BJP Gets Boost After Jharkhand Poll Defeat as JVM(P) Merges with Saffron Party

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The JVM(P) of former Jharkhand chief minister Babulal Marandi merged with the BJP on Monday, giving stimulus to the saffron party smarting from defeat in the November-December 2019 state assembly polls. Union Home Minister Amit Shah, credited with BJP’s phenomenal expansion as its president, was present at a well-attended public rally […]

No timeline to remove I-T exemptions: Nirmala Sitharaman

By Administrator-India Capital Sands Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the idea behind introducing second alternative tax slabs sans exemptions is to take the country towards “a simplified, exemption-free and reduced rate of tax regime.” However, there was no timeframe set by the government to remove all exemptions, she told reporters here after an interactive session […]

Euro zone GDP slows as expected in fourth-quarter, but employment beats consensus Euro zone GDP slows as expected in fourth-quarter, but employment beats consensus

By Ritu, Capital Sands Euro zone economic growth slowed as expected in the last three months of 2019 as gross domestic product shrank in France and Italy against the previous quarter, but employment growth picked up more than expected, official estimates showed on Friday. The European Union’s statistics office Eurostat said GDP in the 19 […]

Display criminal antecedents of candidates, give reason for selection: SC tells political parties Display criminal antecedents of candidates, give reason for selection: SC tells political parties

By Ritu, Capital Sands The Supreme Court directed political parties to upload details candidates with criminal antecedents and the reason for their selection on their official websites, as per News18 alerts. In its order on February 13, the SC said that criminalisation of politics is a grave issue requiring its attention. The court has ordered […]