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Tackling Climate Crisis: US Democrats Propose Higher Tax On Imports With Huge Carbon Footprints

Jul 20, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Two influential Democrats are planning to levy a tax on countries that do not follow the rules for limiting climate change.

Waive Taxes On Medical Equipment, Medicines For Covid: Mamata Banerjee To PM Modi

May 09, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Mamata Banerjee also urged Modi to strengthen health infrastructure and augment supplies of equipment, medicines and oxygen for the treatment of coronavirus-positive patients

Net Direct Tax Mop Up Exceeds Revised Estimates At Rs 9.45 Lakh Crore In FY21

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Chairman P C Mody on Friday said the income tax department has exceeded the revised estimates despite issuing substantial refunds in the 2020-21 fiscal.

Non-Tax Revenue Generation, Leveraging Digital

Jan 05, 2021 Dr Jaijit Bhattacharya

Basic economics shows that indirect taxation distorts the economy and how direct taxation is discriminatory in nature, as many are outside the purview of direct taxes.

Himachal Economy Shows Signs Of Recovery, Revenue Collections Record High Post Lockdown

Revenue collection in October shows a 22% jump compared to the previous year; it had fallen drastically between March-April due to the lockdown.

17 December, 2019

Govt Sets Rs 1.1 Lakh Crore Monthly GST Collection Target


In the meeting, the GST target was set at Rs 1.10 lakh crore every month between December 2019 and March 2020.

20 September, 2019

Surprised Markets Jump Over 5% To Show Highest Gains In 10 Years

Outlook Web Bureau

More than Rs 7 lakh crore worth of wealth was added as market capitalisation on the Bombay Stock Exchange, welcoming the finance minister’s announcement to reduce effective corporate income tax by almost 10 percentage points from 34.94 to 25.17.

05 July, 2019

Five Takeaways For Middle Class From Union Budget 2019-20

Outlook Web Bureau

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union budget on Friday and said the NDA government had set the ball rolling for a "new India" in its first term, saying there is a lot to cheer about for the middle class.

05 July, 2019

Live Updates: Union Budget 2019 Has Been Presented With A 10-Year Vision In Mind, Says FM Sitharaman

Outlook Web Bureau

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the first budget of the Modi government in its second term. Sitharaman said India needs to make structural reforms to achieve USD 5 trillion economy in the next few years. Follow live updates here

04 April, 2019

India's 'Tremendously High' Tariffs On American Products Not Fair: Donald Trump

Outlook Web Bureau

Trump has repeatedly claimed that India is a 'tariff king' and imposes 'tremendously high' tariffs on American products.

28 March, 2019

Will Give 3-Year Blanket Pass To New Ventures, Abolish Angel Tax For Startups If Voted To Power: Rahul Gandhi

Outlook Web Bureau

The Congress president said another idea that came up during discussions with entrepreneurs was the opening of the banking system to young business-persons and providing them access.

25 December, 2018

Rahul Gandhi Takes Dig AT PM Modi For Ignoring BJP Worker's Question On Middle Class

Outlook Web Bureau

The Congress President has repeatedly questioned Modi for not holding a press conference since he became the Prime Minister in 2014.

24 December, 2018

GST Slabs Of 12 And 18 % To Be Merged With Rise In Revenues, Says Arun Jaitley

Outlook Web Bureau

Dismissing the criticism of GST as ill-informed and motivated, Jaitley said the new indirect tax regime has led to lower taxes, lower inflation and reduced evasion.

23 December, 2018

PM Modi Feeling Scared, Changed GST Rates Due To Election Defeats: Rahul Gandhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Gandhi also attached a video of his election campaign during the Gujarat Assembly polls last year in which he had made the GST's "flawed implementation" a key issue.

03 October, 2018

Trump Taxes: New York Authorities Examine President's Tax Affairs

Outlook Web Bureau

President Donald Trump probed against tax schemes that include instances of outright fraud

22 July, 2018

Govt Cut GST Rates With Eye On Assembly Polls: Chidambaram

Outlook Web Bureau

When the GST council reduced the number of items attracting the top 28 per cent tax rate to just 50 from 228 in November last year, Chidambaram had said the decision had been taken to further the chances of the BJP in Gujarat where the election was due then.

12 July, 2018

30 June, 2018

LPG Price Hiked To Rs 493 Per Cylinder In Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

"The increase is mainly on account of GST on revised price of Domestic Non-Subsidised LPG," the statement said.

Photo Gallery

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar being received at the 21st Meeting of SCO Council of Heads of State in Dushanbe.

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BJP leader and Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi participates in “Sewa Diwas”, organised to celebrate birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a vaccination centre in Rampur.

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Members of Bhartiya Kissan Union block a road during a protest against Punjab Government in support of their demands in Patiala.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah waters a sapling planted under the 'All India Tree Plantation Campaign-2021' by CAPF, at CRPF Training Centre in Nanded.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar greets PM Narendra Modi on his birthday by writing a message on a board during inauguration of Maha Tikakaran Abhiyan 2.0 at Patliputra Sports Complex, in Patna.

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Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu

Why School In ‘The Cloud’ Will Be Our New Normal

We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.

Sep 12, 2021 Sugata Mitra