CPEC via PoK to strain India’s diplomatic efforts

opinion Bloomberg TV India Staff  | April 20, 2015

The economic corridor connecting China’s Xinjiang to Pakistan's Gwadar shows China acceptance that PoK belongs to Pakistan.

When Obama accepted a personality called Modi

opinion Saswat Panigrahi  | April 20, 2015

US President Barack Obama is all praise for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Will the star shine over Yechury’s hammer and sickle?

opinion Deepak Joshi   | April 20, 2015

With the party that once hogged the limelight, now fighting for survival,Sitaram Yechury has a tough task pulling the CPI (M) up from an existential crisis.

PM Modi’s political plank will be tested in Pataliputra battle

opinion Deepak Joshi  | April 18, 2015

With the Janta Parivar posing a strong threat, PM Modi must win the battle of Pataliputra to prove that the setback in Delhi was a one-off event.



India asks Qatar to lower LNG price to match global slump

India has asked its LNG supplier Qatar to cut gas prices to match the 60 per cent slump in global rates.

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Stock Market

Market Wrap: Zero-sum game for investors so far in 2015

Indian market wipes off all gains of 2015 and expected to slide further on dwindling rupee, earnings.

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Gajendra Singh's suicide was AAP drama which turned into tragedy: RSS

The RSS has alleged that farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide was a "drama" enacted by AAP which turned out to be a "tragedy".

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New ITR forms - Special team to re-draft format after criticism

The new format of Income Tax Return (ITR) forms that was withdrawn by the government in the wake of complaints over providing details of foreign trips.

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“FIIs chose not to appeal AAR view”


“FIIs chose not to appeal AAR view”

April 20: One tax issue that has FIIs worried is the application of Minimum Alternate Tax. While the govt has been at loggerheads with FIIs over the matter, Revenue Secretary, Shaktikanta Das has clarified that the govt will press ahead with existing MAT demands and that FIIS can seek legal remedy on the issue. Mehak Kasbekar caught up with the Revenue Secretary and began by asking if the govt was sending mixed signals on MAT?

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