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  • Fearing insolvency action, defaulting companies cough up Rs 1.1 lakh crore: Report Oct 01, 2018 10:26 AM IST

    Fearing insolvency action, defaulting companies cough up Rs 1.1 lakh crore: Report

    When the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) was formed two years ago, the regulator wanted to meet bank chiefs but bankers were unwilling, the report said

  • Aviation Ministry asks FinMin to decide on Air India funding soon: Report Sep 30, 2018 02:53 PM IST

    Aviation Ministry asks FinMin to decide on Air India funding soon: Report

    The airline’s operations have hit a snag due to financial problems and rising dues

  • Bank of Baroda-Vijaya Bank-Dena Bank merger: Here’s how the three lenders performed in Q1FY19 Sep 18, 2018 12:39 PM IST

    Bank of Baroda-Vijaya Bank-Dena Bank merger: Here’s how the three lenders performed in Q1FY19

    The merger will take at least 3-4 quarters to complete and the three banks will function independently until the process is concluded. Take a look at the banks' results from the June quarter

  • Budget 2018: Great news on the farm front – if ground realities permit Feb 01, 2018 06:42 PM IST

    Budget 2018: Great news on the farm front – if ground realities permit

    The need to boost agriculture is understandable. After all, this is the sector that has been languishing for long.

  • COMMENT-Budget 2018-Focus on healthcare is good, but don’t degrade the quality Feb 01, 2018 03:13 PM IST

    COMMENT-Budget 2018-Focus on healthcare is good, but don’t degrade the quality

    According to the plans announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during his Budget presentation, each family is covered under the new National Health Protection Scheme.

  • Budget 2018: Populism was always on the cards, and Arun Jaitley duly delivered Feb 01, 2018 01:44 PM IST

    Budget 2018: Populism was always on the cards, and Arun Jaitley duly delivered

    It was always going to be the most political of the NDA’s Budgets so far, but the FM exceeded expectations on this front.

  • Budget 2018: Jaitley's election Budget balances populism and discipline, but leaves salaried class and investors cold Feb 01, 2018 01:22 PM IST

    Budget 2018: Jaitley's election Budget balances populism and discipline, but leaves salaried class and investors cold

    The budget also marked the beginning of a new public accounting process. There were fewer indirect tax changes following the launch of the goods and services tax (GST) that kicked in on July 1.

  • Budget 2018 to fix public sector banks and make them nimble Feb 01, 2018 09:15 AM IST

    Budget 2018 to fix public sector banks and make them nimble

    Public sector banks are still struggling to meet parity with private sector banks in terms of grabbing retail market share and business growth.

  • Budget 2018: Finance Ministers who went on to become Prime Minister or President Jan 31, 2018 04:46 PM IST

    Budget 2018: Finance Ministers who went on to become Prime Minister or President

    Jawaharlal Lal Nehru, Indira and Rajiv Gandhi have presented the Budget while serving as the Prime Minister of India.

  • Trivia: Know Prime Ministers who have presented Budget Jan 30, 2018 11:21 PM IST

    Trivia: Know Prime Ministers who have presented Budget

    Morarji Desai held the Prime Minister’s office from 1977 to 1979 in the Janata government and also holds the record for presenting the record number of budgets -- 10.

  • Modi govt merged Railways and Union Budget in 2017. Here are the pros and cons Jan 30, 2018 09:34 PM IST

    Modi govt merged Railways and Union Budget in 2017. Here are the pros and cons

    The Railways Budget was used by the respective ministers as a tool to please voters in his/her State

  • Throwback to Budget 1991: Welcome, foreign investments Jan 30, 2018 02:12 PM IST

    Throwback to Budget 1991: Welcome, foreign investments

    Despite stiff resistance, the government and Singh took a brave step to go ahead with the reforms; the benefits of which are still being reaped by the Indian economy.

  • Three investment mistakes you must avoid just before Budget 2018 Jan 30, 2018 01:18 PM IST

    Three investment mistakes you must avoid just before Budget 2018

    Too much trading activity ahead of Budget may not only erode your wealth but also take away your peace of mind.

