Sonia Gandhi loses tax-free railway bonds worth Rs 10 lakh

Amid the hustle-bustle of Lok Sabha polls, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi has disclosed loss of tax-free bonds worth Rs 10 lakh purchased from the Indian Railway Finance Corp.

Permission sought for $1 bn tax-free bonds by Air India

The civil aviation ministry has sought the Cabinet`s nod for Air India to float tax-free bonds worth Rs 5,000 crore (USD 1 billion) and fresh equity from the government to fund its fleet expansion plans and other expenses.