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By Manish Sen On Saturday, June 22nd, 2019

Halwa ceremony at Finance Ministry marks printing of Budget-2019 documents

New Delhi: The traditional ‘Halwa ceremony’ was held at the Finance Ministry in the North Block here on Saturday, which marks the beginning of printing of Budget documents. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, April 26th, 2019

Finance ministry ratifies 8.65% interest rate on EPF for 2018-19

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry has approved 8.65% rate of interest on Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) for 2018-19 as decided by retirement fund body EPFO, benefitting more than 6 crore formal sector workers. The More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, November 17th, 2018

Top bureaucrat Adhia to demit office after 4 eventful years in finance ministry

New Delhi: Having played a key role in the rollout of the historic Goods and Services Tax (GST), Finance Secretary — top bureaucrat in the finance ministry — Hasmukh Adhia would be retiring on November More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, September 24th, 2018

7th Pay Commission: Finance Ministry puts pay hike proposal on hold

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry has put on hold a proposal to increase pay for 10 million central government employees and pensioners beyond the recommendations of 7th Commission for the time being because the rupee More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, June 4th, 2018

Jaitley holds meeting with senior officials of Finance Ministry

New Delhi: Arun Jaitley on Monday held a meeting with the senior officials of the Finance ministry, after he returned home post a successful renal transplant surgery. Arun Jaitley took stock of the work that was More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Finance ministry shut, says Rahul in mock note to FM from PM

New Delhi: Latching on to a news report about the absence of Union Minister Arun Jaitley and Secretary Hasmukh Adhia from the Finance Ministry at the same time, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi today took a dig at the More...

By Manisha Sen On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

J-K minister Altaf Bukhari given additional charge of finance ministry

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Education Minister Syed Mohammed Altaf Bukhari was given additional charge of the finance ministry today, a day after Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti axed Haseeb Drabu from the post over More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, February 17th, 2018

PNB fraud scam: CVC summons PNB, Finance Ministry officials

New Delhi: After a major crackdown by Enforcement Directorate (ED), Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Income Tax (IT) Department, one more law enforcement agency has swung into action in the Punjab National More...

By Manisha Sen On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Online filing of IT returns up by 20 percent: Finance Ministry

New Delhi: Online filing of income tax (IT) returns recorded a surge of 20 percent, with about 2.33 crore people submitting their returns as on August 1 for the financial year 2016-17, a senior official from the More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Chief Justice of India asks Finance Ministry to give details on major tax cases

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India Justice J S Khehar has written to the Finance Ministry to provide details of major tax cases pending with the Supreme Court, so that the decision in one case could have a cascading More...