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Workers doing India's dirtiest job say Modi has failed them

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April 8, 2019

BJP releases slogan, theme song a day before manifesto release

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released their slogan, theme song and TV commercials for the 2019 Lok Sabha election campaign. The party is likely to release its manifesto for the upcoming General Elections on Monday. BJP's theme for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections would be 'Phir Ek Baar Modi Sarkar'.

Paytm Mall plans to hire 300 people in next few months

Alibaba-backed Indian e-commerce firm Paytm Mall has hired 200 people across various functions and is planning to hire another 300 in the coming months. Paytm Mall is fast emerging as the preferred online-to-offline (O2O) platform across the country and has witnessed over 200 per cent growth for their O2O business in the last six months.

Bidding process for Jet Airways stake sale likely to begin from April 6

The bidding process for stake sale in the cash-starved Jet Airways is likely to commence from Monday as the bid document is still to be given a final shape, a source said. The SBI-led consortium of 26 lenders, which now has the management control of the full-service carrier under a debt-recast plan, last Thursday said bid for the stake sale in Jet Airways airline would be issued on April 6.

ATF should be brought under GST to provide level playing field to airlines: Suresh Prabhu

Aviation turbine fuel (ATF) should be brought under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime as it will ensure a level playing field for the domestic airline industry, Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu said. He said input costs should be competitive for any sector and the ministry has been of the strong view that the fuel should be brought under the GST regime. Different rates of taxes in states pushes the price of ATF, he said.

Workers doing India's dirtiest job say Modi has failed them

Sanitation workers, scores of whom die each year from asphyxiation while removing waste from underground drains, have had enough, said Bezwada Wilson, the head of the Safai Karmachari Andolan (SKA), or Sanitation Workers' Movement."(Modi) has done nothing for us in the past five years," Wilson said. critics point to their condition as another example of lofty promises undone and the empty symbolism of washing their feet.

GST officers ask cos to clarify mismatch in sales returns, e-way bill data

GST officers have started seeking clarification from companies whose tax payments did not match with the e-way bills generated, as revenue authorities start matching supplies data to check tax evasion, sources said.

Soon, you may have the option to settle insurance claims in installments

Regulator Irdai is mulling giving policy holders an option to receive payment of claims in installments under certain policies like personal accident (PA) and benefit-based health insurance.Now, the insurance regulator has come out with draft guidelines and sought comments from stakeholders.
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