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  • Axe the Tax impact: Exemption limits hiked in Budget 2014 July 10, 2014

    While announcing the Narendra Modi government's first Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley reacted to CNNIBN's Axe the Tax campaign and increased the exemption limit on income to Rs 2.50 lakh from the current Rs 2 lakh. ...
  • Axe the Tax: What the common man wants from Jaitley's Budget July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Narendra Modi government's first Budget, CNNIBN presented your wishlist of taxes that you want axed, to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as part of its award winning Axe the Tax campaign. This year, you asked for an increase in the Income Tax threshold from Rs 2...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 7, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Axe the Tax: Your budget wishlist presented to Arun Jaitley July 7, 2014

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Modi government's maiden budget on July 10. Ahead of the budget, CNNIBN has presented a wishlist to the Finance Minister which is a list of taxes that the views have recommended should be removed. The initiative is part of our award winning initiative...
  • Axe the Tax: Raise Income Tax exemption limit to Rs 5 lakh July 5, 2014

    Ahead of the Budget 2014, CNNIBN's Axe the Tax initiative looks at five taxes middle class India dislikes. Middle class families want the Finance Minister to raise the Income Tx exemption limit to Rs 5 lakh. ...
  • Axe the Tax: Increase tax deduction under 80 C from Rs 1 lakh to 3 lakh July 4, 2014

    Mathew and Vineetha George are IT professionals with two young children and the need to save for their future. The income and cost of living has risen over the years but the exemption cap of Rs one lakh on savings has stayed unchanged since 2007. A rise in this cap...
  • Axe the tax: Hike conveyance allowance in the Budget, urge taxpayers July 3, 2014

    Chennai: Anuradha Nair, a 27yearold social media manager navigates through Chennai's peakhour traffic everyday to get to work. Living 5 kilometres from her office, Anuradha spends at least Rs 3000 each month on fuel bills alone. "The cost used to be Rs 5 to 6 thousand a month because my...
  • Axe the Tax: Middleclass India says Rs 15,000 medical reimbursement not enough July 2, 2014

    Bangalore: Ahead of the Budget 2014, CNNIBN's Axe the Tax initiative looks at five taxes middle class India dislikes. The middle class India says Rs 15,000 medical reimbursement is not enough in these inflationary times and wants Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to increase the limit. Anantha Bhat's small family makes a...
  • Axe the tax: Home buyers seek exemption on loans July 1, 2014

    Kolkata: With a boom in the real estate sector, property prices have shot up dramatically in the recent years. 54yearold Sandeep Chatterjee who invested not just his life savings but also took a home loan at a hefty interest rate to build a dream home for his family of five,...
  • Jilted lover attacks girl with knife; attempts suicide August 2, 2013

    A day after the 'axe attack' incident at JNU campus shocked Delhi, a suspected jilted lover on Thursday attacked a girl with a knife in a busy market area here and then tried to commit suicide by slitting his throat. "The boy, Rohit, had been angry at the girl for turning...
  • Muzaffarpur boy attacked JNU girl for ignoring him: Police August 1, 2013

    Preliminary investigation in the attack on a JNU student on Wednesday has revealed that the perpetrator Akash was upset with Roshni's 'indifferent behaviour' towards him for the past few weeks because of which he decided to kill her. After the incident, police had recovered a fourpage suicide note from 23yearold Aakash's...
  • Haryana: Elderly couple axed to death in Kurukshetra April 14, 2013

    Kurukshetra: Parents of an employee of Kurukshetra University were axed to death while four other members of the family injured when armed robbers struck at his residence in Kurukshetra, police said on Saturday. Robbers decamped with cash and valuables after assaulting Kurukshetra university employee Vivek Ratan and his family on...
  • Gilchrist advises Aussie players to take their minds off cricket March 11, 2013

    Melbourne: The Australian players might have been better served by chilling out a bit during the eight-day break before the third Test against India, feels former great Adam Gilchrist. Gilchrist was at the helm when Australia triumphed in the Indian sub-continent in 2004, the first time in 40 years, and...
  • CNN-IBN gives list of suggestions by citizens for Budget to FM February 27, 2013

    New Delhi: A day ahead of the Union Budget 2013, speculations are that Finance Minister P Chidambaram is likely to present a political budget ahead of the polls. But the question is whether it will reduce taxes for the aam aadmi. CNN-IBN's 'Axe the Tax' campaign reached Chidambaram listing five...
  • Axe the tax: Raise tax exemption limit to encourage saving habits, demand citizens February 23, 2013

    The Budget is just around the corner and in CNN-IBN's 'Axe the tax', people demand increase in tax exemption limit to at least Rs 2 lakh, which may encourage more savings and boost saving options. ...
  • Axe the tax: Senior citizens want govt to raise cap on rental incomes February 21, 2013

