New Delhi, Feb 9,Over 150 delegates from 26 member countries of the Colombo Plan will meet here Wednesday and Thursday to boost economic ties in South and South-East Asian region.
New Delhi, Feb 2, The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has slammed the provisions of the proposed Direct Tax Code as being inequitable towards small asessees and strongly objected to the move to deny tax exemptions to religious institution.
Kolkata, Dec 31, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday slammed the West Bengal government for being one of the worst performers in implementing the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS).
New Delhi, Dec 30, The government is unlikely to withdraw the stimulus packages now as domestic firms would be hit in case the global economy collapses, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Dec 30, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said the recommendations of the 13th Finance Commission, which submitted its report to President Pratibha Patil earlier in the day, will be tabled in parliament.
Kolkata, Dec 25, The date from which the much-awaited goods and services tax (GST) will come into force and replace a plethora of federal and state-level levies is expected to be announced Jan 8, according to the chairman of a high-level panel on the subject.
Kolkata, Dec 24, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said hoarding and other “cost-push elements” and the hike in procurement prices of food items like sugar, paddy and wheat have played a key role in the high food inflation.
Kolkata, Dec 24, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said that in a democracy finding solutions through dialogue is the only way out.
Kolkata, Dec 24, India will not withdraw in a haste its fiscal stimulus packages, announced in three tranches since last December, in line with the decision taken by the leaders of G20 countries, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Thursday.
Chandigarh, Dec 23, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is likely to attend the Salaana Jalsa (annual congregation) of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community at its international headquarters at Qadian town in Punjab’s border district of Gurdaspur, around 250 km from here.