FY 2017-18

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Government junks survey on consumer spending over "data quality issues"

15 Nov 2019

Government junks survey on consumer spending over "data quality issues"

Narendra Modi-led government has decided not to release the official findings of Consumer Survey for the financial year 2017-18, due to "data quality issues."

Enough jobs, but candidates from North-India lack skills: BJP leader

15 Sep 2019

Enough jobs, but candidates from North-India lack skills: BJP leader

The ruling BJP-led central government's blame-game over the ongoing economic slowdown does not seem to end.

#FinancialBytes: Important financial deadlines to watch out for in 2019

02 Jan 2019

#FinancialBytes: Important financial deadlines to watch out for in 2019

Staying on top of key financial deadlines is essential to avoid penalties and have an organized financial life.

Now, book train tickets via Paytm at zero extra cost

24 Dec 2018

Now, book train tickets via Paytm at zero extra cost

There's a good number of third-party payment gateways that facilitate online train ticket bookings.

#FinancialBytes: Important financial deadlines to watch out for in 2019

15 Dec 2018

#FinancialBytes: Important financial deadlines to watch out for in 2019

Staying on top of key financial deadlines is essential to avoid penalties and have an organized financial life.

PM Modi emphasizes the responsibility of citizens towards society

25 Oct 2018

PM Modi emphasizes the responsibility of citizens towards society

PM Narendra Modi yesterday said more people are paying taxes because they have faith their money is being used properly, but pitched for a system where citizens do a little more than honestly paying taxes.

After seven years, PepsiCo India is profitable again

02 Oct 2018

After seven years, PepsiCo India is profitable again

PepsiCo India, one of the biggest snacks and beverage makers in the country, has reported profits after seven years.

Uttarakhand constructs maximum number of roads under PMGSY: Official

14 Sep 2018

Uttarakhand constructs maximum number of roads under PMGSY: Official

Uttarakhand has been ranked the best among states in India for the construction of the maximum number of roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) during 2017-2018.

India's GDP grows at 15-quarter high of 8.2% in Q1

31 Aug 2018

India's GDP grows at 15-quarter high of 8.2% in Q1

The Indian economy grew at a 15-quarter high of 8.2% in the April-June quarter of Financial Year 2018-19 on a good show by manufacturing and farm sectors, according to the government data released today.

Series of reforms by Modi govt transformed economy: Arun Jaitley

27 Aug 2018

Series of reforms by Modi govt transformed economy: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has cited IMF reports to highlight how the Narendra Modi-led government through a series of reforms has transformed the "weak economy" it inherited from UPA government.

#FinancialBytes: How to pay your taxes online and offline

20 Aug 2018

#FinancialBytes: How to pay your taxes online and offline

In a given financial year, your income is taxable in three ways, namely- 1) Tax deducted at source, 2) Advance tax payments, and 3) Self-assessment taxes (before filing ITR).

#FinancialBytes: 10 Documents you need while filing your I-T Return

03 Aug 2018

#FinancialBytes: 10 Documents you need while filing your I-T Return

Notably, the deadline for filing of Income Tax Return for the FY 2017-18 has been extended to August 1.

IIT/IIM students fetching sky-rocketing salaries, double than other college grads

17 Jul 2018

IIT/IIM students fetching sky-rocketing salaries, double than other college grads

Engineering graduates from top IITs are fetching 137% higher salary package than an average engineer, while management graduates from top IIMs are getting 121% more than an average MBA graduate, says a report.

PNB collects Rs. 151.66 crore as below minimum balance penalty

17 Jul 2018

PNB collects Rs. 151.66 crore as below minimum balance penalty

In FY 2017-18, a total penalty of Rs. 151.66cr has been recovered due to non-maintenance of minimum balance in nearly 1.23 crore savings fund accounts, PNB replied in response to RTI activist Chadra Shekhar Gaud's query.

#FinancialBytes: 10 Documents you need while filing your I-T Return

10 Jul 2018

#FinancialBytes: 10 Documents you need while filing your I-T Return

The deadline for filing of Income Tax Return for the FY 2017-18, i.e. July 31, 2018, is approaching fast.

