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  • Moneycontrol Daily: Your Essential 7 Sep 25, 2022 07:28 AM IST

    Moneycontrol Daily: Your Essential 7

    A daily round-up of the most interesting articles to help jump-start the day.

  • Financial inclusion major step towards inclusive growth: FM Nirmala Sitharaman Aug 28, 2022 01:22 PM IST

    Financial inclusion major step towards inclusive growth: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

    The success of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) since August 28, 2014 is reflected in terms of opening of over 46 crore bank accounts with deposit balance of Rs 1.74 lakh crore, she added.

  • No GST on chequebooks for customers, FM Sitharaman Aug 02, 2022 10:35 PM IST

    No GST on chequebooks for customers, FM Sitharaman

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said there is no GST on chequebooks for bank customers, as she tried to clear "misinformation" over issues related to the imposition of the levy on various products and services. Also, there is no GST on crematorium, funeral, burial, or mortuary services, the minister said.

  • In Pics: PM Modi lays foundation stone of IFSCA HQ, launches India's first bullion exchange Jul 29, 2022 08:00 PM IST

    In Pics: PM Modi lays foundation stone of IFSCA HQ, launches India's first bullion exchange

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the headquarters of the International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) in GIFT City, Gandhinagar on July 29 and also launched the India International Bullion Exchange (IIBX), India’s first International Bullion Exchange in GIFT-IFSC.

  • Crypto investors take to Twitter over problems in cash withdrawals Jul 18, 2022 06:18 PM IST

    Crypto investors take to Twitter over problems in cash withdrawals

    “When this will get resolved, all our hard earnings has been blocked...,” a BitBns user complained on Twitter.

  • FM reiterates Govt’s intent to privatise public sector banks in response to parliament question Jul 18, 2022 02:55 PM IST

    FM reiterates Govt’s intent to privatise public sector banks in response to parliament question

    The details of the final list of PSUs in each of the strategic sectors that will not be disinvested or privatised but retained by the Government

  • Finance Minister exempts excise duty on ATF purchases by Indian carriers for overseas flights Jul 08, 2022 02:53 PM IST

    Finance Minister exempts excise duty on ATF purchases by Indian carriers for overseas flights

    In a notification, the ministry said that ATF supplied as fuel to domestic carriers on international routes would continue to be exempted from basic excise duty from July 1.

  • FM asks Niti Aayog to map all industrial activities for incorporating them into PM Gati Shakti Jul 07, 2022 06:23 PM IST

    FM asks Niti Aayog to map all industrial activities for incorporating them into PM Gati Shakti

    She also suggested to the shipping ministry to look at all the sea ports in the country and their linkages with industrial corridors.

  • GST at 5 | FM Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates the 5th GST Day celebration Jul 01, 2022 04:09 PM IST

    GST at 5 | FM Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates the 5th GST Day celebration

    India celebrates July 1 as the GST Day to mark the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) that replaced the old indirect tax regime in the country.

  • Modi Govt @ 8: Key people of the government May 26, 2022 10:36 AM IST

    Modi Govt @ 8: Key people of the government

    While Prime Minister Modi can take the lion’s share of the credit for turning the BJP and NDA’s fortunes around since 2014, there are many who have played a crucial role in scripting the larger success story of the government. We look at a few of the key figures in the Modi government.

  • Extend GST compensation period for another 3 years: Congress to Centre May 14, 2022 02:22 PM IST

    Extend GST compensation period for another 3 years: Congress to Centre

    Under the GST law, states were guaranteed to be compensated bi-monthly for any loss of revenue in the first five years of GST implementation from July 1, 2017.

  • Top Cryptocurrency News on April 28: The biggest moves in Bitcoin, NFT, crypto wallets and more Apr 28, 2022 09:19 AM IST

    Top Cryptocurrency News on April 28: The biggest moves in Bitcoin, NFT, crypto wallets and more

    A daily round-up of the most interesting articles on cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum and Tether to help jump-start the day.

  • India aims to roll out digital currency by next year: FM Nirmala Sitharaman Apr 28, 2022 09:02 AM IST

    India aims to roll out digital currency by next year: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

    "The government and RBI are looking into its several commercial use purposes and not just financial inclusion, which is largely achieved through the JAM trinity (Jan Dhan-Aadhaar-Mobile)," she said.

