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Govt likely to announce clarification today for Long Term Capital Gains tax

"The government may look to do something to protect small domestic investors if equity markets continue to fall,” a senior government official said.

Man raises slogans inside Lok Sabha, whisked away by security men

As soon as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley ended his reply on farm loan waiver during the Question Hour around 11.30 am, a man raised "Bharat mata ki jai" slogan twice.


Poll bonds life 15 days, donor name secret but KYC must

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, in a statement in Lok Sabha, said electoral bonds can be bought for any value, in multiples of Rs 1,000, Rs 10,000, Rs 1 lakh, Rs 10 lakh or Rs 1 crore.

Maintaining fiscal prudence a ‘challenge’, but there is no need for panic, says FM

“I don’t think there is a need for panic. There’s a need for analysis and for responsive action to this and we are fully prepared for this,” he said.

Private investments a concern, you’ll hear from us soon: FM Arun Jaitley

At the investor meet on Thursday, Jaitley also said that in the last few years India’s confidence as a nation has increased tremendously and the present government has taken quick decisions whether it is implementing GST or targeting of subsidies.

Jaitley asks Oppn states if they would forsake tax on fuel

On the hike in petrol prices, the minister reminded that the government needed revenue to run the country and wondered from where would funds for the social sector and infrastructure schemes come.


Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is considering automakers' concern on GST cess hike: Anant Geete

"We have requested the finance minister (on the cess issue). Industry has given its memorandum and we have forwarded that to the finance minister and he is seriously considering that," said Heavy Industries Minister Anant Geete.

Forum writes to Arun Jaitley demanding action against audit firm

The PwC had issued a statement, rejecting the allegations. "We deny the allegations made. PwC has always complied and will continue to comply with applicable laws and regulations and any suggestion to the contrary is merely speculative."

If banks fund unorganised sector, it will create more employment: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday exhorted financial institutions, including Nabard, and banks to focus on funding the unfunded so that employment in the unorganised sector goes up.

Congress hits out at BJP for disassociating from loan waivers, says must not make promises that cannot be delivered

Arun Jaitley had said the Centre would not fund for loan waivers for farmers, adding that the states must fund for this on their own expense. This decision comes in the wake of the loan waiver that was recently announced for the farmers by the Maharashtra government.

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Four years of Modi government: A report card of all the things the finance ministry achieved and where it fell back

What the finance ministry achieved in the past four years under Narendra Modi's leadership. An analysis of the ministry's achievements and what it lacked in our series The Last Lap.