- TCS/TDS from Oct 1: Compliance going to be a big challenge(22:46)
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Central Board of Direct taxes (CBDT) has issued a circular (No. 17) clarifying the tax deduction at source (TDS) and tax collection at source (TCS) provisions, which will come into force from October 1.
- Winning amount in horse race, game of chance will not attract GST(20:07)
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The winner of a horse race or any game of chance will not penalised by way of extra taxes as GST levy with the Appellate Authority of Advance Ruling, Maharashtra ruling that winner of a game is not rendering any service or making any supply and the prize money is outcome of an event where results are not universal.
- Congress misleading farmers on new farm laws: Tomar (IANS Interview)(17:09)
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has accused the Congress of misleading the farmers and playing politics in their name. He says that those who are opposing the new agricultural laws are pursuing their vested interests in the name of farmers.
- Khadi artisans feel heat due to uncertainty over Railways' order(13:33)
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Indian Railways decision to not provide bed sheets and pillow covers etc to passengers travelling in air-conditioned coaches in view of the coronavirus pandemic has left weavers and artisans involved in making khadi products as well as KVIC officials sweating.
- Shia leader asks Modi to repeal Places of Worship Act(10:31)
Lucknow, Sep 29 (IANS) Former chairman of Shia Waqf Board, Wasim Rizvi, has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to scrap the Places of Worship Act, 1991 and said that it had been brought in by the then Congress government to appease the Muslims.
- Action initiated against guilty staff in JNU LTC fraud case: RTI activist(23:10)
New Delhi/Jaipur, Sep 29 (IANS) After a fraud of Rs 57 lakh was reported involving the employees of Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), who had submitted fake LTC bills in the year 2017-18, JNU has initiated disciplinary action for major penalty against 34 employees, who had claimed lakhs of rupees in an unfair manner, Kota-based social worker and RTI activist Sujit Swamy told IANS.
- Gujarat boat owners SoS PM on safety of fishermen(15:17)
Ahmedabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Leading boat owners associations in Gujarat on Tuesday highlighted the challenges to their lives and livelihoods. The fisheries sector and fishing communities in the state and around the country are challenged by the lack of access to modern digital connectivity at sea.
- Hathras gang rape victim succumbs in Delhi hospital(10:31)
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 29 (IANS) A 19-year-old Dalit rape victim, who was gang raped and left paralysed by four upper caste men, died a fortnight after the attack in a Delhi hospital on Tuesday.
- Bureaucrats ignored 15,000 suggestions says farmers' body affiliated to RSS(21:24)
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) When the draft of three important bills related to farmers in the country was being prepared, the Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS), affiliated with the RSS, passed a proposal after consulting 15,000 villages of the country and sent a bouquet of suggestions to the Ministry of Agriculture.
- Shah holds first review meeting at North Block after Covid care(20:55)
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) After his battle with Covid-19, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday resumed work from his office and chaired a review meeting to discuss key issues like developments in Jammu and Kashmir, Covid-19 measures and internal security.
- India can now take defence assets on lease(20:30)
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) India can take defence assets on lease as and when required and operate without owning thereby, substituting huge initial capital outlays, the Defence Ministry said on Monday while releasing the new defence acquisition procedure.
- Rs 3L cr PLI scheme for 10 sectors to boost domestic manufacturing(19:31)
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) In a major push to domestic manufacturing in the country, the government proposes to pump in over Rs 3 lakh crore through an umbrella production linked incentive (PLI) scheme that will run simultaneously in 10 identified sectors for a period of five years.