Nearly eight months after its submission, the report of Baswan committee that suggested changes in civil service exam pattern and age limit is under examination, the government has said.
With changing patterns in terrain, armoured vehicles like battle tanks must have the capacity and capability to operate on the western as well the northern border, Army chief Gen. Bipin Rawat said
The Income Tax Department is matching the “tax profiles” of all property registrations of above Rs 30 lakh under the provisions of the anti-Benami Act, as action against illicit asset holders is set to intensify, the CBDT chief said today. Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Chairman Sushil Chandra said the taxman is also investigating those shell companies and their directors whose operations were recently “debarred” by the government as part of the drive to check black money generation through their abuse.
The Madras High Court on Monday held that the distance from where devotees shall offer prayers to deities in temples in the state should be same for all whether they paid for darshan or not. The court observed this while hearing a petition by a trust seeking to abolish the system of granting advantages to devotees in “paid darshan queues”.
In a stern warning against “sugarcane and food mafia”, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath tuesday said those involved in such practices will be booked under the National Security Act (NSA).
President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday said that the introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) was a milestone and the new regime has reduced barriers between states, creating a more formal economy. The country is recognised as a bright spot of the global economy and the world has acknowledged the change in its business environment, he added.
“It was shock therapy against the parallel economy,” Jaxay Shah, president of the Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association, said in an interview. “But it has encouraged genuine home and office buyers, now giving them a level playing field.”
In a major move, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided not to pursue a proposal for introduction of Islamic banking in the country.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi directed amendments in the goods and services tax (GST) once he came to know of the practical difficulties, Union home minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday, adding that the central government approaches issues with an open mind.
118 young soldiers join Ladakh Scouts regiment. Emotional scenes were witnessed when 118 youth from different parts of Ladakh region joined the Indian Army family after completing strenuous training and participating in the Passing-out-Parade.