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Maharashtra: IT conducts raids on premises of close aides of Aaditya Thackeray and Anil Parab
Politics

Maharashtra: IT conducts raids on premises of close aides of Aaditya Thackeray and Anil Parab

Reacting to the raids, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut accused the Central Government of trying to pressurise and destabilise the coalition government in Maharashtra

IITs attract 9,000 jobs in first phase of campus hiring, including 160 offers of Rs 1 crore plus annual salary
India

IITs attract 9,000 jobs in first phase of campus hiring, including 160 offers of Rs 1 crore plus annual salary

The average salary hike at the older campuses this year has been in the range of 15 percent to 35 percent so far, making it one of the most successful years of campus placement for the elite engineering schools

Income tax refunds over Rs 67,400 crore issued in five months of this fiscal
India

Income tax refunds over Rs 67,400 crore issued in five months of this fiscal

Of this, income tax refunds of Rs 16,373 crore have been issued in over 22.61 lakh cases and corporate tax refunds of Rs 51,029 crore have been issued in over 1.37 lakh cases

Q1 revenue seen falling 8-10% sequentially; year-on-year may clip at 50%: Crisil
Business

Q1 revenue seen falling 8-10% sequentially; year-on-year may clip at 50%: Crisil

The Crisil estimate is based on an analysis of 300 companies accounting for 55-60 percent of the market capitalisation (excluding financial services and oil companies)

ITR due date extension: Centre extends FY21 filing deadline for individual tax payers to 30 Sep
India

ITR due date extension: Centre extends FY21 filing deadline for individual tax payers to 30 Sep

The deadline for issuing Form 16 by employers to employees has also been extended by a month till 15 July, 2021, the CBDT said

'Not so sasti anymore': Taapsee Pannu's rebuttal to Nirmala Sitharaman's claims on IT raids
Entertainment

'Not so sasti anymore': Taapsee Pannu's rebuttal to Nirmala Sitharaman's claims on IT raids

"Not so sasti anymore," Taapsee Pannu responds to the IT raids at her place, referring to Kangana Ranaut's "sasti copy" remark from 2019

Income Tax department raids premises linked to Taapsee Pannu, Anurag Kashyap's Phantom Films
Entertainment

Income Tax department raids premises linked to Taapsee Pannu, Anurag Kashyap's Phantom Films

Income Tax officials said the searches are part of a tax evasion probe and conducted at about 20 locations in Mumbai and Pune.

Laid off during lockdown, Hyderabad-based techie dies by suicide due to harassment from online lender
India

Laid off during lockdown, Hyderabad-based techie dies by suicide due to harassment from online lender

The police is investigating several online lender app companies, which allegedly obtained sensitive data such as contacts and photographs from the mobile phones of customers and used them to defame or blackmail the victims to get the repayment

Ahead of The Stand's release, Stephen King looks back on the best and worst TV adaptations of his stories
Entertainment

Ahead of The Stand's release, Stephen King looks back on the best and worst TV adaptations of his stories

As with the film adaptations, attempts to bring King’s books to life on TV have had mixed results, and few have reached the heights of The Green Mile or Misery.

S Jaishankar suggests free trade talks with EU stuck due to bloc's reluctance
India

S Jaishankar suggests free trade talks with EU stuck due to bloc's reluctance

The talks for the FTA have been stalled since May 2013 when both sides failed to bridge substantial gaps on crucial issues, including on data security status for the IT sector

Infosys announces salary hikes, promotions from Jan 2021; special incentive pay for junior employees
Business

Infosys announces salary hikes, promotions from Jan 2021; special incentive pay for junior employees

The Bengaluru-based company had 2,40,208 employees at the end of September 2020 quarter. COO Pravin Rao said the quantum of hikes would be identical to previous years

Cancel parliament panel meet on internet ban in Jammu and Kashmir, Nishikant Dubey tells Shashi Tharoor
Politics

Cancel parliament panel meet on internet ban in Jammu and Kashmir, Nishikant Dubey tells Shashi Tharoor

In a letter, Dubey said that the panel should not deliberate on the issue as it will be disregarding an advisory by Lok Sabha Speaker OM Birla which stated that the panel may not take up those issues for examination which are pending in courts

IITs plan to drop Class 12 marks as criteria for 2020-21 admissions due to COVID-19 pandemic
India

IITs plan to drop Class 12 marks as criteria for 2020-21 admissions due to COVID-19 pandemic

The JEE Main 2020 exam will be held between 1 to 6 September, while the JEE Advanced 2020 is scheduled for 27 September.

Markets end on flat note: Sensex erases early gains after a choppy session, Nifty slips; M&M top loser
Business

Markets end on flat note: Sensex erases early gains after a choppy session, Nifty slips; M&M top loser

Sensex ended marginally lower after a choppy session on Friday as investors weighed the fiscal impact of the government''s economic stimulus.

Expand list of essentials to include laptops, routers to facilitate work from home: Nasscom to govt
Business

Expand list of essentials to include laptops, routers to facilitate work from home: Nasscom to govt

Industry body Nasscom has urged the government to expand the list of essential items to include products like laptops and routers to facilitate work from home amid the lockdown

Karnataka IT employees denounce retrenchment, salary cut during lockdown; seek Centre's intervention
Business

Karnataka IT employees denounce retrenchment, salary cut during lockdown; seek Centre's intervention

The employees union extended all support to the affected employees and requested them to refuse to resign if asked to do so by the managements.

Yes Bank to be dropped from Nifty 50 from 19 March instead of 27 March: NSE
Business

Yes Bank to be dropped from Nifty 50 from 19 March instead of 27 March: NSE

NSE Indices' Index Maintenance Sub-Committee has decided to make the replacement of stocks in various indices as part of its periodic review. These changes would become effective from March 27, 2020.

Office space leasing in Delhi-NCR jumps two-fold to record 10.82 mn sq ft in 2019: Report
Business

Office space leasing in Delhi-NCR jumps two-fold to record 10.82 mn sq ft in 2019: Report

Delhi-NCR's share in total net office space leasing and new supply across seven major cities stood at 23 percent and 26 percent, respectively

I-T Department seizes Rs 5 crore in cash from raids against former Karnataka deputy CM G Parameshwara and others
India

I-T Department seizes Rs 5 crore in cash from raids against former Karnataka deputy CM G Parameshwara and others

The Income Tax Department has seized about Rs 5 crore cash during raids against former Karnataka deputy chief minister G Parameshwara and others, officials said Friday

I-T raids properties of G Parameshwara; ex-deputy CM of Karnataka says ‘not aware of raids, ready to rectify if any fault found’
India

I-T raids properties of G Parameshwara; ex-deputy CM of Karnataka says ‘not aware of raids, ready to rectify if any fault found’

'Let them search, I have no issue. If there is any fault from our side, we will rectify it', ex-deputy CM of Karnataka G Parameshwara said, and Income Tax department said the raids were conducted at around 30 premises related to him