The Times Of India Business
Over 4 crore unorganised workers registered on e-Shram portal
According to a labour ministry statement, workers in diverse occupations such as construction, apparel manufacturing, fishing, gig and platform work, street vending, domestic work, agriculture and allied, transport sector have registered on the portal.
'Opportunities galore in India for investors and industry stakeholders'
Sitharaman arrived in New York late Friday after her visit to Washington DC where she participated in the annual meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. India has fully leveraged the potential of digitisation even during the most challenging times, the finance minister said.
I-T searches in NCR, Haryana, Bengal reveal large scale under-invoicing of imports
The I-T Department has carried out search and seizure on an importer and trader of laptops, mobile phones and peripheral parts. The search operations commenced on October 10 and were carried out across the NCR, Haryana and West Bengal. During the course of the search, several incriminating documents, diaries and digital evidences have been found that reveal that the said group is entrenched into large-scale under-invoicing and wrongful declaration of goods imported by it.
'Biden admin, US companies welcomed economic reforms by India'
India's Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the Biden Administration and leaders from the corporate sector in the US have welcomed recent economic reforms introduced by her government. "The reforms that we've undertaken, particularly the steps taken for the withdrawal of the retrospective tax has been mentioned by the United States Administration as a very positive step," she said.