Ecomm gifts prohibited to curb Chinese imports
Duty-free gifts via courier and post will no longer be cleared by Customs; exceptions would only apply for import of life-saving drugs and rakhis. The move is aimed at curbing imports by Chinese ecommerce vendors who were evading duties by declaring commercial shipments as gifts.
Regulation for vintage vehicles soon; number plates to display 'VA'
In a respite for enthusiasts and collectors of vintage cars, classic vehi...
Data policy tweaks set to keep India Inc busy in 2020
The Bill, aimed at giving individuals more control over their data, has not proposed a ...
GST Council meeting today: Lease rates, refund for exporters and extra cess on agenda
GST Council may clarify rates on long-term leases. If approved, this will benefit manufacturing and realty cos.
Industry bodies concerned over data protection Bill, say it 'compromises' on privacy
The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) said the Bill in its current form "compromises" on privacy of Indian citizens as "it has built in far too many exceptions for government agencies to access personal information of the citizens".
INX Media case: Court extends interim bail of ex-NITI Aayog CEO
The CBI opposed the bail application moved by the six accused, on grounds that they may tamper with the evidence if granted relief.
MDR fee waiver: Jan Dhan's mascot gets a jolt
Digital payments have grown by leaps and bounds since PM Modi embarked on a drive for financial inclusion.
Budget 2020: 20 tax-payer friendly ideas for the Finance Minister
ET Wealth reached out to financial services cos and taxpayers on what they want to see in this budget.
Mobile internet services resume in Meghalaya
The ban on mobile internet and mass messaging services, imposed on December 12, was lifted at around 7 pm on Friday due to improvement in law and order situation, a senior home department official told.
Google India to face trial in pre-2009 defamation case
Visaka Industries filed the complaint after the company said it issued legal notices asking Google India to take down the write-up. Google then moved the Andhra High Court for quashing the proceedings, but did not get any relief. On Google’s appeal, SC stayed the proceedings till it had applied its mind to the issues involved.
9 MPs raised Assam concern in their dissent notes to JPC
Senior BJD leader Bhartruhari Mahtab, whose party supported the Bill in Parliament, expressed in his dissent note, which is annexed to the JPC report that, “the present Bill contravenes the provision of the principal Act and goes against the spirit of Assam Accord.. This will open floodgates thereby accentuating discontent among the people of Assam.”
TDS to be deducted on annuity payable to Overseas Citizens of India, NRI NPS subscribers
Based on a clarification received from IRDAI, it is hereby clarified that annuity payable by ASPs NRIs and OCIs will be taxed at source, at rates applicable as per the DTAA of the country where the annuitant resided.
Odd-Even: CM seeks transport dept's views on exemption to women, two wheelers, CNG vehicles
Like the last two editions of the road-rationing scheme in 2016, the government may exempt all these categories this year as well, sources in the transport department said.
Kejriwal seeks views if women, 2-wheelers can be exempted from odd-even norm
The Chief Minister has asked the department to review the current capacity of the public transport network and state its views on whether or not two-wheelers should be exempt this year.
End of mandatory repayment exemptions for infra cos to hurt NBFCs with exposure
Fitch’s Indian rating arm downgrades mid-year outlook for NBFC sector to ‘negative’ .
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