• Sun, Mar 26, 2017
  • CBEC to be renamed CBIC under GST regime

    Updated: Mar, 25, 201707:27 PM

    The apex policy making body for indirect taxes, CBEC is being rechristened as the Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC) in the run up to the Goods and Services Tax regime to be rolled out...
    CBEC to be renamed CBIC under GST regime
    “The Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC) is being renamed as the Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC), after getting legislative approval,” a Finance Ministry statement said.CBIC would supervise the work of all its field formations and directorates and assist the government in policy making in relation to GST, continuing central excise levy and customs functions, it said.“Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has approved the reorganisation of the field formations of the CBEC for the implementation of GST,” it added.The existing formations of central excise and service tax under the CBEC have been re-organised to implement and enforce the provisions of the proposed GST Laws, it added.The renamed Directorate General of Goods & Service Tax Intelligence is also being strengthened and expanded to become an important wing...
  • Shia cleric meets UP CM; demands committee on Shia welfare Shia cleric meets UP CM; demands committee on Shia welfare
    Updated: Mar, 25, 201707:21 PM

    Shia Personal Law Board member Maulana Yasoob Abbas today met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath Yogi here.

  • Motive still unknown behind killing of Indian woman, son in US Motive still unknown behind killing of Indian woman, son in US
    Updated: Mar, 25, 201707:15 PM

    The gruesome killings of an Indian IT professional and her 6-year-old son in a New Jersey town has sent shock waves in the neighbourhood with the motive behind the murders still unknown.

  • Arvind Kejriwal, 5 others put on trial in Jaitley defamation case Arvind Kejriwal, 5 others put on trial in Jaitley defamation case
    Updated: Mar, 25, 201705:59 PM

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and five other AAP leaders were today put on trial in a criminal defamation case filed by Union Minister Arun Jaitley in the DDCA controversy, amid chaotic scenes...

  • Unfurl the victory flag in Delhi too, Shah to BJP workers Unfurl the victory flag in Delhi too, Shah to BJP workers
    Updated: Mar, 25, 201704:24 PM

    Eyeing a hat-trick in Delhi civic polls, BJP chief Amit Shah launched a blistering attack on the AAP alleging that corruption has flourished under the Kejriwal government and people must teach it a...

  • MCD polls: Kejriwal promises to abolish residential house tax MCD polls: Kejriwal promises to abolish residential house tax
    Updated: Mar, 25, 201702:42 PM

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said his party will abolish the residential house tax and waive off arrears if voted to power in the capital's civic bodies, as he sought to aggressively woo...

  • Doval's US visit reinforces counter-terrorism cooperation Doval's US visit reinforces counter-terrorism cooperation
    Updated: Mar, 25, 201702:11 PM

    The Trump Administration is seeking to deepen its counter-terrorism cooperation with India and expand it further, sources said after National Security Advisor Ajit K Doval's high profile meetings with...

  • IPL: ED notice to SRK, Gauri, Juhi for Rs 73 Cr violation under FEMA IPL: ED notice to SRK, Gauri, Juhi for Rs 73 Cr violation under FEMA
    Updated: Mar, 24, 201709:52 PM

    The Enforcement Directorate today issued a show-cause notice to actor Shah Rukh Khan, his wife Gauri, actor-friend Juhi Chawla and others for alleged loss of Rs 73.6 crore foreign exchange in a FEMA...

  • UK judge to consider India's extradition request for Mallya UK judge to consider India's extradition request for Mallya
    Updated: Mar, 24, 201709:48 PM

    Setting in motion the process of extradition of industrialist Vijay Mallya, who has been declared a proclaimed offender, the British government has certified India's request and sent it to a district...

  • Fadnavis warns striking doctors of legal action Fadnavis warns striking doctors of legal action
    Updated: Mar, 24, 201703:20 PM

    Describing the attitude of striking doctors as adamant and insensitive , Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis warned of legal action and gave them an ultimatum to resume duties after his...