Govt doubles tax exemption limit to Rs 5 lakh

 In a major relief to the middle-class, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal Friday proposed to double the threshold tax exemption limit to Rs 5 lakh and increased the standard deduction to Rs 50,000 from Rs 40,000. The proposal will benefit 3 crore middle-class tax payers, Goyal said while unveiling the Budget proposals for 2019-20. Doubling the […]

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Court tells railways to pay Rs.5 lakh relief to Arunima

The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday directed the Indian Railways to pay a compensation of Rs 5 lakh to national level volleyball player Arunima Sinha whose left leg had to be amputated after she was pushed off a running train last week, a lawyer said. Arunima was pushed out of the general compartment of the […]

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Jailed as juvenile, man awarded Rs.5 lakh compensation

 The Delhi High Court Friday directed the Delhi government to pay a compensation of Rs.5 lakh to a man who was jailed for eight years despite being a juvenile when he committed a murder. According to law, juveniles cannot be punished for more than three years. Justice S. Ravindra Bhat and Justice G.P Mittal said: […]

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