Saturday 07th December 2019,
Radio Metta

govt.

Real estate woes may not end with govt bailout plan

Real estate woes may not end with govt bailout plan

The Centre has come up with a ₹25,000 crore bailout package for the troubled real estate sector. The Centre will contribute ₹10,000 crore, while the rest is likely to come from banks and the Life Insurance Corporation of India. Will this fund help India? Mint takes a look. 1) What’s the idea behind the bailout package? The idea is [...]

November 11, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Real estate woes may not end with govt bailout plan

Govt reforms bringing desired results, note ban served purpose, says Venkaiah Naidu

Govt reforms bringing desired results, note ban served purpose, says Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said the reforms like GST, the law on black money and insolvency code started by the Modi government are bringing desired results and asserted that India has got a bright future. Naidu further said that as more and more people are coming into the banking fold, the tax rate [...]

January 12, 2019 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Govt reforms bringing desired results, note ban served purpose, says Venkaiah Naidu

UGC panel suggests changing AMU, BHU names; govt says no such plan

UGC panel suggests changing AMU, BHU names; govt says no such plan

The UGC panel was formed to probe the alleged irregularities in 10 central universities. New Delhi/Ahmedabad:A University Grants Commission (UGC) panel has recommended removal of words such as ‘Hindu’ and ‘Muslim’ from the names of Banaras Hindu University and Aligarh Muslim University even as Union human resource development (HRD) minister Prakash Javadekar said the suggestion [...]

November 10, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on UGC panel suggests changing AMU, BHU names; govt says no such plan

Govt plans to reduce number of PSU banks to 10-15

Govt plans to reduce number of PSU banks to 10-15

India is looking to reduce the number of state-run banks to 10 to 15, more than what was envisaged earlier, through a series of mergers and acquisitions so that none of the banks become too big to fail, said Sanjeev Sanyal, principal economic adviser at the finance ministry. “Consolidation will not be taken too far [...]

August 21, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Govt plans to reduce number of PSU banks to 10-15

UPSC civil services prelims: Candidates quizzed on GST, Modi govt schemes

UPSC civil services prelims: Candidates quizzed on GST, Modi govt schemes

New Delhi: Questions on Goods and Services Tax (GST), benami transactions and schemes run by the Central government were asked in the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) civil services preliminary examination held on Sunday. The aspirants were also asked questions related to National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF), Vidyanjali Yojana and Smart India Hackathon, all of [...]

June 20, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on UPSC civil services prelims: Candidates quizzed on GST, Modi govt schemes

Govt appoints regulatory authority for real estate sector

Govt appoints regulatory authority for real estate sector

JAIPUR: The Rajasthan government on Friday appointed additional chief secretary (ACS) of urban development and housing (UDH) department as the regulatory authority for real estate sector. The decision was taken as the central law empowers the state government to designate any officer as regulatory authority till a full-fledged regulatory authority is established for grievance redressal [...]

February 19, 2017 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Govt appoints regulatory authority for real estate sector

Govt appoints regulatory authority for real estate sector

Govt appoints regulatory authority for real estate sector

JAIPUR: The Rajasthan government on Friday appointed additional chief secretary (ACS) of urban development and housing (UDH) department as the regulatory authority for real estate sector. The decision was taken as the central law empowers the state government to designate any officer as regulatory authority till a full-fledged regulatory authority is established for grievance redressal [...]

February 19, 2017 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Govt appoints regulatory authority for real estate sector

Govt to get more space, albeit marginal, to contain fiscal deficit

Govt to get more space, albeit marginal, to contain fiscal deficit

The government leeway to contain the fiscal deficit at 3.5 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) might be marginal, though the nominal economic growth is projected to be higher than estimated.   India’s nominal GDP growth, according to the Advance Estimates released on Friday, was projected at 11.9 per cent for 2016-17 against 11 [...]

January 7, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on Govt to get more space, albeit marginal, to contain fiscal deficit

Real estate shouldn’t be treated as cash cow; govt needs to overhaul tax structure to curb black money

Real estate shouldn’t be treated as cash cow; govt needs to overhaul tax structure to curb black money

There are several reasons why black money exists within real estate, and some of these are natural consequences of legacy structural issues. The most complex issue is that of tax. Taxation in real estate is considerably regressive. The corrupting areas in real estate – land transactions, for the most part, followed by permissions, followed by [...]

December 2, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Real estate shouldn’t be treated as cash cow; govt needs to overhaul tax structure to curb black money

India Today Impact: Govt cracks down on cash jugaad mechanics

India Today Impact: Govt cracks down on cash jugaad mechanics

Crooks sabotaging the nation’s war on black money be warned. A series of investigative stories by India Today exposing the black-market trade of defunct currency has stimulated the Modi government to act tough on the rot. According to highly-placed official sources, the government has ordered a clampdown on touts, shadowy spot traders, jewellers, hawala operators, [...]

November 17, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on India Today Impact: Govt cracks down on cash jugaad mechanics

Govt plans to rank states on education

Govt plans to rank states on education

New Delhi: The government plans to rank states on the basis of their performance in education—from the quality of their school infrastructure to learning outcomes. The idea is to instill a spirit of competition among states and get them to improve the quality of education that their students receive, two government officials said. How well [...]

October 18, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Govt plans to rank states on education

Madras HC directs Tamil Nadu govt to provide details on Jayalalithaa’s health

Madras HC directs Tamil Nadu govt to provide details on Jayalalithaa’s health

Official release with regard to the health condition of Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, who has been undergoing treatment at a hospital since 22 September, will reduce the anxiety of the people, the Madras High Court observed on Tuesday while asking the government to get back on the issue by Wednesday. The oral observation was made [...]

October 4, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Madras HC directs Tamil Nadu govt to provide details on Jayalalithaa’s health