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CIMA Gallary

Grrr over GAAR and then purr

Late last night, well past lights-out in North Block and the witching hour of primetime news, the finance ministry put out draft guidelines setting out, among other things, an unspecified monetary limit to General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) from the next financial year. ...   | Read..
 

Yeddyurappa, CM factions head for showdown in Karnataka

Updated: Saturday at 13:10 hrs (IST)
State Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President K S Eshwarappa on Saturday ruled out accepting the resignations of nine Ministers loyal to B S Yeddyurappa, who are pushing for r...   | Read..
 

Pranab set to win on “borrowed” support, says Sena chief Thackeray

Updated: Saturday at 15:19 hrs (IST)
The victory of United Progressive Alliance (UPA) nominee Pranab Mukherjee in the Presidential poll is “certain” only because of the support of Shiv Sena and Janat...   | Read..
 

Godrej expects economic reforms to speed up

Updated: Saturday at 14:16 hrs (IST)
India is likely to see acceleration in economic reforms over the next quarter, and it is the right time to invest in the country as valuations have become reasonable, the Con...   | Read..
 

Neeraj Kumar takes over as Delhi Police Chief

Updated: Saturday at 14:10 hrs (IST)
Senior IPS officer Neeraj Kumar On Saturday took over as Delhi Police Commissioner succeeding B K Gupta who retired after serving 36 years in different police organisations. ...   | Read..
 

Any day good for birth of a brawl

Even by the quirky standards of local politics, Bengal never ceases to surprise. Mamata Banerjee now has the chance to make the CPM skip an event held in honour of Jyoti ...   | Read..
 

Mix-up cloud on 17 deaths

The security forces today claimed to have surprised and killed 17 Maoists in a Chhattisgarh jungle but local people alleged that most of the dead were ordinary villagers ...   | Read..
 

Kalam uncovers uneasy innings with UPA

Had Mamata Banerjee got hold of an advance copy of A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s Turning Points — A Journey Through Challenges, she would have picked up a few nugge...   | Read..
 

NDRF rues lack of resources

Most personnel of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), who have emerged as major lifesavers in the ongoing floods by saving over 5,000 people over the past three ...   | Read..
 

Ulfa in search of ‘practical approach’

Ulfa leaders today sought a “practical approach” to resolve issues anchored in Assamese identity that is the core of the outfit’s demands. ...   | Read..
 

Cops object to stage at Langpih

Assam police this evening objected to the stage constructed at Langpih (Lampi in Assam) by local people for hosting the fast-unto-death starting tomorrow by 28-year-old P...   | Read..
 

Celsius surge across state

A maverick monsoon’s weak moment in Jharkhand has confined the rain--meter in a time warp in most districts and revived summer’s scorching heat in Ranchi and Dalt...   | Read..
 

CBI raids to track Deoghar land mafia

CBI today conducted simultaneous raids in 52 places in Jharkhand and Bihar to probe a land scam worth over Rs 1,000 crore in the temple town of Deoghar where 826 acre go...   | Read..
 
Grrr over GAAR and then purr
 
 
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