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In what can be termed as the most friendly middle class budget, an individual taxpayer having taxable annual income up to Rs.5 lakhs will get full tax rebate and therefore will not be required to pay any income tax. Presenting...
Shri Piyush Goyal congratulated the DoP and IPPB for their tremendous efforts in spreading the activities of the bank. Speaking at a special function organized to mark completion of two years of IPPB since its pilot launch, he said that...
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi interacted with the young professionals in a town hall program at the New India Youth Conclave in Surat. The PM received a rousing welcome at the New India Youth Conclave. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the nation...
Modi government introduced The Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Bill, in Lok Sabha on May 13, 2015 to amend the Benami Transactions Act, 1988 and give it more power. The Act prohibits benami transactions and provides for confiscating benami properties. Since...
Piyush Goyal, who is also incharge of Finance Ministry, reviewed the performance of Public Sector Banks (PSBs) with Secretary, Department of Financial Services Shri Rajiv Kumar and bank CEOs. The review was against the backdrop of visible signs of strengthening...
Minister of Railways & Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal announced the name Vande Bharat Express for Train 18, acknowledging its made-in-India status. He called it a ‘vandaniya’ step towards realisation of New India vision. This train set has been manufactured by Integral Coach Factory...
Popular leaders and state heads are almost always are presented with a memorabilia when they meet people from all walks of life. Instead of stowing them in some room, PM Modi has come up with this idea to put...
In a major move to boost women empowerment in India, Defense Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman announced that women will be inducted into Military Police and will eventually comprise 20perent of its total strength. Being the first women defense minister herself,...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a visit to Madurai, Tamil Nadu to inaugurate AIIMS medical facility in the city also met a successful MUDRA entrepreneur Arulmozhi Saravanan. Her success story has been mentioned by PM on several...
Smriti Irani, while inaugurating the Women Science Congress, said that science is gender-neutral.  She mentioned that about 2.8 lakh scientists, engineers employed in research and development institutions across the country, only about 39,000 are women which makes the female...