Budget 2020: What real estate sector expects from FM Sitharaman
The government does acknowledge the importance of real estate sector to kick-...
“We are fed up of powers lecturing countries on internal affairs”: Hungarian FM
“Hungary does not interfere in internal matters of other nations. We are fed up. We are fed up of outside powers lecturing us on internal matters,” Szijjártó told ET in an exclusive interview. “Why should I even comment on internal matter of another country? It is for people of that country to decide on their future,” the minister said.
Watch: FM Nirmala Sitharaman attends customary halwa ceremony
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman attended the customary halwa ceremony at the Ministry of Finance in Delhi on Monday. The halwa ceremony ...
View: FM needs to restore RBI’s independence, and sternly balance her Budget
It is the central government, and its financier, the Reserve Bank of India. Sitharaman had budgeted for a generous fiscal deficit, and former RBI governor Urjit Patel had reluctantly promised to finance it.
News broadcasters meet FM Sitharaman, seek parity in GST with print media
Executive body members of the News Broadcasters Federation have met Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and requested that TV news channels be treated at par with the print media industry under GST regulations.
Not possible to provide proof of religious persecution: Assam FM Himanta Biswa Sarma
Assam finance minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma said no one can give proof of religious persecution or fear of religious persecution however a person who will apply for Citizenship under Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) must give some evidence that he was in Assam prior to 2014.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar holds talks with Iranian FM Javad Zarif
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif on Thursday held extensive talks on the fast-evolving situation in the Gulf region in the wake of frayed Iran-US ties over the killing of Commander Qasem Soleimani.
Budget 2020: FM must form panel to encourage shepreneurs, consider promoting first aid for mental health
Omnicuris boss Savitha Kuttan and Mpower's Neerja Birla are hopeful of a good year.
FM urged to equalise tax benefits for govt and non-govt employees in Budget 2020
The Income-tax Act, 1961 differentiates between a government employee and non-government employee. However, this should not be the case. There are numerous tax benefits available only for the government employees only.
Maldives on same page with India on Indian Ocean stability: FM Abdullah
When asked about achievements of the Solih government over the past 14 months the Minister explained that the Maldives has reclaimed democracy, peace and happiness over the past year.
Will urge FM to probe alleged avoidance of GST by Amazon, Flipkart: CAIT
"Amazon and Flipkart have caused huge GST and income tax revenue loss to the government and CAIT will soon meet the finance minister and urge her to institute a investigation into avoidance of GST and income tax liability on both Amazon and Flipkart," CAIT said. CAIT also said the visit of Jeff Bezos on Wednesday to India will be greeted with strong protest.
Women Inc wants FM Sitharaman to increase Budget allocation for women, put 2019 reforms into action
Nahar Group's Manju Yagnik and Dr Aparajita Gogoi of C3 shared their Budget expectations for this year.
Kunal Bahl wants FM Sitharaman to give tax benefits to ESOPs, says it will be a game-changer
Snapdeal CEO's two ideas will make startup and angel ecosystem healthy.
Indo-Pacific concept initiated to disrupt existing structure, contain China: Russian FM
The new Indo-Pacific concept being pushed by the US, Japan and others is an attempt to reconfigure the existing structure, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. "Why do you need to call Asian Pacific as Indo-Pacific? The answer is evident -- to exclude China. Terminology should be unifying, not divisive. Neither SCO nor BRICS is exclusionary," Lavrov said.
Iranian FM apologises for plane 'disaster', cites 'US adventurism'
Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif offered condolences and "profound regrets" after the Iranian armed forces admitted unintentionally shooting down the Ukrainian airliner due to "human error". He took to his Twitter handle apologizing for the same and calling it "a sad day"
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