Budget Expectations 2022: More Funds to Ed-Tech Start-Ups, Better E-Learning Infra in Education

Budget Expectations 2022: More Funds to Ed-Tech Start-Ups, Better E-Learning Infra in Education

The education section has witnessed a drastic transformation since the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. Mushrooming of ed-tech start-ups, shift to online classes, new software and video conferencing technologies and learning apps were tangible changes witnessed in the education ecosystem. The Centre had cut the education budget by 6% last year, amounting to a […]

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Budget 2022: More Trains to Boost Tourism, Ways to Reduce Freight Costs

Budget 2022: More Trains to Boost Tourism, Ways to Reduce Freight Costs

With a few days left for the Union Budget 2022, an outpouring of suggestions to finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman can be seen from all quarters, particularly for Railways, which is considered the ‘lifeline of India’. The PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) has recommended that the government consider setting up of the railway line […]

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GST Council Meeting to Discuss Deferment of Tax Hike on Textile, Footwear; Know More

Fake GST Racket Worth More than Rs 4,500 Crore Busted in Delhi, 1 Held. Know Details

Fake GST Racket: Officials of the Directorate General of GST Intelligence, or DGGI, have arrested an individual for operating a syndicate and issuing fake invoices of Rs 4,521 crore for availing input tax credit (ITC) benefit under goods and services tax. The GST department notified about the arrest in a statement a day back, saying that the […]

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'It's Not BJP Money': Nirmala Sitharaman on Rs 200 Crore Seized from Perfume Maker Peeyush Jain in Kannauj

Budget 2022: Replacing Income Tax with Expenditure Tax is the Blockbuster Reform India Needs

Every stimulus package to boost the economy has its own burdening impact on the country’s fiscal position. However, a stimulus through tax reforms will be more helpful in infusing resilience in the economy in a sustainable manner. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is seeking suggestions from stakeholders in the run-up to finalise the annual budget for […]

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Ahead of Assembly Polls, Centre Approves 19th Tranche of Electoral Bonds; Sale Opens on Jan 1

Ahead of Assembly Polls, Centre Approves 19th Tranche of Electoral Bonds; Sale Opens on Jan 1

Ahead of assembly elections in five states, the government on Thursday approved issuance of the 19th tranche of electoral bonds which will be open for sale from January 1 to 10. Electoral bonds have been pitched as an alternative to cash donations made to political parties as part of efforts to bring transparency in political […]

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