Day: March 17, 2020

India halts key policy plans as revenues shrink: sources

NEW DELHI – India has dropped at least three crucial policy initiatives, including lowering import taxes on vegetable oils, as the outbreak of the coronavirus hits government revenue collection, two sources said on Tuesday. India’s income tax revenues contracted 3.5% in the first 11 months of the current […]


Rehabilitation of Beggars

open view news desk The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment is exploring the possibilities of a scheme for persons engaged in the act of begging which would cover identification, rehabilitation, provision of medical facilities, counselling, education, skill development with the support of State Governments/UTs/Local Urban Bodies and […]