The Goa Investment Promotion and Facilitation Board, the BJP's brainchild, has been able to create only 1,500 jobs, reports Sohini Das. Goans want jobs, simply put, this is at the heart of assembly elections in India's smallest state. While every political party has promised to create jobs and make Goa unemployment-free in the next five years, looking at things on the ground, it all seems uphill. Sample this: The Goa Investment Promotion and Facilitation Board, the Bharatiya Janata ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
The Income Tax department has raided over 50 offices and residential premises of Nirav Modi, one of Indias top diamond merchants, and seized cash, jewellery and several documents that allegedly reveal tax evasion by Modis firms, said sources familiar with the investigation.According to sources, the raids were carried out over 10 days ago and lasted for over four days, covering Modis office and residences in Mumbai, premises in Delhi, Jaipur and SEZ units in Surat.The tax department is ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Make in India right now is just a slogan. The policy content is missing or not clearly articulated. The lion with cogs and wheels must now show some majestic movement forward, says Rahul Khullar. Illustrations: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com and Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Make in India (MII) is, at once, a slogan, a symbol of aspiration (a modern manufacturing country), and a guarantee of quality (a Swiss chronometer?). The MII initiative was launched in September 2014 to promote manufacturing and ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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