• Election Commission sends complaint against alleged false affidavits filed by Dhanera MLA Nathabhai Hegolabhai Patel to Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) for probe in response to check alleged discrepancies in his election affidavit
  • Gujarat completes 129.27 per cent rain of normal average monsoon season
  • Inspector Pritesh J Patel's body hit by a bullet from his service revolver found from his car in Sachivalay campus in capital Gandhinagar in suspected case of suicide this morning. Inspector PJ Patel had not returned home last night. He was on duty of Sachivalay complex
  • 20 bills to be moved in Gujarat Assembly Monsoon session starting from September 21. Discussion on coronavirus pandemic situation in the state on the first day's second session for 2.5 hours
  • Unjha APMC Vice Chairman Shivam Rawal dies of Coronavirus infection He was admitted to Ahmedabad based private run Sterling hospital for last over one and half month
  • 1432 new cases of Covid-19 detected in 24 hours ending at 5 pm today in Gujarat as per the latest daily bulletin by the State health department
  • Jamnagar district SP Shweta Shrimali transferred to SRP Group 17 as Commandant; Deepan Bhadran, DCP of Ahmedabad Crime Branch replaces her as SP Jamnagar
  • Polling for election of Banas Dairy's Board of Directors to be held on 19 October
  • De-commissioned INS Viraat, a Centaur Class Aircraft Carrier, which was in service for 30 years, moves out of the Naval Dockyard for a ship-breaking yard at Alang in Gujarat .

No more direct IT notice by officers from 2nd October: Ravi Shankar Prasad in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad addressing a press conference in Ahmedabad today said, with effect from 2nd October, no Income Tax notice will be served directly.

Addressing the media on completion of 100 days of 2nd term of Narendra Modi led government in Centre, RS Prasad said, ‘with effect from 2nd October 2019, no IT notice will be served directly. It will first go to a system for examination. Unfettered discretion of Income Tax officers will not be there anymore.’

RS Prasad further said, ‘earlier, IT officer himself would decided and send a notice, but now onward notice will go to the central pool first which shall be digital. Such digital system is being developed. The notice will undergo digital scrutiny first.’