Tag Archives: finance minister

Modi's top officer got gold, silver, iPhone as gifts from unknown people, minister says no need for an inquiry
01.08.18 - PT BUREAU

Punjab Today thinks government should inquire so that officer can say thank you to the benefactor! It’s good manners.

New Delhi: Someone was so worried about the financial condition of Union finance secretary Hasmukh Adhia, one of India's top bureaucrats responsible for its economy, that he/she ...

Rollback time : Controversial EPF Tax Proposal Withdrawn, Says Government
08.03.16 -

Facing all around attack, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday withdrew his Budget proposal to tax employees' provident fund (EPF) at withdrawal.
"In view of representations received, the government would like to do a comprehensive review of this proposal and therefore I withdraw the proposal," Jaitley ...

Mr. Jaitley, Allow the Flow of Money and Let the Economy Bloom.
06.03.16 - preet k s bedi

Dear Mr. Jaitley
When you are in the opposition everything lofty sounds like a great objective for the government to achieve. Impossible is possible as long as someone else has to do it. But when in government, you need to deliver more than moral grandstanding. 
Your inconsistencies ...

Government's 11-Point Clarification on Controversial EPF Tax
01.03.16 - PT Team

 "There seems to be some amount of lack of understanding about the changes made in the General Budget 2016-17 in the tax treatment for recognised Provident Fund & NPS," the Finance Ministry said on Tuesday in a statement while issuing an 11-point clarification on the ...

Budget 2016 | Absolute majority, cheap oil but no substantial reform: P Chidambaram
01.03.16 -

Thanks to the crash in oil prices, that required hardly any effort. The government boasts that it earned more tax revenues than it had budgeted at the beginning of the year.
This is the third budget of the NDA government. The first two were forgettable. The ...

Doubling farm income in five years just a statement – no roadmap: B S Mann
29.02.16 - PT Team

CHANDIGARH: The finance minister today gave a statement that farm income will be doubled in five years. This is purely a statement which is not accompanied by a roadmap or a blueprint for achieving this target. This was stated by Bhupinder Singh Mann Ex MP, ...




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