Sabha, was taken to AIIMS for diagonostic tests, sources close to the minister and doctors in AIIMS said.

  • Jaypee homebuyers write to PM Modi to instruct PSU banks to accord priority to their interest Mar 16, 2018 02:24 PM IST

    Jaypee homebuyers write to PM Modi to instruct PSU banks to accord priority to their interest

    Ask resolution professional to make sure an amount of Rs 4000 crore is deposited in an escrow account to complete ongoing projects latest by December 2019

  • India to retain its position as fastest growing economy: FM Arun Jaitley Mar 05, 2018 08:16 AM IST

    India to retain its position as fastest growing economy: FM Arun Jaitley

    "The way the situation in the world is changing there is a great opportunity that has come in the way of India. The world keep facing its challenges and (in) the last few years India has started leaving its footprints behind.

  • From elections to growth; from oil to middle class: Highlights of News18 Network’s Exclusive interview with Arun Jaitley Feb 05, 2018 08:10 AM IST

    From elections to growth; from oil to middle class: Highlights of News18 Network’s Exclusive interview with Arun Jaitley

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has ruled out advancing the Lok Sabha elections

  • Small taxpayer got relief in past budgets, says FM Arun Jaitley Feb 02, 2018 01:47 PM IST

    Small taxpayer got relief in past budgets, says FM Arun Jaitley

    "India has a serious challenge in terms of compliances. India has a serious challenge in term of increasing the tax base and therefore if you analyse the sum total of my last 4-5 budgets that I have presented, systematically to the smaller taxpayer I have given relief almost in every Budget," he said.

  • Budget 2018 Highlights: Arun Jaitley's booster dose for rural India, bitter pill for investors Feb 01, 2018 10:20 PM IST

    Budget 2018 Highlights: Arun Jaitley's booster dose for rural India, bitter pill for investors

    FM Arun Jaitley has presented the Union Budget for 2018-19 in Parliament. The Budget was perceived as favouring the rural populace but wasn't very well received by financial markets.

  • Arun Jaitley proposes to cut customs duty on raw cashew to 2.5% Feb 01, 2018 01:21 PM IST

    Arun Jaitley proposes to cut customs duty on raw cashew to 2.5%

    "To help the cashew processing industry, I propose to reduce customs duty on raw cashew from 5 per cent to 2.5 per cent," he said while presenting the Union Budget.

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