  • Atal Pension Yojana subscribers to touch 1 crore by March 2018: FinMin Oct 13, 2017 04:07 PM IST

    Atal Pension Yojana subscribers to touch 1 crore by March 2018: FinMin

    "APY is not only a flagship scheme of the government, it is an important instrument for inclusion...within three years, the scheme has been able to mobilise nearly 69 lakh accounts," Financial Services Secretary Rajiv Kumar said in a video message to an event organised by PFRDA here.

  • Union Budget 2017-18: Twitterati pokes gentle fun as Jaitley presents Budget Feb 01, 2017 03:23 PM IST

    Union Budget 2017-18: Twitterati pokes gentle fun as Jaitley presents Budget

    The finance minister got some good-natured stick for lengthy speech.

  • FinMin to seek Parl's nod for Rs 12kcr PSB recapitalisation Jul 20, 2015 03:16 PM IST

    FinMin to seek Parl's nod for Rs 12kcr PSB recapitalisation

    If the Parliament gives its approval, the total capital infusion will be closer to Rs 20,000 crore this fiscal.

  • CNBC-TV18 Exclusive: Rate cut on anvil, says FinMin source Jan 14, 2015 10:38 AM IST

    CNBC-TV18 Exclusive: Rate cut on anvil, says FinMin source

    Consumer inflation rose 5 percent in December, compared to 4.38 percent in November. However, the December inflation reading was less than what most economists and bankers were expecting

  • War on black money: FinMin, Sebi should take aim at P-notes Nov 19, 2014 11:27 AM IST

    War on black money: FinMin, Sebi should take aim at P-notes

    This is a good time for the Finance Ministry and the Sebi to lay a roadmap to phase out PNs, which right now appears to be serving tax evaders and shady promoters better than foreign investors looking to make a quick buck in India

  • FinMin proposes BHEL stake sale through block deal Feb 02, 2014 11:32 AM IST

    FinMin proposes BHEL stake sale through block deal

    The Department of Heavy Industries, which is the administrative ministry of the company, has for long opposed the proposed disinvestment in state-run Bhel, citing unfavourable market conditions.

  • FinMin initiates exercise for interim budget Jan 02, 2014 06:30 PM IST

    FinMin initiates exercise for interim budget

    Since the general elections are scheduled to be held by May 2014, the government would be presenting a vote-on-account or interim budget instead of the regular full fledged Budget ahead of the scheduled date of February 28.

  • Stop lending to defaulting promoters, FinMin tells banks Nov 25, 2013 04:16 PM IST

    Stop lending to defaulting promoters, FinMin tells banks

    A bad promoter according to the FinMin is any promoter who has willfully defaulted at any project. The ministry has asked all PSU banks to stop lending to such promoters even if it is for another project, subsidiary or any other group company.

  • FinMin to write to Home Min for clearing Jet-Etihad deal Nov 08, 2013 07:53 PM IST

    FinMin to write to Home Min for clearing Jet-Etihad deal

    Home ministry‘s opinion is not sought for approval of foreign investment in aviation. However, due to the bilateral agreement between India and UAE, civil aviation Minister Ajit Singh had recommended that the home ministry‘s view be sought.

  • FinMin asks mins to buy tickets from Air India directly Oct 16, 2013 05:22 PM IST

    FinMin asks mins to buy tickets from Air India directly

    Finance Ministry has asked all ministries and departments to buy air tickets directly from Air India counters or its official website to save on payment of commission to agents.

  • Growth will exceed 5% in 2013-14: FinMin Oct 01, 2013 04:51 PM IST

    Growth will exceed 5% in 2013-14: FinMin

    Economic Affairs Secretary Arvind Mayaram exuded confidence that growth would improve in second quarter of current fiscal mainly on account of increase in the sown area, acceleration in the pace of plan expenditure and impact of projects cleared by the CCI.

  • FinMin may hike ECB limit, import duty on luxury goods Aug 09, 2013 02:25 PM IST

    FinMin may hike ECB limit, import duty on luxury goods

    CNBC-TV18‘s Aakansha Sethi reports that the finance ministry is considering several measures like a hike in external commercial borrowing (ECB) limits and hike import duty of luxury items to curb rupee slide.

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