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Budget 2014: Committed to GST, high level committee to clarify retrospective tax, says FM

Jul 10, 2014

Budget 2014: Committed to GST, high level committee to clarify retrospective tax, says FM

The Finance Minister said that all cases rising out of retrospective tax law that have already been passed will be analysed by a high level committee of CBDT before any further action is taken.
#India #Arun Jaitley #GST #Retrospective Tax #Budget 2014
Budget 2014 Tax Focus live: No more retrospective taxes, GST coming soon, vows Jaitley

Jul 10, 2014

Budget 2014 Tax Focus live: No more retrospective taxes, GST coming soon, vows Jaitley

We track the changes the new Finance Minister will make to tax laws in his maiden union budget. #India #Arun Jaitley #Tax #Income tax #Budget 2014
NSA and FBI spied on 5 Muslim-Americans, including Indian-American

Jul 10, 2014

NSA and FBI spied on 5 Muslim-Americans, including Indian-American

The US National Security Agency (NSA) and the FBI spied on five prominent Muslim-American activists, including an Indian-origin attorney. #World #India #US #NewsTracker #Federal Bureau of Investigation #FBI #Washington #National Security Agency #Spying #Indian-American #NSA #Snooping #Edward Snowden

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Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Jul 09, 2014

Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

One does not expect breast-beating reportage, but we are entitled to know if farmers bought their seeds even as they tried tilling their lands anticipating the monsoon #India #Media #MediaCrit #farmers #Drought #Palakkad #Rural farmland

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'Muslim Personal Law is a stick for Hindu communalists to beat Muslims with'

Jul 09, 2014

Letter From India: Setting a High Bar for Poverty in India

A new definition of poverty set out in a report shows the percentage of Indians living in abject poverty as falling...
'Muslim Personal Law is a stick for Hindu communalists to beat Muslims with'

Jul 09, 2014

India Predicts Faster Economic Growth

India's economy will improve this fiscal year, the government predicted, as a gradual increase in investment helps revive activity...
'Muslim Personal Law is a stick for Hindu communalists to beat Muslims with'

Jul 09, 2014

Indian Firms Aim to Raise Capital

The election of a pro-business government in India has encouraged companies to try to sell shares. The federal budget, to be unveiled Thursday, will be the first big indication of how progressive the new administration is...