India's exports shrank 9.71 per cent last month to USD 25.01 billion in June with key sectors such as petroleum, gems and jewellery, rice and engineering goods registering steep falls.
It also provides for constitution of a Reserve Fund, where 25 per cent of the annual surplus of the General Fund in any year has to be credited.
The amendments include enforcement of a strict 330-day timeline for completion of the resolution process, including judicial matters.
In 2018-19, 1,620 cases of fake invoicing were detected involving Rs 11,251.23 crore, and 154 persons were arrested.
The fact that the tax sleuth will have to take approval of a supervisor before initiating scrutiny will reduce instances of harassment of startups and venture capitalists in the name of Angel tax.
The mining sector demanded a 20-year extension of leases for private firms as well.
Nirmala Sitharaman in her 2019-20 Budget speech proposed to provide that listed companies shall also be liable to pay additional tax at 20 per cent in case of share buyback.
Girish Chandra Murmu said that the mission would now be undertaken on a back-end mission of solid waste management under a cluster system.
The letter, signed by office bearers of Press Association, Press Club of India, Indian Women's Press Corps and Foreign Correspondents Club, termed the ministry's move as "unilateral and undemocratic".
National Seeds Corporation, Telecom Consultants India Limited and FAGMIL are the three PSUs that will make the IPOs.
Buggana explained that Rs 4,800 crore, availed as working capital financing through civil supplies department in previous government, was diverted for Pasupu Kumkuma and others.
'The Guild has no dispute with the ministry that journalists should behave with restraint and responsibility while enjoying their access to FM. But a blanket order is not the answer.'
For the first time, an RBI study establishes that India too has financial cycles and that the current cycle reached its trough in 2018.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed to raise duties on many items other than diesel, petrol and gold.
HSCC was acquired by NBCC India at a consideration of Rs 285 crore, while DCIL was bought by a consortium of four ports at Rs 1,049 crore.