Sitharaman is keen on gaining ground-level feedback from both tax officers and taxpayers.
Oil imports dived 22.15% to $9.60 billion in July from $12.33 billion in a year-ago period.
The RBI said the RS fosters 'learning by doing' on all sides and regulators obtain first-hand empirical evidence on the benefits and risks of emerging technologies and their implications.
The government has notified the scheme promised in the Budget that will throw NBFCs a Rs 1 lakh crore lifeline.
Government officials said full impact is visible this year as the settlement of Integrated GST is happening regularly, unlike last year when it was delayed.
During this period only FY19 and FY18, bank credit grew in double-digits (13.24 percent in FY19), while in FY17, the credit supply was at five decadal low of 4.6 percent.
Niti Aayog has drawn up a list of assets that can be sold including towers of BSNL & MTNL.
The central bank said guidelines in this regard would be issued by the end of August.
The government has announced that it would start raising a part of its gross borrowing programme from external markets in foreign currencies.
Ministry responds to ET story that was based on CAG calculations showing higher deficit.
The agreements include commitments of $250 million each in the Master Fund and co-investment rights of up to $750 million each in future opportunities alongside the Fund.
Economy Watch said assuming India grows by projected 7% in the current fiscal year, the size of the economy will grow to $3 trillion.
D Subbarao said we should be very wary and careful while determining the value of the excess reserves.
Here're some of the reasons behind the downturn in economy, explained in graphics.
In the year-ago fortnight, bank credit stood at Rs 86.09 lakh crore while deposits were at Rs 114.371 lakh crore.
A report has found that countries where families have fewer children are likely to have higher bank deposits.
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