Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicCentral Board of Direct Taxes

Topic: Central Board of Direct Taxes

Income tax portal’s technical glitches being ‘progressively addressed’, CBDT says

The Central Board of Direct Taxes also said that a positive trend has been observed in the various filings on the portal and Rs 1.19 crore Income Tax Returns have been filed so far.

Govt extends deadline for filing income tax returns to 30 September

The Central Board of Direct Taxes, citing pandemic as the reason for the extension, also deferred the ITR filing deadline for companies till 30 November.

Central Board of Direct Taxes Chairman Pramod Chandra Mody gets further extension for 3 months

Mody is a 1982-batch Indian Revenue Service officer who was appointed as the CBDT chief in February 2019. Mody's tenure was last extended in August last year for 6 months.

Disability pension of military personnel who retire after full service will now be taxed

Finance ministry rules that those military personnel who continue in service until retirement will have to pay income tax on their disability pension.

Devote more time to work than boasting, Bombay High Court tells income tax department

Bombay HC was upset about lack of preparation by income tax department for a case and said arguing legal matters 'should not be taken casually'.

Election Commission slaps notice on AAP for alleged discrepancies in electoral funding

The Election Commission alleged in its showcause notice that transactions through hawala operators were 'wrongly disclosed as voluntary donations' in AAP's statement.

On Camera

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Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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