Economic downturn dents growth in tax returns seen after demonetisation

New Delhi, Nov. 8 -- The sharp growth in filing of income tax returns, seen after the June 2016 amnesty scheme and the high value currency ban on November 2016, has taken a beating with the Indian eco... Read More

Modi govt seeks to lift housing market, exports to arrest economic downturn

New Delhi, Sept. 14 -- The Narendra Modi administration on Saturday announced a host of steps to support two struggling sectors of the economy-housing and exports-in a bid to create more jobs and to r... Read More

Government announces Rs.50,000 crore overhaul of export tax refund scheme

New Delhi, Sept. 14 -- Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced a slew of measures including a new attractive scheme to refund the duties and taxes on exports that will replace all ex... Read More

NDA's course correction: Sitharaman announces multiple changes to boost growth

New Delhi, Aug. 23 -- Eventually, the government blinked, rolling back some of the controversial measures introduced in the budget, including the enhanced surcharge levied on capital gains. On Friday... Read More