PIL seeks to quash TN govt order on bus fare hike

 A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Madras High Court, seeking to quash an order of the Tamil Nadu government, hiking the bus fares from January 20. The petition, filed by one V Munikrishnan, is likely to come up for hearing tomorrow. Munikrishnan submitted that he came to know through the print […]

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Indian economy on ‘very solid track’: IMF chief Christine Lagarde

Days after the International Monetary Fund lowered its growth forecast for the current and the next year, IMF chief Christine Lagarde today said the Indian economy is on a “very solid track” in the mid-term. “Turning to India…we have slightly downgraded India; but we believe that India is for the medium and long-term on a […]

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GST has transformed economy: PM

Almost a month after the GST rollout, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said it has transformed the economy and marks an example of cooperative federalism as states have been partners in all the decisions related to the new indirect tax regime. He said the “smooth transition” of such a huge measure in a vast country […]

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