  • Digital banking units in district headquarters not a big deal Apr 26, 2022 09:04 AM IST

    Digital banking units in district headquarters not a big deal

    The focus should instead be on strengthening digital infrastructure in the villages, since district towns are already well served, especially by NBFCs 

  • Nirmala Sitharaman hails free foodgrain scheme after IMF paper says it kept a lid on extreme poverty during COVID Apr 07, 2022 10:30 AM IST

    Nirmala Sitharaman hails free foodgrain scheme after IMF paper says it kept a lid on extreme poverty during COVID

    An International Monetary Fund (IMF) working paper has said extreme poverty in India edged up by only a marginal 10 basis points in 2020 to 0.86% due to the government's free foodgrain programme

  • Energy transition, high metal prices among major challenges, says FM Sitharaman Apr 01, 2022 06:37 PM IST

    Energy transition, high metal prices among major challenges, says FM Sitharaman

    Domestic natural gas prices have more than doubled from September owing to a staggering rise in global prices.

  • Budget Session of Parliament resumes today | Cut in EPFO interest rates, Ukraine war to be in focus Mar 14, 2022 10:37 AM IST

    Budget Session of Parliament resumes today | Cut in EPFO interest rates, Ukraine war to be in focus

    Foreign Minister S Jaishankar is likely to make a statement on Operation Ganga was launched to evacuate Indians stuck in war-torn Ukraine

  • FM Nirmala Sitharaman to table Jammu & Kashmir Budget in Parliament today Mar 14, 2022 09:47 AM IST

    FM Nirmala Sitharaman to table Jammu & Kashmir Budget in Parliament today

    The Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha are set to resume their normal sittings for the second part of the Budget session on March 14.

  • No adversarial relationship between Centre and states on GST: FM Sitharaman Feb 22, 2022 06:29 PM IST

    No adversarial relationship between Centre and states on GST: FM Sitharaman

    The FM stated that the compensation cess would continue till March 2026 and all decisions regarding the same would be discussed in the GST Council.

  • Digital Rupee | Will people still deposit money in commercial banks? Feb 21, 2022 11:12 AM IST

    Digital Rupee | Will people still deposit money in commercial banks?

    While the consequences of CBDCs on cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum are attracting widespread attention, it is the possible repercussions of CBDCs on the commercial banking system that could be far more disruptive

  • Budget Session in Parliament Highlights: Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha proceedings adjourned till March 14 Feb 11, 2022 09:10 AM IST

    Budget Session in Parliament Highlights: Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha proceedings adjourned till March 14

    Budget Session in Parliament Highlights: The Session began on January 31 with President Ram Nath Kovind’s address to Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. Today was the last day of the first part of the scheduled Budget Session of Parliament

  • LIC IPO | What former finance ministers have said about the insurance behemoth's share sale Feb 09, 2022 05:30 PM IST

    LIC IPO | What former finance ministers have said about the insurance behemoth's share sale

    The government of India is set to file draft papers for LIC IPO with the Securities and Exchange Board (Sebi) this week. The initial public offering (IPO) of LIC is supposed to be India’s largest public issue ever.

  • Budget 2022 | India has embarked on a ‘Golden Decade’ of high investment, consumption, growth Feb 07, 2022 06:30 PM IST

    Budget 2022 | India has embarked on a ‘Golden Decade’ of high investment, consumption, growth

    Budget 2022 may not have had any ‘tadka’ note, but was very focused on responsible capital expenditure. It also stayed the course by continuing to embrace progressive new-age businesses

  • Budget 2022 | Capital expenditure push could rejuvenate credit growth Feb 07, 2022 05:41 PM IST

    Budget 2022 | Capital expenditure push could rejuvenate credit growth

    Apart from proposals to enhance fresh credit flow, the operationalisation of the NARCL, and proposal to make amendments in IBC augur well for the recoveries from legacy stressed assets 

  • Seven takeaways from Budget 2022 Feb 07, 2022 03:51 PM IST

    Seven takeaways from Budget 2022

    Budget 2022 has attempted to balance the ambitious development agenda with sustainability targets 

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