Bank branches need to restore 'personal touch' in customer dealings; device a mechanism to give 'sure date' to customers: Nirmala Sitharaman
Nirmala Sitharaman asked the bankers to focus more at the grass-root level
When the issue of levy of GST on lottery came up at the 38th meeting of the Council, the consensus remained elusive, which led to a vote being taken to decide on
A Congress party delegation on Friday went to Tihar Jail to meet P Chidambaram but it was not allowed to meet him as the allotted time was over.
Nirmala Sitharaman tables Economic Survey in Parliament: FY20 GDP growth rate seen at 7%, fiscal deficit at 5.8% in FY19
The economic survey has predicated 7 percent GDP growth in FY20 on stable macroeconomic conditions
Arun Jaitley to meet heads of PSBs next week to review performance, credit growth, bad loan situation
Arun Jaitley's meeting will happen against the backdrop of the 'Alternative Mechanism' (AM) to merge three public sector banks Bank of Baroda, Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank
Arun Jaitley meets Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma, voices concern over financial deficit of North East
Voicing concern over the financial deficit of the northeast, Union finance minister Arun Jaitley has said that the Central government will extend full support to reverse the situation in the region, an official statement said on Sunday
India will retain position of fastest growing economy in coming decades like China did, says Arun Jaitley
The world keep facing its challenges and (in) the last few years India has started leaving its footprints behind.
UP Investors Summit 2018: Ram Nath Kovind attends closing ceremony, says state has potential to be India's biggest economic power
The two-day Investors Summit organized by the Uttar Pradesh (UP) government drew to a close on Thursday evening with the address of President Ram Nath Kovind, who said that the state had the potential to become the biggest economic power in the country
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee is seeking exemption for itself from the Goods and Services Tax (GST), saying that it is carrying out the sewa for the overall welfare of people.
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday launched a mobile-friendly common landing webpage of the Ministry of Finance (www.finmin.nic.in) to provide a single-point access to all websites of five departments under the ministry.
Since menstruation is a natural phenomenon, hygiene and proper health during this period is a natural fundamental right of each female citizen of this country.
The Punjab cabinet on Monday decided to take up on a priority basis the matter of settlement of legacy accounts regarding the pending cash credit limit (CCL) with the Centre, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and State Bank of India (SBI).
Avoiding populist measures and focusing on investment activities that have a multiplier effect, the FM has tried to garner additional resources through higher tax compliance, rather than higher tax rates.
To provide incentive to common man, there is an expectation that the basic exemption limit may be raised to Rs 3.75 lakh or Rs 4 lakh this year.
The meeting focused on the 'Forward Look' exercise carried out by the World Bank and discussion on the Dynamic Formula of Shareholding of member countries in the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), a member institution of the Bank.
He said there is an opportunity for the country to uplift the sections of society which are economically backward and illiterate.
The government had moved six official amendments, including scrapping of 1 per cent additional tax.
The last few months has seen a fundamental shift in Jaitley's strategy after the Congress managed to successfully frustrate him in his initial efforts. From a combative approach, the finance minister has chosen a path of conciliation.