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Database limited, more complete information by next year: Chief Statistician TCA Anant
Thu, Jun 18, 2020

On the credibility of quarterly data releases, Anant underlined “it is a careful statistical exercise” and that in many areas, “more complete information would be available in many ways by next year”.

I’m constrained by public data; GDP not based on anecdotes, says Chief Statistician TCA Anant
Wed, Jul 04, 2018

In an interview to The Indian Express, Anant emphasised that additional data will help in getting a better picture of October-December, the quarter of demonetisation, and it will be reflected in revised estimates next year.

Consumption mystery could be traced to piling up of inventories
Fri, Aug 31, 2018

As per the methodology, since no direct data of expenditure is used, most of the GDP data is calculated based on output data

Additional powers to taxmen: Amendment to I-T Act sought to plug misuse
Tue, Feb 28, 2017

Apprehensions regarding the abuse of information by the assessees appear to be the main reason behind the tax department's move to seek changes to the Income Tax Act

Budget 2017-18: Over 4K copies printed after ‘shortage’ last year
Sat, Feb 25, 2017

The Budget division official in another set of internal communication said that they do not intend to print any additional copies this year.

NPA a hard problem… many years we had extended pretence, says Arvind Subramanian
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

Was he in loop on note ban? Subramanian quotes Buddhist maxim: ‘Speak only when you can improve upon the silence’

Lack of clarity on GSTN’s service tax liability: Experts
Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Kumar responded to an e-mail query sent by The Indian Express saying: “GSTN is registered under Service Tax.

Additional power to taxmen: Govt to reveal reason for searches before Constitutional courts
Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Revenue secretary, while appearing before a Parliamentary panel, has clarified the government’s stand on the fresh provisions introduced in the Budget.

Tenth GST council meet: Bill for compensating states gets nod; CGST, IGST hang in balance
Sun, Feb 19, 2017

Clashes between Centre and states over minutes of previous meet

GST Council meeting: States allowed to tweak taxpayer division after consulting Centre
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Concession over & above 90:10 division of taxpayers below Rs 1.5-cr threshold.

Finance seeks Labour reply: Is 8.65% EPF interest rate sustainable?
Thu, Feb 16, 2017

The Finance Ministry has also sought details from Labour Ministry on the number of inoperative accounts.

Operation Clean Money: ‘Error’ in I-T queries as November 8 deposit data gets mixed up
Fri, Feb 10, 2017

The online responses received from some of these individuals have revealed this discrepancy, which is expected to be removed in the second phase of the data mining operation.