Why ride-hailing firms are lobbying for concessions



Ride-hailing services are also lobbying the government for the recognition of a new category for motorcycle-shared services, where the owner should not have to take a commercial licence. Pooled services is another area where taxi aggregators are hoping to make the government listen to them.



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Retail inflation inches up to 10-month high of 3.21%



The RBI, which mainly factors in CPI for arriving at its bi-monthly monetary policy, has been mandated by the government to ensure that inflation remains at 4 per cent, with deviation of 2 per cent on either side.



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Now, think beyond beer when you drink Kingfisher



UB Group’s first non-alcoholic product, Kingfisher Radler, was piloted in Gujarat, a prohibition state, to signal its independence from the alcohol label.



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CBDT to probe CCD founder's death



CBDT has sought explanation from B R Balakrishnan, former director-general of I-T (investigation wing) and former principal chief commissioner of I-T for Karnataka and Goa, who had ordered attachment of CCD’s shares when he was in charge of the Bengaluru region. He retired last month.



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Ayushman Bharat: An interesting health study



The dichotomy between richer and poorer states is largely in consonance with the diversity in state level disease burden in the country.



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CCD crisis: I-T officer draws flak for tax terrorism



Balakrishnan refused to react to the India Inc criticism of growing incidents of tax terrorism following Siddhartha’s letter. Appearing unfazed, he said, “I only believe in doing my job well.”



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CCD names S V Ranganath as interim chairman



The company board, wherein Siddhartha’s wife Malavika Hegde is also a director, met on Wednesday to put in place a working structure of the company.



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Siddhartha talks of harassment by IT officer in letter



Siddhartha alleged in his letter that there was a lot of harassment from the previous DG Income Tax in the form of attaching “our shares on two separate occasions to block our Mindtree deal and then taking possession of our Coffee Day shares, although revised returns have been filed by us”.



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Mindtree sale: Siddhartha paid only Rs 46 crore as tax



Taxmen also claimed that the signature of Siddhartha on the letter being circulated on the social media under his name “does not match” with the record available with the department.



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