Economy
The vision of Jal Jeevan Mission is to ensure Har Ghar Jal (potable water to every household) to every rural household by 2024. I have confidence in the leadership of Gajendra Singh Shekhawat to achieve this goal, said Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
17 Jul 2019 5:59 PM

Announced in the Union Budget, the Jal Jeevan Mission envisages to provide potable water to every rural household by 2024.

Union Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said the overall budgetary allocation for MGNREGA has increased from Rs 55,000 crore in 2018-19 to Rs 60,000 crore 2019-20. (Photo: File | ANI)
17 Jul 2019 4:28 PM

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar appreciated women self help groups for providing employment in rural areas.

DBS Bank report argued that increasing the ceiling on foreign portfolio investors in government securities is a better option considering the huge risks in raising debt in a foreign currency.
17 Jul 2019 3:30 PM

DBS Bank suggested hiking the cap on foreign funds' investment in domestic debt is a better option.

The six-member Jalan panel was appointed on December 26, 2018 to review the Economic Capital Framework for the RBI.
17 Jul 2019 2:19 PM

The panel has finalised its report and no further meeting will take place, sources said after the meeting concluded here.

Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said transport remains the most demanding sector for oil and such a wide base of automobiles will need a combination of fuels.
17 Jul 2019 12:40 PM

NITI Aayog has reportedly proposed that after 2030, only electric vehicles should be sold in India.

Mahajan, the co-convenor of Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM). (Photo: DC/G N Jha)
17 Jul 2019 9:54 AM

Swadeshi Jagran Manch will campaign against the plan by convening meetings of influential economists.

No change has been made in any of the ITR forms including ITR-2 and ITR-3 since the notification made on the April 1, the first day of the assessment year 2019-20, on April 1, said Income Tax Department. (Photo: File)
16 Jul 2019 10:11 PM

IT Dept issued a statement saying the updating process of these forms' utility software does not hamper filing of returns.

Commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal highlighted the significant concessions and liberalisation planned for the single-brand retail sector so that more international companies can set up stores in India and expand their business. (Photo: File)
16 Jul 2019 7:23 PM

On multi-brand retail we are very clear as of now it's a 49 pc restriction for foreign investment, Goyal said.

Individuals who pay electricity bill of over Rs 1 lakh in a year, spend over Rs 2 lakh on a foreign tour or withdraw Rs 1 crore in a year in a bank account need to file ITR. (Representational Image)
16 Jul 2019 3:55 PM

You need to file ITR if your gross total income (excluding deductions) surpasses the exemption limit.

Tax rate of someone earning 20 million rupees up to 39 per cent, and for those earning more than 50 million rupees the rate climbs to at least 42.7 per cent.
16 Jul 2019 9:18 AM

Investors are threatening to pull funds from India unless rules are amended so that they won’t take a tax hit.