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Pending cases: Over Rs three lakh crore tax amount stuck in litigation

Even as the Income Tax department has warned against tax evasion, a government estimate has pegged the share of arrears locked in litigation at more than 85 per cent.

23 Apr 2018

Swachh Bharat mission fails to curb dengue in country

Thousands of crores spent on Modi government’s flagship appears to have no visible impact on the diseases that spread due to the lack of cleanliness in the country.

22 Apr 2018

Centre alerts ministries and departments on reservation in direct recruitment

Government has asked the ministries and central government departments to follow the reservation procedure in direct recruitment of officials

20 Apr 2018

Government’s job generation schemes fare poorly

At a time when the Centre has been facing flak from various quarters on the poor job situation, government data suggest that employment generation schemes have not done well in the past

15 Apr 2018

Watch out: The milk you drink is tainted

The milk that you and your household consume might be unfit for consumption.

15 Apr 2018

Call quality has dropped in India during 2017, says online survey

According to LocalCircles online polling, 35 per cent of the citizens say one in four calls drop, and 21 per cent say one in two calls drop.

15 Apr 2018

Realty, FMCG firms face profit taint after GST implementation, says National Anti-Profiteering Authority

The National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAA) that was recently set up by the government has started receiving a lot of complaints of profiteering after GST. 

12 Apr 2018

Mediation centres on the anvil to deal with e-commerce complaints

Consumers facing problems from e-commerce firms will not have to wait much now for grievance redressal.

10 Apr 2018

Most misleading product advertisements from health sector, says government data

About one third of the complaints received against misleading advertisements are from the healthcare industry, suggests data from the Ministry Of Consumer Affairs.

09 Apr 2018

BJP readies four-year anniversary blitz of Modi government

Rallies will be held in many states and the campaign will probably be kick-started from some place in poll-bound Rajasthan or Madhya Pradesh, claimed sources.

09 Apr 2018

From Race Course Road to Raisina Hill, Gujarat cadre officers corner top posts

What is common between Ashim Khurana, Chairman of the Staff Selection Commission, and Anita Karwal, Chairperson of the Central Board of Secondary Education? Firstly, both are under fire

08 Apr 2018

Gujarat IAS cadre officers corner top posts

What is common between Ashim Khurana, Chairman of the Staff Selection Commission, and Anita Karwal, Chairperson of the Central Board of Secondary Education?

08 Apr 2018

AIR to swap frequencies of FM Gold, Vividh Bharati

Listeners of popular radio channel FM Gold will soon have to tune their FM sets to a different frequency as the public broadcaster plans to change the frequency of the music channel.

08 Apr 2018

78 per cent parents want overhaul of school education: Survey

While people demanded field-based and life-skills learning to be included, 88 per cent want skill-based courses from Class IX onwards for the not so academically inclined students.

06 Apr 2018

Data brokers: Shell out a few thousands, get all the details you need

All kinds of data are available for a price in the market, most sought-after are details of people with high salaries and those who own houses and cars

01 Apr 2018

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