Government ready to debate with Rahul Gandhi on CAA: Amit Shah
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday challenged Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to prove that the Citizenship Amendment Act would take away citizenship from Indian Muslims, as he advised him to read the act completely.
Punjab government passes resolution against CAA
Resolution moved by Punjab government against Citizenship Amendment Act has been passed in th...
Geospatial data will emerge as a key differentiator for businesses: CSS Corp's Manish Tandon
Geospatial technologies can use the power of IoT...
Gold firm but on track for biggest weekly fall in 2 months
US gold futures rose 0.3 per cent to $1,555.40.
Data analytics to curb fake input tax credit claims
Revenue secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey is reviewing the matter of fraud input tax credit (ITC) claims on a weekly basis, a government official said, adding that the department will verify and scrutinise taxpayers that have purchased goods from tax evading non-filers.
Government plans to extend urad imports till June on likely domestic shortage: Sources
According to sources, "So far, only 2 lakh tonnes of urad has been imported. The pulses situation was reviewed recently by the concerned ministeries and a consensus has emerged to give time till June for undertaking the import of rest of the quota."
Rupee settles 3 paise down at 71.11 against dollar
Forex traders said the drop in the rupee was largely due to a spurt in crude oil prices following rising tensions in the Middle East and North Africa.
CAA suit in Supreme Court: Kerala Governor seeks report from state government
The Governor has been at loggerheads with the government ever since the state assembly passed a resolution last month, seeking to scrap the new law. Khan had also publicly expressed his displeasure over the government not informing him moving moving the Supreme Court against the CAA.
Government wants to pay for data, but companies not buying idea
Official says acquisition details of non-personal, anonymous data will be made public; cos raise privacy, IPR concerns. Currently, a separate committee, set up to suggest a framework around non-personal data and led by Infosys co-founder S. (Kris) Gopalakrishnan, is due to lay out terms for sharing of non-personal data between companies.
Revenue department detects 931 GST fraud cases through data analytics
Refunds of over Rs 28,000 crore are said to have been filed by over 27,000 taxpayers so far on account of inverted duty structure in the current financial year.
STEM jobs in India increase 44% in 2016-2019, shows data
Delhi is leading the way for STEM jobs with 31% of overall postings among metros, followed by Mumbai (21%), Bengaluru (14%), Pune (12%), Hyderabad (12%) & Chennai (10%). The West has beaten the rest of the country to the top spot, with 34% of all postings from this region. The North-South of India come in at a close second with 31% of postings.
What is government borrowing? How it impacts fiscal deficit?
In the current fiscal, the government has decided to stay with the borrowing programme as announced in the Budget 2019. This has cheered the markets and kept yields in check. In the Budget speech, the finance minister also announced borrowing from overseas market but later on dropped the plan owing to currency risks.
India's about to hand people data Americans can only dream of
Backed by the Reserve Bank of India, it’s an ambitious approach that combines privacy protection with credit reporting: if it works, it could unlock the credit market for millions of Indians while offering new levels of data security and consumer control.
Apathy of previous governments forced farmers to commit suicide: Yogi Adityanath
Adityanath said the state government was aiming to open Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) in all gram panchayats that will bring about a major change in the agriculture sector and help farmers in many ways.
DoT seeks Rs 48,000 crore from Oil India in telecom dues; company to challenge it in TDSAT
Following a Supreme Court ruling that non-telecom revenues should be included for considering payments of government dues, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has asked Oil India to pay Rs 48,000 crore in principal dues together with interest and penalty for using optic fibre network for internal communication.
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