The fierce digital battle over CAA
BJP’s IT cell remains hyperactive on closed-loop platforms like WhatsApp and Facebook groups and pages, and people familiar with the content on such groups say BJP’s content ecosystem has managed to retain dominance.
FM urged to equalise tax benefits for govt and non-govt employees in Budget 2020
The Income-tax Act, 1961 differentiates between a government...
Sluggish bond market is the latest headache for borrowers
Prospects of flat issuance is bad news for PM Modi’s efforts to revive sagging grow...
Punjab government passes resolution against CAA
Resolution moved by Punjab government against Citizenship Amendment Act has been passed in the state assembly.Punjab government passes resol...
All foreign investments must adhere to law of the land: Piyush Goyal on Amazon
Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said his statement that Amazon was "not doing a favour" by investing in India was taken out of cont...
Plan likely to give NBFCs more lending room
The options that have been deliberated ahead of the February 1 budget include a plan akin to the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) that the US put in place after the subprime mortgage crisis that sparked the financial crisis of 2007-08. Funding for such a structure could come from residual stakes in the Special Undertaking of Unit Trust of India.
Nirbhaya’s parents accuse Delhi govt of 'playing politics'
For the first time, Nirbhaya’s parents have accused the Delhi government of delaying justice for their daughter who was brutally gang-raped ...
Alarmed RBI seeks govt relief for telcos to avoid bad loans
Banks like YES, IndusInd, SBI, ICICI and PNB appear to have high exposures to Vodafone Idea.
Govt may unveil Rs 36 K-cr plan to get more phones made in India
Indian Cellular & Electronics Association, which has Apple, Foxconn, Xiaomi and Flextronics among its members, has flagged subsidy for machinery & equipment, cost of power, incentive for supporting industry, labour subsidy, logistics and reduction of land rentals as other disabilities India faces in comparison to rivals such as Vietnam.
Runup to the Budget 2020-21: Govt mulls no tax on LTCG with 2-year holding period
The government may also tweak the definition of ‘long term’ from a year to two years.
J&K govt orders immediate transfer of Srinagar, Jammu airports to CISF
Airports in Srinagar and Jammu are to be 'immediately' brought under the security cover of CISF in view of the arrest of DSP Davinder Singh, a Jammu and Kashmir government order has said.
Don't want law that look at businesses with suspicion: Nirmala Sitharaman
Delivering the Nani Palkhivala Centenary Celebrations Lecture, organised by the Palkhivala Foundation , on "Road Map to $5 Trillion Economy", the Finance Minister said her earnest attempt is to decriminalise matters concerning the Companies Act or other related laws, and also cited Tata Group Head N. Chandrasekharan's speech in Mumbai on Monday where he had said government should trust its own citizens.
Govt has little elbow room to ease burden on telcos: Chandrashekhar
Industry will need to raise or put money on the table for investing in 5G, says Chandrashekhar.
Right time for Kashmiri Pandits to return: Anurag Thakur
"I think the right time has come for Kashmiri Pandits to be back in Kashmir and to get their rightful rights back. It's not only time but they've lost everything in life. They didn't deserve to go through the treatment they've gone through," Thakur said in a press conference here.
Govt says no documents to be asked for NPR update
This is the first time census and NPR data is being captured digitally via mobile applications.
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