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Kerala Police book ED officials for 'forcing' Swapna Sunesh to name CM in gold smuggling case
Politics

Kerala Police book ED officials for 'forcing' Swapna Sunesh to name CM in gold smuggling case

The case was registered two days ago on the basis of a report filed by the Crime Branch team which has been probing the leak of a voice clip, purportedly belonging to Suresh, police said

With hundreds of economic offence cases pending for 2 decades, SIT calls for special courts to punish lawbreakers within year
India

With hundreds of economic offence cases pending for 2 decades, SIT calls for special courts to punish lawbreakers within year

While there is a sharp increase of 226 percent in the number of complaints against economic offences, the prosecution of offenders is hit by delays and hundreds of cases have been pending for more than two decades

Don't overreach, overstate; act with a bit of restraint, says Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to tax authorities
Business

Don't overreach, overstate; act with a bit of restraint, says Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to tax authorities

Meeting targets within deadlines was achievable even if they go about it with a bit of a "restraint", Nirmala Sitharaman said

Central Administrative Tribunal stays sacking of 2 customs, central excise officers; govt transfers CAT judicial member
Business

Central Administrative Tribunal stays sacking of 2 customs, central excise officers; govt transfers CAT judicial member

A single-judge bench of the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) has stayed sacking of two of the 15 senior tax officials who were compulsorily retired over charges of corruption and inefficiency, an order that the government saw as not good in law and transferred the judicial member of the tribunal

Govt sacks 15 senior customs, central excise officers on charges of corruption, bribery
Business

Govt sacks 15 senior customs, central excise officers on charges of corruption, bribery

After sacking errant income tax officers, the government on Tuesday dismissed from service 15 senior customs and central excise officials, including one of the ranks of principal commissioner, on charges of corruption and bribery

Automated GST refunds for exporters by next month as revenue department plans to introduce faceless scrutiny
Business

Automated GST refunds for exporters by next month as revenue department plans to introduce faceless scrutiny

Since the GST Network (GSTN) systems are integrated with Customs, hence, refunds are generally transferred to the bank accounts of such exporters within a fortnight.

Direct tax collection exceeds target in FY19, pegged at Rs 13.80 lakh cr in FY20; mop-up from customs crosses target
Business

Direct tax collection exceeds target in FY19, pegged at Rs 13.80 lakh cr in FY20; mop-up from customs crosses target

As per the 2019-20 Budget estimates, out of the Rs 13.80 lakh crore direct taxes, the government aims to raise Rs 7.60 lakh crore from corporate tax and Rs 6.20 lakh crore from PIT.

Commerce ministry to soon seek Cabinet nod for national logistics policy for seamless movement of goods across country
Business

Commerce ministry to soon seek Cabinet nod for national logistics policy for seamless movement of goods across country

The proposed policy will also focus on increasing the warehousing capacity, and identify gaps that could be bridged to bring down the cost of logistics for traders.

Brexit negotiations: UK says it may seek 'temporary' customs union with EU
World

Brexit negotiations: UK says it may seek 'temporary' customs union with EU

Britain might seek to remain in a customs union with the European Union for a time to avoid border chaos after leaving the bloc, the government's Brexit department said on Tuesday

Govt looks to boost domestic cruise industry, plans regulatory reforms on security on customs
Business

Govt looks to boost domestic cruise industry, plans regulatory reforms on security on customs

The Ministry of Shipping, in conjunction with the Ministry of Tourism, has announced reforms simplifying the rules and procedures pertaining to various aspects of cruise port operations like security, immigration and custom

India, Bangladesh to construct bridge over river in Mizoram to improve trade
India

India, Bangladesh to construct bridge over river in Mizoram to improve trade

India and Bangladesh have decided to construct a bridge over Mizoram's Khawthlangtuipui river to facilitate trade and improve communication between the two.

India-born Sikh taxi driver detained by US authorities, likely to be deported
World

India-born Sikh taxi driver detained by US authorities, likely to be deported

An Indian man who fled persecution in his country and has been in the US for nearly two decades was detained in California after losing his latest appeal over a deportation order.

Tax evasion of more than Rs 1.37 lakh cr detected in last 3 years
Business

Tax evasion of more than Rs 1.37 lakh cr detected in last 3 years

Warning tax evaders, Revenue Department said the relentless crusade against black money will be further intensified in the coming days.

To accelerate economy, much-touted GST reform should be passed
Business

To accelerate economy, much-touted GST reform should be passed

The need of the hour is to accelerate the economy and promote consumption, while paving the way for the much-touting reform of GST.

Note ban: NRIs carrying old notes to disclose the amount to Customs
India

Note ban: NRIs carrying old notes to disclose the amount to Customs

NRIs and Indian nationals abroad can deposit up to Rs 25,000 of the demonetised currency during the 3-6 month grace period, but only if they show the junked notes to Customs officials at the airport and get declaration form stamped.

US Department of Homeland Security silently starts collecting social network handles of visitors
News & Analysis

US Department of Homeland Security silently starts collecting social network handles of visitors

The information is being used by the DHS to better identify possibilities of nefarious activity for security purposes by what the DHS calls visiting "aliens".

New Zealand assures support for India's UNSC, NSG membership appeal
India

New Zealand assures support for India's UNSC, NSG membership appeal

Acknowledging the importance of India joining the Nuclear Suppliers' Group (NSG), New Zealand on Wednesday affirmed its constructive contribution towards New Delhi's quest for the membership of the elite club.

Amazon Global Store with limited catalogue is useless in its current state
News & Analysis

Amazon Global Store with limited catalogue is useless in its current state

Amazon India recently launched "Amazon Global Store" in India after China and Mexico. Amazon global store allows the users to buy products that are not available in India and are available on Amazon in other countries.

Amazon launches 'Global Store' and we have our initial shopping list ready
News & Analysis

Amazon launches 'Global Store' and we have our initial shopping list ready

Amazon India announced the launch of "Global Store" in India formally ahead of the Diwali. The "Global Store" section was already available on Amazon India but the formal announcement took place yesterday.

Customs department detects large scale hack, could cause loss of Rs 50 crore
News & Analysis

Customs department detects large scale hack, could cause loss of Rs 50 crore

Customs department of India has detected a large-scale hack where cyber criminals accessed the IT systems of the department.