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Businessman declares Rs. 13,000 crore under disclosure scheme, fails to pay tax

AHMEDABAD, December 2: The Income Tax Department is investigating a most peculiar case in Ahmedabad. A businessman who voluntarily disclosed unaccounted income of a whopping Rs read more →

Demonetization will destroy 12% of black money, India Ratings says

COIMBATORE, December 2: The current measures by the government to withdraw high value notes are likely to destroy about Rs. 4 lakh crore worth of cash held in black money and fak read more →

There’s some math behind Mamata Banerjee spearheading campaign against note ban

KOLKATA, December 2: A single stroke by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has soured his “personal chemistry” with West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. Mercurial Ma read more →

Indian American pleads guilty to visa fraud

WASHINGTON, December 2: An Indian businessman in the US has pleaded guilty to committing a visa fraud by enrolling foreign nationals at a college and illegally obtaining full-time read more →

Sunny Leone trumps Narendra Modi, becomes most searched personality of 2016

New Delhi, December 2: Sunny Leone does it again! The former adult movie actor has trumped Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Salman Khan to become the most searched personality for read more →

West Bengal: No lessons learnt as yet another flyover collapses

Kolkata, December 2: It seems no lessons have been learnt following the flyover collapse in Kolkata in March earlier this year. Almost seven months after that incident which claime read more →

Centre faces fresh opposition over GST

New Delhi, December 2: Demonetization of high-value banknotes has led to fresh opposition from states over the roll-out of the Goods and Services Tax. Most states agree that demone read more →

Cows in Amreli can’t poop more than 3 kg a day

Ahmedabad, December  2: In a bizarre bid to oppose demonetization, a local body in Gujarat has issued an order banning cattle from producing droppings beyond 3 kg/day. The order i read more →

Did Donald Trump say all those ‘fantastic’ things about Nawaz Sharif?

ISLAMABAD/WASHINGTON, December 1: Did US President-elect Donald Trump actually shower those glowing comments on Pakistan and its Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif  during their teleph read more →

Preet Bharara meets Trump, agrees to stay on as US attorney

New York, December 1: India-born Preet Bharara, the powerful US attorney who has facilitated many high-profile insider trading convictions, has agreed to remain in the position read more →

Gold hits 6-month low, loses another Rs 350

NEW DELHI, December 1: Gold extended its slump for the second day and shed another Rs 350 to hit a six-month low of Rs 29,000 per 10 grams in the bullion market on December 1 ami read more →

16 opposition parties meet President, seek intervention on IT Amendment Bill issue

New Delhi, Dec 1: As many as 16 opposition parties, including Congress, arch rivals TMC and the Left, SP and BSP, besides DMK, JMM, NCP and others met the President at Rashtrapati read more →