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Hela February 12, 2019

CM Yogi Adityanath (PTI) Chief minister Yogi Adityanath said on Monday the Supreme Court should respect the faith of the people on the Ram Janambhoomi issue. Replying to the debate on motion of thanks on Governor address, Adityanath said earlier the Allahabad High Court had resolved the dispute stating that the spot where Ram Lala temple […]

Hela February 12, 2019

Two notable Americans faced firestorms of criticism last week: A governor whose medical school yearbook page showed a racist image and a billionaire whose infidelity was exposed by a tabloid. The politician — Virginia governor Ralph Northam — handled the PR crisis in the worst way possible by deflecting and denying, which led to calls […]

Hela February 12, 2019

Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA), one of the five largest sovereign wealth funds of the world, is keen to triple its investments of $5 billion in India by entering areas such as infrastructure, airports and highways, people familiar with developments said on Tuesday. The Kuwait government has also proposed to India the possibility of joint investments […]

Hela February 12, 2019

India and the United States are squaring up for an exchange of blows on trade issues as space for a negotiated agreement is running out. The United States Trade Representative’s Office (USTR) has run out of patience over a two-year dispute on medical device price controls, not least because New Delhi suddenly walked away from […]

Hela February 12, 2019

India’s long-pending e-commerce policy is stuck because the enabling personal data protection law is yet to be cleared by the cabinet and the government neither wants to upset foreign investors nor alienate the country’s 70 million domestic traders, a key constituency of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Changes in foreign direct investment policy for […]

Hela February 12, 2019

Japan’s shut, most other Asian equity markets aren’t doing much, and you can read about the big exception — China — here. So we’re going to use this opportunity to talk about India, where an unpredictable election looms. Even before the ballot takes place, a host of worries is raising questions about whether the country’s […]

Hela February 12, 2019

There EDMC budget announced on January 22, 2019 has proposed constructing new schools in 10 localities(HT File / Representative Photo ) The cash-strapped East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) has decided to scrap proposals to impose new taxes in the financial year 2019-20. To cope with losses, then EDMC commissioner Puneet Goel had in December proposed three new […]

Hela February 12, 2019

The implementation of the third municipal valuation committee’s report by the SDMC will result in a substantial increase in property tax for commercial units. (Burhaan Kinu/HT File ) The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has partially approved the third municipal valuation committee’s (MVC) report . While increase in property tax rate for residential properties was […]

Hela February 12, 2019

The finance minister, in his interim budget speech, proposed a complete rebate on tax for those earning up to ₹5 lakh a year, with an eye on middle-class voters before the general elections this year. The beneficiaries of this move could include people with annual income of around ₹10 lakh. This is because various tax […]