'Centre is concerned about tax terrorism, but what has been done to stop it': Mohandas Pai on 'threatening' calls to Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
The phone call from the 'government official' to Mazumdar-Shaw is reflective of the attitude of government officials, Pai said
CCD founder VG Siddhartha's death fuels Corporate India's anger over govt's 'overzealous' crackdown on fraud, tax evasion
Tax collectors are also under pressure, government sources familiar with the matter have said, declining to be identified as they were not authorized to speak on the matter.
Baba Ramdev lauds Narendra Modi, BJP in meeting with Amit Shah, says GST saved people from 'tax terrorism'
BJP president Amit Shah on Monday met Yoga guru Ramdev as part of his party's “Sampark for Samarthan” campaign and shared the Modi government's achievements with him
Manmohan Singh says China benefited from demonetisation, GST, slams Narendra Modi for 'failing to understand people's pain'
In a scathing attack on Narendra Modi, his predecessor Manmohan Singh said Modi failed to understand the "pains" of his demonetisation and GST decisions
Due to demonetisation and GST, the country had to run for Chinese imports at the cost of Indian jobs, Manmohan Singh, a distinguished economist, said
Tax terrorism, which has already taken a toll on investor sentiment, seems to be returning to haunt the multinational companies in India.
Observing that the Modi government has been bogged down by bureaucracy and politics, a top US think-tank has said "caution" and not enthusiasm is evident in every arena.
The senior Congress leader also took a jibe at Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, saying tax terrorism coined by him has "come to haunt him" now in the backdrop of tax notices to FIIs regarding Minimum Alternate Tax.
Arun Jaitley allowed himself to be conned by his tax babus who came up with a new ITR that would have made compliance more difficult instead of going after the really big crooks who may have salted black money abroad
The new tax returns we have to file for the last financial year is more intrusive in the level of details its seeks from taxpayers. It could bring fear of the taxman into every home unless the law specifically prevents this from happening.
Modi's comments assume significance in the wake of eminent banker Deepak Parekh having said recently that not much had changed on ground in the first nine months of his government and there was little improvement on 'ease of doing business'.
Industry leaders are worried about the right wing agenda that is derailing the development focus of the government
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today promised a “reasonable compliance window” under the new black money law for persons with overseas funds to come clean, even as he asserted that targeting undeclared assets cannot be termed as ‘tax terrorism’.
This is the first time since 1993, when FIIs were allowed to invest in the Indian markets, that such investors have been asked to pay MAT
Jaitley said on Vodafone and Shell issues whatever the courts decided, the government accepted that
Cairn has strongly contested the basis of the draft assessment and termed the development as "very disappointing"
Last month, an Indian court ruled in favour of Vodafone Group Plc, the biggest foreign corporate investor in India