As per the latest notification; the due date for ITR filing has been extended from 31st July, 2018 to 31st August, 2018. On request of ICAI; Central Board of Direct Taxes has extended the due date of income tax return filing.
Here is the Twitter update
Upon consideration of the matter, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) extends the ‘Due Date’ for filing of Income Tax Returns from 31st July, 2018 to 31st August, 2018 in respect of the said categories of taxpayers.
— Ministry of Finance (@FinMinIndia) July 26, 2018
Now tax payers must file their ITR before the new due date.