Krishnanand Tripathi

Articles By Krishnanand Tripathi

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The French connection: Indian tax authorities may now go at Google, Facebook, Amazon

Google will pay more than $1 billion to settle a fraud probe launched by French tax authorities.

India, France, Google Tax, Equalisation Levy, Facebook, Amazon, Twitter, LinkedIn, Microsoft News

GST Fraud: Modi govt cracks whip on tax evaders; intercepts export consignments at Mundra, other ports

Fake GST bills: Dwindelling GST collection forced the Modi govt to crack down on the exporters who were fraudulently claiming tax refunds on the basis of bogus GST invoices.

Nirmala Sitharaman, GST, DRI, Tax Evasion, Fake GST Invoice News

Double Whammy: Low capital expenditure, high revenue expenditure make economic turnaround difficult

Economic Slowdown: Modi government's capital expenditure has registered a decline during the first four months of this fiscal, both in terms of absolute numbers as well as a percentage of the budget estimate for the year.

Capital Expenditure, Revenue Expenditure, Budget, GDP Growth News

Good news for Indian students! UK approves two-year post-study work visa for foreign students

Study abroad: Beneficiaries of the new two-year post-study work visas will be allowed to switch to the skilled work visa if they find a job that meets the requirement of the route.

Study in UK, Scholarship to study in UK, UK Visa, Post study work visa News

Modi govt’s market borrowings touch Rs 3 lakh crore in first four months

Market borrowings: the Union government has pegged its market borrowings to be Rs 4.48 lakh crore in this fiscal.

exports, housing, real estate, realty, nirmala sitharaman, finance minister, press conference, slowdown, releif measures News

Southern front: BJP steps up heat on KCR government over Telangana Liberation Day

Telangana Liberation Day Controversy: The BJP accused KCR government of not celebrating the state's liberation day under pressure from Asaduddin Owaisi's party AIMIM.

G Kishan Reddy, MoS Home Affairs, Telangana Liberation Day, KCR, TRS, TDP, AIMIM News

Rural push: PM Modi to launch mega farmer welfare schemes from Mathura

PM Modi is expected to announce several programmes that are crucial for his target of doubling the farmer's income by 2022.

PM Modi, foot and mouth disease, farmer's welfare News

Through the eyes of investors: What investors look for in a founder and his team

Startup: Investors carefully assess the qualities of a founder like his passion and determination among other things before investing in a company.

Startup India, Startup Tips, Funding, How to raise funds for your startup News

Race against time! PSU banks form high-level committees to meet merger deadline

Bank Merger: Top management of these banks have also identified the core business areas that will be looked after by the specific teams.

PSU Bank Merger, Bank Merger and Consolidation, Mega Merger Deadline News

Major spike in petroleum, urea subsidies; Modi govt’s subsidy bill jumps by Rs 28,000 crore in first four months

Food, Petroleum, Urea Subsidies: Union government's petroleum subsidy bill has seen the sharpest hike in the first four months of this fiscal, from Rs 12,013 crore last year to Rs 28,385 crore this year.

Subsidy bill, food subsidy, petroleum subsidy, urea subsidy, News

Modi’s mega bank merger: Indian lenders still dwarfs on global stage; only one bank among top 100

Despite three rounds of merger & consolidation, India's largest public-sector bank will remain India's only entry in top 100 banks of the world for years.

Top 10 bank in India, Top 100 bank in world News

E-learning: TikTok’s foray in education videos set to revolutionise edutech market

Edutech Start-ups: TikTok has partnered with several E-learning companies to produce short duration education videos.

TikTok, EduTok, Education Start-ups, Edtech, Edutech News

Big bank theory: PSU banks to get CGMs as they look to expand footprint

Banking sector reforms: Modi government has empowered boards of public sector banks to create a new position of CGM to restructure their senior management.

