26 Feb 2021
Bharat Bandh today against GST, fuel price hike
The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has given a clarion call for a Bharat Bandh on Friday, February 26, to protest against the rise in fuel prices, the new E-way Bill, and Goods and Services Tax (GST).
24 Dec 2020
Harassed by loan sharks, debtors commit suicide, unearthing multi-crore scam
The unfortunate demise of three people in Telangana, allegedly due to harassment of loan sharks, led police to unearth a multi-crore scam.
18 Dec 2020
Private security guards to play big role in vaccination drive
The 90 lakh private security guards in the country will have a big role to play in the distribution of the coronavirus vaccine, Union minister G Kishan Reddy said on Thursday, as the government plans to roll out a massive vaccination drive across India.
07 Dec 2020
GST transactions worth over Rs. 1 lakh crore under scanner
Nearly 13,000 business entities, including some big corporations, allegedly availed of input tax credit (ITC) via fake invoices worth more than Rs. 1 lakh crore, for nearly three years, the Directorate General of Analytics and Risk Management (DGARM) has found.
25 Nov 2020
Indian government to set up 69,000 EV charging stations
Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has announced to set up one e-charging kiosk at around 69,000 petrol stations across India, furthering the government's plan to make India an electric vehicle nation by 2030.
24 Nov 2020
First doses of coronavirus vaccine for one crore healthcare workers
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a virtual meeting with Chief Ministers of eight states, where a large chunk of coronavirus cases are being reported from.
26 Oct 2020
Amend or abandon GST: Uddhav Thackeray tells BJP-led Centre
Uddhav Thackeray, the disgruntled former ally of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), launched a sharp attack on the Centre on Sunday, saying that the GST system has failed and it should either be amended, or the old system should be brought back.
12 Oct 2020
Centre announces travel payout, festival advance for government employees
To aid the economy, bruised by the coronavirus pandemic, the Centre on Monday announced a few measures for government employees.
05 Oct 2020
India may have crossed coronavirus peak, claims Finance Ministry
Seven months after India imposed a strict lockdown to contain coronavirus spread, the country may have crossed the peak, the Finance Ministry said in its September report.
15 Sep 2020
Blaming "we don't want you" taxes, Toyota halts India expansion
Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer Toyota has decided to not expand its operations in India, courtesy high taxes, a report in Bloomberg said on Tuesday.
29 Aug 2020
Congress MP dies of coronavirus, spoke about it in Parliament
Congress MP H Vasanthakumar, who passed away due to coronavirus on Friday, had spoken about the seriousness of the disease in the Parliament but was shunned.
26 Aug 2020
NEET, JEE row: Sonia calls opposition-meet, Mamata suggests approaching SC
On Wednesday, at the opposition meeting convened by Congress President Sonia Gandhi on the controversy around JEE and NEET examinations, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee suggested approaching Supreme Court seeking a postponement.
14 Aug 2020
ED confirms withdrawal of Rs. 15 crore from Sushant's account
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has confirmed that around Rs. 15 crore were withdrawn from one of the bank accounts of late Sushant Singh Rajput.
13 Jul 2020
Realme X50 Pro 5G's flash sale starts at 12pm today
After four months of unavailability, the Realme X50 Pro 5G will be up for grabs today at 12 pm via Flipkart and Realme India's website.
10 Jul 2020
Realme X50 Pro 5G's next sale on July 13
After four months of unavailability, the Realme X50 Pro 5G will finally go on sale in India on July 13. The phone was launched in February and was sold via flash sales until its availability got affected by the COVID-19 induced lockdown in March.
22 Jun 2020
ASUS ROG Phone 2, now costlier, goes on sale today
ASUS ROG Phone 2, which has been unavailable for several weeks now, has finally come back in stock. The gaming handset will go on sale today via Flipkart at 8 pm.
16 Jun 2020
Prices of petrol and diesel hiked for tenth straight day
The prices of petrol and diesel were increased for the tenth consecutive day on Tuesday, taking fuel prices to the highest level in more than a year.
14 Jun 2020
#TechBytes: These smartphones have become costlier in India
Some budget-friendly smartphones including the Samsung Galaxy M21, Redmi Note 8, and Realme C3 have recently received a price hike in India.
12 Jun 2020
18% GST on parotas: Internet loses it over absurd rule
Until now, you might not have given much thought to whether you were having your butter chicken or dal makhni with a serving of rotis or parotas.
