'The initiatives and progress towards #financialinclusion and #DigitalTransformation formed part of the discussion,' the Ministry of Finance said in a tweet.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said India’s pandemic response has focused on the ‘twin goals of saving both the lives and livelihoods’.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a series of exemptions after the 45th GST Council meeting on Friday, this also includes an extension of GST concessional rates on COVID-19 related medicines to 31st December, 2021
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will preside over the 45th meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council in Lucknow today.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman cleared a proposal providing Rs 30,600cr government guarantee for security receipts to be issued by the National Asset Reconstruction Company to tackle bad loans
The 45th Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting is set to convene physically after a long time in Lucknow on September 17
On Sunday, the health ministry in Tamil Nadu eyeing to inoculate 20 lakh people is holding a 'Mega Vaccination Camp' through 40,000 camps being conducted across the State.
Addressing a meeting after inaugurating a slew of 11 projects at Mohanpur, about 50 km from here, Sitharaman said the Rs. 1300-crore project with World Bank funding would ensure an all-round development in the state's tribal areas.
This would result in the family pensions rise to as high as Rs 30,000-Rs 35,000 a month, said Department of Financial Services Secretary Debasish Panda.
Does Rahul Gandhi understand what is monetization, the finance minister asked.
Announcing the National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP), Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the asset monetisation does not involve selling of land and it is about monetising brownfield assets.
The finance ministry summoned Infosys CEO Salil Parekh over continued snags in India's new electronic tax filing portal
Between January 2019 to June 2021, the government has paid Rs 164.5 crore to Infosys for developing the portal.
The Union minister said the Centre is promoting women-led development, and the Uttar Pradesh government is taking all those programmes with the same vigour.
The union finance minister remained non-commital on excise duty cut on petrol and diesel saying payments in lieu of past subsidised fuel pose limitations.
The bill provides for the withdrawal of tax demand made on "indirect transfer of Indian assets if the transaction was undertaken before May 28, 2012 (i.e. the day the retrospective tax legislation came into being)."
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman moved the bill for consideration and passage. The bill was introduced in the House last week.
The launch is expected to benefit more than 2,00,000 tourists from India who travel to Bhutan each year.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Governor of Uttarakhand, Lt General Gurmit Singh (Retd) in New Delhi.PTI Photo
Surya Kiran fighters of Indian Air Force flypast over the city as part of the celebrations of the golden jubilee of victory over Pakistan during Bangladesh war in 1971, in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Shashank Parade
Farmers block railway tracks as part of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha's 'Rail Roko' protest demanding the dismissal and arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra in connection with the Oct. 3 violence in Lakhimpur Kheri, in...PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, right, and his wife Kyoko Jaishankar sign a guestbook during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem.AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo
Policemen carry an activist of Congress party's youth wing during a protest against recent killings of civilians in Kashmir, in New Delhi.AP Photo/Manish Swarup
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates