GST collection crosses Rs 1 trillion mark, Jaitley congratulates tax payers, stakeholders

GST collection crosses Rs 1 trillion mark, Jaitley congratulates tax payers, stakeholders

New Delhi: The Ministry of Finance on Tuesday said the monthly revenue collection through Goods and Services (GST) mechanism exceeded Rs 1 lakh crore in April this year. It is the first time the GST collection breached Rs 1 trillion target. The gross GST revenue collected in April 2018 came at Rs 1,03,458 crore of which Central GST (CGST) is Rs 18,652 crore and State GST is Rs 25,704 crore. The Integrated GST (IGST) came…

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FIR filed against pgurus’ owner for ‘misleading’ stories against journalist Rai

FIR filed against pgurus’ owner for ‘misleading’ stories against journalist Rai

Noida : The Noida police have filed an FIR (First Information Report) against controversial website pgurus following senior journalist and former Tehelka magazine’s CEO and Editor-in-Chief Upendra Rai’s complaint against it. The police have primafacie found the website publishing four different malicious stories on him on different dates. What is worrisome is that the website has published “distorted and unverified” stories after accessing through illegal means journalist Rai’s personal  bank details, ITR and CIBIL. This is a…

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UK court accepts evidence against Mallya, inches closer to extradition

London: In a major relief to India, the United Kingdom’s Westminster Magistrates court on Friday accepted all the evidence submitted by the CBI and fixed the next date of hearing on July 11 while hearing argument in the Vijay Mallya extradition case. Oral submissions will be made on closing arguments to be submitted in writing to Judge Emma Arbuthnot of the Westminster Magistrate’s Court over the next two months. Earlier in the day, when Mallya…

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Media persons demand strict action against pgurus, slam its yellow journalism

Media persons demand strict action against pgurus, slam its yellow journalism

Gazipur:  Increasing number of media persons and their associations are coming forward to express their anger against website pgurus for publishing misleading and fabricated story against senior journalist Upendra Rai.  On Friday, members of Gazipur district journalist’s association met the district magistrate and handed over a memorandum addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. On this occasion district journalist association’s president Surya Kumar Singh was also present. In their memorandum, mediapersons have asked for strict action…

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Journalists submit petition to PM Modi, demand strong action against pgurus

Journalists submit petition to PM Modi, demand strong action against pgurus

Lucknow: Pgurus’ publication of misleading and baseless story against senior journalist Upendra Rai has generated a widespread anger among journalists who submitted a petition to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday demanding a strong action against the controversial website. Condemning pgurus in the strongest term, Journalist Welfare Foundation, a Lucknow-based journalists’ association has hit at the website for its “irresponsible act and for lowering the values of journalism.” The Foundation, which sent the petition to…

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Journalist groups condemn pgurus.com for baseless story against Upendra Rai

Journalist groups condemn pgurus.com for baseless story against Upendra Rai

Lucknow: Several journalist groups and media organisations have strongly condemned pgurus for publishing false, baseless, misleading story against senior journalist Upendra Rai. In a statement, the ABPSS (Akhil Bharatiya Patrakar Surksha Smiti), a known journalists’ association, said it condemns in the strongest language pgurus for its yellow journalism. ABPSS’s disciplinary action committee chief Dharmendra Tripathi said the way the website published unverified story against journalist Upendra Rai without following principles and ethics of journalism, it is unpardonable….

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Journo Upendra Rai files Rs100 cr defamation case in Delhi HC against pgurus.com

Journo Upendra Rai files Rs100 cr defamation case in Delhi HC against pgurus.com

New Delhi : Senior journalist Upendra Rai has filed Rs 100 crore defamation case in the Delhi High Court against pgurus.com for publishing a sensational, unverified and baseless story against him. Media is considered as the fourth pillar of democracy. By virtue of this, journalists enjoy some privileges too. But such privileges can’t be enjoyed by journalists by sidelining media’s duties and responsibilities towards society and its members. Also, it should not be forgotten that…

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Dr. S Jaishankar appointed as Tata Group President, Global Corporate Affairs

Dr. S Jaishankar appointed as Tata Group President, Global Corporate Affairs

Outgoing Foreign Secretary, Dr. S. Jaishankar has been appointed as Tata Group’s President, Global Corporate Affairs. He will report to N. Chandrasekaran, Executive Chairman of Tata Son’s. S Jai Shankar was foreign secretary of India from January 2015 to January 2018. He had previously served as Indian Ambassador to the United States (2014-2015), China  (2009-2013) and the Czech Republic (2001-2004). He also served as High Commissioner to Singapore (2007-2009). S Jai Shankar also played a…

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Modi government plans to bring ordinance to take on economic fugitives

Modi government plans to bring ordinance to take on economic fugitives

New Delhi: In an attempt to put a curb to the rising number individuals’ escape to foreign countries after committing frauds in the country, the Narendra Modi led NDA government is mulling over a plan to bring an ordinance over the Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill. In March this year, the Cabinet had cleared the Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill to crack down on financial crimes involving Rs 100 crore or more in a bid to act…

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Reserve Bank imposes penalty of Rs 3 crore on IDBI Bank

Reserve Bank imposes penalty of Rs 3 crore on IDBI Bank

New Delhi: IDBI Bank on Thursday said that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) slapped Rs 3 crore fine on it for disobeying the Income Recognition and Asset Classification (IRAC) rules. Last month RBI had imposed a penalty of Rs 3 crore on Axis Bank for non-compliance of rules on the issue related to the non-performing assets (NPA). The RBI had imposed a fine of Rs 2 crore on the Indian Overseas Bank of the…

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