Nirmala Sitharaman, Finance Minister, CGM, Chief General Manager, PSU Bank, Merger News

Why PSU banks mega merger plan is good despite opposition from trade unions

In the second round of merger, 6 PSU banks will merge with 4 larger banks. The move is aimed at increasing the efficiency of public sector banks.

PSU Bank Mega Merger, SBI, PNB, Bank of Baroda News

Modi govt signs 26 advance pricing agreements; software, BPO, engineering services sectors to benefit

Central Board of Direct Taxes: With the signing of 26 advance pricing agreements this year, the total number of APAs signed by the board stands at 297.

Income Tax Day, Tax paying, pleasurable experience, CBDT chairman, Pramod Chandra Mody, Income Tax News

US-China Trade War: Experts warn of bad impact as Trump ratchets up the rhetoric

Escalating the war of words, US President Trump has warned China that he will be even more tough with the country if he succeeds in winning a second term in the elections due next year.

US China Trade War, Time line, Donald Trump, Xi Jinping News

Start-up funding: Throw these terms at investors and get your funding pitch rejected

Start-up funding: Investors tend to reject applications from those start-ups that unwisely use technical terms and jargon to impress them.

Start ups, funding, venture capital, angel investment News

A slowing economy makes it difficult for FM to meet tax collection target

A slowing economy has made it difficult for Nirmala Sitharaman to compensate for any loss in GST collections from buoyancy in corporate tax collection.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, GDP, growth rate, tax collection target, gst, corporation tax News

Panel blames lack of level playing field, discriminatory regulation for high level of cash in system

Fintech: The panel said there should not be any discrimination between banks and non-banking companies.

Digital Payments, PayTM, PhonePe, Mobiquik,, Online Banking, NEFT, RTGS, OTP, IMPS, Wallet, Paytm News

Modi’s uphill task: Find more to meet fiscal deficit target as RBI cash transfer may fall short

Prime Minister Modi is facing the classic challenge of reviving the economy while maintaining the path of fiscal consolidation.

narendra modi, Global Renewable Energy Investors meet,  renewable energy, Greater Noida, Vigyan Bhawan News

Google Tax: French-US deal bolsters Indian efforts to levy tax on tech giants

French President Macron refused to withdraw the tax on global tech firms despite the threat of US countermeasures.

Google Tax, France, India, Equalisation Levy, News

RBI cancels registration of 12 NBFCs; 5 more surrender their licences

The Reserve Bank has not assigned any reason for the cancellation of licence of these companies.

NBFC Crisis, RBI cancels licence of 12 NBFCs, list of NBFCs whose licence cancelled News

Why PM Modi may not succeed in reducing government’s involvement in court cases

The burden of court cases involving government departments and PSUs continues to choke the justice delivery system in the country.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Arbitration and Reconciliation Act News

Ready cash: Resource-strapped Modi govt set to receive RBI cash bonanza today

Transfer of Rs 1.76 lakh crore by the Reserve Bank will help the Modi government boost the slowing economy.

Economy News

RBI’s inability to ensure transmission of repo rate cut is hurting real estate sector

Reserve Bank has asked the banks to link their loan rates with Repo Rate instead of Prime Lending Rate to ensure transmission of policy rate cuts.

RBI rate cut, Rajnish Kumar, NEFT platform,  FY20 growth, ICRA, inflation, NBFC sector News

War on corruption: Modi govt sacks 22 more tainted tax officers

This is the third large scale sacking of tainted tax officers by the Modi government in its second term.

Narendra Modi, CBIC, Tax Officers, Sacked, Fundamental Rules, CBI, CBDT, IRS, News

Arun Jaitley: BJP’s most articulate voice on Article 370, Kashmir issue falls silent

Arun Jaitley clearly articulated the BJP's position on complex issues of Article 370, Article 35A and the special status of Jammu & Kashmir by giving the historical perspective.

Jaitley Speeches, Blog, Twitter, Facebook, Speech News