Congress’ plea against tax re-assessment by I-T authorities dismissed by Delhi High Court

Congress’ plea against tax re-assessment by I-T authorities dismissed by Delhi High Court

A view of Delhi High Court. File | Photo Credit: The Hindu The Delhi High Court on March 28 rejected petitions by the Congress challenging the initiation of tax reassessment proceedings against it for a period of four years by tax authorities. A Bench of Justices Yashwant Varma and Purushaindra Kumar Kaurav said the pleas … Read more

India working with authorities after flight carrying mostly Indians detained in France

India working with authorities after flight carrying mostly Indians detained in France

India on Saturday said it was working with the French government for an early resolution of the situation after a Nicaragua-bound flight carrying 303 people, mostly Indians, was detained by French authorities during a technical halt at an airport near Paris over suspected “human trafficking”. The plane that took off from Dubai in the United … Read more

Sinking islands: NGT asks coastal zone authorities to integrate expert panel recommendations into island management plans

Sinking islands: NGT asks coastal zone authorities to integrate expert panel recommendations into island management plans

The panel was constituted by the Principal Bench of the tribunal after it took suo motu cognizance of The Hindu report titled ‘India’s sinking islands’ published on March 19, 2023. | Photo Credit: K.K. MUSTAFAH The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has decided to issue notices to the Coastal Zone Management Authorities (CZMAs) in the coastal … Read more

Srisailam temple authorities hold meeting with Karnataka devotees

Srisailam temple authorities hold meeting with Karnataka devotees

Manmadha Kamadahanam ritual being organised on Srisailam temple premises on Sunday evening. | Photo Credit: U. SUBRAMANYAM As a preparatory exercise for the Ugadi mahotsavams to be organised from March 19 to 23 at the Bhramarambha Mallikarjunaswamy temple here, the temple authorities on Sunday held a coordination meeting with the Karnataka devotees at Rabkavi Banhatti … Read more

Car blast prompts authorities to tighten norms in scrap business in Coimbatore  

Car blast prompts authorities to tighten norms in scrap business in Coimbatore  

Scrap dealers attending a meeting called by authorities in Coimbatore on Thursday. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement The recent car blast in Coimbatore has made authorities dust off provisions of the Tamil Nadu Scrap Merchants and Dealers in Second-Hand Property and Owners of Automobile Workshops and Tinker Shops (Regulation, Control and Licensing) Act, 1985. Scrap … Read more

India’s GDP growth lower than Bangladesh’s, inappropriate to compare two economies: Govt to Parliament

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Minister of State (independent charge) for statistics and programme implementation Rao Inderjit Singh told Lok Sabha that though the gross domestic growth (GDP) growth rates of India’s economy are less than those of Bangladesh during 2017-2020, such comparison of economies of significantly different sizes may not be appropriate. “India has been registering a fair GDP … Read more

7 Indians kidnapped in Libya are safe, govt in touch with authorities: MEA

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India on Thursday said it was in touch with Liyan authorities and international organisations in its efforts to rescue seven Indians who were kidnapped last month. Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava during his weekly briefing on Thursday said, “Seven Indian nationals, hailing from the states of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, … Read more