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Infosys admitted glitches in I-T portal, resolving them: Finance Ministry

By | July 20, 2021

Infosys has acknowledged the technical issues in the new Income Tax portal and some of the initial glitches like slow functioning of the portal and non-availability of certain functionalities have been mitigated, Parliament was informed on Tuesday. The portal www.incometax.gov.in had a bumpy start from the day of its launch on June 7 as… Read More »

Panel approves bidding plan for Shipping Corporation privatisation

By | December 21, 2020

The ministerial committee on divestment has approved the proposal to invite bids for the privatisation of Shipping Corporation of India. This would push the pedal on government’s drive to privatise state-owned firms that were approved by the government last year. The expression of interest and preliminary information memorandum have been approved by the alternative… Read More »

Govt urges farmers to call off agitation, says ready to hold talks anytime

By | November 28, 2020

Amid massive protests by farmers for the third consecutive day, the government on Saturday said it is ready for talks with them anytime and urged them to call off their agitation. Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that while a meeting with 32 protesting farmer unions has already been scheduled on December 3… Read More »

Digitisation will help measure GDP accurately: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

By | November 6, 2020

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said increased digitisation will help in making better assessment of the country’s economic growth and nudged tax practitioners to suggest their clients to shift towards digital modes of payments. She said the government, irrespective of the party in power, tries to widen the tax net and at the… Read More »