Saturday, 25 June, 2022

Topic: Taxes

Rs 5,000 crore — RTI reply reveals what Telangana govt owes Hyderabad civic body in property tax

RTI application was filed by Padmanabha Reddy, secretary of the Hyderabad-based think tank Forum for Good Governance, with Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation. 

RSS-linked Swadeshi Jagran Manch wants cryptocurrency banned, says it’s used by terrorists

Swadesh Jagran Manch asks RBI to launch its own digital currency, says in resolution that virtual currencies damage financial market, help evasion of taxes.

Govt may consider bringing petrol, diesel under GST

GST Council, which meets Friday in Lucknow, is also likely to consider extending time for duty relief on Covid-19 essentials.

India has barely exited recession. Boost vaccination programme to better GDP

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Budget didn’t give in to bad Covid cess idea, good it left taxes untouched

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Off The Cuff with Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

Market guru and ace investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala was our guest at the latest edition of ThePrint Off the Cuff. In conversation with Editor-in-Chief Shekhar...

Be bold, don’t impose taxes — market guru Rakesh Jhunjhunwala to Sitharaman ahead of Budget

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, at ThePrint OTC, says the greatest bull run is ahead for India, adding that he is extremely optimistic on stocks of state-owned banks.

Why the richest in ancient Athens bragged about paying taxes

Money was just as important to ancient Athenians as it is to us today, so what accounts for this enthusiastic reaction to a large tax bill?

Tax reforms for the jobless and penniless, and triumph of Gandhi’s legacy in the US

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

‘Raise our taxes’, millionaires around the world are asking their govts. Here’s why

A group of around 80 wealthy people, called Millionaires for Humanity, warn that coronavirus could push millions of people into poverty, further straining health-care systems.

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Bucket hat meet feather boa Photographer: Kevin Winter/Getty Images North America

1990s house music and fashion are back — unfortunately, so is a 1970s economy

It may be fear of recession that’s driving today’s obsession with all things early ‘90s. The period was characterised by a dismal economy and large-scale unemployment.
Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai | Bloomberg File Photo

Three charts show trouble for Indian stocks and why its unlikely to end anytime soon

The S&P BSE Sensex Index has fallen more than 15% from its October high, nearing the 20% loss that denotes a bear market.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.