    Kolkata: The Budget is just around the corner and in 'Axe the tax' CNNIBN met some senior citizens who want the government to stop levying tax on their bank interests and rental income. It's been more than ten years since Samar Kar retired as a senior bank executive. At 70,...
  • Axe the tax: People demand tax deduction limit on housing loans February 20, 2013

    In the run up to the Budget Session, CNN IBN's 'Axe the tax' gets voices of Indians on their expectations from Budget 2013. A Chennai resident Ravikumar says he is hoping for tax deduction limit on housing loans. ...
  • Axe the tax: Parents demand more tax breaks on tuition fees February 19, 2013

    Mumbai: In the run up to the Budget Session, CNNIBN's 'Axe the tax' touches upon upon tax breaks on tuition fees. With educational costs rising, most parents believe more tax exemptions are required. CNNIBN met up with a family in Mumbai. Two and a half year old Supriya will start school...
  • Axe the tax: Citizens seek revision of tax exemption limit February 18, 2013

    New Delhi: In the run up to the Budget, CNNIBN's Axe the Tax campaign looks at how does one save for their retirement and family. But the question is whether the government is encouraging the Indian citizens to put away enough. Ten years ago, the savings exemption limit was set...
  • Odisha: Woman allegedly axed to death by husband November 20, 2012

    Jajpur: A 40yearold woman was axed to death allegedly by her husband at Sundarpur Harijan Sahi, about 45 km from Jajpur, on Tuesday evening police said. The incident took place at their home in presence of the three children. Domestic quarrel over some petty issue lead to altercation between the...
  • ICC Champions Trophy to be axed after 2013 April 17, 2012

    Dubai: The 2013 Champions Trophy in England will bring the curtains down on the 14yearold tournament, with the ICC moving towards having one championship for each of the game's three formats from 2015. While the playoffs for the World Test Championship are scheduled for June 2017, the 50over tournament, started...
  • Axe the Tax: CNNIBN presents tax wishlist to Pranab March 14, 2012

    CNNIBN's Axe the Tax campaign took your tax wishlist to the Finance Minister with the six taxes that you want the Government to axe. ...
  • CNNIBN presents Axe The Tax proposals to Pranab March 13, 2012

    New Delhi: CNNIBN presented Axe The Tax proposals to Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, who will present the Union Budget on March 16, on Tuesday. Axe the Tax proposals are those s taxes which the common man wants to be modified or abolished. The Axe The Tax for financial year 201213...
  • Amend tax laws for senior citizens: 70yrold to FM March 13, 2012

    Kolkata: A senior citizen Manik Dabriwal wants tax laws to be amended so that citizens above the age of 60 years can claim deductions on the medical insurance premium paid by dependents. Manik, a 70yearold businessman, spends his days catching up on the news that is something he didn't have time...
  • Remove tax on clubbable income: Jaipur hotelier to FM March 12, 2012

    Jaipur: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will present the Budget on March 16. A hotelier from Jaipur Prithvi Singh from Jaipur requests the Fiance Minister to remove the tax on clubbable income provision from the Income Tax Act. It's a week short of Prithvi and Pratibha Singh's 16th wedding anniversary and Prithvi...
  • Yuvraj lacks match practice: Srikkanth November 18, 2011

    The India chairman of selectors said the lefthander needs more practice for the longer version of the game. ...
  • Ancient humans used hand axes earlier than thought September 1, 2011

    Los Angeles: Ancient humans fashioned hand axes, cleavers and picks much earlier than believed, but didn't take the stone tools along when they left Africa, new research suggests. A team from the United States and France made the findings after traveling to an archaeological site along the northwest shoreline of Kenya's...
  • 'Axe Ur Ex' new season: Wacky revenge is back! August 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Do you want take revenge on your ex with a wacky prank? Here is your chance Channel V is back with the new season of "Axe Ur Ex", which provides an opportunity to make your former lover go through hell for a day. The fun part of the...
  • TV channels ordered to clean up sexy deo ads May 28, 2011

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has written to the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) to ensure that "overtly sexual" deodorant adverts are modified or taken off air within five days. Taking serious note of racy ads that portray women "as lustily hankering after men under influence of...
  • Axe healthcare tax: Indian medical fraternity March 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Ever since the govt announced a new service tax on healthcare services this union budget, pressure has been growing to announce a rollback. Noted cardiac surgeon Dr Devi Shetty launched a nationwide appeal calling this a misery tax. Dr Devi Shetty, Cardiologist and Chairman, Narayana Hrudaylaya said, "India...