Releasing the Census, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the data will help in better targeting of government policies.
Arun Jaitley said the Bills to amend the Land Acquisition Act and bring in a uniform pan-India Goods and Services Tax are very crucial for development.
Arun Jaitley had warned those having such assets to utilise the compliance window because, “the world is no longer willing to tolerate tax havens which thrive in secrecy”.
In response to the I&B Ministry’s query regarding the fate of the newspapers and magazines from the Sun stable such as Dinakaran, Kumudham and Murasoli
Wipro chairman Azim Premji said the launched initiative will have to ensure the services which are to be delivered should be affordable to the beneficiaries and should be delivered at their doorsteps.
Citing an order by the High Court of Hyderabad, the minister said the recovery of the amount from the Telangana government’s account is against the court’s order.
Jaitley was speaking at the launch of the book “The Emergency” by senior journalist Coomi Kapoor, a Consulting Editor with The Indian Express.
Electronic transactions must be encouraged — but there are better ways to do it than tax sops.
The Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the government has already begun implementing various tax reforms.
“The government will play by the rule book and we will make sure that the absolute standards of probity are maintained,” Arun Jaitley said on the Lalit Modi controversy.
Arun Jaitley previously said that the loan given to Dushyant Singh by former IPL chief Lalit Modi was a commercial transaction.
The Congress accused FM Arun Jaitley of ‘influencing’ the Enforcement Directorate probe into alleged FEMA violations by Lalit Modi.
Every finance minister is allowed one budget to make mistakes and learn on the job!
‘Some of the interventionist judgements have been examined by the Centre,’ says Jaitley.
Between April 2014 and January 31, this year the country imported 8.38 million tonne (MT) of steel of which 2.9 MT was from China alone against 1.08 MT in 2013-14.