The new e-filing portal 2.0 of the Income Tax Department (incometax.gov.in) went live on July 7. Since its launch, there were numerous glitches in the functioning of the new portal.
Sitharaman is on a visit to Uttar Pradesh. She attended a programme for Ganga Expressway securitisation loan sanction. Speaking at the event, Sitharaman said, "There was a bit of hesitation when the defence corridor was announced for Uttar Pradesh.
Nirmala Sitharaman also appreciated PM Modi's move of introducing several women as ministers during the recent Union Cabinet expansion. She said there are presently 11 women ministers in the Union Cabinet.
Taking to Twitter, the Congress leader said that a family will not be able to spend FM's economic package on living and other basic needs.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman made several big announcements on Monday. She announced that the government is going to provide 8 types of relief.
In a three-page letter to Sitharaman, Mitra alleged that the GST Council meetings have become "acrimonious, vexing and almost toxic with the erosion of the mutual trust that had held fast between states and the Centre" since the Council's inception.
If you are planning to purchase the coronavirus vaccine, there is some good news for you. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that there is no change in the price of the Covid-19 vaccine.
The NITI Aayog has submitted its final list of banks proposed for privatization to the Group of Secretaries for disinvestment. The NITI Aayog has recommended that the employees of public sector banks which have been put up for privatisation will be given a job guarantee of one year.
The GST Council met for the first time this year and brought good news. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told the press conference on Friday that the GST Council felt that it would not be right to make any changes in the inversion duty.
Due to the lockdown and curfew caused by the coronavirus pandemic in various states, trust and confidence of the industry has started to evaporate, in view of which Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has come forward to take control of the situation.