JRL Calls for shutdown on August 26, 27

JRL Calls for shutdown on August 26, 27

Srinagar: The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik on Friday called for a shutdown on August 26 and 27 across Jammu and Kashmir to protest the hearing on Article 35A in the Supreme Court, which is to begin from August 27. After twice deferring the hearing, the […]

Income Tax collection at record Rs 10.03 trn in 2017-18: CBDT

Income Tax collection at record Rs 10.03 trn in 2017-18: CBDT

GUWAHATI: Income Tax collection in India stood at a record Rs 10.03 trillion (Rs 10.03 lakh crore) during 2017-18, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Friday said. Addressing a two-day conference of Income Tax Administrators of Eastern Zone here, Shabri Bhattasali, Member of CBDT said that during 2017-18, a record number of 69.2 […]

MSMEs export hit more by GST issues than note ban: Report

MSMEs export hit more by GST issues than note ban: Report

MUMBAI: MSME exports were hit more by issues related to GST implementation than demonetisation, according to a report released on Friday. Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), considered a powerful engine of the country’s economic growth, are contributing around 40 per cent of the overall shipments from India. “…MSME exports were affected more adversely by […]

35A arbitrary, contrary to fundamental rights: BJP leader’s petition in Supreme Court

35A arbitrary, contrary to fundamental rights: BJP leader’s petition in Supreme Court

SRINAGAR: Invoking violation of women’s right to equality, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader has filed a petition similar to one already filed in the Supreme Court challenging the Constitutional validity of Article 35A that guarantee special rights and privileges to the people and government of Jammu and Kashmir. BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay filed […]

Farooq, PDP delegation meet Guv, welcome decision on holding urban local body polls

Farooq, PDP delegation meet Guv, welcome decision on holding urban local body polls

SRINAGAR: Farooq Abdullah, MP, and former Chief Minister, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here on Thursday. Governor had discussions with Dr Abdullah about the forthcoming elections to Panchayats and Urban Local Bodies. Dr Abdullah welcomed Governor’s decision to conduct these long pending polls and said that his Party looked forward to the […]

In last I-day speech of term, Modi hails India’s rise under his govt

In last I-day speech of term, Modi hails India’s rise under his govt

New Delhi: In his last Independence Day speech before Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday presented a picture of rising India under his government, contrasting it with what he termed as “policy paralysis” under the UPA, as he announced the launch date of his signature healthcare scheme covering 50 crore Indians. Addressing the […]

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