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Posted under Citizen Corner on 16 Nov,16 9:17p.m.
The Pune-based Arthakranti Sansthan, an Economic Advisory body constituting of Chartered Accountants and Engeers has presented a patented plan, the ‘Arthakranti Proposal’ which they claim to be is “an effective and guaranteed solution of Black Money Generation, Price rise and Inflation, Corruption, Fiscal Deficit, Unemployment, Ransom, GDP and industrial growth, terrorism and good governance.”The ....
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Posted under Citizen Corner on 21 Sep,16 8:36p.m.
The government has made it easier for the motorists with their driving licence and registration certificates. DigiLockers’ now will be integrated with the driving licence and RC data from the Regional Transport Offices (RTO) and Sub-RTO. The motorists will be relieved of carrying these documents in physicsl format.DigiLocker (digilocker.gov.in), a platform launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi ....
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Posted under Citizen Corner on 21 Jan,16 11:05p.m.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday said it has received complaints about notes of Rs 1,000 denomination without the security thread being in circulation and has asked banks not to issue them in case these are found."We have received complaints regarding banknotes in the denomination of Rs 1,000 printed by Currency Note Press, Nashik, on the paper (without security thread) supplied by Sec....
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Posted under Citizen Corner on 22 Jun,15 6:52p.m.
The government has proposed income tax benefits for individuals making payment through debit or credit cards. The Government is keen to to follow the Korean model where the government promoted electronic payments by providing tax breaks in the form of lower GST for shoppers and lower income tax for merchants on card transactions.The government has also proposed removal of transaction charges on ca....
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Posted under Citizen Corner on 07 Apr,15 9:45p.m.
The leading banks, State Bank of India, ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank, on Tuesday announced cut in their lending rates. While SBI and HDFC Bank cut rates by a token 0.15 per cent, ICICI Bank slashed its lending rate by 0.25 per cent after the central bank maintained status quo on policy rate but termed as "nonsense" lenders' claim that cost of funds was still high.The action of the two banks could have....
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Posted under Citizen Corner on 04 Dec,14 8:16a.m.
Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, the trade union affiliated to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, denied that the BJP-led government did it an undue favour by extending facilities of a recognised union to its wing in the postal sector. “The government has not given the postal wing of the BMS anything undue. There was an order by the DoPT issued in 2011 to extend certain facilities to it. Due to politic....
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Posted under Citizen Corner on 12 Nov,14 11:11p.m.
Consumer inflation fell to a record low of 5.52 per cent in October, dragged down by sharp drops in food and oil prices. This is the slowest pace of price rise since retail inflation numbers were first published in January 2012.In another positive development on the economic front, industrial production in September jumped 2.5 per cent compared to 0.4 per cent in August, government data showed on ....
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Posted under Citizen Corner on 14 Oct,14 1:11p.m.
The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) inflation for September 2014 dipped to a 5-year low of 2.38% versus 3.74% in August. This is much below expectations. Inflation data for the month of July was revised to 5.41% versus 5.19% earlier. The Food Price Index for September dipped substantially to 3.52% versus 5.15% in August. The fuel & power inflation also came down to 1.33% versus 4.54% in August. Th....
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