04 Jun 2020
Did India's lockdown really save lives?
The 1.3 billion population of India was put under an unprecedented lockdown in March, to reduce the transmission of coronavirus.
01 Jun 2020
These Xiaomi phones have become costlier in India
Xiaomi has once again increased the prices of the Redmi 8, Note 8, and 8A Dual in India. This is the third time that the company has hiked the prices of these handsets since the GST revision in April.
01 Jun 2020
All important decisions taken on farmers, MSMEs during Cabinet meeting
Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar, Nitin Gadkari, and Narendra Tomar addressed media, a short while after Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a Cabinet meeting.
31 May 2020
Delhi asks Rs. 5,000cr from Centre to pay employees' salaries
The Delhi government has asked the central government for immediate assistance of Rs. 5,000 crore, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Sunday.
27 May 2020
Cheap shops, houses: What are UP's plans for migrant workers?
Laborers who returned to Uttar Pradesh from other states, after being rendered jobless due to the lockdown, will be given affordable houses and shops, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced on Tuesday.
24 May 2020
Maharashtra lockdown may not end on May 31, says Thackeray
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said that the lockdown may not be lifted on May 31 as the "multiplication of the virus" is picking up.
15 May 2020
Redmi 8, Note 8, 8A Dual have become costlier
Following the recent price-hike after GST revision, Xiaomi has once again increased the prices of the Redmi Note 8, Redmi 8, and Redmi 8A Dual smartphones in India.
10 May 2020
#FinancialBytes: GST Refund Process - How to claim your refund?
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime in India was meant to make businesses hassle-free and more compliant. But, the mammoth of unclear guidelines have made it rather difficult for them.
05 May 2020
Popular tech products that Chartered Accountants should know about
In India, Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most respected professional courses. It is a three-level program offered by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
17 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: Stimulus 2.0 in mind, Modi and Sitharaman hold talks
With economic activity coming to a standstill for almost a month due to the coronavirus pandemic, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss a package that could keep the wheels churning.
14 Apr 2020
Lockdown extended: Amit Shah assures there's enough food and medicines
After Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended the nationwide lockdown for almost three more weeks today, Home Minister Amit Shah, the second-most important man in the BJP-led government, put out a series of tweets saying that the country has enough stock of food, medicines, and other essential commodities.
06 Apr 2020
GST effect: These Realme smartphones have become costlier in India
With an increase in GST rates on smartphones from 12% to 18%, Chinese tech giant Realme has increased the prices of its handsets.
04 Apr 2020
GST effect: These Nokia smartphones have become costlier in India
With the recent hike in the GST rates on smartphones from 12% to 18%, HMD Global has followed the footsteps of other OEMs to increase the prices of Nokia smartphones.
03 Apr 2020
GST effect: These Vivo smartphones have become costlier in India
As the GST rate on smartphones increased from 12% to 18%, several smartphone manufacturers including Apple, Samsung, Xiaomi have hiked the prices of their handsets in India.
01 Apr 2020
After Xiaomi, Apple and Samsung increase smartphone prices in India
With the recently-announced 50% hike in GST rates on mobile phones coming into effect today, Apple and Samsung have followed in the footsteps of Xiaomi to increase the prices of their smartphones in India.
01 Apr 2020
Xiaomi, Redmi, POCO smartphones become costlier due to GST hike
Xiaomi has increased the prices of its smartphones in India, in a bid to cushion the impact of the raised tax on mobile phones.
24 Mar 2020
Coronavirus crisis: I-TR filing deadline extended to June 30
In the wake of coronavirus pandemic wreaking havoc on the Indian economy, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced that an economic package will be rolled out soon.
21 Mar 2020
Will lock down Delhi if required: Kejriwal amid coronavirus scare
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday banned gatherings of five or more people across the national capital in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
15 Mar 2020
#LeakPeek: OnePlus 8 series to launch on April 15
OnePlus' latest flagship phones, the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro, could launch as early as next month.
14 Mar 2020
Mobile phones to get more expensive; GST council raises tax
Mobile phones are expected to become more expensive as the government has raised the rate of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on them from 12% to 18%.
29 Feb 2020
Mauritius President stopped at Varanasi airport over excess baggage
Mauritius President Prithvirajsing Roopun was reportedly stopped at the international airport in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.