Category: In and Around

Union Budget 2018-19 tabled in Parliament

1 February 2018: On 1 February 2018, Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley presented the 2018-19 union budget. The highlights of the budget are as follows: Tax No changes in personal income tax slabs. All senior citizens will now be able to claim benefit of a deduction of ₹50,000 for any medical insurance. For critical illnesses, […]

India drops plan for orange passports amidst protests

Tamil Nadu Transport Workers end strike after High Court intervenes 8 January 2018: 17 unions representing workers of Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) went on an indefinite strike from 4 January 2018, after 16 months of negotiation since the 13th wage agreement talks, between unions and the state government remained inconclusive. The unions have […]

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