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Maharashtra lockdown may not end on May 31, says Thackeray

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.

Redmi 8, Note 8, 8A Dual have become costlier

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.

#FinancialBytes: GST Refund Process - How to claim your refund?

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.

Popular tech products that Chartered Accountants should know about

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.

Coronavirus: Stimulus 2.0 in mind, Modi and Sitharaman hold talks

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.

Lockdown extended: Amit Shah assures there's enough food and medicines

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.

GST effect: These Realme smartphones have become costlier in India

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.

GST effect: These Nokia smartphones have become costlier in India

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.

GST effect: These Vivo smartphones have become costlier in India

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.

After Xiaomi, Apple and Samsung increase smartphone prices 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.

Xiaomi, Redmi, POCO smartphones become costlier due to GST hike

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.

Coronavirus crisis: I-TR filing deadline extended to June 30

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.

Will lock down Delhi if required: Kejriwal amid coronavirus scare

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.

#LeakPeek: OnePlus 8 series to launch on April 15

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.

Mobile phones to get more expensive; GST council raises tax

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%.

Mauritius President stopped at Varanasi airport over excess baggage

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.

#CareerBytes: Career options to go for after pursuing Chartered Accountancy

17 Feb 2020

#CareerBytes: Career options to go for after pursuing Chartered Accountancy

In India, Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after professional courses.

Budget 2020: Nirmala Sitharaman reveals three themes of Budget

01 Feb 2020

Budget 2020: Nirmala Sitharaman reveals three themes of Budget

As she rose to present her second Union Budget today, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the budget for the financial year of 2020-21 revolves around three themes: Aspirational India, Economic development for All, and building a Caring society.

Rahul's next political step: Yatra to highlight government's economic failures

23 Jan 2020

Rahul's next political step: Yatra to highlight government's economic failures

With an aim to criticize the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), "reconnect" with masses, and shed light on the economic failures of the current regime, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi will soon begin a yatra, an HT report said.

Budget 2020: What to expect? When will it be presented?

17 Jan 2020

Budget 2020: What to expect? When will it be presented?

With the economy in crisis, all eyes are on the upcoming Union Budget for the fiscal year 2020-21.

India needs CAA, but Modi's politics failed us

14 Jan 2020

India needs CAA, but Modi's politics failed us

Till December 13, Citizenship Amendment Bill was the single most important cultural reform Narendra Modi-led Centre brought. It still is, India should certainly shelter the persecuted minorities. Generations will thank Modi for that.

TRAI reduces cable-pricing: 200 channels now available at Rs. 153

02 Jan 2020

TRAI reduces cable-pricing: 200 channels now available at Rs. 153

After several calls of concern, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has made amendments to New Tariff Order (NTO), the regulatory framework that went into effect in April 2019 and gave consumers an option to pay for what they watch.

#CareerBytes: Popular software/tech products that Chartered Accountants should learn about

27 Dec 2019

#CareerBytes: Popular software/tech products that Chartered Accountants should learn 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.

#FinancialBytes: GST Refund Process - How to claim your refund?

08 Dec 2019

#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.

JioFiber introduces new Rs. 351, Rs. 199 prepaid broadband plans

29 Nov 2019

JioFiber introduces new Rs. 351, Rs. 199 prepaid broadband plans

Reliance Jio has introduced a couple of new prepaid broadband plans for its fiber-to-the-home JioFiber service.

Ultraviolette F77 v/s Ather 450: Which e-vehicle is better?

26 Nov 2019

Ultraviolette F77 v/s Ather 450: Which e-vehicle is better?

Bengaluru-based Ultraviolette Automotive has recently announced its F77 all-electric performing bike in India. The premium two-wheeler comes with a superbike-like design, a range of 130-150km, and a claimed top speed of 147 km/hour.

Airtel's 40Mbps broadband plan is available, but with a catch

12 Nov 2019

Airtel's 40Mbps broadband plan is available, but with a catch

Airtel recently rebranded its home broadband service to Airtel Xstream Fiber, bringing new broadband plans starting at Rs. 799.

BSNL introduces triple play broadband plans in some Indian cities

03 Nov 2019

BSNL introduces triple play broadband plans in some Indian cities

Upping the ante against private players like Reliance JioFiber and Bharti Airtel, BSNL has introduced triple play plans in some Indian cities to bundle broadband, landline, and cable TV services in one pack.

India proud of his accomplishments: Modi after meeting Abhijit Banerjee

22 Oct 2019

India proud of his accomplishments: Modi after meeting Abhijit Banerjee

This morning, a unique meeting took place between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Abhijit Banerjee, the 2019 Nobel Prize winner.

One man, many failures: Presenting to you Shri Narendra Modi

19 Oct 2019

One man, many failures: Presenting to you Shri Narendra Modi

No one will ever attach the word failure with Narendra Modi. The man has a cult following, his followers are ready to take any bullet (quite literally) for him, he has an incredible list of highest civilian awards from many nations. And, he keeps winning elections.

It's bad: What Nobel-winner Abhijit Banerjee said about Indian economy

15 Oct 2019

It's bad: What Nobel-winner Abhijit Banerjee said about Indian economy

On Monday, Indian-born Abhijit Banerjee was rewarded the Nobel Prize, along with his wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for their experimental approach to alleviate poverty.

#EconomicSlowdown: World Bank cuts India's growth rate projection to 6%

13 Oct 2019

#EconomicSlowdown: World Bank cuts India's growth rate projection to 6%

The country's "well-learned" union ministers may want you to believe that there is no economic slowdown whatsoever, but data points otherwise.

Global Business Forum: Modi invites businesses to invest in India

25 Sep 2019

Global Business Forum: Modi invites businesses to invest in India

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered keynote address at Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York.

Howdy Modi: Top quotes from PM's spectacular event in Houston

23 Sep 2019

Howdy Modi: Top quotes from PM's spectacular event in Houston

The NRG Stadium in Houston, United States, was jam-packed on Sunday as a 50,000-strong gathering welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

GST Council meeting: Push for hospitality; no relief for auto-sector

21 Sep 2019

GST Council meeting: Push for hospitality; no relief for auto-sector

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addressed the media, following the 37th GST Council meeting in Goa yesterday.

Government cuts corporate tax rate to 22% for domestic companies

20 Sep 2019

Government cuts corporate tax rate to 22% for domestic companies

In a move which is expected to boost growth and provide some respite to the sluggish economy, the government has decided to slash income tax for corporates.

Is auto industry going through worst crisis? Data says yes

09 Sep 2019

Is auto industry going through worst crisis? Data says yes

As the Indian auto industry undergoes a crisis amid a broader economic slowdown in India, automobile sales dropped sharply in August, the worst decline since 1997-98.

Amid economic slowdown, Anurag Thakur faces embarrassment at auto event

06 Sep 2019

Amid economic slowdown, Anurag Thakur faces embarrassment at auto event

On Friday, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur addressed the slowdown in the auto industry at the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) annual summit in New Delhi.

Kiku Sharda charged 78,650/- for tea, but he isn't complaining

05 Sep 2019

Kiku Sharda charged 78,650/- for tea, but he isn't complaining

Kiku Sharda, who often leaves you in splits with his jokes on The Kapil Sharma Show, grabbed headlines after he shared a bill where he was charged 78,650/- for just two cups of beverages, but he said "I'm not complaining."

Indian Railways: E-tickets to get costlier as service charge restored

01 Sep 2019

Indian Railways: E-tickets to get costlier as service charge restored

In what might come as a disappointment to passengers, e-tickets booked through Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) are set to get costlier, starting from today, ie. September 1.