Government of India have announced the Sale (re-issue) of (i) “7.68 per cent Government Stock 2023” for a notified amount of ` 2,000 crore (nominal) through price based auction, (ii)“7.72 per cent Government Stock 2025” for a notified amount of ` 6,000 crore (nominal) through price based auction, (iii) “8.24 per cent Government Stock 2033” … Continue reading Auction for Sale (Re-Issue) of Government Stocks
TIA Correspondent Government today said that it would not take any “knee-jerk” reaction on stricter norms for P-Notes proposed by SIT on black money that will adversely impact country’s investment climate. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in New Delhi that the government will study the suggestions before taking a stand. The government said a view … Continue reading Govt to discuss SIT recommendations on P-notes with SEBI, RBI
AMN / Amidst fears of negative impact of Special Investigative Team (SIT) recommendation of stricter norms for participatory notes (P-notes) on markets, the government today said a view on the suggestions will be taken only after consultations with SEBI, RBI and others. The Supreme Court-appointed SIT on black money last week recommended a host of … Continue reading Govt to hold consultations on P-notes: Revenue Secretary
TIA Correspondent The Special Investigation Team, SIT on black money has asked Securities Exchange Board of India, SEBI to identify real owners of foreign funds coming through the Participatory-Note route and also prosecute those using equities for tax evasion. In its third report on steps required to check the black money menace, the SIT said … Continue reading SIT on Black Money asks SEBI to clamp down on tax evaders
TIA NEWS Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said that the government will soon take a decision on the Justice AP Shah Committee’s report on applicability of the Minimum Alternate Tax, MAT, on foreign investors. MAT is a way of making companies pay the minimum amount of tax. Mr. Jaitley said that the government would examine, … Continue reading Decision on Shah Committee’s report on Minimum Alternate Tax on foreign investors soon
Seven Indian companies are among the world’s 500 largest companies, according to a list compiled by Fortune Magazine that has been topped by retail giant Walmart. The Indian companies on the 2015 Fortune Global 500 list are Indian Oil ranked 119 on the list with revenues of about 74 billion US dollars, followed by Reliance … Continue reading 7 Indian firms among world’s 500 largest companies: Fortune
Suspecting tax evasion of at least 5,000 to 6,000 crore rupees, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has clamped down on a large number of organised syndicates who had set up shops to convert black money into legitimate-looking funds through the stock market platform. Sebi Chairman UK Sinha said in Mumbai yesterday that the … Continue reading SEBI bans more than 900 firms suspected to be platforms for tax evasion
Greece has taken a crucial step towards a huge new bailout for the country’s stricken economy after its parliament passed a crucial second batch of reforms. The passage of the measures means that negotiations on an 86 billion euro European Union bailout can begin. The reforms include changes to Greek banking and an overhaul of … Continue reading Greece takes crucial step towards new bailout
Government Wednesday criticised Congress for its dissent note in Select Committee report on GST Bill and accused it of being anti- development. Talking to reporters outside Parliament, Finance Minister Arun Jaitely said Congress dissent note is against its own bill and and hoped the opposition party will reconsider its what he called irresponsible decision. Mr. … Continue reading Government criticises Congress for giving dissent note on GST Bill
AMN / Government has proposed to transfer fertilizer subsidy directly into farmers’ accounts. However, a major challenge in operationalising this scheme lies in identification of beneficiary farmers. An official release said, in many states the land records are neither accurate nor updated. Department of Fertilizers is planning to have a phased approach and prepare a … Continue reading Direct transfer of fertiliser subsidy into farmers’ accounts
AMN / NEW DELHI The Supreme Court today criticised the Central Government and its authorities for their, wh ...
AMN / KATHMANDU India and Nepal have decided to promote tourism jointly. This was decided at the 2nd meeting ...