New manufacturing companies have been given the option to move to the higher 22 per cent tax bracket if they fail to satisfy conditions meant for availing lower rates, she said.
'GoM to examine the status of the amount of IGST remaining unapportioned as on March 31, 2018, as per the extant legal provisions and what action is required to be taken,' the circular reads.
Speaking in Lok Sabha, the Finance Minister yesterday said that she doesn't eat much of onion or garlic and hails from a family where these two vegetables are not much in use.
Taking a dig at Sitharaman, senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram asked if she ate avacados instead.
On Wednesday when asked by an MP if she ate onions, Sitharaman had said, 'I belong to a family which does not eat onion and garlic'.
The ETF will be launched every six months, officials said, adding that Bond ETFs will be taxed with the benefit of indexation, which significantly reduces the tax on capital gains for the investor.
'I belong to a family which does not eat onion': Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok Sabha over rising onion prices
Attributing shortage to low production, the minister said there are severe structural problems related to onions.
Chowdhury had made the remarks in the Lower House during a debate on the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019, on Monday.
TMC MP Saugata Roy objected to the decision of the government to provide additional funds to the Department of Space over the alleged 'failure' of Chandrayaan-2 mission.
Punjab Finance Minister said the government is under obligation to pay the compensation which is pending for August and September.
Speaking to reporters after the meeting, Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal said, August and September compensation has not been released to states.
BJP ministers and members have protested in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha against Chowdhury's remarks calling the prime minister and Home Minister Amit Shah 'infiltrators'.
Government expenditure accounts for 13.1 per cent of GDP as on September 2019 and is the sole spinning wheel in India's economic applecart.
India and Sweden have seen concrete outcomes in life sciences and other sectors that have benefitted both the countries.
Chowdhury launched attack on the Centre's policy raising issue of price rise of daily used items like onions, other vegetables, and pulses.