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New Compounding Rules Make It Difficult For Tax Evaders To Get Away

Jun 15 2019

Tightening the screw on tax evaders, the revised guidelines issued by the Income Tax (I-T) Department have made serious offences under black money and benami laws "generally" non-compoundable.

Mamata Accuses 'Some Parties' Of Spreading Disinformation

Jun 15 2019

Amid partial disruption in health services in West Bengal due to continuing agitation by junior doctors protesting attacks on their colleagues and demanding adequate security, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday accused "some political parties" of spreading disinformation on social media.

Harsh Vardhan For Action Against Doctors' Assaulters

Jun 15 2019

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has, here on Saturday, called for punitive action against those who assault healthcare professionals by stating that "strict action must be taken against any one who assaults them."

Mission UP 2022: Priyanka To Meet Workers Regularly

Jun 15 2019

To strengthen the party ahead of the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has decided to hold three-four meetings with party workers a week.

12 More Kids Die As Encephalitis Death Toll In Bihar Rises To 69

Jun 15 2019

The death toll was 57 on Friday as announced by Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey. But in the last 24 hours, 12 more children died. All of them were undergoing treatment in hospitals in Muzaffarpur, about 75 kms from Patna.

Gehlot Meets Sitharaman, Seeks Approval For Water Projects

Jun 15 2019

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot met Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday and requested the central government to approve the proposals for several drinking water projects and the timely release of funds for the centrally-sponsored schemes.

Making India 5-Trillion-Dollar Economy Challenging But Can Be Achieved: Modi

Jun 15 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that the goal to make India a five-trillion-dollar economy is challenging but can be achieved and asked the states to recognise their core competence and work towards raising GDP targets.

Nipah Scare Over, Says Kerala Health Minister

Jun 15 2019

After one positive case and over 300 suspects, the scare of the second attack of Nipah virus in Kerala is over, state Health Minister K.K. Shailaja told the media on Saturday.

Pakistan For Talks With India On Equality: Qureshi

Jun 15 2019

Pakistan wants talks with India on the "basis of equality" and in a "dignified manner" and has said it's up to New Delhi to decide whether it wants to engage with Islamabad to reconcile issues.

MHA Issues Advisory To Bengal Government On Doctors' Strike

Jun 15 2019

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Saturday issued an advisory to the West Bengal government on the ongoing strike by doctors and sought a report on the matter on priority, said sources familiar with the development.