Will liquidity infusion in HFCs help revive the realty sector?

Industry representatives have been flagging off the alarming issues which have compelled the government machinery to act upon with fiscal corrective measures due for a long time.The liquidity infusion amount to HFCs has been recently increased to ₹30,000 crore. HFCs can use this facility to create individual housing loan portfolios in the affordable housing segment Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of…

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Income-tax return filings surge to a record

Tax returns filed on the final date surged 41% to 4.9 mn filings in 2019-20 assessment year from a year ago.There has been a sharp increase in filing returns closer to and on the due date, thus leading to 56.5 mn returns filed so far for assessment year 2019-20 Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of India’s leading business and financial dailies…

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Bristling with nerdy energy, Alton Brown’s Good Eats is back — and not a moment too soon

Alton Brown hosts Good Eats, where he just might eat this egg. | Food Network One of the best food TV shows ever is beyond compare, even after a 7-year hiatus. Every week, we pick a new episode of the week. It could be good. It could be bad. It will always be interesting. You can read the archives here. The episodes of the week for August 25 through 31 are “American Classics X: Chicken…

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Politicians call for culture shifts and new laws after another mass shooting. Neither seem likely.

Police tape cordons off an area in which a number of people were shot in Odessa, Texas on August 31, 2019. | Cengiz Yar/Getty Images A shooting in Odessa, Texas killed at least seven less than a month after a shooting in El Paso killed 22. Following a mass shooting that killed at least seven and injured at least 21 near Odessa, Texas, on Saturday, lawmakers demanded change and offered condolences, but failed to coalesce…

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