MCA zeroes in on 225,000 more suspected shell companies

MCA zeroes in on 225,000 more suspected shell companies P P Chaudhary said the ministry had received a report from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) on systemic issues that led to the PNB fraud The government is intensifying its drive against shell companies. After taking action against 226,000 shell companies last year, […]

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Hawkish RBI minutes rattle currency, gilts; rupee plunges to 13-month low

Hawkish RBI minutes rattle currency, gilts; rupee plunges to 13-month low The market was nervous after Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor Viral Acharya gave hints of a policy tightening The jubilation over low first-half borrowing was short-lived for the bond market. The 10-year bond yield hit 7.79 per cent in Friday morning trade, […]

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PFRDA makes bank a/c, mobile number mandatory for NPS subscribers

PFRDA makes bank a/c, mobile number mandatory for NPS subscribers Pension fund regulator PFRDA has made bank account details and mobile number mandatory for subscribers of national pension scheme (NPS), the finance ministry said today. Further, in compliance with the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) guidelines, the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) […]

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Delink provisional credit from tax payment, say stakeholders

Delink provisional credit from tax payment, say stakeholders Earlier, the GoM, headed by Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Modi, had zeroed on two models of simplification In the effort to evolve a consensus over provisional input tax credit for the goods and services tax (GST), stakeholders have asked the group of ministers (GoM) on the […]

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Demonetisation led to highest fake currency, suspicious transactions

Demonetisation led to highest fake currency, suspicious transactions The country’s banks received an all-time high amount of fake currency and also detected an over 480 per cent jump in suspicious transactions post demonetisation, a first-ever report on dubious deposits made in the wake of the 2016 notes ban has revealed.The banks, including those in the […]

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