Policy

Taxpayers'' charter to send right message to global investors on regulatory certainty: Experts

Indian News       Aug 13, 2020

New Delhi: The taxpayers'' charter will send the right message to the global investor community regarding regulatory certainty in India, while faceless tax assessment and appeals will ease the compliance burden and accord fair treatment to taxpayers, experts said. The taxpayers'' charter, unveiled by Prime...

Plea in SC seeks commission for inquiry into mismanagement of COVID-19 pandemic

Indian News       Aug 12, 2020

New Delhi: The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Friday a plea which has sought a direction to the Centre to appoint a commission, headed by a retired apex court judge, for inquiry into the alleged mismanagement of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country....

Govt resumes appointment of directors in PSU general insurance companies,BBB selects 9

Indian News       Aug 10, 2020

  New Delhi: After almost two years of gap,the government has revamped and completed the due exercise, on Monday, to appoint nine directors in the public sector general insurance industry. Putting an end to the earler system where the senior most general manager(GM( was automatically appointed...

Cabinet likely to take up proposal for Credit Guarantee Enhancement Corp soon

Indian News       Aug 09, 2020

  New Delhi: India requires an investment of whopping Rs 111 lakh crore in infrastructure over the next five years to sustain a healthy economic growth, according to the report of the Task Force on National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP). The Union Cabinet is expected to take...

Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

India attracts $22 billion FDI during COVID-19: Amitabh Kant

Indian News       Aug 08, 2020

New Delhi: India’s FDI regime is the most liberal in the world, and even during the COVID-19 pandemic, the country has attracted over USD 22 billion worth of direct investments, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said on Saturday. Kant further said that almost 90 per...

Let Ayushman Bharat guide states to fix the cost of Covid -19 treatment,Centre to SC

Indian News       Aug 05, 2020

New Delhi: The Centre in an affidavit in the Supreme Court on Wednesday has proposed that state governments may consider Ayushman Bharat-PMJAY or Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) rates as the benchmark basic rates for the treatment of coronavirus patients in private hospitals. In an...

International Financial Services Centres Authority forms panel to develop global retail business in IFSCs

Indian News       Aug 03, 2020

  GIFT City, Gandhinagar: The newly constituted International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA).an unified regulator for International Financial Services Centres, on Monday,has constituted a committee headed by Pradip Shah, chairman,Indasia Fund Advisors,to develop global retail business in Indian IFSCs. . The committee of experts will  suggest...

Govt gets ready to infuse Rs 10,000 cr of fresh capital into 3 PSU general insurers,amends GIBNA Act

Indian News       Aug 01, 2020

  New Delhi: After scrapping their merger proposal,the government on Friday has amended the  the General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Act,1972, so that authorised capital of three PSU general insurers- Oriental Insurance Company(OIC),National Insurance  Company(NIC) and United India Insurance(UII)-,can be raised to improve their solvency ratios to...

SC asks Centre to ensure salaries paid to doctors on time

Indian News       Jul 31, 2020

  New Delhi: Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka and Tripura are yet to follow directives on timely payment of salaries to healthcare workers engaged in COVID-19, the Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court, which said it cannot be "helpless" in implementing the directions. The court directed the...

Deadline for filing I-T returns extended till Sept 30

Indian News       Jul 30, 2020

New Delhi: The government on Wednesday extended the deadline for filing income tax returns for 2018-19 fiscal by two months till September 30. “In view of the constraints due to the Covid pandemic & to further ease compliances for taxpayers, CBDT extends the due date...

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