Finance Bill

  • Govt to work for passage of pending bills: Chidambaram 30-04-2013 03:42 PM

    New Delhi: With the Lok Sabha passing the Finance Bill and Demands for Grants for various ministries, Government on Tuesday said it will continue with its efforts for passage of other bills on food security and land acquisition, which are "equally important". "I don't think it is correct to say...
  • Finance Bill passed by Lok Sabha with 12 minor amendments 30-04-2013 03:14 PM

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the Finance Bill taking in consideration all the amendments proposed even as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) walked out of the House protesting against coal scam. The Bill was passed with 12 minor amendments. The passage of the bill effectively brought to an...
  • Will the SC coming down on CBI, govt jeopardise the Finance Bill? 30-04-2013 11:42 AM

    New Delhi: With the Supreme Court coming down heavily on the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance Government in the coal scam case, the passage of the Finance Bill looks in jeopardy as the Opposition has taken on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh directly and demanded...
  • PM may call an all-party meet to end Parliament deadlock 30-04-2013 10:24 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to step in to end the political deadlock over coal scam. Sources said the PM is likely to call an all-party meet to break the logjam in Parliament and try and pass the Land Bill and the Food Security Bill. A temporary...
  • Finance Bill likely to be passed in Lok Sabha today 30-04-2013 07:19 AM

    New Delhi: Despite the political deadlock over the coal scam, the key Finance Bill is likely to be passed in Lok Sabha on Tuesday. A temporary truce has been achieved between the government and the opposition to pass the money bills. The crucial Finance Bill can't be delayed beyond Tuesday...
  • Yashwant Sinha seeks amendments to Finance Bill 29-04-2013 06:18 PM

    New Delhi: Amidst reports that the government had finally managed to get the Opposition on board on the key Finance Bill, senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Monday wrote to P Chidambaram demanding certain amendments to the Bill. Sinha reportedly sought the amendment to ensure that farmers whose land was...
  • Govt gets Oppn on board on Finance Bill 29-04-2013 12:41 PM

    New Delhi: There seems to be a breakthrough in the efforts to end Parliament deadlock as the government has managed to get the Opposition on board to pass the Finance Bill. Sources say that the Finance Bill is likely to be taken up on Tuesday along with demands for grants....
  • Economic reform agenda runs into political hurdle 29-04-2013 08:38 AM

    New Delhi: A Parliament deadlocked yet again over corruption scandals threatens Finance Minister P Chidambaram's ambitious reform agenda, dealing a harsh dose of political reality on the heels of his North American roadshow to sell the India story. Two long-stalled reforms - one to lift the foreign ownership cap in...
  • NCP warns UPA over Finance Bill; will Oppn let Parl function? 27-04-2013 09:13 AM

    New Delhi: Pressure seems to be growing on the UPA government from within its own constituents. With the first week of the reconvened session of Parliament almost being a washout, the National Congress Party (NCP) has thrown a sharp hint. It says that any failure to pass the Finance Bill...
  • Government rolls back 5 pc healthcare tax 22-03-2011 06:38 PM

    The proposal which was made during the Budget invoked opposition from the medical fraternity. ...
  • Govt rolls back five per cent healthcare tax 22-03-2011 12:53 PM

    New Delhi: The Government on Tuesday rolled back the five per cent tax healthcare, which many called the misery tax as it made treatment more expensive. Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee made the announcement in his reply to the debate in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. The proposal which was put...
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  • FM takes U-turn, cuts more taxes 03-05-2007 10:27 PM

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