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Business  /  Published 08.08.19

FPIs may be exempted from levy

The government is considering ways to exempt a certain class of foreign portfolio investors from the surcharge on taxable income announced in the budget, while industry leaders have pitched for an ove...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 06.04.20

Lockdown curbs to be lifted in phases

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hinted at a phased removal of lockdown restrictions when he ordered his ministers to draw up a list of 10 major decisions and identify 10 priority areas of focus...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.04.19

On Rafale, electoral bonds, and transparency

Everyone, including the most democratically-minded, would agree that a government cannot be transparent about everything if it is to run the country. Otherwise, laws such as the Official Secrets Act w...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 12.04.19

Jet jam forces PMO to step in

The crisis in Jet Airways deepened on Friday as the airline could operate only 11 aircraft, leaving passengers stranded at various domestic and international airports and prompting the Prime Minister‚...
By Our Special Correspondent & PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 20.10.19

Slump sends tax cut signal

The Narendra Modi-government is expected to come out with another round of measures to boost demand in the economy, including increased public spending and putting more money in the hands of consumers...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 11.09.19

Panel to vet Huawei way into 5G trials

The Narendra Modi-government has formed a high-level panel to look into the participation of Huawei in the upcoming 5G trials, amid growing international pressure to ban the Chinese giant even as Beij...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 02.08.19

PMO steps in to allay FPI fears

The Prime Minister’s Office has asked the finance ministry to address the concerns of foreign portfolio investors over the income tax surcharge imposed on them in the budget. Spooked FPIs have gone ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.05.19

Lined up for PM Modi: Visits to Varanasi and Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to hold a thanksgiving procession in his constituency of Varanasi on May 28, local BJP sources said.A state home department official confirmed the programme but ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 18.05.19

Faulty helmet glare on CRPF

A complaint that the CRPF is procuring substandard helmets and patkas for its troops in Maoist and militant zones has surfaced at a time Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been seeking votes in the name...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.02.20

Urdu faces minority tag

The Prime Minister’s Office is considering a request to transfer the National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language from the ministry governing education to that of minority affairs and is expected...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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