Updated : 4 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 24 (ANI): The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed a Bill that will help tackle the menace of illicit deposit schemes in the country.
Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 16 (ANI): Amalgamation will bring about better efficiency of scale, higher productivity, improved financial health of the Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) and greater credit flow to rural areas, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
New Delhi [India], July 15 (ANI): The total value of specified bank notes returned from circulation during 2016-'17 was Rs 15,310.73 billion, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur informed the Lok Sabha in a written reply on Monday.
New Delhi [India], July 15 (ANI): There is no proposal under the consideration of the central government for the grant of special category status to Odisha, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur told Lok Sabha on Monday.
New Delhi [India], July 13 (ANI): Launching a two-day long special cleanliness drive in the Parliament House Estate on Saturday, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla urged the MPs to work towards taking the zeal of Swachhata Abhiyan to each village of the country.
Updated : 4 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi (India), July 5 (ANI): Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur said his senior Nirmala Sitharaman's decision to carry Budget documents in a 4-fold red cloth was a sign of departure of the western tradition from India and a step towards becoming a superpower.
New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday called on President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan before presenting her first Union Budget.
New Delhi [India] July 5 (ANI): On the day of the Union Budget presentation, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman decided to go with the swadeshi 'bahi khata' instead of the traditional budget briefcase.
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 1 (ANI): The government has accorded "prosecution sanction" in 366 cases for non-compliance of Corporate Social Responsibility norms in the 2014-15 period and given notice in 5382 cases, Minister of State for Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur told the Lok Sabha on Monda
New Delhi [India], July 1 (ANI): No bank has the power to appoint musclemen for recovery of loans, and recovery agents have to be appointed according to the prescribed norms, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur said on Monday.
New Delhi [India], June 30 (ANI): The second anniversary of Good & Services Tax (GST), launched on July 1, 2017 with 'one nation, one tax' aim, will be celebrated on Monday.
Updated : 5 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], June 15 (ANI): Representatives from various trade unions and labour organisations on Saturday called for alignment of skill development initiatives with aspirations of rural youth with a focus on agriculture.