Deadline to re-verify mobile numbers through Aadhaar extended till SC judgement

Deadline to re-verify mobile numbers through Aadhaar extended till SC judgement The telecom department on Wednesday has extended the time limit for re-verifying mobile numbers through Aadhaar till the time the Supreme Court decides on an ongoing case on the validity of the identification number and its enabling law. “In compliance with the directions of […]

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Environment ministry eases rules for construction companies

Environment ministry eases rules for construction companies The government has eased environmental clearances for buildings and construction sector, with the environment ministry more than doubling the threshold for construction projects requiring environmental clearances from the Centre to 50,000 square metres of built-up area from 20,000 sq metres. As a result, developers of an average sized […]

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Despite Supreme Court order, Aadhaar still mandatory for filing I-T returns

Despite Supreme Court order, Aadhaar still mandatory for filing I-T returns Income tax rules still maintain that income tax returns cannot be e-filed without quoting an Aadhaar number despite the March 13 Supreme Court order directing the government should not make it mandatory to quote the 12-digit number till the final verdict. The income tax […]

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Cabinet approves Modicare with budgetary support of Rs 160 bn for 2 years

Cabinet approves Modicare with budgetary support of Rs 160 bn for 2 years Also gives nod for National Health Mission to complement insurance scheme The Cabinet has approved the Ayushman Bharat or National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS, also referred to as ModiCare), with budgetary support of Rs 160 billion for 2018-19 and 2019-20.Proposed to be […]

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Sebi may impose trading curbs on cos undergoing insolvency proceedings

Sebi may impose trading curbs on cos undergoing insolvency proceedings The announcement will likely be made at Sebi’s board meeting next week The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) may impose trading restrictions on shares of companies that are undergoing insolvency proceedings. The move, which is also a demand by industry players, is aimed […]

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