DRI seizes 10kgs gold worth Rs. 3.18cr smuggled from Bhutan

08 Jul 2018

DRI seizes 10kgs gold worth Rs. 3.18cr smuggled from Bhutan

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 10kgs of gold, which was smuggled into India from Bhutan, in West Bengal's Siliguri.

Dubai-Mumbai busiest international route; witnesses 2.5mn passengers in FY 2017-18

23 Jun 2018

Dubai-Mumbai busiest international route; witnesses 2.5mn passengers in FY 2017-18

The Dubai-Mumbai air sector witnessed the highest flow of passengers at about 2.5 million during the 2017-18 financial year, primarily led by migrant workers, according to data released by the Ministry of Civil Aviation.

After Air India fiasco, Modi-govt now plans Coal India sale

18 Jun 2018

After Air India fiasco, Modi-govt now plans Coal India sale

After its unsuccessful bid to sell a 76% stake in cash-strapped flag carrier Air India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government is now reportedly planning to offload a stake in state-run mining giant Coal India, the world's largest miner of fuel.

#FinancialBytes: 10 Documents you need while filing your I-T Return

16 Jun 2018

#FinancialBytes: 10 Documents you need while filing your I-T Return

The deadline for filing of Income Tax Return for the FY 2017-18, i.e. July 31, 2018, is approaching fast.

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 Business news

09 Jun 2018

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 Business news

Deadline to file 'advance tax' is June 15: Details here

08 Jun 2018

Deadline to file 'advance tax' is June 15: Details here

If you have not yet paid the first instalment of your advance tax, then you should file it no later than June 15 to avoid a penalty.

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 6 business news

01 Jun 2018

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 6 business news

Hola, ready to ride on your business express? Here we go.

Rajasthan's sex ratio at birth improves; PCPNDT Act hailed

28 May 2018

Rajasthan's sex ratio at birth improves; PCPNDT Act hailed

Due to the effective implementation of Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act, Rajasthan has recorded a significant growth in its sex ratio at birth (SRB) from 888 in 2011 census to 950 in 2017-18.

Do train delays frustrate you? They are here to stay

15 May 2018

Do train delays frustrate you? They are here to stay

As frustrating as train delays are, there will be no signs of its improvement in the coming months, said Railways Board chairman Ashwani Lohani.

2009 Satyam scam: Pricewaterhouse gets 2-year audit-ban from SEBI

11 Jan 2018

2009 Satyam scam: Pricewaterhouse gets 2-year audit-ban from SEBI

Nine years after the Rs. 8,000cr Satyam scam came to light, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) found Pricewaterhouse Network guilty in the fraud.

Direct Tax Collections rise 14%, hitting Rs. 4.8-lakh-crore till November

09 Dec 2017

Direct Tax Collections rise 14%, hitting Rs. 4.8-lakh-crore till November

In yet another boost to the economy, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) latest data showed that the Direct Tax Collections for FY 2017-18 recorded a growth of 14.4% between April and November.

23rd GST Council Meeting: GST return filing deadlines extended

11 Nov 2017

23rd GST Council Meeting: GST return filing deadlines extended

In the 23rd GST Council Meeting convened at Guwahati, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley-led panel made several changes to ease the taxpayers' pain.

CEA Arvind Subramanian gets one-year extension

23 Sep 2017

CEA Arvind Subramanian gets one-year extension

The government has granted a one-year extension to Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian, whose term was to end in October.

Did you miss the ITR filing deadline? Know the implications!

25 Aug 2017

Did you miss the ITR filing deadline? Know the implications!

The initial deadline for filing tax returns this year was July 31. After several complaints about server problems, it was extended to August 5.

India: Passenger vehicles reach 3 million mark

12 Apr 2017

India: Passenger vehicles reach 3 million mark

Passenger vehicle segment saw a 9.23% growth by managing to sell 30,46,727 units in FY 2017-18.