Month: October 2017

Congress campaign targets specific voters, questions Gujarat model

NEW DELHI: The Congress is working on ensuring that the upcoming Gujarat election remains a local battle and does not turn into a national Rahul Gandhi versus Narendra Modi slugfest. It has fashioned its campaign around local governance and law and order, and is trying to question the leadership of incumbent chief minister Vijay Rupani …

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Rahul Gandhi’s southern Gujarat 3-day trip begins with Bharuch, Surat

NEW DELHI: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is starting a three-day trip of southern Gujarat from Wednesday, beginning with Bharuch and Surat, which are strategically important given the discontent among Patels with BJP and problems faced by traders owing to demonetisation and implementation of the GST regime. The party is likely to firm up a seat-sharing …

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Vyapam case: CBI files charge sheet, says no mention of CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan in hard disc

The CBI today filed its charge sheet in the Vyapam scam case and virtually rejected allegations that computer hard discs seized from an accused purportedly carrying reference of the letters “CM” have been tampered. (Image: Reuters) The CBI today filed its charge sheet in the Vyapam scam case and virtually rejected allegations that computer hard …

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Govt extends deadline for return filing of of audit reports to November 7

The government has decided to extend until November 7 the last date for e-filing of income tax returns for those taxpayers who file audit reports.This is the second extension given to them after the first deadline expired on September 30 and it was extended until October 31.Tax practitioner bodies had sought an extension from the …

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Ease of doing biz: Scoring 50 is doable, says Arun Jaitley

Encouraged by a 30-notch improvement in India’s Ease of Doing Business rankings by the World Bank, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the target of improving the country’s position to the top 50 was achievable. “I believe this is doable… these remaining three-four areas where work needs to be done, we will push with greater …

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Last date to file Income Tax returns for those taxpayers who file audit reports extended to November 7: CBDT

Due date for filing Income Tax returns (ITRs) & Tax Audit Reports under IT act extended from 30.09.2017 to 07.11.2017. Due date for filing Income Tax returns (ITRs) & Tax Audit Reports under IT act extended from 30.09.2017 to 07.11.2017. The date has been extended after reports had emerged that no such extension will be …

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Narendra Modi to attend Akshardham silver jubilee on November 2; Rahul Gandhi on south Gujarat tour

Campaign for the high-stakes Gujarat Assembly polls is set to get shriller as political heavyweights including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi are scheduled to visit the state over the next four days. (Image: Reuters) Campaign for the high-stakes Gujarat Assembly polls is set to get shriller as …

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Dhanush Infotech to diversify into healthcare

In India, the company is targeting primary healthcare centres and urban healthcare centres, which have sizable funding from the Centre and State Governments. Hyderabad, October 31:   Dhanush Infotech Ltd, an IT services company, is changing track to reinvent itself as a technology-driven healthcare services provider. The ₹85-crore turnover Hyderabad-based company, which has clients in India, …

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Motor racing-Hamilton hopes Alonso gets a better car next year

By Alan Baldwin LONDON, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton is hoping McLaren can rejoin the Formula One front-runners next season, after years in the doldrums, so he can have more battles with former team mate Fernando Alonso. The Mercedes driver, who became a four-times world champion at Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix, partnered the Spaniard …

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PM Narendra Modi to attend Akshardham silver jubilee on Nov 2; Rahul on south Gujarat tour

AHMEADABAD: Campaign for the high-stakes Gujarat Assembly polls is set to get shriller as political heavyweights including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi are scheduled to visit the state over the next four days. Modi, who had launched a slew of projects in his home state before the …

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