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Is the ‘Clown Prince’ out-clowning himself: Arun Jaitley

Finance - Many young Lawyers practising criminal law used to get an advice early in their career from Veterans in the field. They were told if you are strong on facts, bang the facts. If you are strong on law, bang the law. If you are weak on both, then bang the desk....

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ICAI letter to FM on evaluation of tendering for professional services

Finance - ICAI has certain suggestions regarding the evaluation process of tendering with respect to professional services. As per the present practice of tendering, the Least Cost Selection (LCS) Criteria are being adopted for awarding the work for professional services (audit service) however, for evaluation of tenders floated for services other ...

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Falsehood of a ‘Clown Prince’

Finance - Arun Jaitley* I had, in my blog dated 29th August, 2018 on the Rafale deal, exposed each one of the falsehood stated by the Congress Party. The campaign of falsehood is entirely led by the Congress President. His strategy is simple – concoct a lie and repeat it as many times. This, at least, provides […]...

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Demonetisation & its impact on Tax collection & Formalisation of Economy

Finance - The Reserve Bank has twice released its reports stating that the demonetised Notes of `500 and `1000 have been substantially deposited in the Banks. A widely stated comment has been that just because most of the currency came back into the Banks, the object of Demonetisation has not succeeded. Was the invalidation of the Non-deposited cur...

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Arun Jaitely Puts 15 Questions on Rafale before Rahul Gandhi & Congress

Finance - Arun Jaitley Why these questions? Considering the security environment around India, the highest standards of defence preparedness are required. After the Kargil experience, the Armed Forces and the Raksha Mantralaya were of the opinion that combat ability of the Indian Air Force to strike at targets needs to be radically improved. This n...

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FM defends Demonitisation & explains its Impact

Finance - Demonitisation compelled holders of cash to deposit the same in the banks. The enormity of cash deposited and identified with the owner resulted in suspected 17.42 lakh account holders from whom the response has been received online through non-invasive method. ...

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Lessons for Rahul Gandhi from his Partyman

Finance - The Congress Party, for the last few days, has been busy spreading disinformation about the Government’s possible moves in relation to the private sector company IL&FS. The Congress is a national saboteur. It wants to sabotage India’s economy by allowing a situation in relation to a company to persist, expand and become unmanageable. ...

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Arun Jaitely resumes charge of Ministry of Finance & Corporate Affairs 

Finance - The Union Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley today resumed the charge of the Ministries of Finance and Corporate Affairs after a gap of more than three months. ...

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Piyush Goyal gets interim charge of finance in Cabinet reshuffle

Finance - During the period of indisposition of Shri Arun Jaitley, Minister; the portfolios of Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs held by him, be temporarily assigned to Shri Piyush Goyal, in addition to his existing portfolios....

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FM stresses on importance of procedural fairness in public procurement

Finance - The Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley stresses on the importance of procedural fairness in public procurement and award of contracts ; ...

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Assessee is entitled for depreciation on assets of a closed unit which are part of block of assets

Swati Synthetics Ltd. Vs. ITO (ITAT Mumbai) - The assets did not fall under any of the above exceptional three conditions. The said block of assets was used for the purpose of business during the year. Under the circumstances the assets of the said closed unit amounts to use for the purpose of business in the year under consideration ,...

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FM Statement on Kelkar Committee Report, Fiscal Roadmap & Consolidation

Income tax press release - (29/10/2012) - The Kelkar Committee has cautioned us that a business-as-usual scenario for the current year may lead to the fiscal deficit rising to 6.1 per cent of GDP. This would have grave consequences for the economy is, therefore, totally unacceptable. The Committee has recommended a number of reform measures...

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Inauguration of Income Tax Office at Chinsurah, West Bengal

NA - (08/12/2010) - Inauguration of Income Tax Office at Chinsurah, Dist-Hooghly, West Bengal by Honble Union Finance Minister Shri Pranab Mukherjee on 04.12.2010 - Publicity in the official web site...

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Cashless mediclaim facility will continue: Pranab Mukherjee

NA - (06/08/2010) - Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday allayed fears of withdrawal of the cashless mediclaim facility by public sector general insurance companies, saying these firms have not done away with these schemes and are only standardising the rates for various hospitals....

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FM defends Demonitisation & explains its Impact

Demonitisation compelled holders of cash to deposit the same in the banks. The enormity of cash deposited and identified with the owner resulted in suspected 17.42 lakh account holders from whom the response has been received online through non-invasive method. ...

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Is the ‘Clown Prince’ out-clowning himself: Arun Jaitley

Many young Lawyers practising criminal law used to get an advice early in their career from Veterans in the field. They were told if you are strong on facts, bang the facts. If you are strong on law, bang the law. If you are weak on both, then bang the desk....

Read More
Posted Under: Finance |

ICAI letter to FM on evaluation of tendering for professional services

ICAI has certain suggestions regarding the evaluation process of tendering with respect to professional services. As per the present practice of tendering, the Least Cost Selection (LCS) Criteria are being adopted for awarding the work for professional services (audit service) however, for evaluation of tenders floated for services other ...

Read More
Posted Under: Finance |

Lessons for Rahul Gandhi from his Partyman

The Congress Party, for the last few days, has been busy spreading disinformation about the Government’s possible moves in relation to the private sector company IL&FS. The Congress is a national saboteur. It wants to sabotage India’s economy by allowing a situation in relation to a company to persist, expand and become unmanageable. ...

Read More
Posted Under: Finance |

Falsehood of a ‘Clown Prince’

Arun Jaitley* I had, in my blog dated 29th August, 2018 on the Rafale deal, exposed each one of the falsehood stated by the Congress Party. The campaign of falsehood is entirely led by the Congress President. His strategy is simple – concoct a lie and repeat it as many times. This, at least, provides […]...

Read More
Posted Under: Finance |

Demonetisation & its impact on Tax collection & Formalisation of Economy

The Reserve Bank has twice released its reports stating that the demonetised Notes of `500 and `1000 have been substantially deposited in the Banks. A widely stated comment has been that just because most of the currency came back into the Banks, the object of Demonetisation has not succeeded. Was the invalidation of the Non-deposited cur...

Read More
Posted Under: Finance |

Arun Jaitely Puts 15 Questions on Rafale before Rahul Gandhi & Congress

Arun Jaitley Why these questions? Considering the security environment around India, the highest standards of defence preparedness are required. After the Kargil experience, the Armed Forces and the Raksha Mantralaya were of the opinion that combat ability of the Indian Air Force to strike at targets needs to be radically improved. This n...

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What the IMF Had to Say About India in 2014 and Then in 2018

The International Monetary Fund holds bilateral discussions with its members usually every year. On the basis of the consultations with various experts and after analysing the economic data, they come out with their staff report. What political parties and their representatives normally say depends on where they stand – whether in Oppos...

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Arun Jaitely resumes charge of Ministry of Finance & Corporate Affairs 

The Union Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley today resumed the charge of the Ministries of Finance and Corporate Affairs after a gap of more than three months. ...

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GST rate reduction & passage of Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2013

All household items stand reduced from 28 percent to 18 percent and 12 percent. All items of construction except cement stands reduced. Most white goods stand reduced. ...

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