Saturday, Nov 01, 2014



Eight key sectors see fastest employment growth, create direct jobs
Sat, Nov 01, 2014

As many as 1,82,000 jobs were created in these eight sectors including textiles, IT and automobiles during April to June 2014.

For filing no returns, 5 lakh taxpayers under lens
Fri, Oct 31, 2014

In February this year, the department also sent letters to 50,000 such cases. SURABHI

Pension regulator for expanded NPS coverage with tax sops plan
Mon, Oct 27, 2014

The demand for a change in the present taxation regime will be addressed in the Union Budget 2015-16.

EPFO aims to bring construction workers within fold
Sat, Oct 25, 2014

The EPFO estimates that a large part of the Rs 27,000 crore lying with it in inoperative accounts belongs to workers from these two sectors.

Festive cheer: Govt set to make more employees eligible for annual bonuses
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

Payments of Bonus Act to be amended; eligibility ceiling to be raised to Rs18,000.

Before becoming CEA, Arvind touted Kerala resilience versus Guj growth
Sat, Oct 18, 2014

Subramanian has also co-authored papers with his predecessor in the finance ministry and now Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan.

Revamped rsby to be merged with National Health Assurance Mission
Thu, Oct 16, 2014

The NHAM is expected to provide healthcare facilities including 50 essential drugs.

Economists ask PM Modi not to dilute NREGS; Gadkari says focus on backward areas
Wed, Oct 15, 2014

The economists expressed concern over plans to restrict the ambit of the scheme to just 200 districts.

Don’t dilute UPA’s MNREGA, it provides economic security: Economists to PM
Tue, Oct 14, 2014

The letter argues that capping it to 200 districts and restricting state spending will dilute MNREGA's benefits.

LabourMin drafts separate Bill to regulate small factories
Tue, Oct 14, 2014

Plans to do away with outdated provisions for labour welfare

Focus ‘Make in India’: Modi set to launch six labour schemes
Sun, Oct 12, 2014

Shrameva Jayate Plan includes UAN for EPFO subscribers, revamped inspection method.

Demand for grants: Centre likely to seek minimal funds
Tue, Oct 07, 2014

The official said that big spending items like fuel subsidy is expected also to be taken up towards the end of the fiscal.

Focus on outcomes in skill development schemes: Panel
Mon, Oct 06, 2014

The committee, which includes top officials from nearly two dozen ministries was set up last December to rationalise skill development and training schemes.

Caught between legal basis and industry protests, NPPA loses pricing powers
Sat, Oct 04, 2014

The issue of intellectual property rights especially in pharmaceuticals have been a constant bugbear in the bilateral trade relations.

Govt to launch first of its kind national portal for job search
Fri, Oct 03, 2014

The labour ministry is set to launch the National Career Service Portal, which is on the lines of a similar service provided by the UK government.

Walking, running and flying kites for a cleaner India
Wed, Oct 01, 2014

What New Delhi wants the states to do on Swachchha Bharat Abhiyan.

FIPB to take up HDFC Bank’s foreign investment proposal on October 21
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

The bank has now submitted a fresh proposal seeking post -facto confirmation of its foreign investment of 74 per cent.

PM visit: Govt to push for ‘totalisation pact’ with US
Sat, Sep 27, 2014

Deal would help Indians send back social security contributions.

Don’t withhold PF of construction workers: Delhi HC to employers
Wed, Sep 24, 2014

Over Rs 26,000 crore is lying in inoperative accounts of PF members where in the subscriber has not claimed the savings and is untraceable.

For first time in 7 years, fiscal deficit could fall under 4%
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

Lower crude prices, delay in rollout of Food Security Act likely to help.

New trends in tax evasion under CBDT lens
Fri, Sep 19, 2014

This is part of a larger exercise by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) for feedback from its field offices on how to make these reports more efficient and targeted.

FDI in construction likely to be eased before PM’s US visit
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to leave for the US on September 26 for a five day visit.

Former McKinsey India chief is Modi govt’s first corporate recruit
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

Zainulbhai succeeds former Planning Commission member Arun Maira as the full-time chief of QCI.

Tax avoidance, global growth to top this week’s G20 agenda
Tue, Sep 16, 2014

India is also expected to take up issues of black money stashed abroad as well as the issue of finding a permanent solution on food subsidies in the WTO.

Public sector stake sales open up more investment avenues
Mon, Sep 15, 2014

At present, 35 per cent of the shares in IPOs and FPOs are reserved for retail investors up to a cap of Rs 2 lakh.

Insurers gear up to assess losses in Jammu and Kashmir
Mon, Sep 15, 2014

The finance ministry too is getting into action to ensure that all insurance claims are processed swiftly.

Brent crude slips below $97 a barrel; may help govt bridge twin deficits
Sat, Sep 13, 2014

Union Budget had allocated Rs 63,427 crore as fuel subsidy in 2014-15. But over the last two months.

Panel on Insurance Bill to hold more consultations
Fri, Sep 12, 2014

The Select Committee is expected to submit its report to the Parliament during the Winter Session. It is chaired by BJP MP Chandan Mitra and comprises 15 members.

Revamped Kisan Vikas Patra set to be launched next month
Thu, Sep 11, 2014

The New KVP is expected to have relaxed know-your-customer norms but will continue with its earlier tax treatment.

LabourMin starts process to repeal three obsolete legislation
Wed, Sep 10, 2014

Ministry plans to repeal the Employees’ Liability Act, 1938, the Personal Injuries (Compensation Insurance) Act, 1963, and the Personal Injuries (Emergency Provision) Act, 1962

To plug leakages, Jan Dhan scheme may use NPR data
Tue, Sep 09, 2014

Each of the accounts under the Jan Dhan Yojana is also linked to direct benefit transfer of subsidies and is seeded with the 16 digit Aadhaar number.

Moody’s to visit India for review of sovereign rating
Mon, Sep 08, 2014

FinMin says clear case for upgrade as economy on strong footing.

Employees’ Pension Scheme notified, beneficiaries capped
Fri, Sep 05, 2014

Those workers whose starting salary is Rs 15,000 or less will be eligible to become members of the EPS.

Insurance Bill: Rajya Sabha select panel to meet today
Thu, Sep 04, 2014

The panel is also expected to seek views from public sector and private sector insurers.

Govt to MPs: Take up construction of toilets as your top priority
Wed, Sep 03, 2014

Under the MPLADS, each MP can recommend works to the tune of Rs 5 crore annually to the district collector.

Job creation to inspector raj, government did its work
Mon, Sep 01, 2014

The passage of the Apprenticeship Amendment Bill is widely seen as one of the biggest successes in steamrolling labour reforms.