To widen the tax base, a Parliamentary panel on Thursday asked the government to use its resources with "strict vigil" over non-TDS income group and which are lying above Rs 5 lakh annual income bracket.
Congress leader Veerappa Moily on Wednesday attacked the NDA government for bringing series of ordinances to amend the Land Acquisition Act, 2013 saying the current dispensation showed lack of application of mind on this key issue.
Congress leader Veerappa Moily Tuesday said the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill was "revolutionary" but insisted there are "101 counts" on which it should be sent to Parliamentary Standing Committee for wider consultations of some of its provisions.
Congress leader Veerappa Moily on Tuesday criticised the retrospective tax introduced by the former UPA government in which he was a minister, saying it was a "failure" which cost the country "heavily".
Asking the government not to abandon the Direct Taxes Code (DTC), a Parliamentary panel on Friday said this new law needs to be enacted to replace the existing Income Tax Act, which it said was "very cumbersome" and prone to avoidable litigation.
The Delhi High Court was Thursday informed by the city government that its Anti-Corruption Branch has the power to probe the case against RIL and former UPA ministers Veerappa Moily and Murli Deora relating to alleged irregularities in raising price of gas from the company's KG6 basin.
Former union minister and Congress leader Veerappa Moily has triggered a fresh controversy through his recent remark that the word 'Hindu' was introduced by Muslims in the medieval age and that it has no mention in the ancient scriptures like Vedas and Upanishads.
The Confederation of Newspaper and News Agency Employees` Organisations on Thursday took exception to reported remarks of outgoing Union Minister Veerappa Moily that government`s approval of Majithia wage board recommendations was an instance of mismanagement by it.
In his sharpest attack on critics of the gas price hike decision, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Thursday accused CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta and his accomplices in the petroleum ministry of carrying out a malicious campaign for vested interests.
Referring to infighting in BJP over denial of ticket to its senior leader Jaswant Singh, Congress leader Veerappa Moily on Monday launched a veiled attack on Narendra Modi, saying the saffron outfit wants to have a one-man party.
A new pricing regime was to be implemented from next month for all private and public sector natural gas producers under which rates were to rise to USD 8.3 next month from current USD 4.2 per million British thermal units.