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May 6, 2013
Sunday May 19, 2013
Aimed at widening revenue from indirect tax, the Finance Ministry has implemented one-time amnesty scheme for service tax defaulters to pay their due without any penalty or late payment charges.
Press Trust of India | Sunday May 19, 2013
Finance Minister P Chidambaram will inaugurate a two-day conference of top Income Tax department and CBDT officers later this month in the national capital and discuss efforts to maximise revenue collection.
Rahul Joglekar | Friday May 17, 2013
Finance Minister P Chidambaram has said that the expert panel formed by the government will work towards giving CBI functional autonomy, but at the same time warned that accountability is important.
Press Trust of India | Friday May 17, 2013
Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday donned a hard hat as he visited a construction site of the new Crossrail project in east London along with his British counterpart George Osborne.
Tuesday May 14, 2013
The government has deferred a decision to sell its 9.33 per cent stake in MMTC till July as it is awaiting the state-run trading firm's audited earnings for FY13 for deriving the true value of its equity.
Agence France-Presse | Monday May 13, 2013
Pakistan election-winner Nawaz Sharif has picked a veteran finance minister to serve in his cabinet as Karachi stocks hit an all-time high Monday over hopes his pro-business agenda can revive the economy.
Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Sunday May 12, 2013
It was courtesy and a technical snag that took the Bihar Chief Minister to Sadaquat Ashram, that houses the Congress' main Bihar office, not a search for new political friends. Mr Kumar was dropping off his guest, Finance minister P Chidambaram.
Written by Manish Kumar, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Saturday May 11, 2013
In a move that is bound to appease Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said a high-level sub-committee will soon be constituted to finalise the new criteria for "backwardness." He also added that under the new crit...
Press Trust Of India | Friday May 10, 2013
The Finance Minister had to travel to Chennai and hence he was not available for the meeting.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 8, 2013
Buoyed by the Congress' showing in Karnataka, Finance Minister P Chidambaram, in a lighter moment, turned into a TV reporter today. The senior Congress leader grabbed a mike from a television reporter and thrust it front of senior BJP leader Jaswant ...
Tuesday May 7, 2013
Last week the agency had said India's sovereign outlook is stable and does not warrant any action on the country's credit rating in the next 12-18 months.
Saturday May 4, 2013
Global agency Standard & Poor's on Saturday ruled out rating upgrade for India at the current juncture but said improvement in outlook was something which could be considered.
Saturday May 4, 2013
With the government liberalising FDI norms and setting up a system to speed up mega projects, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said on Saturday that India story of investment is "just starting out".
Friday May 3, 2013
Accepting Reserve Bank's stance on policy rate for what it is, Finance Minister P Chidambaram today expressed hope that declining inflation would increase the scope for rate cut by the central bank.
Thursday May 2, 2013
Finance Minister P Chidambaram today pitched for greater use of knowledge and technology to meet the challenges of economic growth and improve the plight of people at bottom of pyramid.