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Rajnath Singh to head BJP‘s manifesto panel of 20

Rajnath Singh to head BJP‘s manifesto panel of 20

New Delhi: Formally setting the BJP into election mode, party president Amit Shah on Sunday gave key electoral responsibilities to Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley, Nitin Gadkari, Sushma Swaraj and Ravi Shankar Prasad. The party has already launched a social media campaign #Modi OnceMore and Prime Minister Narendra Modi […]

‘Govt not seeking RBI reserves to meet fiscal deficit‘

‘Govt not seeking RBI reserves to meet fiscal deficit‘

NEW DELHI: Finance minister on Monday said the government was not seeking Reserve Bank surplus to meet but to utilise them for accelerating poverty alleviation programmes and recapitalising the state-owned banks. Replying to a debate on the second batch of supplementary demands for grants in the Lok Sabha, the minister […]

Focus on identifying areas which have escaped tax net: Revenue secy

Focus on identifying areas which have escaped tax net: Revenue secy

NEW DELHI: The government is looking at bringing untaxed sectors in the net as well as improving compliance to raise the tax-to-GDP ratio, Ajay Bhushan Pandey said. He also said officials would ensure that taxpayers who are paying taxes honestly are not disturbed, but those who are defaulting in payment […]

Not dissatisfied with RBI, says Arun Jaitley

Not dissatisfied with RBI, says Arun Jaitley

NEW DELHI: Finance minister on Friday replied in negative to a question whether the government was not satisfied with the functioning of the . In a written reply to the , the minister quoted a report of IMF, which said supervision and regulation by central bank was strong and improved […]

‘Over 6k officers of PSBs held responsible for bad loans‘

‘Over 6k officers of PSBs held responsible for bad loans‘

NEW DELHI: The government on Friday said action has been taken against more than 6,000 officers of nationalised banks last fiscal in cases of lapses that led to . In written reply, finance minister said that minor and major penalties have been imposed against erring officials. These include, dismissal, compulsory […]