Slash GST on Auto LPG, address policy issues stalling growth: Industry body to FM
LPG used as fuel in automobiles or Auto LPG, which is among the cleanest alternative fuels with a Global Warming Potential of 'zero' is currently taxed at 18 per cent GST. Also, the GST rates on Auto LPG/CNG conversion kits stand at a prohibitive 2 per cent, IAC said. High GST rates on clean fuels and conversions kits are in complete variance to the government's stated green mobility push, it said in a statement.
P&G India hit by monetary policy: CFO
“Slowing growth rates in India, largely as a result of some monetary policies, have created a bit of...
NCDEX wants govt to mandate banks to extend agri-credit only against eNWR in Budget
NCDEX said that the Commodity Transaction Tax (CTT) levied on processed agri commodities has increased impact cost of market participants.
World about to learn if $1 trillion rally in tech firms was a good idea
As many as 26 constituents of Nasdaq 100 index are due to report quarterly results this week.
PM Modi’s nationalism masks a bad economy, protesters say
About 30% of Indian youth aged 15-29 are not in employment, education or training.
Non-life insurers can offer standard health policies before April 1
In a circular dated April January 24, 2020, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) said insurers can offer the 'Arogya Sanjeevani Policy' - the standard health insurance policy before April 1, 2020.
View: India should have friendly, sensitive foreign policy for Bhutan
Indian tourists will be required to arrange their travel through a Bhutanese ground handler who will process e-permits, arrange certified guides and local transportation. A detailed itinerary will need to be agreed to by both sides – Indian tourist group as well as the Bhutanese authorities.
Credit Suisse buys Indiabulls Housing shares worth Rs 72 crore
As per the bulk deal data on NSE, 22,36,394 shares, representing 0.52 per cent of the total shares of Indiabulls Housing Finance, were bought by Credit Suisse.
Release Kashmir politicians held without charge: US
Senior American diplomat Alice Wells has termed developments regarding the Citizenship (Amendment) Act a “vigorous democratic scrutiny”.
Recollecting India's frantic efforts to end starvation after independence
The nature of hunger has changed, but at a basic level, India still struggles to feed its people adequately.
Amateur investors are making risky bets that could wipe them out
Investors are trying to make up for yields by getting into markets they aren’t familiar with.
Draft policy to push CNG, PNG in cities
The policy is part of the Centre’s strategy to ensure a smooth passage in states for the Narendra Modi government’s plan to help 400 districts, covering 70% of the population, breathe easy by providing clean-burning CNG (compressed natural gas) and PNG (piped natural gas) services at an estimated investment of Rs 90,000 crore.
Credit Saison and Capital Float join hands to offer digital financing to SMEs
As part of the agreement, Capital Float and Credit Saison will provide working capital financing to MSMEs, particularly to those from the country’s tier-2 towns and cities and beyond.
Gender games: Too many men, too little change
Sebi (Securities and Exchange Board of India) made it compulsory for companies to have at least one independent woman director on the board of listed companies. Till April 6, 2019, 51 of the top 500 NSE-listed companies had not appointed a woman independent director, numbers from Prime Database showed.
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