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How can India replicate the success of Tiruppur in 75 other places?

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 21:30
The small town of Tiruppur contributes about 90% of knit-wear exports from India. Govt now plans to create 75 textile hubs across India like Tiruppur. Find out the significance of this textile hub

Shipping Ministry looks to make govt ports competitive against pvt peers

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 13:13
Minister asks for plan to build mega ports by 2047, develop new technologies

GST Council tilts towards rate hikes, drops exemptions for many items

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 12:57
Decision to assist states pressing for either extending compensation regime or increasing their share in revenue would make items costlier

Extend GST compensation or raise share, states demand of FM Sitharaman

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 12:30
They say mining and manufacturing domains particularly suffer great loss of revenue as they are not consumers

Cert-In extends deadline for VPN cybersecurity norms till Sept 25

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 12:24
CERT-In directions, released on April 28, mandate service providers to keep records of every information and communication technology (ICT) transaction for a minimum of 180 days

State market borrowings down 23.7% YoY in Q1FY23 on strong cash flows

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 11:58
Icra said a comfortable cash flow position of the state governments was due to a back-ended release of tax devolution to the states in FY2022

Pulses prices rise as monsoon remains patchy in main growing states

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 11:08
The data showed the acreage of pulses till June 24 across the country was around 36 per cent less than in the same period last year

Opposition-ruled states demand continuation of GST compensation for 5 years

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 10:53
As the GST Council commenced here on Tuesday, the states have also cited a recent Supreme Court ruling that decisions made by the Council are not binding and states need not stick to them.

Online gaming industry worried at possible GST hike on skill-based games

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 10:52
EGF, AIGF said that what is more worrying is some reports suggesting that the tax may be levied on total pool (prize money pooled plus the platform commission), and not on gross gaming revenue (GGR)

Govt considers allowing some exports of raw sugar piled up at ports: Report

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 10:26
Additional shipments from India, the world's biggest exporter of sugar after Brazil, could weigh on raw sugar futures, which are trading near their lowest in four months.

GST Council clears proposal to remove tax exemptions on some items

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 08:45
The Council also cleared a host of compliance procedures for GST-registered businesses along with a GoM report on high-risk tax payers to check evasion

Amit Mitra asks Centre to take decisions at GST council by consensus

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 08:23
In a two-page letter to Sitharaman, the Principal Chief Adviser to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the Finance Department, Dr Amit Mitra, cited a recent judgment of the Supreme Court in this regard

Adani, LG among 15 firms chosen by DPIIT for round-2 of white goods PLI

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 08:10
Rs 1,368 cr committed for manufacturing ACs and LED light components; Total production pegged at Rs 25,583 crore over five years, with 4,000 direct job opportunities

High export tariff of 45% to make iron ore pellet export unviable: ICRA

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 06:06
"The application of this high export tariff has reduced a merchant exporter's net effective realisation, rendering pellet exports unviable," it said.

As rising CAD starts pinching, the Centre starts scrutinising imports

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 04:07
As the trade deficit in May hit a record high of $24.3 billion, revenue authorities have now become vigilant, according to a report

India defies global slump with a record $82 bn dealmaking spree in Q2

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 03:43
India saw $82.3 billion pending and completed M&A deals in the second quarter, the highest amount on record, according to data compiled by Bloomberg

Govt looking for complete exit with the help of PSB Privatisation Bill

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 03:00
The government is mulling an amendment that will allow the Centre a total exit from banks, fully privatising PSBs, a report said

What is soil health card scheme? Check eligibility, cost and challenges

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 21:55
Under SHC scheme, a soil health card contains soil health indicators and descriptive concepts based on farmers' knowledge of local natural resources and practical experience

GST Council meeting to begin on Tuesday with action-packed agenda

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 14:22
A GoM report suggests imposing a flat 28 per cent on online gaming at par with gambling and betting

States add 1.1 million families to un-electrified list, shows data

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 14:08
Under Saubhagya, the Centre provided 60 per cent of the project finance to states for giving connections to rural households, and the rest was borne by states