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From 2017, capital gains tax on Mauritius funds

In a major step to prevent tax avoidance and “treaty shopping” by investors, India will start imposing capital gains taxes on investments coming from Mauritius starting next year.

11 May 2016 1:44 AM

Warnings will direly affect livelihood: TII

The Tobacco Institute of India claimed that the “extreme” 85 per cent warnings on cigarette packets will “promote illegal cigarette trade and adversely affect the livelihood of 45.7 million people wh

02 Apr 2016 4:39 AM

All cigarette factories to shut in protest, lose Rs 350 crore a day

Upping the ante, all major Indian cigarette manufacturers, including ITC, Godfrey Philips and VST, in a drastic step, decided to shut down their factories from Friday over the controversial issue of p

02 Apr 2016 1:56 AM

Nod to 100 per cent FDI in e-commerce

In a big boost to Flipkart, Snapdeal, Amazon and Paytm, the Modi government on Tuesday allowed 100 per cent FDI through automatic route in the marketplace format of e-commerce retailing.

30 Mar 2016 1:36 AM

6 telecom companies lied about income, says CAG

Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) on Friday said that six private telecom companies — Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, Reliance Communications, Tata Teleservices, and Aircel — have underst

12 Mar 2016 6:50 AM


Arun Jaitley rolls back move to tax EPF

Under pressure and facing severe criticism, finance minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday announced a rollback of the proposal in the Union Budget to tax Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) withdrawals.

09 Mar 2016 6:39 AM

Union Budget 2016: Big boost for India's growth

Arun Jaitley’s Budget 2016 goes on rural overdrive

01 Mar 2016 6:41 AM

Union Budget 2016: Disinvestment department to be renamed

Finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday that general insurance companies will be listed on the stock exchanges and government will revive strategic sale of PSUs as well as monetise idle assets.

01 Mar 2016 1:55 AM

Union Budget 2016: Amnesty for tax dodgers

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Monday announced amnesty scheme for those holding black money in the country.

01 Mar 2016 1:48 AM

Union Budget 2016: Rich to pay more taxes

The government on Monday proposed higher taxes on the super-rich in the country in the Union Budget.

01 Mar 2016 1:26 AM


GDP 7-7.75 per cent Bid to lower expectations

The Economic Survey 2015-16 said Friday India stands out as a “haven of stability” and an “outpost of opportunity” amid the global turmoil and projected growth at between seven to 7.75 per cent in 201

27 Feb 2016 5:28 AM

Tax on small savings mooted

Subsidy and tax concessions in railways, power, aviation turbine fuel, gold and kerosene and small saving schemes provide a bounty of about Rs 1 lakh crore to the well off, said Economic Survey 2015-1

27 Feb 2016 5:16 AM

Net neutrality, TRAI effect: Facebook India MD Kirthiga Reddy resigns

She would be relocating to the United States in the next 6-12 months.

13 Feb 2016 3:12 PM

Facebook India head to return to US

Facebook India head Kirthiga Reddy is moving back to the US headquarters of the social media giant days after telecom regulator Trai ruled against differential pricing of data services in the country.

13 Feb 2016 12:34 AM

Facebook board member’s ‘colonial’ tweet on India sets off storm

Facebook board member and Silicon Valley venture capitalist Marc Andreessen on Wednesday kicked off a huge controversy on the social media by suggesting that India’s decision to bar discriminatory tar

11 Feb 2016 5:26 AM


No differential pricing for Net services: Trai

Ruling in favour of “Net neutrality” in the count-ry, telecom regulator Trai on Monday barred all telecom operators from offering discriminatory tariffs for data services on the basis of content.

09 Feb 2016 4:56 AM

Rugged SUVs are new love of carmakers

Tough, rugged and dominating SUVs are the new love of the car makers at the Auto Expo 2016.

04 Feb 2016 3:50 AM

French will invest $10 billion over 5 years

France’s finance minister Michel Sapin said on Monday that French companies are expected to invest $10 billion in India over the next five years, mainly in the industrial sector.

26 Jan 2016 12:55 AM

Trai slams Facebook over ‘Free Basics’ campaign

Telecom regulator Trai seems to have been irked over the manner Facebook carried out a campaign in the country to save its zero-rating platform “Free Basics”.

21 Jan 2016 12:11 AM

Telcos defy regulator on call drop penalty

Rule effective from Jan. 1, but telcos await court orders

03 Jan 2016 11:56 PM